Structure

Justices

The Constitutional Court is comprised of seven Justices, who are confirmed into office by the majority vote of the Saeima – with at least 51 votes. Three Justices of the Constitutional Court are confirmed upon the proposal by at least ten members of the Saeima, two – upon the proposal by the Cabinet of Ministers, …

Panels

Pursuant to the Constitutional Court Law, all applications are reviewed and the decision regarding initiation of a case or refusal to do so is taken by a court Panel composed of three justices unless the Panel decides to refuse to initiate a case and a judge – a member of the Panel – votes against …

Organisational structure

*An assistant to a Justice reports to a concrete Justice. The Justice and the Head of the Legal Department, within the limits of his or her competence, supervise the way the Assistant to a Justice performs his or her duties of office.