15.04.2020 In times of crisis, when the normal rhythm of life is disrupted and various restrictions have to be respected, many feel tension, anxiety, anger, grief or depression. Such emotions are understandable and not be condemned - it is very important to do your best to help yourself and people around you. Psychological counseling is one of the most effective methods to avoid the consequences of a crisis. Here you can find support and help if you are experiencing difficulties.
Government supports draft law by the Ministry of Justice on the release of a natural persons from debt14.04.2020 On Tuesday, April 14, the Cabinet of Ministers supported the Law on Debt Relief of Natural Persons developed by the Ministry of Justice and a package of six related draft laws, which are intended to provide an opportunity for low-income and low-debt individuals to get rid of such debts arising from a consumer credit agreement within the meaning of the Consumer Rights Protection Law.
08.04.2020 This summary contains the main changes in the legal framework with respect to civil rights due to the spread of COVID-19:
Minister of Justice, Jānis Bordāns, encourages everyone to celebrate Easter at home, taking time to pray for Latvia and for the people of Latvia08.04.2020 Easter is a special time when Christians around the world celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. However, currently an emergency situation has been declared in the country caused by the spread of Covid-19 around the world, including in Latvia, and it could affect any of us. In order to take care of public health safety and to reduce the risk of infection with Covid-19, strict restrictions on group gatherings have been imposed during the emergency situation, which also affect gathering for church services in all Latvian churches.
The government supports the removal of S. Zvidriņa from the office of the Director General of the State Land Service07.04.2020 On Tuesday, 7 April, the Cabinet of Ministers supported the draft order drawn up by the Ministry of Justice, whereby Solvita Zvidriņa, the suspended Director General of the State Land Service, is subject to a disciplinary sanction, removal from the office.
05.04.2020 Minister of Justice, Jānis Bordāns, has appointed his adviser, Andris Vītols, as the parliamentary secretary, who will take up his new duties on 6 April.