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Name: Constitution of the Republic of Latvia of 15 February 1922 [consolidated version].
Country: Latvia
Subject(s): Constitutional law
Type of legislation: Constitution
Adopted on: 1922-02-15
Entry into force:
ISN: LVA-1922-C-41204
Bibliography: Constitutions of the Countries of the World, 1999, Oceana Publications, New York, United States, pp. 1-10
Constitutions of the Countries of the World , 2007-02, Gisbert H. Flanz, Oceana Publications, Inc., ISBN: 978-0-379-00467-0
Constitution (in English) Constitution (in English) Parliament (Saeima), Latvia (consulted on 2005-11-23)
Constitution (in Latvian) Constitution (in Latvian) Parliament (Saeima), Latvia (consulted on 2005-11-23)
Abstract/Citation: Section I: General Regulations. Section II: The Saeima (Parliament). Section III: The President of the State. Section IV: The Cabinet. Section V: Legislation. Section VI: Courts of Justice. Section VII: State Control. As amended through 17 December 1997. The Constitution was amended recently in 1994, 1996, and 1997. The 1994 amendment lowered the voting age from 21 to 18 years; the 1996 amendment established the Constitutional Court. The amendments of 1997 concerned the term of the Parliament (Saeima) and provided the Cabinet the power to issue regulations with the force of law in cases of urgency.
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