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Name: Law on Police.
Country: Latvia
Subject(s): Public and civil servants
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1991-06-04
Entry into force:
ISN: LVA-1991-L-60188
Bibliography: Unofficial English translation (as amended) Unofficial English translation (as amended) Translation and Terminology Centre, Latvia (consulted on 2004-10-11)
Abstract/Citation: Comprehensive legislation on police. Part II makes provision for tasks of police, legal basis for police operations, organisation and principles of police operations, transparancy of police operations, cooperation of police with State and local Government institutions, and professional contacts of the police of Latvia. Chapter II regulates duties of police officers; Part III rights of police officers, including right to use physical force and firerarms. Part IV provides for organisational structure of police, competence of police institutions and divisions of responsibilities, Part V for legal protection, work guarantees and liability of police officers, Part VI for service in the State police, Chapter VII for financing of police activities and supply of material and technical facilities, and finally Chapter VIII for control and supervision of police activities.
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