04.09.2019 On Wednesday, 4 September, Janis Bordans, the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Justice, signed the amendments to the Agreement between the government of the Republic of Latvia and United States of America regarding cooperation in the area of law enforcement.
The Minister of Justice signs a memorandum of agreement with the Ukrainian Vice-Prime Minister and participates in the Twinning final event03.09.2019 On Friday, June 21st in Kiev, Ukraine the Minister of Justice Jānis Bordāns signed a memorandum of agreement with the Ukrainian Vice-Prime Minister (Minister of Economic Development and Trade, Stepan Kubiv, in order to promote measures associated with the protection of industrial property.
J. Bordāns: Considering the complicated situation with Georgia’s inner political affairs, we are ready to give support and share experience in the field of justice26.06.2019 On Wednesday, 26th June the Minister of Justice Jānis Bordāns met with the Ambassador of Georgia to the Republic of Latvia Tea Maisuradze in order to discuss the current inner political situation I Georgia and further cooperation in the field of justice.
25.06.2019 On Tuesday, 25th June, the Cabinet of Ministers supported the informative report drawn by the Ministry of Justice inviting to carry out a revision to assess factors affecting effective criminal procedure concerning criminal offences in the field of economics and finances.
25.06.2019 On Tuesday, 25th June the Government supported the amendments to the Criminal Law and the Criminal Procedure Law proposed by the Ministry of Justice stipulating to reduce the number of minors subjected to the traditional criminal liability system, that is, to encourage their resocialization.
The State Secretary of the Ministry of Justice participates in the awards ceremony of the European Inventor Award 201920.06.2019 This was the fifth year when Raivis Kronbergs, the State Secretary of the Ministry of Justice, represented Latvia in the awards ceremony of the European Inventor Award.
18.06.2019 On Tuesday, 18th June, the Sub-commission for Justice Policy of the Commission for Legal Affairs conceptually supported the amendments of the Ministry of Justice to the Law on Judicial Power and the Law on Disciplinary Responsibility of Judges.
17.06.2019 In order to ensure better transparency of legal persons registered with the Register of Enterprises, including their formal and “true” owners or natural persons who are true beneficiaries (TB) of legal persons, the legislator awards the Register of Enterprises new authorities.
Minister of Justice: After the Brexit, Latvia and United Kingdom will continue cooperation in the field of justice12.06.2019 On Wednesday, June 12th the Minister of Justice Jānis Bordāns had a meeting with Baiba Braže, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Latvia to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, to discuss relationships between both countries after the Brexit.
10.05.2019 From 1 July 2018, the Latvian sworn notary client portal www.latvijasnotars.lvprovides the possibility to have a notary consultation in video mode, and notarial actions can be carried out remotely. Thus, a person who, for example, is absent abroad, does not have to travel to Latvia if he or she needs the services of a sworn notary.