The higher officials of judicial system – the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, the General Prosecutor and the Minister of Justice will pay the common visit to the President of Ministers, in order to discuss personally financing of judicial system and a consequences of reduction of financing of judicial system on 20 %.

Such decision was made after a today's meeting in the Supreme Court by the Minister of Justice Mareks Seglins, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Ivars Bickovics and General Prosecutor Janis Maizitis.

The meeting had been organized on the initiative of the Minister of Justice. The new Minister of Justice M.Seglins wished to listen to the opinion of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and the General Prosecutor on influence of reduction of the budget of judicial system, in order to agree about joint action. The highest officials of judicial system consider, that reduction of financing of judicial system needs to be evaluated individually, taking into account possible risks and irreversible consequences at the state level.


Information prepared by

Head of the Division of Communications of the Supreme Court Rasma Zvejniece

E-mail: rasma.zvejniece@at.gov.lv, telephone: 7020396, 28652211