Amendments To The Latvian Code Of Administrative Offences

Original Language Title: Grozījumi Latvijas Administratīvo pārkāpumu kodeksā

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Read the untranslated law here: https://www.vestnesis.lv/op/2016/91.3

The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the amendments to the Latvian Code of administrative offences in the Latvian Code of administrative offences the following amendments: 1. Express article 12.1, as follows: "article 12.1. Educative in nature, the application of coercive measures for minors minors aged between 14 and 18 years for committing administrative offences apply to the empowering nature of coercive measures. Administrative penalties for minors aged between 14 and 18 years shall apply, if the educational nature of the application of coercive measures in a specific case is not appropriate. Empowering nature of coercive measures may also be applied to minors between the ages of 11 to 14 years, if they have committed an offence provided for in the administrative responsibility. " 2. To supplement the code with article 51.4 as follows: "article 51.4. Use of agricultural land for non-compliance with the conditions of agricultural land use in agricultural activities, in violation of the law on the privatization of land within the written proof period, if the land is from one to 20 hectares, — alert or impose expressed fine natural person sixty euro, but a legal person, up to a hundred and fifty euro. Of agricultural land use in agricultural activity, not in violation of the law on the privatization of land within the written proof where land area is from 21 to 50 hectares, — alert or impose expressed fine natural person from 60 € to 350 €, while the legal person from hundred fifty euro up to six hundred fifty euro. Of agricultural land use in agricultural activity, not in violation of the law on the privatization of land within the written proof where land area is from 51 to 100 hectares, — alert or impose expressed fine natural person from three hundred to five hundred fifty euro eur, while the legal person from six hundred fifty thousand five hundred euro to euro. Of agricultural land use in agricultural activity, not in violation of the law on the privatization of land within the written proof where the land area of over 100 hectares, or impose the warning expressed in fine physical person from five hundred to seven hundred euros, while the legal person from hundred to five thousand euro the euro. " 3. Add to article 155 of the eighth by the following: "The energy drink sales to minors — imposes a fine of one hundred to a salesperson from forty to a hundred and seventy five euro, but legal persons — from three hundred to seven hundred and fifty euro." 4. Supplement 210. the first part of the article after the number "," number "with 51.4 51.2". 5. Replace the 214 in the first subparagraph of article number and the words "in article 155 the third and fourth" with a number and the words "in article 155 for third, fourth and eighth". 6. Replace article 231, first paragraph, the number "51. — 53." with numbers "— 51, 52, 53, 51.3. 7. Express article 274 fourth part as follows: "If the administrative offences committed by a minor, the institution (official) assessed the question of administrative infringement cases sent to the municipal Administrative Commission of educative nature of application of coercive measures. In this case, the institution (official) shall take a decision on the recognition of the person guilty of the administrative offence, without the imposition of administrative penalties. If the educational nature of the application of coercive measures for minors is not appropriate in a specific case, the institution (official) shall decide on the application of the administrative penalty. " 8. transitional provisions be supplemented with 32 and 33 the following: ' article 32.51.4 this code shall apply to natural or legal persons that the law "on the privatization of land in rural areas" established agricultural land acquired after 1 November 2014. 33. in article 12.1 of this code and of article 274 the obligations laid down in the fourth paragraph to apply the empowering nature of coercive measures and to consider the question of administrative infringement cases sent to the municipal Administrative Commission of educative nature of application of coercive measures applicable to administrative offences in cases where the decision on the recognition of minors guilty of an administrative offence shall be adopted, starting with June 1, 2016. " The law takes effect June 1, 2016. The Parliament adopted the law in 2016 on April 21. The President r. vējonis 2016 in Riga on May 12.