The Saeima on July 12, in closed voting approved the ex-chief prosecutor of the Department of Cases Reviewed in the Court of the Department of Criminal Law of General Prosecutor’s Office Eriks Kalnmeiers, the candidate nominated by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, for the post of General Prosecutor.

54 deputies voted for Eriks Kalnmeiers, 25 deputies voted against him, and 12 deputies abstained from voting.

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court nominated the candidacy of E. Kalnmeiers, when Saeima on April 15, didn’t approve nominated Janis Maizitis for the third term for the post of General Prosecutor.  

 

Information prepared by

The Head of the Division of Communication of the Supreme Court Rasma Zvejniece  

E-mail: rasma.zvejniece@at.gov.lv, telephone: 67020396, 28652211