Section 491 of the law “On Judicial Power” states that the general meeting of judges of the department of the Supreme Court (before 2014 – general meeting of judges of correspondent department of the Senate and the chamber) is a collegiate body which is convened by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court to discuss topical issues of law.
The general meeting of judges of the department of the Supreme Court discusses current issues regarding the interpretation of law standards to ensure uniformity in the application of law standards.
The general meeting of judges of the department of the Supreme Court states its opinion regarding the issues of interpretation and application of law standards in the form of a decision, which is published on the Internet web site.
The Supreme Court of the Republic of Latvia
Brivibas bulvaris 36,
Riga, LV – 1511