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Case Law 2021-43-01 (03/11/2022)

Type: Judgment

Authority: National Courts Satversmes Tiesa (Constitutional Court)

Date: 11/03/2022

Subject: The decision of the Satversmes Tiesa (Constitutional Court), found the constitutional illegitimacy of Section 6, Clause 2, of Law on the Election of Local Government Councils, where it did not allow those, who were serving a sentence in prison, to exercise the right to vote at local elections, also recalling the ECHR and the jurisprudence of the Court of Strasbourg

Parties: J

Original language: Latvian

Classification: Citizens’ rights - Art. 40 Right to vote at municipal elections

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