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Chapter Thirty-seven. Review of a judgment under cassation procedure

19.07.2005. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases of the Senate, case No SKK-308/2005 Jurisdiction of the Court of Cassation

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08.12.2000. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-367/2000 The cassation proceedings in the case are terminated, as in accordance with the provisions of Article 465, Paragraph one of the Latvian Code of Criminal Procedure, the decision of the higher instance court is final

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07.11.2000. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-310/2000 Only significant violations of the provisions of criminal procedure, which could have affected the validity and lawfulness of court rulings, may be grounds for annulment of court rulings under cassation procedure

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15.08.2000. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-238/2000 A prosecutor in a court of cassation may not maintain an accusation and drop it within the meaning of Article 253 of the Latvian Code of Criminal Procedure. The opinion expressed by the prosecutor at the hearing of the court of cassation, including the termination of the criminal case, is not binding on the court of cassation

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12.09.2000. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-225/2000 A formal reference in cassation complaints to a violation of the provisions of the Criminal Procedure Law cannot be grounds for annulment of court rulings

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12.09.2000. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-198/2000 The acquittal is set aside because the court did not fully assess all the evidence and did not give reasons for rejecting the evidence on which the allegation was based

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30.06.2000. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-196/2000 The question whether the court of first instance was right to refer the case for a pre-trial investigation to establish the facts and gather additional evidence shall be decided at the appeal hearing

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04.07.2000. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-191/2000 The prosecutor's cassation protest is left unsatisfied. The prosecutor is not entitled to file an appeal in cassation against the judgment of the court of first instance due to the mildness of the sentence imposed on the defendants, as no appeal has been filed for these reasons

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26.04.2000. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-117/2000 In accordance with the transitional provisions of the Law of February 20, 1997, “Amendments to the Latvian Code of Criminal Procedure”, protests may be filed not only in criminal cases, but also in cases where the Law of June 1, 1993, on the Application of Compulsory Measures of Educational Nature to Juveniles

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20.04.2000. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-116/2000 In accordance with the provisions of Article 32 of the Latvian Code of Criminal Procedure, the regional court has jurisdiction over criminal cases for particularly serious crimes, namely, for intentional offenses for which imprisonment for a term exceeding ten years is provided for in the Criminal Law; Examination of a case in a court that does not have jurisdiction over the case, as defined in Article 451, Paragraph two of the Latvian Code of Criminal Procedure, is a significant violation of the Criminal Procedure Law, which in any case leads to the annulment of a judgment

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16.05.2000. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-103/2000 The cassation proceedings in the case are terminated because the higher ranked prosecutor has withdrawn the cassation protest

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11.04.2000. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-71/2000 The court of cassation has the authority to refer the case for additional pre-trial investigation even where it has not been requested by the prosecutor. A criminal case may be sent for pre-trial investigation to bring a more serious charge from the court of cassation only if the prosecutor so requests

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01.03.2000. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-34/2000 The cassation complaint is rejected without the hearing of the case in the court session of the cassation instance, because the reasons provided for in Article 449 of the Latvian Code of Criminal Procedure for the review of the judgment in the cassation procedure have not been established

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11.01.2000. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-6/2000 If the judgment is made by a court that does not have jurisdiction over the case, it is a material violation of the Criminal Procedure Law that causes the judgment to be set aside

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20.12.1999. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-367/1999 An appeal in cassation shall not concern the determination of the facts, the assessment or reassessment of the evidence

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22.12.1999. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-353/1999 Unless the claim in the cassation appeal to amend the classification of the offense is substantiated by reference to significant violations of criminal procedure law in the investigation and assessment of the facts of the case, the case shall not be referred to the court of cassation

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09.12.1999. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-314/1999 Unless the cassation appeal indicates that the judgment under appeal is based on a material breach of the Criminal Law or the Criminal Procedure Law, such cassation review shall not be admissible under the terms of Article 449 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Latvia

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04.10.1999. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-304/1999 The judgment of the Court of First Instance is set aside because it was delivered by a court which did not have jurisdiction

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31.08.1999. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-287/1999 The ancillary complaint is left without consideration because decisions taken in connection with the prosecutor's side protest are not subject to appeal under the provisions of the third paragraph of Article 465 of the Latvian Criminal Procedure Code

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13.09.1999. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-280/1999 Pursuant to Article 464 of the Latvian Code of Criminal Procedure, in a retrial, the court may impose a more severe penalty only if the first judgment has been set aside following a protest by the prosecutor or a complaint by the victim, or if the court

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26.10.1999. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-259/1999 Prosecutor's appeal in cassation dismissed on the grounds that, in accordance with Chapter 37 of the Latvian Criminal Procedure Code, the facts of the case, the assessment of the evidence or the reassessment of the evidence

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24.08.1999. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-223/1999 The cassation proceedings in the case have been terminated due to the fact that Article 465 of the Latvian Code of Criminal Procedure does not provide for the lodging of an ancillary complaint against the court decision forwarding the case for further investigation

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10.06.1999. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-209/1999 If a judge personally accepts a prosecutor's protest in a criminal case, he or she must ensure that it is recorded in a timely manner in the journal of correspondence received by the court and further directed in accordance with the law

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08.06.1999. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-161/1999 The Criminal Procedure Law does not provide for appeals against a court decision to refer a case for further investigation

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06.05.1999. Assignments Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-146/1999 The case may not be the subject of a review in the court of cassation instance if the defendant's notes to the minutes of the hearing have not been examined in accordance with the procedure prescribed by law

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25.05.1999. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-128/1999 In accordance with the provisions of Article 15 of the Republic of Latvia Law of 19 May 1994 on the Preservation, Use and Establishment of Documents of the former State Security Committee, verification cases concerning the establishment of a person's cooperation with the KGB shall be subject to review by to establish the existence or non-existence of intentional co-operation at the place of residence of the person to be examined

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18.05.1999. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-105/1999 Under the provisions of Chapter 37 of the Latvian Code of Criminal Procedure, the factual circumstances of the case, the assessment or reassessment of evidence do not fall within the jurisdiction of the Court of Cassation

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23.03.1999. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-60/1999 When making a cassation protest, the prosecutor must comply with the provisions of the second paragraph of Article 452 of the Latvian Criminal Procedure Code

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09.03.1999. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-47/1999 Pursuant to Article 452 of the Latvian Code of Criminal Procedure, an action for annulment of a judgment in cassation protest must be based on a claim of a violation of criminal law or criminal procedure law. A formal reference in a cassation protest for a violation of the law cannot be used as a basis for setting aside a court decision

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29.01.1999. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-30/1999 The law does not foresee the possibility for a cassation instance court to impose a heavier penalty on a defendant than the one already imposed, if such a request has been made by the defendant in the cassation appeal

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19.11.1998. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-373/1998 The decision of the appellate court to dismiss the appeal in cassation was annulled because the appellate court violated the provisions of Article 454 (3) of the Latvian Criminal Procedure Code which states that if the person filing the cassation appeal or protest following a complaint or protest

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08.12.1998. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-372/1998 Pursuant to Article 449 of the Latvian Criminal Procedure Code, the Court of Cassation only examines whether the criminal law has been properly applied and whether there have been no material violations of the rules of criminal procedure

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08.12.1998. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-371/1998 If the defendant has withdrawn his or her appeal before the court of appeal, then in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 37 of the Latvian Code of Criminal Procedure, he shall not be entitled to lodge an appeal in cassation or appeal against the decision of the court of appeal conditions

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10.11.1998. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-343/1998 According to the provisions of Chapter 37 of the Latvian Code of Criminal Procedure, the cassation instance court does not have jurisdiction to send a criminal case for pre-trial investigation in order to gather new evidence of the defendant's guilt

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13.10.1998. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-321/1998 The law does not provide for the examination of witnesses at a cassation instance hearing. The parties shall not be notified of the action sitting of the court of cassation instance

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19.08.1998. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-289/1998 If the court which delivered the judgment leaves the appeal in cassation open, an appeal may be lodged within seven days

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08.09.1998. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-260/1998 The grounds set out in Articles 450 and 451 of the Latvian Criminal Procedure Code must be established in order to set aside the judgment in cassation

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11.08.1998. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-255/1998 The decision of the Court of Appeal to dismiss the appeal in cassation has been set aside in part and reviewed in the action hearing of the Court of Cassation due to the extension of the indictment by one of the defendants

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05.06.1998. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-200/1998 Adoption of a decision to leave an appeal in cassation admissible after the time limit for appeal in cassation

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12.05.1998. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-148/1998 Amendments or supplements to the cassation protest in accordance with the provisions of Section 452 (1) of the Latvian Criminal Procedure Code shall be submitted in writing

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21.04.1998. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-145/1998 An appeal may be brought against a decision of the trial court on the basis of which the proceedings in the case are not pursued, except where the case is stayed or suspended in accordance with Article 258 of the Latvian Code of Criminal Procedure

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08.04.1998. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-137/1998 There is no legal basis for hearing the case at the cassation instance hearing on the grounds of the appeal

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04.03.1998. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-95/1998 The judge does not have the sole right to decide whether to leave the appeal in cassation, because the case has not been adjudicated in summary proceedings

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16.03.1998. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-94/1998 The issue of whether to leave the appeal in cassation without review must be decided by the court which delivered the judgment

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24.03.1998. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-88/1998 The facts of the case and the reassessment of the evidence cannot be the subject-matter of a court of cassation instance

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31.03.1998. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-85/1998 In cases where the crime has been committed in a group, but only one of the defendants has submitted a cassation appeal, finding that the offenses of all the members of the group are incorrectly qualified, the judgment may also be amended for those defendants who have not submitted a cassation complaint

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03.03.1998. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-57/1998 Reassessment of Evidence under the Criminal Procedure Rules of Chapter 37 of the Latvian Code of Criminal Procedure does not fall within the jurisdiction of a cassation instance court

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31.03.1998. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-47/1998 Courts of appeal must adhere to the provisions of Article 313 of the Latvian Code of Criminal Procedure when deciding on a particular criminal case

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31.03.1998. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-47/1998 Courts of appeal must adhere to the provisions of Article 313 of the Latvian Code of Criminal Procedure when deciding on a particular criminal case

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27.01.1998. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-42/1998 An appeal in cassation shall be lodged in writing within ten days of the judgment being given; Persons in custody shall lodge appeals in cassation within the same time limit as from the date of receipt of the copy of the judgment

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22.01.1998. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-41/1998 According to Article 464 of the Latvian Code of Criminal Procedure, after a sentence has been set aside, a more severe sentence may be imposed only if the original sentence has been set aside following a protest by a prosecutor or a complaint by the victim

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17.02.1998. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-34/1998 The criminal proceedings were terminated as the defendant withdrew the cassation appeal

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17.02.1998. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-21/1998 Examination of a judgment in cassation does not concern the interpretation of the factual circumstances of the case, reevaluation of evidence, requesting and evaluation of new evidence, but establishing whether the provisons of the Criminal Law and the Criminal Procedure Law are correctly applied during the examination of the case

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24.12.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-379/1997 Imposition of obligations on the defendant to eliminate the damage within the meaning of Section 43.1 of the Latvian Criminal Code within the specified time

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19.12.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-372/1997 It is not permissible for the cassation court to reassess the evidence and reconsider the grounds of appeal

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05.12.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-360/1997 Jurisdiction of the cassation court

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03.12.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-359/1997 It is not permissible for the cassation court to reassess the evidence and reconsider the grounds of appeal

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04.12.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-347/1997 According to Section 449 of the Latvian Code of Criminal Procedure, the examination of a judgment in cassation is allowed only if the judgment is based on a material violation of the Criminal Law or the Criminal Procedure Law

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20.11.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-342/1997 It is not permissible for the cassation court to reassess the evidence and reconsider the grounds of appeal

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11.11.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-332/1997 The cassation complaint is rejected without examinig a case in a court, because the defendant's claim for reclassification of the offense, thus challenging the assessment of the evidence in the judgment of the appellate court, is not based on the reference to the violation of the criminal procedure provisions in their assessment

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07.11.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-324/1997 The claim for reduction of the sentence imposed by the cassation complaint must be substantiated with a reference to the violation of Sections 35-37 of the General Part of the Latvian Criminal Code

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10.11.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-316/1997 Formal references in a cassation complaint to violations of the provisions of the Criminal Procedure Law, without indicating specific violations of these provisions, when examining a case in an appellate court, cannot be the basis for reviewing a judgment in cassation

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29.10.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-311/1997 Reassessment of evidence and establishment of facts in the cassation court

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27.10.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-310/1997 Prosecutor's protest was rejected at the assignment sitting of the Department of Criminal Cases of the Senate, because the evidence assessed in the judgment cannot be re-evaluated by the cassation court, but the appellate court examined and assessed it in accordance with Section 51 and 313 of the Latvian Code of Criminal Procedure

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10.10.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-302/1997 It is not permissible for the cassation court to re-evaluate the evidence and reconsider the grounds of appeal

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07.10.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-296/1997 Admissibility of review of a judgment in cassation only in cases where the judgment is based on a material violation of criminal law or criminal procedure law

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07.10.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-294/1997 Reassessment of evidence and establishment of facts in the cassation court

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10.08.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-293/1997 Examination of a judgment in cassation is not related to the re-examination of the case, but only to whether, when making the judgment, the provisions of substantive law have been correctly applied and whether the court proceedings have been conducted in compliance with the provisions of the Criminal Procedure Law

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21.10.1997. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-286/1997 The annulment of the judgment is caused only by a significant violation of the Criminal Procedure Law

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19.09.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-280/1997 The appellate court has rightly left the cassation complaints of the defendant without examination, as they are not substantiated by references to specific material violations of the Criminal Law or the Criminal Procedure Law

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30.09.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-269/1997 Admissibility of examination of a judgment in cassation only in cases where the judgment is based on a material violation of criminal law or criminal procedure law

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10.09.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-268/1997 The examination of a judgment in cassation is not related to the re-examination of the case, but only to whether, when making the judgment, the provisions of substantive law have been correctly applied and whether the court proceedings have been conducted in compliance with the provisions of the Criminal Procedure Law

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16.09.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-266/1997 Examination of a judgment in cassation does not apply to the establishment of the factual circumstances of the case

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23.09.1997. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-255/1997 The reassessment of evidence cannot be the subject of case review by a court of cassation

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21.08.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-249/1997 Examination of a judgment in cassation shall be permitted only if the judgment is based on a violation of the criminal law or a material violation of the criminal procedure law

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13.08.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-230/1997 Examination of a cassation complaint in court is not permitted if a reasoned application of the prosecutor regarding the rejection of the cassation complaint due to the fact that there are no grounds for a re-examination of the judgment is recognized as justified

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10.06.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-200/1997 Cassation complaints of the defendant are rejected due to non-compliance with provisions of Section 452, Paragraph two of the Latvian Code of Criminal Procedure

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01.07.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-191/1997 The cassation complaints of the victim and the defendant were rejected as not complying with the provisions of Section 452, Paragraph 2 of the Latvian Code of Criminal Procedure, but the cassation protest was appointed for consideration at the court hearing

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09.06.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-190/1997 The reassessment of evidence cannot be the subject of review by the cassation court

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04.06.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-184/1997 The prosecutor's cassation protest is rejected because it is based on the grounds of the appeal protest

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20.05.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-172/1997 The defendant's cassation complaint is rightly left without consideration

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22.05.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-171/1997 The reassessment of evidence cannot be the subject of review by the cassation court

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14.05.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-158/1997 The defendant in the cassation complaint is not entitled to request the annulment of the judgment on the co-defendant

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08.05.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-155/1997 The cassation complaints of the defendants are rightly left without consideration

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18.04.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-144/1997 The prosecutor's cassation protest is rejected without examining the case at the court hearing due to the fact that the review of the judgment in cassation does not apply to the factual circumstances of the case

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25.04.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-137/1997 Examination of a judgment on the basis of cassation complaints does not apply to the factual circumstances of the case, but only to questions whether the sections of the General and Special Parts of the Latvian Criminal Code have been correctly applied in qualifying the defendant's actions and whether such violations of the provisions of criminal procedure which have restricted or otherwise influenced or could have influenced the making of a lawful, reasonable and fair judgment have been admitted to the proceedings

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21.04.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-133/1997 Examination of a judgment on the basis of cassation complaints does not apply to the factual circumstances of the case, but only to questions whether the sections of the General and Special Parts of the Latvian Criminal Code have been correctly applied in qualifying the defendant's actions and whether such violations of the provisions of criminal procedure which have restricted or otherwise influenced or could have influenced the making of a lawful, reasonable and fair judgment have been admitted to the proceedings

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14.05.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-131/1997 The court that made the judgment is entitled to leave without examination the cassation complaint or protests submitted after the specified term or without the substantiation of the expressed claims (Section 452 of the Latvian Code of Criminal Procedure)

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17.04.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-129/1997 A cassation complaint is lodged with the court that made the judgment

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09.05.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-127/1997 Examination of a judgment on the basis of cassation complaints does not apply to the factual circumstances of the case, but only to questions whether the sections of the General and Special Parts of the Latvian Criminal Code have been correctly applied in qualifying the defendant's actions and whether such violations of the provisions of criminal procedure which have restricted or otherwise influenced or could have influenced the making of a lawful, reasonable and fair judgment have been admitted to the proceedings

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03.04.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-126/1997 Reassessment of evidence cannot be the subject of review by a cassation court

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02.04.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-122/1997 The victim's complaint was rejected without hearing the case in the cassation court, as the victim, requesting to set aside the judgment and remit the case in order to sentence the defendant to imprisonment for a term of not less than 10 years for the murder of the victim's mother, has not indicated violations of Sections 35-37 of the Criminal Code, which would have been committed in determining the degree of liability of the defendant

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25.03.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-114/1997 There is no legal basis for hearing the case at the hearing in cassation instance on the grounds of appeal

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24.03.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-112/1997 The cassation complaint was rejected without examining the case at the court hearing, because the defendants did not base the claims expressed in the cassation complaints on a material violation of the Criminal Law or the Criminal Procedure Law, which would have been committed in the appellate instance when assessing the evidence. Their reassessment does not fall within the scope of authority of the cassation court

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23.04.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-107/1997 The provisions of Section 449 of the Latvian Code of Criminal Procedure allow for the review of a judgment in cassation only if the judgment is based on a material violation of the Criminal Law or the Criminal Procedure Law

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27.03.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-104/1997 The basis for the examination of a criminal case in the cassation court can be only a cassation complaint or a cassation protest

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18.03.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-100/1997 There is no legal basis for the cassation court to review another judgment (judgment in another criminal case) by which the defendant has been recognized as a particularly dangerous recidivist

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27.03.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-93/1997 The reassessment of evidence cannot be the subject of review by the cassation court

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07.03.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-80/1997 The factual circumstances of the case and the reassessment of the evidence cannot be the subject of review in the cassation court

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04.03.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-79/1997 A cassation complaint filed after the prescribed term shall be dismissed in accordance with the provisions of Section 452, Paragraph 4 of the Latvian Code of Criminal Procedure

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12.03.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-73/1997 The cassation complaint is rejected because the claim expressed therein is not substantiated with an indication of a material violation of the Criminal Procedure Law

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03.03.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-66/1997 A cassation complaint shall be rejected at an assignment hearing without hearing a case at court if the defendant has indicated in the cassation complaint the circumstances which he or she has mentioned in the appeal but has withdrawn at the court hearing

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14.04.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-55/1997 If the defendant in the appellate court refuses to maintain the appeal in the part regarding the classification of the offense, then there are no grounds for reviewing the judgment in cassation in this part

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18.03.1997. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-43/1997 Claim for annulment of the judgment expressed in the cassation complaint must be based on the reference to the violation of the provisions of the Criminal Law or the Criminal Procedure Law

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10.02.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-39/1997 There is no legal basis for reviewing the judgment in cassation on the grounds of appeal

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27.01.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-35/1997 The defendant's cassation complaint is dismissed without hearing a case in the cassation court, as the defendant in the cassation complaint repeats the motives of the appeal, detailing the factual circumstances of the case, which have been thoroughly and completely reexamined and assessed in accordance with the provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure in the appellate court upon reexamination of the case for factual and legal reasons

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29.01.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-20/1997 The provisions of Section 452, Paragraph 2 of the Latvian Code of Criminal Procedure allow the examination of a cassation complaint in a court hearing only if the claim expressed in the complaint is substantiated by an indication of a violation of the provisions of the Criminal Law or the Criminal Procedure Law

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16.01.1997. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-2/1997 The factual circumstances of the case and the reassessment of the evidence cannot be the subject of review in the cassation court

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30.09.1996. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-330/1996 On the limits of the examination of an ancillary protest by the court of cassation

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19.12.1996. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-319/1996 On the rejection of a cassation complaint without reviewing a case at the court hearing

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09.12.1996. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-316/1996 On the satisfaction of a cassation complaint submitted in favour of the accused at the court hearing

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09.12.1996. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-315/1996 On the rejection of a cassation complaint, if it does not indicate violations of the law

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17.12.1996. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-312/1996 On the violation of the criminal procedure law, which in any case leads to the annulment of a judgment

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17.12.1996. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-306/1996 On the rejection of the cassation complaint at the court hearing

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03.12.1996. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-289/1996 On the rejection of the cassation complaint at the court hearing

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11.11.1996. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-282/1996 The cassation complaint has not been unreasonably left without consideration

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28.10.1996. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-268/1996 On the rejection of a cassation complaint without reviewing a case at the court hearing

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24.10.1996. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-263/1996 On the participation of a prosecutor in an action hearing

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09.10.1996. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-242/1996 On the rejection of a cassation complaint without reviewing a case at the court hearing

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16.09.1996. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-240/1996 Appeal against the decision to leave the cassation complaint without examination

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17.09.1996. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-235/1996 On the failure to notify the defendants of the action hearing of the court of cassation

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29.08.1996. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-234/1996 On the rejection of a cassation complaint, if it does not indicate violations of the law

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16.07.1996. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-168/1996 On the rejection of the cassation complaint at the court hearing

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31.05.1996. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-146/1996 Appeal against the decision to leave the cassation complaint without examination

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21.05.1996. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-130/1996 On the rejection of the cassation complaint at the court hearing

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08.05.1996. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-125/1996 On the decision of the appellate court dismissing the cassation complaint

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15.05.1996. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-124/1996 On the jurisdiction of an appellate court in criminal cases

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08.05.1996. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-121/1996 The cassation complaint is justly left without consideration

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06.05.1996. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-118/1996 On the rejection of a cassation complaint, if it does not indicate violations of the law

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30.04.1996. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-105/1996 On the rejection of the cassation complaint at the court hearing

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06.05.1996. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-90/1996 On the rejection of the cassation complaint upon a substantiated application by the prosecutor

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25.03.1996. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-70/1996 On the rejection of a cassation complaint without reviewing a case at the court hearing

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27.02.1996. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-41/1996 The cassation complaint has not been unreasonably left without consideration

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21.02.1996. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-31/1996 The cassation complaint has not been unreasonably left without consideration

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04.12.1996. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-30/1996 Inadmissibility of reassessment of evidence by the cassation court

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08.02.1996. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-25/1996 On the decision of the appellate court dismissing the cassation complaint

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14.02.1996. Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-24/1996 On the rejection of the prosecutor's protest at the court hearing

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19.02.1996. Assignment Hearing Decision of the Department of Criminal Cases, case No SKK-11/1996 On the rejection of the cassation complaint upon a substantiated application by the prosecutor

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