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Jurisdiction and Access

Latvia, English

In Latvia, there shall be a Constitutional Court, which, within its jurisdiction as provided for by law, shall review cases concerning the conformity of laws with the Constitution, as well as other cases conferred within the jurisdiction thereof by law. The Constitutional Court is entitled to declare laws or other enactments or parts thereof invalid. … (Art. 85)

Latvia, Latvian

Latvijā pastāv Satversmes tiesa, kas likumā noteiktās kompetences ietvaros izskata lietas par likumu atbilstību Satversmei, kā arī citas ar likumu tās kompetencē nodotās lietas. Satversmes tiesa ir tiesīga atzīt par spēkā neesošiem likumus un citus aktus vai to daļas. ... (Art. 85)

Property, Inheritance and Land Tenure

Latvia, English

Everyone has the right to own property. ... (Art. 105)

Latvia, Latvian

Ikvienam ir tiesības uz īpašumu. ... (Art. 105)

Minorities

Latvia, English

... Latvia as democratic, socially responsible and national state is based on the rule of law and on respect for human dignity and freedom; it recognises and protects fundamental human rights and respects ethnic minorities. ... (Preamble)

Latvia, Latvian

... Latvija kā demokrātiska, tiesiska, sociāli atbildīga un nacionāla valsts balstās uz cilvēka cieņu un brīvību, atzīst un aizsargā cilvēka pamattiesības un ciena mazākumtautības. ... (Preamble)

Minorities

Latvia, English

Persons belonging to ethnic minorities have the right to preserve and develop their language and their ethnic and cultural identity. (Art. 114)

Latvia, Latvian

Personām, kuras pieder pie mazākumtautībām, ir tiesības saglabāt un attīstīt savu valodu, etnisko un kultūras savdabību. (Art. 114)

Religious Law

Latvia, English

… Since ancient times, the identity of Latvia in the European cultural space has been shaped by Latvian and Liv traditions, Latvian folk wisdom, the Latvian language, universal human and Christian values. … (Preamble)

Latvia, Latvian

... Latvijas identitāti Eiropas kultūrtelpā kopš senlaikiem veido latviešu un lībiešu tradīcijas, latviskā dzīvesziņa, latviešu valoda, vispārcilvēciskās un kristīgās vērtības. ... (Preamble)

Religious Law

Latvia, English

… The church shall be separate from the State. (Art. 99)

Latvia, Latvian

… Baznīca ir atdalīta no valsts. (Art. 99)

Employment Rights and Protection

Latvia, English

Every employed person has the right to receive, for work done, commensurate remuneration which shall not be less than the minimum wage established by the State, and has the right to weekly holidays and a paid annual vacation. (Art. 107)

Latvia, Latvian

Ikvienam darbiniekam ir tiesības saņemt veiktajam darbam atbilstošu samaksu, kas nav mazāka par valsts noteikto minimumu, kā arī tiesības uz iknedēļas brīvdienām un ikgadēju apmaksātu atvaļinājumu. (Art. 107)

Employment Rights and Protection

Latvia, English

Everyone has the right to freely choose their employment and workplace according to their abilities and qualifications. Forced labour is prohibited. Participation in the relief of disasters and their effects, and work pursuant to a court order shall not be deemed forced labour. (Art. 106)

Latvia, Latvian

Ikvienam ir tiesības brīvi izvēlēties nodarbošanos un darbavietu atbilstoši savām spējām un kvalifikācijai. Piespiedu darbs ir aizliegts. Par piespiedu darbu netiek uzskatīta iesaistīšana katastrofu un to seku likvidēšanā un nodarbināšana saskaņā ar tiesas nolēmumu. (Art. 106)

Status of International Law

Latvia, English

The State shall recognise and protect fundamental human rights in accordance with this Constitution, laws and international agreements binding upon Latvia (Art. 89)

Latvia, Latvian

Valsts atzīst un aizsargā cilvēka pamattiesības saskaņā ar šo Satversmi, likumiem un Latvijai saistošiem starptautiskajiem līgumiem. (Art. 89)

Participation in Public Life and Institutions

Latvia, English

Every citizen of Latvia has the right, as provided for by law, to participate in the work of the State and of local government, and to hold a position in the civil service. ... (Art. 101)

Latvia, Latvian

Ikvienam Latvijas pilsonim ir tiesības likumā paredzētajā veidā piedalīties valsts un pašvaldību darbībā, kā arī pildīt valsts dienestu. ... (Art. 101)