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  1. Latvia - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 794 on restrictions with respect to child community service.

    Adoption: 2006-09-26 | LVA-2006-R-74744

    Identify various work environment risk factors to be considered when assigning work for children who have been sentenced to community services.

  2. Latvia - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Law of 22 June 2006 on Orphan's Courts. - Legislation On-Line Legislation On-Line

    Adoption: 2006-06-22 | Date of entry into force: 2007-01-01 | LVA-2006-L-98116

    Chapter I: General Provisions
    Chapter II: The Composition of an Orphan's Court
    Chapter III: Election, Removal, Suspension and Dismissal of the Chairperson of an Orphan's Court, the Vice-chairperson of an Orphan's Court and Members of an Orphan's Court from Office
    Chapter IV: Competence of an Orphan's Court
    Chapter V: Organization of Work of an Orphan's Court
    Chapter VI: Jurisdiction over Cases
    Chapter VII: Making of Certification and Performance of Other Tasks
    Chapter VIII: Assistance in the Settlement of Inheritance Matters and Protection of Inheritance
    Chapter IX: Remuneration for Work and Benefits
    Transitional Provisions.
    Repeals the Law on Orphan's Courts and Parish Courts (Latvijas Republikas Saeimas un Ministru Kabineta Zinotajs, 1996, No. 1).

  3. Latvia - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Amendments to the Law on application of compulsory educational penalty measures towards children.

    Adoption: 2005-12-15 | LVA-2005-L-74353

    The amendments specify limitations to compulsory community service applicable to children, and the investigation procedures on accidents during performance of compulsory community service by children.

  4. Latvia - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 57/2003 on the Secretariat of the Special Minister for Children's and Family Affairs.

    Adoption: 2003-02-04 | Date of entry into force: 2003-02-21 | LVA-2003-R-65484

    Regulations describe the functions and subordination of the Secretariat of the Special Minister for Children's and Family Affairs, including the scope of work, relations with other government agencies and structure.

  5. Latvia - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 205-2002 on procedure for awarding permission for employing or engaging child performers in cultural, artistic, sports and advertising activities.

    Adoption: 2002-05-28 | Date of entry into force: 2002-06-01 | LVA-2002-R-62656

    Sets forth the procedure of awarding permission, as well as setting restrictions for employing or engaging child performers in cultural, artistic, sports and advertising activities. Also sets forth the safety requirements for engaging or employing children.

  6. Latvia - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 206/2002 on occupations in which it is prohibited to employ young workers and exceptions.

    Adoption: 2002-05-28 | LVA-2002-R-63215

    Provides for a list of such occupations. Exceptions concern cases connected with vocational training under appropriate supervision.

  7. Latvia - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 10/2002 on regulations on the employment permitted for children older than 13 years.

    Adoption: 2002-01-08 | Date of entry into force: 2002-06-01 | LVA-2002-R-62665

    Provides for a list of occupations in which it shall be permissible to employ children over 13 years of age.

  8. Latvia - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 210/2001 on limiting of prostitution.

    Adoption: 2001-05-22 | Date of entry into force: 2001-05-24 | LVA-2001-R-60592

    Determines the procedure for limiting and controlling prostitution. Forbids minors to engage in prostitution, sets health certification requirements, forbids third parties from promoting prostitution services.

  9. Latvia - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 391/2000 on provisions for the State Centre for the Protection of the Rights of the Child.

    Adoption: 2000-11-14 | Date of entry into force: 2000-11-28 | LVA-2000-R-58722

    Determines the functions and authority of the Centre, and the management and financing of the Centre.

  10. Latvia - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Law on amendmends to the Law on the protection of the rights of the child.

    Adoption: 2000-03-09 | Date of entry into force: 2000-03-28 | LVA-2000-L-56834

    Amends the original text with provisions regarding, inter alia, the right to free education (including vocational training).

  11. Latvia - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 208 on the procedure for rendering assistance to children subjected to unlawful abuse.

    Adoption: 1999-06-08 | Date of entry into force: 2000-01-01 | LVA-1999-R-56399

    Determines the procedure of rendering assistance to child victims of abuse (violence, exploitation, sexual abuse etc). Determines the financing of such assistance.

  12. Latvia - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Cabinet of Ministers Decree No. 602 on the Commission for the protection of the rights of the child.

    Adoption: 1998-12-16 | Date of entry into force: 1998-12-16 | LVA-1998-R-56382

    Provides for establishment of an inter-governmental commission provided under the Law on protection of the rigths of the child.

  13. Latvia - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

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

    Adoption: 1998-06-19 | Date of entry into force: 1998-07-22 | LVA-1998-L-56381

    Determines the rights and freedoms of children and their protection. Regulates the rights and responsibilities of parents and guardians. Provides for the framework for the legal system for the protection of the rights of the child. Available in English.


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