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  1. Latvia - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Law No. 248 of 30 November 2015 "On Solidarity Tax". - Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2015-11-30 | Date of entry into force: 2016-01-01 | LVA-2015-L-102236

    In accordance with the laws "On State Social Insurance" and "On Taxes and Duties", introduces the terms used in the law, also the purpose of the law which refers to the reduction of the inequality of workers improving social protection of the population. Also sets, inter alia, the taxable amount, taxation period, clarifies the categories of workers subjected to pay the solidarity tax; establishes the tax rate, tax calculation, rights, duties of taxpayers, tax administration.

  2. Latvia - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 556/2002 on procedure for reviewing and redressing claims by employees in case of insolvency.

    Adoption: 2002-12-23 | Date of entry into force: 2003-01-01 | LVA-2002-R-65481

    Regulations describe the procedure for submitting, reviewing and redressing of claims by insolvency administrators for compensating employees in the event of insolvency of their employer.

  3. Latvia - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Law on the protection of investors.

    Adoption: 2001-11-08 | Date of entry into force: 2002-01-01 | LVA-2001-L-60612

    Sets up a system to protect the interests of investors. It describes procedure for compensation to investors in case of mismanagement of funds and the supervisory functions of Finance and Assets Markets Commission.

  4. Latvia - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Antitrust Law.

    Adoption: 2001-10-04 | Date of entry into force: 2002-01-01 | LVA-2001-L-60609

    Establishes the Antitrust Board to oversee fair market competition and defines actions that prevent fair competition as well as sets forth administrative remedy procedures in cases of anti-trust violation.

  5. Latvia - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Commerce Law. - Unofficial English translation (as amended)

    Adoption: 2000-04-13 | Date of entry into force: 2001-01-01 | LVA-2000-L-56839

    Determines the legal framework for commercial activity, including registration of commercial activity, commerce agents, individual entrepreneurs and companies.

  6. Latvia - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Law on the protection of consumers' rights. - Unofficial English translation (as amended)

    Adoption: 1999-03-18 | Date of entry into force: 1999-04-15 | LVA-1999-L-56386

    Provides legal protection for the consumer/customer.

  7. Latvia - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Law on amendments to the Civil Procedural Code (No. 52).

    Adoption: 1998-12-10 | Date of entry into force: 1998-12-18 | LVA-1998-L-56345

    Amendments regarding the procedure of recognition of enterprise insolvency.

  8. Latvia - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 275 on Amendments to Regulations No. 34 of 1998-01-27 on the Order of satisfaction of claims of employees of insolvent state enterprises and insolvent state-controlled corporations (No. 610).

    Adoption: 1998-07-28 | Date of entry into force: 1998-08-01 | LVA-1998-R-56348

    Amendments increase the number of cases in which employees, including former employees, shall be entitled to compensation.

  9. Latvia - Economic and social policy - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Decree No. 128 on establishing the Consumers' Rights Protection Center.

    Adoption: 1998-03-17 | Date of entry into force: 1998-03-17 | LVA-1998-R-56350

    Establishes the Consumers' Rights Protection Center under the auspices of the Ministry of Economy.

  10. Latvia - Economic and social policy - Law, Act

    Law on supervision of the state and municipal government support for enterpreneurship.

    Adoption: 1998-02-26 | Date of entry into force: 1998-03-17 | LVA-1998-L-56359

    Procedure of controlling/supervising state-supported enterprises.


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