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11.07.2022.

A case initiated with respect to prohibition to import mink into the territory of Latvia

On 7 July 2022, the 2nd Panel of the Constitutional Court initiated the case “On Compliance of Para 244 of the Cabinet Regulation of 28 September 2021 No. 662 “Epidemiological Safety Measures for the Containment of the Spread of Covid-19 Infection” with Article 105 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia”. The Contested Norm Para 244 of the Cabinet […]

06.07.2022.

A case has been initiated regarding the order by the Minister for Environmental Protection and Regional Development, by which the Spatial Planning of Riga was suspended

On 29 June 2002, the 2nd Panel of the Constitutional Court initiated the case “On Compliance of the Oder by the Minister for Environmental Protection and Regional Development of 22 March 2022 No. 1‑2/2224 “On Suspending the Binding Regulation of the Riga City Council of 15 December 2021 No. 103 “Binding Regulation on the Use of and Construction in the Territory of Riga” with […]

05.07.2022.

One more case initiated with respect to norms that envisage the legal right to use the land to the owner of the building and defines the amount of payment of exercising this right

On 11 July 2022, the 2nd Panel of the Constitutional Court initiated the case “On Compliance of the First Part and the First and Second Sentence of the Second Part of Section 38 of the Law “On the Date of Entering into Force and the Procedure of Application of Introduction and Parts of Inheritance Law and Property Law of […]

21.06.2022.

A case initiated with respect to a norm that defines a repeated tax offence

On 14 June 2022, the 1st Panel of the Constitutional Court initiated the case “On Compliance of Para 2 of Section 324 (2) of the Law “On Taxes and Fees” with the Second Sentence of Article 92 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia”, on the basis of the Senate’s application (application No. 101/2022). The Contested Norm Section 324 (2) of the […]

15.06.2022.

The regulation which does not provide for a detained person to be provided with a pillow and a towel violates the prohibition of cruel and degrading treatment and, accordingly, does not comply with the second sentence of Article 95 of the Constitution

On 8 June 2022, the Constitutional Court adopted a judgment in the Case No 2021-40-0103 “On Compliance of Section 7, Paragraph four, Clause 2 of the Law on the Procedures for Holding the Detained Persons and Annex 4 to the Cabinet Regulation No. 38 of 10 January 2006, “Regulations Regarding Nutritional Provision Norms and Provision Norms of Washing Products and Personal Hygiene Products for […]

14.06.2022.

The Constitutional Court recognises that confiscation of criminally acquired property within the framework of insolvency proceedings does not infringe the principle of legal equality in relation to the creditor; in the remaining part of the case, the Constitutional Court terminates the proceedings

On 23 May 2022, the Constitutional Court rendered a judgement in Case No. 2021‑18‑01 “On the Compliance of Section 7011, Paragraph Four of the Criminal Law and Section 358, Paragraph One of the Criminal Procedure Law with the first sentence of Article 91 and Article 105 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia”. The […]

13.06.2022.

A case initiated with respect to the right to familiarise oneself with the case materials in proceedings regarding criminally acquired property

On 7 June 2022, the 1st Panel of the Constitutional Court initiated the case “On Compliance of the Fourth and the Fifth Part of Section 627 of the Criminal Procedure Law with the First Sentence of Article 92 of the Satversme of the Republic of Latvia”. The Contested Norms Pursuant to Section 627 (4) of the Criminal Procedure Law, […]