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Text consolidated by Valsts valodas centrs (State
Language Centre) with amending laws of:
21 March 1933 [shall come
into force from 21 March 1933];
27 January 1994 [shall come into force from 26 February
5 June 1996 [shall come into force from 26 June
4 December 1997 [shall come into force from 31 December
15 October 1998 [shall come into force from 6 November
30 April 2002 [shall come into force from 24 May
8 May 2003 [shall come into force from 5 June
23 September 2004 [shall come into force from 21 October
15 December 2005 [shall come into force from 17 January
3 May 2007 [shall come into force from 31 May
8 April 2009 [shall come into force from 2 November
19 September 2013 [shall come into force from 18 October
19 June 2014 [shall come into force from 22 July
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
OF THE REPUBLIC OF LATVIA
The people of Latvia, in freely elected Constitutional
Assembly, have adopted the following State Constitution:
The State of Latvia, proclaimed on 18 November 1918, has been
established by uniting historical Latvian lands and on the basis
of the unwavering will of the Latvian nation to have its own
State and its inalienable right of self-determination in order to
guarantee the existence and development of the Latvian nation,
its language and culture throughout the centuries, to ensure
freedom and promote welfare of the people of Latvia and each
The people of Latvia won their State in the War of Liberation.
They consolidated the system of government and adopted the
Constitution in a freely elected Constitutional Assembly.
The people of Latvia did not recognise the occupation regimes,
resisted them and regained their freedom by restoring national
independence on 4 May 1990 on the basis of continuity of the
State. They honour their freedom fighters, commemorate victims of
foreign powers, condemn the Communist and Nazi totalitarian
regimes and their crimes.
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. The people of Latvia protect their
sovereignty, national independence, territory, territorial
integrity and democratic system of government of the State of
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. Loyalty to Latvia, the Latvian language as the
only official language, freedom, equality, solidarity, justice,
honesty, work ethic and family are the foundations of a cohesive
society. Each individual takes care of oneself, one's relatives
and the common good of society by acting responsibly toward other
people, future generations, the environment and nature.
While acknowledging its equal status in the international
community, Latvia protects its national interests and promotes
sustainable and democratic development of a united Europe and the
God, bless Latvia!
[19 June 2014]
1. Latvia is an independent democratic republic.
2. The sovereign power of the State of Latvia is vested in the
people of Latvia.
3. The territory of the State of Latvia, within the borders
established by international agreements, consists of Vidzeme,
Latgale, Kurzeme and Zemgale.
4. The Latvian language is the official language in the
Republic of Latvia. The national flag of Latvia shall be red with
a band of white.
[15 October 1998]
5. The Saeima shall be composed of one hundred
representatives of the people.
6. The Saeima shall be elected in general, equal and
direct elections, and by secret ballot based on proportional
7. In the division of Latvia into separate electoral
districts, provision for the number of members of the
Saeima to be elected from each district shall be
proportional to the number of electors in each district.
8. All citizens of Latvia who enjoy full rights of citizenship
and, who on election day have attained eighteen years of age
shall be entitled to vote.
9. Any citizen of Latvia, who enjoys full rights of
citizenship and, who is more than twenty-one years of age on the
first day of elections may be elected to the Saeima.
10. The Saeima shall be elected for a term of four
11. Elections for the Saeima shall be held on the first
Saturday in October.
12. The newly elected Saeima shall hold its first
sitting on the first Tuesday in November, when the mandate of the
previous Saeima shall expire.
13. Should elections for the Saeima, by reason of the
dissolution of the previous Saeima, be held at another
time of the year, the Saeima so elected shall convene not
later than one month after its election, and its mandate shall
expire upon the convening of the new Saeima on the first
Tuesday in November following the elapse of three years after
14. Not less than one tenth of electors has the right to
initiate a national referendum regarding recalling of the
Saeima. If the majority of voters and at least two thirds
of the number of the voters who participated in the last
elections of the Saeima vote in the national referendum
regarding recalling of the Saeima, then the Saeima
shall be deemed recalled. The right to initiate a national
referendum regarding recalling of the Saeima may not be
exercised one year after the convening of the Saeima and
one year before the end of the term of office of the
Saeima, during the last six months of the term of office
of the President, as well as earlier than six months after the
previous national referendum regarding recalling of the
The electors may not recall any individual member of the
15. The Saeima shall hold its sittings in Rīga, and
only in extraordinary circumstances may it convene elsewhere.
16. The Saeima shall elect a Presidium that shall be
composed of a Chairperson, two Deputies and Secretaries. The
Presidium shall function continuously during the mandate of the
17. The first sitting of the newly elected Saeima shall
be opened by the Chairperson of the preceding Saeima or by
another member of the Presidium at the direction of the
18. The Saeima itself shall review the qualifications
of its members.
A person elected to the Saeima shall acquire the
mandate of a Member of the Saeima if such person gives the
following solemn promise:
"I, upon assuming the duties of a Member of the Saeima,
before the people of Latvia, do swear (solemnly promise) to be
loyal to Latvia, to strengthen its sovereignty and the Latvian
language as the only official language, to defend Latvia as an
independent and democratic State, and to fulfil my duties
honestly and conscientiously. I undertake to observe the
Constitution and laws of Latvia."
19. The Presidium shall convene sessions of the Saeima
and schedule regular and extraordinary sittings.
20. The Presidium shall convene sittings of the Saeima
if requested by the President, the Prime Minister, or not less
than one third of the members of the Saeima.
21. The Saeima shall establish rules of order to
provide for its internal operations and order. The working
language of the Saeima is the Latvian language.
22. Sittings of the Saeima shall be public. The
Saeima may decide by a majority vote of not less than
two-thirds of the members present to sit in closed session, if so
requested by ten members of the Saeima, or by the
President, the Prime Minister, or a Minister.
23. Sittings of the Saeima may take place if at least
half of the members of the Saeima participate therein.
24. The Saeima shall make decisions by an absolute
majority of votes of the members present at the sitting, except
in cases specifically set out in the Constitution.
25. The Saeima shall establish committees and determine
the number of members and their duties. Committees have the right
to require of individual Ministers or local government
authorities information and explanations necessary for the work
of the committees, and the right to invite to their sittings
responsible representatives from the relevant ministries or local
government authorities to furnish explanations. Committees may
also carry on their work between sessions of the
26. The Saeima shall appoint parliamentary
investigatory committees for specified matters if not less than
one-third of its members request it.
27. The Saeima shall have the right to submit to the
Prime Minister or to an individual Minister requests and
questions which either they, or a responsible government official
duly authorised by them, must answer. The Prime Minister or any
Minister shall furnish the relevant documents and enactments
requested by the Saeima or by any of its committees.
28. Members of the Saeima may not be called to account
by any judicial, administrative or disciplinary process in
connection with their voting or their views as expressed during
the execution of their duties. Court proceedings may be brought
against members of the Saeima if they, albeit in the
course of performing parliamentary duties, disseminate:
1) defamatory statements which they know to be false, or
2) defamatory statements about private or family life.
29. Members of the Saeima shall not be arrested, nor
shall their premises be searched, nor shall their personal
liberty be restricted in any way without the consent of the
Saeima. Members of the Saeima may be arrested if
apprehended in the act of committing a crime. The Presidium shall
be notified within twenty-four hours of the arrest of any member
of the Saeima; the Presidium shall raise the matter at the
next sitting of the Saeima for decision as to whether the
member shall continue to be held in detention or be released.
When the Saeima is not in session, pending the opening of
a session, the Presidium shall decide whether the member of the
Saeima shall remain in detention.
30. Without the consent of the Saeima, criminal
prosecution may not be commenced and administrative fines may not
be levied against its members.
31. Members of the Saeima have the right to refuse to
1) concerning persons who have entrusted to them, as
representatives of the people, certain facts or information;
2) concerning persons to whom they, as representatives of the
people, have entrusted certain facts or information; or
3) concerning such facts or information itself.
32. Members of the Saeima may not, either personally or
in the name of another person, receive government contracts or
concessions. The provisions of this Article shall apply to
Ministers even if they are not members of the Saeima.
33. The remuneration of members of the Saeima shall be
from state funds.
34. No person may be called to account for reporting the
sittings of the Saeima or its committees if such reports
correspond to fact. Information about closed sessions of either
the Saeima or its committees may only be disclosed with
the permission of the Presidium of the Saeima or the
[27 January 1994; 4 December 1997;
15 October 1998; 30 April 2002; 8 April 2009]
35. The Saeima shall elect the President for a term of
36. The President shall be elected by secret ballot with a
majority of the votes of not less than fifty-one members of the
37. Any person who enjoys full rights of citizenship and who
has attained the age of forty years may be elected President. A
person with dual citizenship may not be elected President.
38. The office of the President shall not be held concurrently
with any other office. If the person elected as President is a
member of the Saeima, he or she shall resign his or her
mandate as a member of the Saeima.
39. The same person shall not hold office as President for
more than eight consecutive years.
40. The President, upon taking up the duties of office, at a
sitting of the Saeima, shall take the following solemn
"I swear that all of my work will be dedicated to the welfare
of the people of Latvia. I will do everything in my power to
promote the prosperity of the Republic of Latvia and all who live
here. I will hold sacred and will observe the Constitution of
Latvia and the laws of the State. I will act justly towards all
and will fulfil my duties conscientiously."
41. The President shall represent the State in international
relations, appoint the diplomatic representatives of Latvia, and
also receive diplomatic representatives of other states. The
President shall implement the decisions of the Saeima
concerning the ratification of international agreements.
42. The President shall be the Commander-in-Chief of the armed
forces of Latvia. During wartime, the President shall appoint a
43. The President shall declare war on the basis of a decision
of the Saeima.
44. The President has the right to take whatever steps are
necessary for the military defence of the State should another
state declare war on Latvia or an enemy invade its borders.
Concurrently and without delay, the President shall convene the
Saeima, which shall decide as to the declaration and
commencement of war.
45. The President has the right to grant clemency to criminals
against whom judgment of the court has come into legal effect.
The extent of, and procedures for, the utilisation of this right
shall be set out in a specific law. The Saeima grants
46. The President has the right to convene and to preside over
extraordinary meetings of the Cabinet and to determine the agenda
of such meetings.
47. The President has the right to initiate legislation.
48. The President shall be entitled to propose the dissolution
of the Saeima. Following this proposal, a national
referendum shall be held. If in the referendum more than half of
the votes are cast in favour of dissolution, the Saeima
shall be considered dissolved, new elections called, and such
elections held no later than two months after the date of the
dissolution of the Saeima.
49. If the Saeima has been dissolved or recalled, the
mandate of the members of the Saeima shall continue to be
in effect until the convening of the newly elected Saeima,
but the former Saeima may only hold sittings upon the
request of the President. The President shall determine the
agenda of such sittings of the Saeima. New elections shall
take place not earlier than one month and not later than two
months after recalling of the Saeima.
50. If in the referendum more than half of the votes are cast
against the dissolution of the Saeima, then the President
shall be deemed to be removed from office, and the Saeima
shall elect a new President to serve for the remaining term of
office of the President so removed.
51. Upon the proposal of not less than half of all of the
members of the Saeima, the Saeima may decide, in
closed session and with a majority vote of not less than
two-thirds of all of its members, to remove the President from
52. If the President resigns from office, dies or is removed
from office before their term has ended, the Chairperson of the
Saeima shall assume the duties of the President until the
Saeima has elected a new President. Similarly, the
Chairperson of the Saeima shall assume the duties of the
President if the latter is away from Latvia or for any other
reason unable to fulfil the duties of office.
53. Political responsibility for the fulfilment of
presidential duties shall not be borne by the President. All
orders of the President shall be jointly signed by the Prime
Minister or by the appropriate Minister, who shall thereby assume
full responsibility for such orders except in the cases specified
in Articles forty-eight and fifty-six.
54. The President may be subject to criminal liability if the
Saeima consents thereto by a majority vote of not less
[4 December 1997; 3 May 2007; 8
55. The Cabinet shall be composed of the Prime Minister and
the Ministers chosen by the Prime Minister.
56. The Cabinet shall be formed by the person who has been
invited by the President to do so.
57. The number of ministries and the scope of their
responsibilities, as well as the relations between State
institutions, shall be as provided for by law.
58. The administrative institutions of the State shall be
under the authority of the Cabinet.
59. In order to fulfil their duties, the Prime Minister and
other Ministers must have the confidence of the Saeima and
they shall be accountable to the Saeima for their actions.
If the Saeima expresses no confidence in the Prime
Minister, the entire Cabinet shall resign. If there is an
expression of no confidence in an individual Minister, then the
Minister shall resign and another person shall be invited to
replace them by the Prime Minister.
60. Meetings of the Cabinet shall be chaired by the Prime
Minister, and in the absence of the Prime Minister, by a Minister
authorised to do so by the Prime Minister.
61. The Cabinet shall deliberate draft laws prepared by
individual ministries as well as matters which pertain to the
activities of more than one ministry, and issues of State policy
raised by individual members of Cabinet.
62. If the State is threatened by an external enemy, or if an
internal insurrection which endangers the existing political
system arises or threatens to arise in the State or in any part
of the State, the Cabinet has the right to proclaim a state of
emergency and shall inform the Presidium within twenty-four hours
and the Presidium shall, without delay, present such decision of
the Cabinet to the Saeima.
63. Ministers, even if they are not members of the
Saeima, and responsible government officials authorised by
a Minister, have the right to attend sittings of the
Saeima and its committees and to submit additions and
amendments to draft laws.
64. The Saeima, and also the people, have the right to
legislate, in accordance with the procedures, and to the extent,
provided for by this Constitution.
65. Draft laws may be submitted to the Saeima by the
President, the Cabinet or committees of the Saeima, by not
less than five members of the Saeima, or, in accordance
with the procedures and in the cases provided for in this
Constitution, by one-tenth of the electorate.
66. Annually, before the commencement of each financial year,
the Saeima shall determine the State Revenues and
Expenditures Budget, the draft of which shall be submitted to the
Saeima by the Cabinet.
If the Saeima makes a decision that involves
expenditures not included in the Budget, then this decision must
also allocate funds to cover such expenditures.
After the end of the budgetary year, the Cabinet shall submit
an accounting of budgetary expenditures for the approval of the
67. The Saeima shall determine the size of the armed
forces of the State during peacetime.
68. All international agreements, which settle matters that
may be decided by the legislative process, shall require
ratification by the Saeima.
Upon entering into international agreements, Latvia, with the
purpose of strengthening democracy, may delegate a part of its
State institution competencies to international institutions. The
Saeima may ratify international agreements in which a part
of State institution competencies are delegated to international
institutions in sittings in which at least two-thirds of the
members of the Saeima participate, and a two-thirds
majority vote of the members present is necessary for
Membership of Latvia in the European Union shall be decided by
a national referendum, which is proposed by the
Substantial changes in the terms regarding the membership of
Latvia in the European Union shall be decided by a national
referendum if such referendum is requested by at least one-half
of the members of the Saeima.
69. The President shall proclaim laws passed by the
Saeima not earlier than the tenth day and not later than
the twenty-first day after the law has been adopted. A law shall
come into force fourteen days after its proclamation unless a
different term has been specified in the law.
70. The President shall proclaim adopted laws in the following
"The Saeima (that is, the People) has adopted and the
President has proclaimed the following law: (text of the
71. Within ten days of the adoption of a law by the
Saeima, the President, by means of a written and reasoned
request to the Chairperson of the Saeima, may require that
a law be reconsidered. If the Saeima does not amend the
law, the President then may not raise objections a second
72. The President has the right to suspend the proclamation of
a law for a period of two months. The President shall suspend the
proclamation of a law if so requested by not less than one-third
of the members of the Saeima. This right may be exercised
by the President, or by one-third of the members of the
Saeima, within ten days of the adoption of the law by the
Saeima. The law thus suspended shall be put to a national
referendum if so requested by not less than one-tenth of the
electorate. If no such request is received during the
aforementioned two-month period, the law shall then be proclaimed
after the expiration of such period. A national referendum shall
not take place, however, if the Saeima again votes on the
law and not less than three-quarters of all members of the
Saeima vote for the adoption of the law.
73. The Budget and laws concerning loans, taxes, customs
duties, railroad tariffs, military conscription, declaration and
commencement of war, peace treaties, declaration of a state of
emergency and its termination, mobilisation and demobilisation,
as well as agreements with other nations may not be submitted to
74. A law adopted by the Saeima and suspended pursuant
to the procedures specified in Article seventy-two shall be
repealed by national referendum if the number of voters is at
least half of the number of electors as participated in the
previous Saeima election and if the majority has voted for
repeal of the law.
75. Should the Saeima, by not less than a two thirds
majority vote, determine a law to be urgent, the President may
not request reconsideration of such law, it may not be submitted
to national referendum, and the adopted law shall be proclaimed
no later than the third day after the President has received
76. The Saeima may amend the Constitution in sittings
at which at least two-thirds of the members of the Saeima
participate. The amendments shall be passed in three readings by
a majority of not less than two-thirds of the members
77. If the Saeima has amended the first, second, third,
fourth, sixth or seventy-seventh Article of the Constitution,
such amendments, in order to come into force as law, shall be
submitted to a national referendum.
78. Electors, in number comprising not less than one tenth of
the electorate, have the right to submit a fully elaborated draft
of an amendment to the Constitution or of a law to the President,
who shall present it to the Saeima. If the Saeima
does not adopt it without change as to its content, it shall then
be submitted to national referendum.
79. An amendment to the Constitution submitted for national
referendum shall be deemed adopted if at least half of the
electorate has voted in favour. A draft law, decision regarding
membership of Latvia in the European Union or substantial changes
in the terms regarding such membership submitted for national
referendum shall be deemed adopted if the number of voters is at
least half of the number of electors as participated in the
previous Saeima election and if the majority has voted in
favour of the draft law, membership of Latvia in the European
Union or substantial changes in the terms regarding such
80. All citizens of Latvia who have the right to vote in
elections of the Saeima may participate in national
81. [3 May 2007]
[21 March 1933; 4 December 1997; 15
October 1998; 8 May 2003; 23 September 2004; 3 May 2007]
82. In Latvia, court cases shall be heard by district (city)
courts, regional courts and the Supreme Court, but in the event
of war or a state of emergency, also by military courts.
83. Judges shall be independent and subject only to the
84. Judicial appointments shall be confirmed by the
Saeima and they shall be irrevocable. The Saeima
may remove judges from office against their will only in the
cases provided for by law, based upon a decision of the Judicial
Disciplinary Board or a judgment of the Court in a criminal case.
The age of retirement from office for judges may be determined by
85. 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. The Saeima
shall confirm the appointment of judges to the Constitutional
Court for the term provided for by law, with a majority of the
votes of not less than fifty-one members of the
[19 September 2013]
86. Decisions in court proceedings may be made only by bodies
upon which jurisdiction regarding such has been conferred by law,
and only in accordance with procedures provided for by law.
Military courts shall act on the basis of a specific law.
[5 June 1996; 4 December 1997; 15
The State Audit Office
87. The State Audit Office shall be an independent collegial
88. Auditors General shall be appointed to their office and
confirmed pursuant to the same procedures as judges, but only for
a fixed period of time, during which they may be removed from
office only by a judgment of the Court. A specific law shall
provide for the organisation and responsibilities of the State
Fundamental Human Rights
89. The State shall recognise and protect fundamental human
rights in accordance with this Constitution, laws and
international agreements binding upon Latvia.
90. Everyone has the right to know about his or her
91. All human beings in Latvia shall be equal before the law
and the courts.
Human rights shall be realised without discrimination of any
92. Everyone has the right to defend his or her rights and
lawful interests in a fair court. Everyone shall be presumed
innocent until his or her guilt has been established in
accordance with law. Everyone, where his or her rights are
violated without basis, has a right to commensurate compensation.
Everyone has a right to the assistance of counsel.
93. The right to life of everyone shall be protected by
94. Everyone has the right to liberty and security of person.
No one may be deprived of or have their liberty restricted,
otherwise than in accordance with law.
95. The State shall protect human honour and dignity. Torture
or other cruel or degrading treatment of human beings is
prohibited. No one shall be subjected to inhuman or degrading
96. Everyone has the right to inviolability of his or her
private life, home and correspondence.
97. Everyone residing lawfully in the territory of Latvia has
the right to freely move and to choose his or her place of
98. Everyone has the right to freely depart from Latvia.
Everyone having a Latvian passport shall be protected by the
State when abroad and has the right to freely return to Latvia. A
citizen of Latvia may not be extradited to a foreign country,
except in the cases provided for in international agreements
ratified by the Saeima if by the extradition the basic
human rights specified in the Constitution are not violated.
99. Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience
and religion. The church shall be separate from the State.
100. Everyone has the right to freedom of expression, which
includes the right to freely receive, keep and distribute
information and to express his or her views. Censorship is
101. 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. Local
governments shall be elected by Latvian citizens and citizens of
the European Union who permanently reside in Latvia. Every
citizen of the European Union who permanently resides in Latvia
has the right, as provided by law, to participate in the work of
local governments. The working language of local governments is
the Latvian language.
102. Everyone has the right to form and join associations,
political parties and other public organisations.
103. The State shall protect the freedom of previously
announced peaceful meetings, street processions, and pickets.
104. Everyone has the right to address submissions to State or
local government institutions and to receive a materially
responsive reply. Everyone has the right to receive a reply in
the Latvian language.
105. Everyone has the right to own property. Property shall
not be used contrary to the interests of the public. Property
rights may be restricted only in accordance with law.
Expropriation of property for public purposes shall be allowed
only in exceptional cases on the basis of a specific law and in
return for fair compensation.
106. 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.
107. 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.
108. Employed persons have the right to a collective labour
agreement, and the right to strike. The State shall protect the
freedom of trade unions.
109. Everyone has the right to social security in old age, for
work disability, for unemployment and in other cases as provided
110. The State shall protect and support marriage - a union
between a man and a woman, the family, the rights of parents and
rights of the child. The State shall provide special support to
disabled children, children left without parental care or who
have suffered from violence.
111. The State shall protect human health and guarantee a
basic level of medical assistance for everyone.
112. Everyone has the right to education. The State shall
ensure that everyone may acquire primary and secondary education
without charge. Primary education shall be compulsory.
113. The State shall recognise the freedom of scientific
research, artistic and other creative activity, and shall protect
copyright and patent rights.
114. Persons belonging to ethnic minorities have the right to
preserve and develop their language and their ethnic and cultural
115. The State shall protect the right of everyone to live in
a benevolent environment by providing information about
environmental conditions and by promoting the preservation and
improvement of the environment.
116. The rights of persons set out in Articles ninety-six,
ninety-seven, ninety-eight, one hundred, one hundred and two, one
hundred and three, one hundred and six, and one hundred and eight
of the Constitution may be subject to restrictions in
circumstances provided for by law in order to protect the rights
of other people, the democratic structure of the State, and
public safety, welfare and morals. On the basis of the conditions
set forth in this Article, restrictions may also be imposed on
the expression of religious beliefs.
[15 October 1998; 30 April 2002; 23
September 2004; 15 December 2005]
Adopted by the Constitutional Assembly of Latvia on 15
President of the Constitutional Assembly
Secretary of the Constitutional Assembly
Provisions Regarding Amendments
to the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia
(regarding amending Law of 30 April
Amendments to Article 18 of the Constitution of the Republic
of Latvia shall come into force on 5 November 2002.
(regarding amending Law of 3 May
Cabinet Regulations issued in accordance with Article 81 of
the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia, which were in force
on the day of the coming into force of this Law, shall remain in
force up to the recognition of the repeal thereof, but not longer
than up to 31 December 2007.
1The Parliament of the Republic of
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