15.05.2020 The Ministry of Justice has commenced work on the development of the legal framework in relation to cancellation of restrictions in the post-crisis situation, in order the society could return to the regular active life style and at the same time would maintain the approach that has made Latvia as a globally recognized success story.
15.05.2020 The Council of Certified Mediators offers free of charge consultations of mediators in family disputes also online, in order to provide support to families for settlement of the disputes and disagreements, affecting the interests of children.
Guidelines on the organization of work for district (city) and regional courts during the emergency situation are updated14.05.2020 The Minister of Justice Jānis Bordāns have approved the updated guidelines with regard to organization of work of district (city) courts and regional courts during the emergency situation, in order to eliminate risks for health of visitors of the court as well as staff of the court and to adjust the work of courts to the precautionary measures determined in the state.
Bordāns: the study of “Freedom House” also confirms the urgent need of improvements in strengthening of the rule of law13.05.2020 Assessment of Latvia has been reduced in the latest Freedom House Nations in Transit 2020 report in the area of corruption. Besides, it has been reduced already for the second year in a row and that is the lowest of all seven performance results of Latvia in this report.
12.05.2020 On Thursday, 14 May, the Saeima unanimously supported in the final reading the draft laws developed by the Ministry of Justice “Amendments to the Law On Judicial Power” and “Amendments to the Judicial Disciplinary Liability Law”, pursuant to which the immunity of judges in the administrative violation cases is cancelled, as well as it is planned - if circumstances of the offence indicate on disrespectful behaviour of the position of a judge or gross violation of the rules of ethics of judges, the judge may be in addition also called to disciplinary liability.
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