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16.10.2020.

The election of the Constitutional Court’s Vice-president will be held on 28 October

On Wednesday, 28 October at 10:00, the Constitutional Court’s hearing will be convened to hold the election of the Constitutional Court’s Vice-president. Taking into account the epidemiological safety measures that are still established in the state to restrict the spread of Covid-19, the election of the Constitutional Court’s President will be held remotely, in a videoconference […]

14.10.2020.

Sanita Osipova elected President of the Constitutional Court

Today, on 14 October, the election of the Constitutional Court’s President was held at the Court’s hearing. The Justices elected from among themselves the current Vice-president of the Constitutional Court Sanita Osipova to the position of the Constitutional Court’s President. Sanita Osipova has been serving as the Justice of the Constitutional Court since 17 August 2011. On […]

13.10.2020.

Lawyers from the Constitutional Court of Ukraine continue to improve their knowledge about the work of the Latvian Constitutional Court

Yesterday, on 12 October, on the third day of the experience-sharing project, employees of the Legal Service of the Ukrainian Constitutional Court could study in-depth the methodology for reviewing restrictions on a person’s fundamental rights, used by the Constitutional Court. Following the independent work of the project participants, Kristaps Tamužs, the project expert and Advisor to […]

06.10.2020.

The election of the Constitutional Court’s President will be held on 14 October

On Wednesday, 14 October at 10:00, a hearing of the Constitutional Court will be convened to hold the election of the Constitutional Court’s President. Taking into account the epidemiological safety measures that are still established in the state to restrict the spread of Covid-19, the election of the Constitutional Court’s President will be held remotely, […]

05.10.2020.

Until the new President of the Constitutional Court is elected, the President’s duties of office will be performed by Vice-president Sanita Osipova

2 October was the last day of work at the Constitutional Court for President Ineta Ziemele. From now on until the new President of the Constitutional Court is elected, the President’s duties of office will be performed by Vice-president Sanita Osipova. Pursuant to the Constitutional Court Law, if necessary, the Vice-president substitutes the President and […]

01.10.2020.

The norm, which establishes the procedure for appealing against the decision on prohibiting a person from entering Latvia, is incompatible with the first sentence of Article 92 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia

On 25 September 2020, the Constitutional Court delivered the judgement in case No. 2019‑35‑01 “On Compliance of Section 61 (8) and Section 63 (7) of Immigration Law with the First Sentence of Article 92 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia”. The Contested Norms Pursuant to Section 61 (8) of Immigration Law, if the Minister for the Interior has taken the decision […]