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  1. Lettonie - Droits de l'homme - Loi

    Ombudsman Law. - Unofficial English translation

    Adoption: 2006-04-06 | Date d'entrée en vigueur: 2007-01-01 | LVA-2006-L-75487

    Provides the legal status, functions, tasks and procedure of the Ombudsperson to protect human rights.

  2. Lettonie - Droits de l'homme - Loi

    Law No. ("LV", 65 (3433) of 6 April 2006 on Ombudsman. - Laws On-line in Latvian Laws On-line in English BIB database of Latvian legislation

    Adoption: 2006-04-06 | Date d'entrée en vigueur: 2007-01-01 | LVA-2006-L-90464

    Aims at promoting and protecting human rights in Latvia. Defines, inter alia, Ombudsman's functions, competences, Ombudsman's offices functioning, his/her remuneration and social guarantees.
    Repeals the previous Law On the Latvian National Human Rights Office (Latvijas Republikas Saeimas un Ministru Kabineta Ziot js, 1997, No. 1; 2005, No. 18; 2006, No. 2).

  3. Lettonie - Droits de l'homme - Loi

    Amendments to the Law on National Human Rights Office.

    Adoption: 2005-12-15 | LVA-2005-L-74354

    The amendments broaden the mandate of the Office and Ombudsman institution with overseeing implementation of rights of all groups to equal treatment, and granting the rights to represent in Court people who have lodged a complaint with the Office.

  4. Lettonie - Droits de l'homme - Règlement, Décret, Arrêté, Ordonnance

    Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 652 on the procedure for reuniting refugee families and families of persons holding "alternative status".

    Adoption: 2005-08-30 | LVA-2005-R-72462

    Describe in detail the procedure of application and reviewing of the application for reuniting refugee families and families of persons having "alternative status".

  5. Lettonie - Droits de l'homme - Loi

    Amendments to the Law on Asylum

    Adoption: 2005-02-02 | Date d'entrée en vigueur: 2005-02-03 | LVA-2005-L-72347

    The amendments concern the procedure for detaining asylum seekers, conditions for refugees within the territory of Republic of Latvia and some social benefits.

  6. Lettonie - Droits de l'homme - Loi

    Law on Administrative Procedure. - Unofficial English translation (as amended)

    Adoption: 2001-10-25 | Date d'entrée en vigueur: 2003-07-01 | LVA-2001-L-60611

    Determines guidelines regarding the legal relationship between the state and the individual with the aim to protect individual human rights.

  7. Lettonie - Droits de l'homme - Règlement, Décret, Arrêté, Ordonnance

    Ministry of Welfare, Instruction No. 319 on health examinations, their frequency and the extent of examination of persons who practise or intend to practise prostitution.

    Adoption: 1998-12-16 | Date d'entrée en vigueur: 1998-12-16 | LVA-1998-R-56363

    Approves health examinations of persons who practise or intend to practise prostitution. Provides sample health certificates for such persons as well as the order of issuance of these certificates.

  8. Lettonie - Droits de l'homme - Loi

    Freedom of Information Act, 1998. - Unofficial English Translation

    Adoption: 1998-10-29 | LVA-1998-L-68559

    Makes provision for public access to information under control of State administrative insitutions and local government institutions. Determines procedures by which natural and legal persons are entitled to obtain information from State administrative and local government institutions.

  9. Lettonie - Droits de l'homme - Constitution

    Amendments to the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia.

    Adoption: 1998-10-15 | Date d'entrée en vigueur: 1998-11-06 | LVA-1998-C-56340

    Amendments so as to supplement the Constitution with a section "On Fundamental Human Rights".

  10. Lettonie - Droits de l'homme - Loi

    Law on Amendments to the Code of Administrative Offenses (No. 839).

    Adoption: 1998-10-14 | Date d'entrée en vigueur: 1998-11-12 | LVA-1998-L-56343

    Supplemets the Code with provisions against trafficking of persons and violations of the Law on trade and other economic activities as well as regarding illegal organisation of public gatherings, marches, pickets and use of national flags.

  11. Lettonie - Droits de l'homme - Loi

    Law on National Human Rights Office. - Latvia Law Institute

    Adoption: 1996-12-05 | LVA-1996-L-63655

    Provides for establishment and tasks of National Human Rights Office. Office is independent state institution that promotes observance of human and citizens fundamental rights and freedoms. Office is legal entity with its own budget. It shall be independent in carrying out its duties. Tasks of Office include providing society with balanced information on human rights, guarantees and obligations as provided for in legal acts of Latvia; promoting understanding of these rights; reviewing complaints on violation of human rights as well as some related duties.

  12. Lettonie - Droits de l'homme - Loi

    Radio and Television Law. - Unofficial English Translation (as amended to 16/12/2004).

    Adoption: 1995-08-24 | LVA-1995-L-72466

    Chapter I - General Provisions
    Chapter II - Broadcasting Permit (licence) and Registration of Broadcasting Organisations
    Chapter III - Production and Braodcasting of Broadcasts and Programmes
    Chapter IV - Re-transmission, Cable Television and Cable Radio (Radio Transmission) Collective Reception Systems
    Chapter V - The Rights of Broadcasting Organisaiton to Infomration and their Liability
    Chapter VI - National Radio and Television Council
    Chapter VII - The National Remit
    Chapter VIII - Latvian Radio, Latvian Television and the Latvian State Radio and Television Centre

  13. Lettonie - Droits de l'homme - Loi

    Law on the Status of Former USSR Citizens who are not Citizens of Latvia or any other State. - Latvia Law Institute

    Adoption: 1995-04-12 | LVA-1995-L-63654

    Applies to citizens of former USSR residing within the Republic of Latvia who are not citizens of Latvia or of any other country. Does not apply to military experts engaged in maintenance or dismantling of military facilities of Russian Federation on territory of Latvia. Defines rights and and obligations of such non-citizens. These include the rights and obligations contained in the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia as well as the following rights: right to maintain his or her native language and culture as long as this does not contravene laws of the Republic of Latvia; right not to be expelled from Latvia, except if such expulsion is carried out under procedure stipulated by law and if foreign country has accepted to receive expelled person. Prohibits expulsion to country were person risks persecution due to race, religion or ethnicity, as well as collective expulsion. Also makes provision for non-citizen's passport, loss of non-citizen's status, refusal of non-citzen's status, and divestment of non-citzen's status.

  14. Lettonie - Droits de l'homme - Loi

    Act on the State of Emergency of 2 December 1992.

    Adoption: 1992-12-02 | LVA-1992-L-41292

    Defines the state of emergency as "a special legal regime for operation of agencies, enterprises, entrepreneurial associations, institutions and organisations of state power and administration, which allows the restriction of the rights and freedoms of physical persons and legal entities, as well as the imposition of additional duties to the extent and in accordance with the order stipulated by the present law" (section 1). Provides for the forms of State administration during the state of emergency (Chapter II), and for restrictions during the state of emergency (Chapter III). In Chapter IV, deals with guarantees of human rights and responsability. Available in English.

  15. Lettonie - Droits de l'homme - Loi

    Law on the Press and Other Mass Media. - Laws in Latvian

    Adoption: 1990-12-20 | LVA-1990-L-72465

    Contains provisions concerning media including with respect to freedom of the press and the freedom to express opinions (art. 1) and the rights and obligations of journalists (Chapter IV).

  16. Lettonie - Droits de l'homme - Loi

    Law on Rehabilitation of Unlawfully Repressed Persons. - Latvia Law Institute

    Adoption: 1990-08-03 | LVA-1990-L-63657

    Makes provision for rehabilitation of all those persons who, on the basis of USSR Criminal Code, have been repressed without court sentence, who have been sentenced, or against whom criminal procedures have been handed down.

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