Press release

On Thursday, 6 February, Jānis Bordāns, the Minister of Justice, accepted the solemn declaration of the assistant to the sworn notary Linda Apele.

The assistant to the sworn notary Linda Apele solemnly declared to the Ministry of Justice to perform her duties honestly and carefully, to protect legal interests of persons and the property values entrusted to her.

Based on the proposal of the notary and the positive feedback from the Latvian Council of Sworn Notaries, the Minister of Justice has approved Linda Apele as the assistant to the sworn notary Arlita Mintāle within the territory of operation of Riga Regional Court.

When congratulating Linda Apele with assumption of the new office, the Minister of Justice Jānis Bordāns wished the new assistant to the notary to rely on justice and honesty in her work as well as to continue her professional growth.

The assistant to the sworn notary is entitled to substitute the sworn notary during holidays, sickness, business trip and other justified cases of absence. Assistants to sworn notaries, who have served in the office for at least two years, after passing the examination for sworn notaries, have a preference to be approved as sworn notaries.