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23 March, 2020

The existence of the State, society and every individual must be protected also in the emergency situation

On March 23, Ivars Bickovics, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, participated in a meeting of heads of state constitutional organs convened by Egils Levits, President of Latvia, to decide on the basic principles of operation of the State in the emergency situation. President of Latvia Egils Levits, Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins, Speaker of the Saeima Inara Murniece, President of the Constitutional Court Ineta Ziemele and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Ivars Bickovics discussed how to legitimize the continuation of the state administration during the time when Saeima deputies and government members have to self-isolate for 14 days due to outbreak of Covid-19.

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Added: 27 March, 2020

13.03.2020. Krimināllietu departamenta lēmums lietā Nr. SKK-66/2020

Kriminālatbildības noilguma piemērošana personai, kas izdarījusi slepkavību pastiprinošos apstākļos laikā, kad bija spēkā Latvijas Kriminālkodekss

Added: 25 March, 2020

02.03.2020. Administratīvo lietu departamenta spriedums lietā Nr. SA-1/2020

Tautas likumdošanas iniciatīvas īstenošanas ietvaros iesniegta likumprojekta satura un kvalitātes prasības

Added: 23 March, 2020

03.03.2020. Administratīvo lietu departamenta spriedums lietā Nr. SKA-8/2020

Elektrostacijas atrašanās vietas maiņas tiesiskās sekas, piešķirot tiesības pārdot saražoto elektroenerģiju obligātā iepirkuma ietvaros

Added: 23 March, 2020

13.03.2020. Administratīvo lietu departamenta spriedums lietā Nr. SKA-90/2020

Plānotās darbības neatbilstība normatīvo tiesību aktu prasībām kā pamats atteikumam reģistrēt masu informācijas līdzekli

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Training day for new judges and candidates in the Supreme Court. February 24, 2020

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On the Media Day, the Supreme Court informs about a Survey of Entrepreneurs. February 19, 2020

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News and current events

23 March, 2020

The existence of the State, society and every individual must be protected also in the emergency situation

On March 23, Ivars Bickovics, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, participated in a meeting of heads of state constitutional organs convened by Egils Levits, President of Latvia, to decide on the basic principles of operation of the State in the emergency situation. President of Latvia Egils Levits, Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins, Speaker of the Saeima Inara Murniece, President of the Constitutional Court Ineta Ziemele and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Ivars Bickovics discussed how to legitimize the continuation of the state administration during the time when Saeima deputies and government members have to self-isolate for 14 days due to outbreak of Covid-19.

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Added: 27 March, 2020

13.03.2020. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-66/2020

Application of period of limitation for criminal liability to the person who has committed murder in aggravating circumstances in a period when the Criminal Code of Latvia was in force

Added: 25 March, 2020

02.03.2020. Judgment of the Department of Administrative Cases, case No SA-1/2020

Content and quality requirements of the draft law proposed under the implementation of the popular (electorate) legislative initiative; Competence of the Central Election Commission in the examining the submitted draft laws and its borders

Added: 23 March, 2020

17.02.2020. Judgment of the Department of Administrative Cases, case No SKA-700/2020

Aspects to be taken into consideration in restricting rights of parental access

Added: 23 March, 2020

03.03.2020. Judgment of the Department of Administrative Cases, case No SKA-235/2020

Action of the public function performer shall not be arbitrary; Agreement on port services and access to provide it; Boundaries of the examination of a case at the appellate instance

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