10.05.2019 From 1 July 2018, the Latvian sworn notary client portal www.latvijasnotars.lvprovides the possibility to have a notary consultation in video mode, and notarial actions can be carried out remotely. Thus, a person who, for example, is absent abroad, does not have to travel to Latvia if he or she needs the services of a sworn notary.
08.05.2019 On Tuesday, 7thof May, the Ministry of Justice hosted the meeting of the Insolvency Advisory Council, which was convened by the Minister of Justice Jānis Bordāns for the purpose of discussing the existing issues in the field of insolvency and the expected directions of development.
Minister of Justice: “An effective prevention system for children and young people must be ensured!”08.05.2019 On Wednesday, 8thof May, the Minister of Justice Jānis Bordāns visited the State Probation Service (SPS). During the visit a successful, effective preventive approach for young people to prevent the desire to commit offences was discussed with the SPS Head Mihails Papsujevičs and the Service specialists. During the meeting, the study conducted by the SPS on the committing of repeated criminal offences in the group of probation clients was also presented.
08.05.2019 On Wednesday, 8thof May, after consulting the responsible officials on the protection of the Latvian information space, Jānis Bordāns, the Member of the Prime Minister, the Minister of Justice, will encourage the release of Dace Ķezbere, the Chairperson of the National Electronic Media Council (NEPLP).
07.05.2019 On Wednesday, 8thof May, the Ministry of Justice will hold discussion "Protection of Latvian information space".
02.05.2019 On Thursday, 2ndof May, the Saeima in the third reading supported the draft law developed by the Ministry of Justice, which provides complete exclusion of the succession based on such private wills which do not comply with the current requirements of the Civil Law in respect to the format of private wills and are easy to falsify.
Ministry of Justice submits a new draft of the Cabinet Regulations “Cadastral valuation regulations” for public consultation30.04.2019 On Tuesday, 30thof April, the Ministry of Justice submits for public consultation a new draft of the Cabinet Regulations “Cadastral valuation regulations” developed with the aim of improving the cadastral valuation methodology, providing the public with high-quality and fair cadastral value of all real estates determined in accordance with the real estate market information.
30.04.2019 On 1 May 2019, the Wistleblowing Law will come into force, which, among the rest, provides for the whistleblower the right to the State ensured legal aid as for one of the guarantees of protection of wistleblower's rights.
29.04.2019 On Tuesday, 30thof April, a new draft of the Cabinet Regulations “Cadastral valuation regulations” will be submitted for public consultation.
29.04.2019 On Monday, 29thof April, the Minister of Justice Jānis Bordāns met with the Minister of Welfare Ramona Petraviča to decide on issues of the child rights policy and to agree on necessary solutions for arrangement of functions and competences of orphan courts.