Read the untranslated law here: https://www.vestnesis.lv/op/2013/128.6
The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the amendments to the law "on the Republic of Latvia and the Holy Chair agreement" to do "in the law Of the Republic of Latvia and the Holy Chair agreement" (Latvian Saeima and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 2002, nr. 20) the following amendments: 1. To supplement the law with the 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3 of the article as follows: "article 1.1. (1) the Office of the President of the country, on the basis of the information provided to the President in accordance with article 5 of the Treaty, and appointed diocesan bishop in the application in the Official Gazette of the "journal" announces the Bishop's entry into the post. The President of the Office shall also notify the diocesan bishop or the cancellation of the official, which they replaced. (2) the President of the Office of the information referred to in the first subparagraph also provides that statutory institution empowered to take religious organizations and institutions (hereinafter referred to as the registry office). 1.2 article. (1) pursuant to the contract, the diocesan bishop or the officer that his replacement: 1) provide proof of persons entitled to represent the contract article 2, second subparagraph, the institutions of the Catholic Church, and for this representation; 2) shall notify the registry authority of article 2 of the Treaty, third paragraph of the operations (to indicate in the notice of the action taken and the date of execution, the Catholic Church's public law legal persons name, address, and responsibility of the diocese for the canonical or another institution), as well as of the changes in the information announced in advance; 3) shall inform the Ministry of Justice on the subject of his canonical clergy, at which you can enter into a canonical marriage, causing the contract laid down in article 8, and the legal consequences of his canonical subject the clergy (chaplain), which is entitled to make part III and IV of the Treaty establishes the spiritual care. The report to be submitted to the Ministry of Justice, as well as the extent of their submission and updating procedures and deadlines determined by the Cabinet of Ministers. (2) the Catholic Church's public law legal persons acquire legal personality independent from notification registry authority. Statement forms approved by the Cabinet of Ministers. Notification of submission of duty payable. Government fees and the payment arrangements determined by the Cabinet of Ministers. 1.3 article. 1.1 and 1.2 of this Act, the provisions of article 24 of the Treaty apply to the article military ordinārij. " 2. Replace article 3, the word "newspaper" with the words "Official Gazette". 3. To supplement the law with article 4 and 5 by the following: "article 4. The Office of the President of the country in the month following this law, article 1.1 effective date shall notify the registry authority of the Catholic Church's diocesan bishops who are appointed before the entry into force of this article and shall continue to perform their duties. 5. article. The registry authority by 2014 December 31 this Act in accordance with the procedure laid down in article 1.2 Announces Catholic churches public-law entities, giving this law, the first paragraph of article 1.2 of the information referred to in paragraph 2. For the actions referred to in this article and made the deadline, the State fee shall not be paid. " The law shall enter into force on January 1, 2014. The Parliament adopted the law of 13 June 2013. The President a. Smith 2013 in Riga on July 4.
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