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Translation validity: 26.06.2014.–30.10.2019.
Amendments not included: 26.09.2019.

Text consolidated by Valsts valodas centrs (State Language Centre) with amending laws of:

9 June 2005 [shall come into force from 6 July 2005];
31 May 2007 [shall come into force from 4 July 2007];
13 November 2008 [shall come into force from 16 December 2008];
12 June 2009 [shall come into force from 1 July 2009];
16 December 2010 [shall come into force from 1 January 2011];
9 June 2011 [shall come into force from 13 July 2011];
5 June 2014 [shall come into force from 26 June 2014].

If a whole or part of a section has been amended, the date of the amending law appears in square brackets at the end of the section. If a whole section, paragraph or clause has been deleted, the date of the deletion appears in square brackets beside the deleted section, paragraph or clause.

The Saeima1 has adopted and
the President has proclaimed the following Law:

Law On State Information Systems

Section 1. Terms Used in this Law

The following terms are used in this Law:

1) State information system - a structured aggregate of information technology and databases, the use of which ensures the proposal, creation, compilation, accumulation, processing, utilisation and destruction of information (hereinafter - circulation of information) necessary for the implementation of State functions;

2) State information system's manager - a State institution which organises and manages the activities of the State information system in accordance with the procedures laid down in laws and regulations;

3) keeper of the State information system - the State information system's manager or its authorised institution which maintains the functioning of information and technical resources of this system and ensures the circulation of information;

4) State information system's user - a legal person or natural person who has entered into an agreement with the State information system manager regarding the use of data or who receives data on the basis of a request in accordance with the procedures laid down in the State information system's manager or laws and regulations;

5) State information system data subject - a legal person or natural person who, in accordance with the procedures laid down in laws and regulations, shall provide data about him or herself and his or her cognisable legally documented objects to be registered (hereinafter - cognisable objects to be registered);

6) integrated State information system - the logical union of the State information systems, within the framework of which data of the separate State information systems shall be maintained in a unified information field;

7) State information system register - the State register for the registration of State information systems and identification of their functions;

8) State information systems' integrator - a centralised aggregate of information technologies, with the assistance of which the circulation of information may be ensured within the scope of the State information system, as well as between State information systems and other information systems that are established and maintained by State or local government institutions or private individuals;

9) [5 June 2014];

10) [9 June 2011];

11) manager of a State information systems' integrator - an institution which organises and manages the activities of the State information systems' integrator in accordance with the procedures laid down in laws and regulations.

[9 June 2005; 31 May 2007; 13 November 2008; 9 June 2011; 5 June 2014]

Section 2. Purpose and Tasks of this Law

(1) The purpose of this Law is to ensure the accessibility of information provided by State and local government institutions and the quality of the State information systems.

(2) The tasks of the Law are as follows:

1) to determine unified procedures by which State information systems are established, registered, maintained, used, reorganised or liquidated;

2) [5 June 2014];

3) to determine the functions of the keeper of the State information system and the rights and duties of the State information system data subject (hereinafter - data subject);

4) to govern the security management of State information systems;

5) to lay down the requirements to be conformed to for the protection of the State information systems' integrator and the State information systems being part of an integrated State information system;

6) to regulate the procedures by which the circulation of information is ensured with the assistance of a State information systems' integrator.

[31 May 2007; 13 November 2008; 9 June 2011; 5 June 2014]

Section 3. Scope of Application of this Law

(1) This Law shall apply to State information systems, the use of which ensures the circulation of information for the implementation of functions laid down in laws and regulations and international agreements binding on Latvia.

(2) This Law shall also apply to information systems that are created and maintained by local government institutions as a component of the State information system.

(3) Section 6, Paragraph four of this Law shall not apply to State information systems that are created and maintained:

1) in accordance with the Law On Official Secrets regarding the circulation of information recognised as a State secret object;

2) for the circulation of information in accordance with the Investigatory Operations Law.

(4) This Law shall not apply to information systems which are created and maintained by State and local government institutions for the circulation of information for internal use.

Section 4. Co-ordination of the Activities of the State Information Systems

(1) The Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development shall co-ordinate the activities of the State information systems within the framework of the integrated State information systems, implementing a unified State policy in the field of development and maintenance of State information systems.

(2) The procedures for supervising development projects for State information systems, as well as the general technical and security requirements for State information systems shall be governed by Cabinet regulations.

(3) The Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development shall co-ordinate research and investments for the establishment of integrated State information systems and the improvement of activities of State information systems, attract experts for expert examinations of the State information systems and shall submit recommendations to the Cabinet regarding the development of State information systems.

(4) The Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development shall co-ordinate, organise and manage the activities of the State information system register.

(5) [5 June 2014]

(6) [5 June 2014]

[9 June 2005; 31 May 2007; 12 June 2009; 16 December 2010; 5 June 2014]

Section 5. Establishment, Reorganisation and Liquidation of State Information Systems

(1) A State information system shall be established on the basis of laws and regulations in which the following is indicated at least:

1) the State information system manager;

2) the information to be included in the State information system;

3) the functions, tasks and objectives specified for the State information system manager, for the carrying out of which the circulation of the necessary information is ensured by creating a State information system;

4) the procedures by which information shall be transferred for inclusion in the State information system;

5) the conditions for providing access to the information included in the State information system.

(2) State information systems shall be reorganised and liquidated in accordance with laws and regulations.

(3) An establishment, reorganisation or liquidation project for each State information system shall be developed by the relevant State information system manager and shall be co-ordinated with the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development.

[9 June 2005; 12 June 2009; 16 December 2010; 5 June 2014]

Section 6. Operating Principles for State Information Systems

(1) The State information systems shall be merged within an integrated State information system.

(2) It is prohibited to collect from data subjects and enter into the State information system databases data that is accessible in the integrated State information system.

(3) During the course of operation of State information systems, information regarding the data subject and his or her cognisable objects to be registered shall be registered only once in the relevant register - for the identification of objects to be registered in the integrated State information system laid down in laws and regulations, ensuring the updating of data.

(4) The State information system manager may assign the functions of the keeper of State information systems to an authorised institution in accordance with the procedures laid down in laws and regulations, if it is able to ensure the circulation of information for the implementation of functions laid down in laws and regulations and international agreements binding on Latvia, without creating unjustified additional costs for the State information system manager and users. An authorised institution is not entitled to issue data in its own name, but shall do this in the name of the State information system manager.

(5) [5 June 2014]

(6) [5 June 2014]

(7) [5 June 2014]

(8) [5 June 2014]

(9) [5 June 2014]

(10) The State information system manager may ensure the circulation of information between the State information system and the information systems supervised by private individuals by co-operating with the private individuals in accordance with the procedures laid down in laws and regulations.

[31 May 2007; 5 June 2014]

Section 7. Maintenance of State Information Systems

(1) The resources necessary for the maintenance of State information systems shall be planned and requested by the State information system manager.

(2) State information systems shall be maintained within the framework of annual State budget resources.

(3) The request of the State information system manager regarding the granting of the annual State budget resources for the establishment, development and maintenance of State information systems, shall have appended an opinion from the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development.

[31 May 2007; 12 June 2009; 16 December 2010]

Section 8. Functions of the Keeper of the State Information System

The keeper of the State information system in accordance with laws and regulations shall ensure and be responsible for the following:

1) data collection, registration, input, processing, storage, utilisation, transmission, publication of data, compliance with data submitted, updating, correcting, as well as the quality of data in the State information system;

2) reference to the data output source, if data is not obtained directly from the data subject;

3) use of data and its exchange among State information systems by electronic means;

4) access to information in circulation in the electronic form, if the Law does not prescribe otherwise;

5) [5 June 2014];

6) formation of State information system archives in the electronic form, its storage, preparation of data back-up copies, data security and protection;

7) use of the State information system in the official language, providing for the use of other languages specified in international obligations;

8) utilisation of classifications and classifiers (code systems) laid down in laws and regulations;

9) utilisation of licensed or specially developed software provided for the relevant State information system and according to Latvian standards;

10) the development, maintenance and accessibility of State information system documentation according to Latvian standards.

[5 June 2014]

Section 9. Rights and Duties of the Data Subject

(1) The rights of the data subject are as follows:

1) to receive data from the State information system, that concerns the data subject;

2) to inform the keeper of the State information system regarding shortcomings perceived in the data that concerns the data subject, and request the correction of this data.

(2) The duty of the data subject is to provide complete and honest information in accordance with the procedures laid down in laws and regulations regarding him or her and his or her cognisable objects to be registered.

Section 10. Identification of Information and State Information System Users

(1) The keeper of the State information system shall ensure the opportunity of identifying information during any stage of the circulation of information.

(2) In order to protect the State information system from unauthorised access, the keeper of the State information system shall ensure the verification of identity and access rights of the State information system users.

Section 11. Access to Information

(1) The keeper of the State information system shall ensure access to the generally accessible information of the State information system in the global computer network (the Internet).

(2) Information existing in the State information systems shall be accessible in accordance with laws and regulations.

Section 12. Ownership Rights to Databases and Information Technologies

(1) The State information system database is the State property.

(2) Resources for information technology and information transmission that ensure the activities of the State information system, may be public or private property (including the State or local government private property).

(3) If the database specified in Paragraph one of this Section is an object of copyright (neighbouring rights), the State information system manager shall agree with the relevant subject of copyright (neighbouring rights) regarding the utilisation of this object.

Section 13. Registration of State Information Systems

(1) The State information systems shall be registered in accordance with the procedures laid down in the Cabinet. The following information shall be included in the State information systems register:

1) the name and address of the State information system manager and the keeper of the State information system;

2) the given name, surname, address of employment, telephone number, e-mail address of the official responsible for registration;

3) the legal basis for the establishment and activities of the State information system;

4) the functions, tasks and aims, for the implementation of which circulation of information is ensured;

5) a general description of the volume of information circulated and possible State information system users, as well as data exchange protocols - standards that describe the provisions for technical equipment and programme interaction in the process of data exchange;

6) the resources of physical protection for the protection of technical equipment against the hazards caused by physical impact to the State information system;

7) the resources of logical protection - resources for the protection of information and software, which, by ensuring the verification of identity and access rights of the State information system user, protects information from intentional or accidental alteration or deletion;

8) the technical parameters of the State information system and description of databases;

9) the costs of designing, establishing and maintaining the State information system;

10) [5 June 2014].

(2) The State information system register shall not include information which, in accordance with the Law On Official Secrets is recognised as a State secret object.

[5 June 2014]

Section 14. Security Management of the State Information System

(1) The State information system manager shall ensure the conformity with the requirements for security of the State information system specified in the laws and regulations.

(2) The State information system manager shall determine a security manager of the State information system for management of the State information system security.

(3) If a State institution has several State information systems under its supervision, one security manager of the State information system may be appointed for security management of all such systems.

[13 November 2008; 9 June 2011]

Section 15. Security Manager of State Information System

(1) The security manager of a State information system is a person who is implementing security management of the State information system.

(2) The activity of the security manager of a State information system - a natural person - shall conform to the basic tasks and to the basic requirements for qualification laid down for the abovementioned profession - security manager of the information system - in the laws and regulations regarding classification of occupations. If the security manager of a State information system is a legal person, it shall ensure that fulfilment of the relevant duties is carried out by a natural person complying with the requirements laid down in the first sentence of this Paragraph.

[9 June 2011]

Section 16. Requirements for the Protection of State Information System Integrators and State Information Systems Being Part of an Integrated State Information System

The requirements for the protection of State information systems' integrators and State information systems being part of an integrated State information system shall be determined by the Cabinet.

[9 June 2011]

Section 17. Provision of the Circulation of Information Using the State information systems' integrator

(1) The activities of the State information systems' integrator shall ensure the circulation of information according to the following criteria:

1) the activities of the State information systems' integrator do not duplicate the circulation of information that may be ensured with the assistance of another State information systems' integrator;

2) the activities of the State information systems' integrator ensure as simple and uniform circulation of information as possible;

3) the activities of the State information systems' integrator ensure such level of security of the circulation of information, which is commensurate with the level of security when ensuring the circulation of information without a State information systems' integrator;

4) the activities of the State information systems' integrator do not increase the costs of the circulation of information in comparison with the costs when ensuring the circulation of information without a State information systems' integrator.

(2) The usefulness of establishing, developing or liquidating a State information systems' integrator shall be evaluated in conformity with the criteria referred to in Paragraph one of this Section.

(3) An establishment, reorganisation or liquidation project for each State information systems' integrator shall be developed by the relevant manager of the State information systems' integrator and shall be co-ordinated with the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development.

(4) A decision to ensure the circulation of information using a State information systems' integrator shall be taken by State information systems' managers in conformity with the criteria referred to in Paragraph one of this Section.

(5) A manager of the State information systems' manager shall decide on entering into a contract with State information systems' managers, as well as with such State or local government institutions or private individuals, the information systems supervised by which are involved in the provision of the circulation of information with State information systems, and may refuse entering into a contract, if the conditions for the circulation of information laid down in laws and regulations are sufficient for ensuring the circulation of information, using a State information systems' integrator.

(6) The procedures by which the circulation of information using a State information systems' integrator shall be ensured, as well as by which a State information systems' integrator shall be established, developed and liquidated shall be determined by the Cabinet.

[5 June 2014]

Transitional Provisions

1. The Cabinet shall issue the regulations regarding registration of the State information systems laid down in Section 13, Paragraph one of this Law by 1 August 2005.

[9 June 2005]

2. Until the date of the coming into force of the Cabinet regulations laid down in Clause 1 of these Transitional Provisions, established State information systems shall be registered in the State information system register within six months from the date of coming into force of the specified Cabinet regulations.

3. Until the date of the coming into force of the relevant Cabinet regulations, but not longer than six months from the date of coming into force of this Law, the following Cabinet regulations shall be in force insofar as they are not in conflict with this Law:

1) Regulation No. 70 of 19 March 1996, Regulations Regarding the Procedures for Granting the Status of Official State Computerised Information System and Requirements for Technical Implementation;

2) Regulation No. 402 of 7 December 1999, By-law of the Supervisory Board of Integrated Official State Information Systems;

3) Regulation No. 104 of 14 March 2000, Regulations Regarding the Ensuring of Established Integrated Official State Information Systems (Megasystems);

4) Regulation No.106 of 21 March 2000, Information System Security Regulations;

5) Regulation No.201 of 20 June 2000, By-law of the Supervisory Board of Local Government United Information System Projects.

4. The Cabinet shall issue the regulations laid down in Section 4, Paragraph two of this Law by 1 August 2005:

1) procedures for supervising State information system development projects;

2) conformity with the State information system technical requirements;

3) State information system security requirements.

[9 June 2005]

5. Section 15 and Section 16, Paragraph two of this Law shall come into force on 1 January 2010.

[13 November 2008]

6. [9 June 2011]

7. Until 31 December 2011 the Cabinet shall issue the regulations referred to in Section 16 of this Law regarding the requirements to be conformed to for the protection of State information systems' integrators and State information systems being part of an integrated State information system.

[9 June 2011]

8. The Cabinet shall issue the regulations laid down in Section 17, Paragraph six of this Law by 1 October 2014. Until the day of coming into force of the relevant Cabinet regulations, but not later than until 1 October 2014 Cabinet Regulation No. 1131 of 6 October 2009, Procedures for the Establishment, Maintenance and Activities of the State information systems' integrators and Procedures for Ensuring of the Functioning of State Information Systems within the Framework of Integrated State Information Systems, shall be applicable insofar as they are not in contradiction with this Law.

[5 June 2014]

This Law has been adopted by the Saeima on 2 May 2002.

President V. Vīķe-Freiberga

Rīga, 22 May 2002

 


1 The Parliament of the Republic of Latvia

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