The Amendments To The Citizenship Law

Original Language Title: Grozījumi Pilsonības likumā

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Read the untranslated law here: https://www.vestnesis.lv/op/2013/98.1


The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the amendments to the citizenship law to make the citizenship law (the Saeima of the Republic of Latvia and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 1994, no. 17; 1995, no. 8; 1997, no. 5; 1998, 22 no) the following amendments: 1. Replace the entire law, the word "alien" (fold) with the words "a citizen of another country" (fold). 2. To make the law and the terms used in the explanations by the following: "the terms used in the law, a stateless person — a person who is not a State under its laws recognized for their citizen except the person who is the law" on the status of former USSR citizens who are not Latvian or other nationality ". Dual citizenship: a person's affiliation to the multiple nationality (citizenship). Descendants-descendants ' relatives in a straight line. Permanent place of residence, the place where the person declared as his place of residence in Latvia, where it actually lives and can assure you, by the State, municipalities or the merchant statement or other evidence which confirms the fact that the person resides in Latvia. " 3. Express article 1 by the following: "article 1. The purpose of the law this law aims, based on 23 august 1919 the law on citizenship, the Latvian National doctrine of continuity and national interest: Latvia 1) to identify persons who are considered citizens of Latvia, Latvian citizenship and guarantee the existence and continuity; 2 to ensure the valstsnācij nationals) (Latvian) and indigenous (Livonian) register for Latvian citizens; 3) enable Latvian exiles and their descendants to register as Latvian citizens; 4 to promote cohesive and on) the Latvian people's common values-based society of Latvia; 5) recognize dual citizenship according to the Latvian State political objectives and interests and increasing mobility conditions to keep the citizens of Latvia as a whole. " 4. To supplement the law with article 1.1 as follows: "article 1.1. Latvian citizenship (1) citizenship of Latvia's personal legal link with sustainable Latvian nation. (2) the content of citizenship of Latvia consists of the citizens and the State are interconnected set of rights and obligations. " 5. Express article 2 by the following: ' article 2. Affiliation to the Latvian citizenship (1) a citizen of Latvia are: 1) the person was a citizen of Latvia on June 17, 1940, as well as a descendant of this person, if that person or its descendant of law until 2013 October 1 register on Latvian citizen or had the right to register for the Latvian citizen according to this law, article 2, paragraph 1, which was in force until 1 October 2013; 2) person whose birth both its parents are citizens of Latvia, or one of them is a citizen of Latvia, if compliance with article 9 of this law the second or fifth; Latvian or Livonian 3) that Latvia demonstrated all of the following conditions: (a)) that his predecessor in the year 1881 or later lived permanently in the territory of Latvia, as it existed until 17 June 1940, b) your Latvian language skills, in accordance with article 20 of this law or of the Latvian language proficiency examination are released in accordance with article 21 of this law, c) his membership in at valstsnācij (English) or indigenous (Livonian) by submitting documentary confirmation that he, or at least one of his parents or grandparents are belong to valstsnācij or indigenous, or explanation of why such approval is not a possibility, and that the approval of the other place. This confirmation may be replaced with proof of membership at the Latvian community in his residence outside Latvia; 4) woman whose permanent place of residence is Latvia and who according to 23 august 1919 law on citizenship in article 7 had lost their Latvian citizenship, and the offspring, if she or he logged in the procedure prescribed by law, pursuant to article 9 of this law the terms of the second subparagraph; 5) child who found in the territory of Latvia and whose parents are not known, or else without parental care of a child who left Latvia is in the care of ārpusģimen, except that the parents of the child are terminated custody rights; 6) orphan, who is Latvia's ārpusģimen care. (2) I want to register the child as a citizen of Latvia in accordance with the first paragraph of this article is: 1) the child's legal representative, if the child has not yet reached the age of 15; 2) even a child from 15 to 18 years. (3) the citizenship of Latvia at the first part of this article, 2 or 3 persons referred to in paragraph 1 may also be obtained in that person's child up to the age of 15. (4) the cabinet shall determine the responsible authorities and the order in which it shall consider the application and register the person as a citizen of Latvia, in accordance with the provisions of this article. The first part of this article (3) the persons referred to in the submissions dealt during the year. " 6. Turn off the article 3. 7. Express 3.1 article as follows: "article 3.1. After the august 21, 1991, Latvia's stateless persons born in or citizens ' recognition of the child as a citizen of Latvia (1), a child who was born in Latvia after 21 august 1991, recognized as a Latvian citizen at the child's birth registration, the facts on the basis of the single parents expressed will, if the following conditions occur simultaneously: 1) they parents are stateless persons or nationals; 2) this older residence is in Latvia, but if a parent arrived in Latvia after 1 July 1992, he has a permanent residence permit. (2) a child who is not recognized as a Latvian citizen in accordance with the first paragraph of this article, be considered as Latvian citizens up to the age of 15, on the basis of the one-parent application, if the following conditions exist: 1 kid) before all the time was a stateless person or a non-citizen; 2) the child's habitual residence is in Latvia; both parents of the child 3) are stateless persons or nationals; 4) the habitual residence of the parent with whom the child lives, no less than in the last five years is in Latvia (the person who arrived in Latvia after 1 July 1992, the five-year period is counted from the permanent residence permit of a day). (3) a child who is not recognized as a Latvian citizen in accordance with the first or second subparagraph, recognized as a Latvian citizen after the age of 15 years, on the basis of the application, if the following conditions occur simultaneously: 1), both his parents are stateless persons or nationals; 2) his normal place of residence for not less than the last five years before the application is in Latvia; 3) this applies to him Act article 11, first paragraph, the limit referred to in paragraph 1; 4) he is not convicted of a serious or particularly serious crime in Latvia or any other country where the crime was committed in Latvia qualifies as serious or very serious. This condition does not apply to the person convicted of an offence committed abroad, if the Cabinet duly recognised that for a conviction of that person was adopted without the fair trial or sentence of the principle of proportionality; 5) he shall signify their Latvian language proficiency in accordance with article 20 of this law, or submit to any of the laws referred to in article 21. (4) the child is recognized as a Latvian citizen under the first, second or third when: 1) the mother is not citizen or bezvalstniec and not in the Act of birth of the father of the child report; 2) one of the parents of the child is not a national or a stateless person, the other parent's legal status in Latvia at the time of the child's birth was a citizen of the former USSR, but at a time when children are pending application for recognition of Latvian citizen, this older legal status in Latvia is not known; 3) one of the parents of the child is not a national or a stateless person, and the other parent is dead. (5) in the third paragraph of this article, the right to submit an application for recognition of the citizenship of Latvia can use children under 18 years of age. (6) the cabinet shall determine the responsible authorities and the order in which it recognizes the child as a citizen of Latvia, in accordance with the provisions of this article, as well as the order in which it is recognized that a conviction was taken without a fair trial or of the principle of proportionality of punishment. " 8. Article 8: article name be expressed by the following: ' article 8. Not permissible to expel from the country the Latvian citizen "; turn off the first part. 9. To supplement the law with article 8.1 as follows: "article 8.1. Latvian exiles and their descendants to nationality (1) If a person was a citizen of Latvia on June 17, 1940, or descendant of such person presents proof to the fact that in the period from 17 June 1940 until 4 May 1990, it left Latvia, saving those from the Soviet Union or the German occupation regime or had been deported and the above reasons until 4 May 1990 has not returned to Latvia to permanent life then this person and its offspring retain the right to register as Latvian citizens. (2) If the first paragraph of this article persons offspring, who was born to 2014 October 1, presented evidence that at least one of his predecessors have been referred to in the first paragraph, then he retains the right to register as Latvian citizens. For children up to the age of 15 she is legal proof. (3) in the first or second subparagraph, the person registering for a Latvian citizen, can lead to dual citizenship. (4) the cabinet shall determine the responsible authorities and the order in which it shall adopt and consider the first or second subparagraph, the persons referred to in the receipt and register this person as a citizen of Latvia. The look of the application within a period of four months. " 10. Express article 9 as follows: "article 9. Dual citizenship (1) citizenship of Latvia the Latvian citizen remain who are: 1) acquired by another Member State of the European Union or the European Free Trade Association Member States of nationality; 2) acquired the other North Atlantic Treaty Organization Member State citizenship; 3) won the Australian Union, the Federal Republic of Brazil or New Zealand citizenship; 4) acquired the citizenship of a country with which the Republic of Latvia has an agreement on double nationality; 5) won this part 1, 2, 3, and 4 are not that nationality, but received the Cabinet's permission to save to the Latvian citizenship under the important governmental interest. The Cabinet of Ministers shall adopt, not later than the time of year, and it is not appealable; 6) automatically acquired the citizenship of another country mated (acquired ex lege) or adoption. (2) a Person who after 1 October 2013 acquires citizenship of Latvia according to this law, article 2, first paragraph, point 2 or 4, dual citizenship could occur only if that person is in another Member State of the European Union, the European Free Trade Association Member States, Member States of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, the Australian Union, the Federal Republic of Brazil, New Zealand, or a nationality with which Latvia has concluded agreements on the recognition of dual citizenship or nationality not mentioned above, if you have a Cabinet of Ministers. (3) the Latvians and Livonians, who after 1 October 2013 acquires citizenship of Latvia according to this law, article 2, first paragraph, point 3, you can create a dual citizenship. (4) the Person who is the Latvian citizenship through naturalization in order not to create a dual citizenship, with the exception of this law article 12 provided for in the second subparagraph. (5) a child who, after 1 October 2013 acquires citizenship of Latvia according to this law, article 2, first paragraph, 2, 5 or 6, you can create a dual citizenship, if compliance with this law, the third part of article 23. (6) If a citizen of Latvia in accordance with foreign law may also be considered at the same time, a foreign citizen, the Republic of Latvia tiesībattiecīb he is considered only for the Latvian citizen. " 11. Article 11 be expressed as follows: "article 11. The naturalization restrictions (1) If there is at least one of the following conditions, the Latvian citizenship does not admit a person: 1) with your behavior or activities pose a threat to the Latvian State and public security, the State of equipment, to the democratic constitutional State independence and territorial integrity, including, but not limited to: (a)) of the Republic of Latvia brought against independence, democratic parliamentary State or in Latvia existing State authority b) after 4 May 1990, expressed fascism , chauvinism, Nazism, Communist or other totalitarian ideas or musinājus to national or racial hatred or Concord, c) is associated with terrorism or an allegation or running a criminal organisation, d) relates to criminal money laundering; 2) without the permission of the Cabinet of Ministers the day any other country in the armed forces or military organization; 3) after 17 June 1940 the Republic of Latvia has chosen the place of residence shall immediately following the demobilizēšan of the USSR (Russian) armed forces or the USSR (Russia) and the internal troops servicemen conscription or enrolment the day is not permanently lived in Latvia; 4) has been the Latvian SSR or USSR State security, intelligence or counterintelligence services of the State employees, except for the person who had only the USSR or the Latvian State Security Committee's planning and financial department or the administrative economic officer; 5) in Latvia or any other country is convicted of a criminal offence who qualifies as a criminal offence in Latvia naturalization application hearing. This condition does not apply to the person convicted of an offence committed abroad, if the Cabinet duly recognised that for a conviction of that person was adopted without the fair trial or sentence of the principle of proportionality; 6) after the 1991 acted against the Republic of Latvia the CPSU (LCA), the Latvian SSR darbaļaužu international front, corporate joint Council, and the work of war veterans organization, all-Latvia salvation Committee or its regional committees or to the Latvian Communist Union; 7) has not complied with the tax or other payment obligations to the State of Latvia. (2) the first subparagraph of this article, paragraph 3 this restriction does not apply to the person who: 1) up to the date of submission of the application for naturalization, not less than 10 years has marriage with citizen of Latvia; 2) 15 June 1940 Lithuanian was June 17, 1940, was a citizen of Estonia. (3) the cabinet shall determine the institutions that assess a person's compliance with the first subparagraph the criteria set, as well as the order in which it is recognized that a conviction was taken without a fair trial or of the principle of proportionality of punishment. " 12. Article 12 of the expression by the following: ' article 12. The naturalization provisions (1) the agenda of the Latvian citizenship through naturalization may enroll only in person: 1) where the application for naturalisation day residence not less than in the last five years has been in Latvia, of which the overall allowable annual break, which may not be the last year before the date of submission of the application for naturalization (a foreign citizen or stateless person in the five-year period is counted from the permanent residence permit or permanent residence of the date of receipt of the certificate); 2) which able to Latvian language; 3) who knows the constitutional framework of the Republic of Latvia; 4) who know the national anthem and Latvian history and cultural foundations; 5) which has a legal source of livelihood; 6) which has submitted a notice of abandonment of their previous citizenship and received the previous nationality of the expatriation permit, if the law of this State, or the loss of citizenship identity documents, but not national or a stateless person, a statement that he does not have citizenship of another country. These requirements do not apply to a person who has been granted refugee status in Latvia; 7) which has brought the promise of fidelity to the Republic of Latvia; 8) which is not the subject of this Act referred to in article 11 of the naturalization restrictions. (2) if the citizenship of Latvia takes in a Member State of the European Union, the Member States of the European Free Trade Association, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the National Union of Australia, Federative Republic of Brazil, a New Zealand citizen or a citizen of a country with which the Republic of Latvia has an agreement on double citizenship, then he is entitled to retain the nationality of the State concerned. (3) of this article in the second paragraph, the said person is not subject to this law, the first paragraph of article 11 of the terms of paragraph 2, if the date of a Member State of the European Union, the European Free Trade Association Member States, Member States of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, the Australian Union, the Federal Republic of Brazil, New Zealand national armed forces or military organization or the armed forces of a country or military organization, with which the Republic of Latvia has an agreement on dual citizenship. (4) notice of abandonment of their previous citizenship and citizenship of the expatriation permit or proof of loss a person makes after it officially declared that there is no other obstacle to its admission to the Latvian citizenship, and then when that person made a promise of fidelity to the Republic of Latvia Cabinet of Ministers decides on its admission to the Latvian citizenship. (5) Submit a naturalisation application, the person shall pay the State fee. The Cabinet of Ministers established the national toll payment arrangements and facilities. " 13. Express article 13 the first subparagraph by the following: "(1) a Person who is not entitled to naturalizēt in the general statutory and not subject to this law, referred to in article 11 of the naturalization restrictions but which has particular merit of Latvia, Latvian citizenship can be admitted to the parliamentary decision, which is published in the Official Gazette of the" journal ". The person receiving the citizenship of Latvia's merit, it is not subject to this law, the provisions of article 12, except for article 12, first paragraph, the provisions of paragraph 7, and it can lead to dual nationality. " 14. off 14. 15. Article 15 shall be expressed by the following text: "If one of the parents acquires or has acquired Latvian citizenship by naturalisation, naturalizējam, at the request of the person is obtained the citizenship of Latvia also this person's children under 15 years of age, whose normal place of residence is in Latvia. To the children who have not reached the age of 15, not subject to this law, article 12, first paragraph, 1., 2., 3., 4., 5., 7 and 8 and article 12 of the third, fourth and fifth conditions. " 16. Turn article 16. 17. the express article 17 as follows: "article 17. Naturalization application, acceptance, examination, opposition and appeal procedures (1) the naturalization application is entitled to submit a person from the age of 15. The Cabinet of Ministers shall determine the responsible authorities and the order in which it shall adopt and review the naturalization application. The appearance of the application within one year from the entire Cabinet of Ministers regulations specified the date of submission of the documents. (2) the naturalization examination of application if the applicant, the criminal law has the right to a defence or in relation to their proposed test case on the fact of detection of cooperation with KGB, until the entry into force of the judgment of the Court or the case is terminated. (3) If a person is refused by naturalization in the first paragraph of that institution the Chief's decision, authorized officials of the naturalization denial can be a challenge, by submitting the submissions to the boss of that institution. The decision of the head of the institution has the right to appeal to the administrative procedure law. (4) If a person is refused by naturalization in the first paragraph of the decision of that institution because of this law, article 11, first paragraph, point 1, and the conditions laid down in this decision is taken on the basis of intelligence or counterintelligence information obtained, it can be appealed to the Attorney General that the decision may not be appealed. (5) the decision on citizenship reception takes Cabinet. The Cabinet may decide on the refusal to take the citizenship of the person with your behavior or activities pose a threat to Latvia's national security and public order, the State's democratic constitutional system the State independence and territorial integrity. The Cabinet decision is not appealable. (6) a Person who is refused, repeating naturalization naturalization application may be made no earlier than one year after the expiry of the opposition to this decision (appeal) and that is not disputed (appealed) or the entry into force of a court judgment by which the recipient's application rejected or the Cabinet of Ministers adopted a decision on refusal to take citizenship. " 18. the express article 18 as follows: "article 18. A promise of loyalty to the Republic of Latvia, the citizenship of Latvia by winning (1) a Person who takes the citizenship of Latvia, in a solemn ceremony and sign the following pledge given on trust in the Republic of Latvia: "I, (name), born (born) (date), becoming a citizen of Latvia, I promise to be faithful to (true) for the Republic of Latvia. Will be loyal (loyal) in Latvia and in good faith to comply with the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia and the laws. Pledge to defend the independence of the Republic of Latvia, the Latvian language to strengthen as the sole State language, live and work to raise the Latvian State and people's well-being. I certify that my actions will never be directed against Latvia as an independent and democratic State. " (2) a Person gives this promise, if it is established that there is no impediment to its admission to the Latvian citizenship. (3) the solemn ceremonies of the order is determined by the Cabinet of Ministers. " 19. Make third chapter name as follows: "the Latvian language skills and the constitutional framework of the Republic of Latvia, the text of the national anthem of Latvia's history and cultural basis for the knowledge test". 20. Article 19 be expressed as follows: "article 19. Latvian language skills and the constitutional framework of the Republic of Latvia, the text of the national anthem of Latvia's history and cultural basis for the knowledge examination procedure Latvian language skills and the constitutional framework of the Republic of Latvia, the text of the national anthem of Latvia's history and cultural foundation for knowledge verification arrangements established by the Cabinet of Ministers. " 21. Article 21 of the expression as follows: "article 21. Latvian language skills and the constitutional framework of the Republic of Latvia, the text of the national anthem of Latvia's history and cultural basis for the knowledge examination and exemption from these checks (1) of the Latvian language skills and the constitutional framework of the Republic of Latvia, the text of the national anthem of Latvia's history and cultural basis for the knowledge examination released: 1) a person with Group I disability, persons with a disability group II set progressive psychic diseases due a person with a disability group II or III, set kurlmēmum or double-sided deafness, as well as a child who has a specific disability; 2) a person who has acquired a basic education in the Latvian language, learning more than half of the elementary education program. (2) of the Latvian language proficiency examination released person not earlier than five years before it filed the application for citizenship of Latvia, have been certified by the Latvian language proficiency: 1) until august 31, 2011 for the Latvian language exam in the centralised (an accredited education program in 9. class) or centralized in the Latvian language and literature exam (accredited education program in 12. class) and it passed the according to (A), (B) , Level C or D; 2) after 31 august 2011 in the Central Latvian language exam (accredited education in class 9) getting the overall percentage rating of not less than 50 percent, or centralized in the Latvian language exam (accredited education in class 12) getting the total percentage of not less than 20 per cent; 3) with a document certifying higher education programs learning Latvian language of instruction. (3) this law, article 2, first paragraph, point 3 of that person and the person who has reached the age of 65, not subject to this law, article 20, paragraph 4, of the rules. (4) the order in which the Latvian language skills and the constitutional framework of the Republic of Latvia, the text of the national anthem of Latvia's history and cultural basis of knowledge referred to in the third subparagraph, the person and the person with a disability, as well as the Latvian language skills and the constitutional framework of the Republic of Latvia, the text of the national anthem of Latvia's history and cultural basis for the knowledge test facilities referred to in the third subparagraph, the person and the person with the disability is determined by the Cabinet of Ministers. " 22. Make the text of article 23 by the following: "(1) a citizen of Latvia, who is also a citizen of another country or another country's citizenship are guaranteed to have the right to refuse from the Latvian citizenship. (2) a citizen of Latvia, who has acquired citizenship of another country shall be obliged, within 30 days after its acquisition to submit an application for renunciation of citizenship of Latvia. This obligation does not apply to citizens of Latvia, in accordance with article 9 of this law, the first paragraph of the citizenship of Latvia. (3) a citizen of Latvia, which until adulthood has developed a dual citizenship and who wants to save the other nationality after adulthood until 25 years of age, submit an application for renunciation of citizenship of Latvia. This obligation does not apply to citizens of Latvia, in accordance with article 8.1 of the law can lead to dual citizenship or in accordance with this law, the first subparagraph of article 9 of the citizenship of Latvia. (4) an application for the abandonment of the Latvian citizenship may be rejected if a citizen of Latvia has complied a tax or some other payment obligations to the State of Latvia. (5) when submitting an application for the abandonment of the Latvian citizenship, the person shall pay the State fee. The Cabinet of Ministers shall determine the responsible authorities and the order in which it shall consider the waiver submissions, government fees, payment procedures, the benefit of this article, as well as the obligations referred to in the fourth paragraph of content. (6) the Person who submitted the application for renunciation of citizenship of Latvia in accordance with the first, second, and third and lost the citizenship of Latvia, Latvian citizenship may pick up only in the naturalization procedure. " 23. Make the text in article 24 as follows: "(1) the citizenship of Latvia a person robbed, if so: 1) acquired the citizenship of another country, without submitting this law article 23 in the second and third part application for renunciation of citizenship of Latvia and Latvian citizenship is not lost if the subtraction of the Latvian citizenship case a person does not become a stateless person; 2) without the permission of the Cabinet of Ministers of the day any other voluntary national armed forces or military organization, except when the person on the day of a Member State of the European Union, the European Free Trade Association Member States, Member States of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, the Australian Union, the Federal Republic of Brazil, New Zealand national armed forces or military organization or the armed forces of a country or military organization, with which the Republic of Latvia has an agreement on dual citizenship recognition and Latvian citizenship in the case of a person sentenced does not become a stateless person; 3) demonstrating the affiliation to the Latvian citizenship or naturalisation knowingly provided false information or withheld the facts relating to the citizenship of Latvia or restore conditions; 4) carried out activities aimed at violent Republic of Latvia Government overthrow, publicly called for the violent overthrow of the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia, the country can strengthen or amend national violent facilities, urged the public to take or has taken organisational measures that focus on the Government of the Republic of Latvia to independence, it is found in the judgment of the Court of Justice and the Latvian citizenship deprivation, this person does not become a stateless person. (2) deprivation of Latvian citizenship to a person does not affect the spouse, child or other family member's nationality. (3) the first subparagraph of this article, paragraph 3 in the case referred to in the decision on the withdrawal of citizenship of Latvia adopted, if not more than 10 years from its acquisition or renewal. (4) in the third subparagraph of that 10-year period does not apply in cases where: 1) the person was convicted of one of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court referred to in article 5 of the international crimes; 2) has this law, article 9, first paragraph, 1, 2, 3 and 4 of that paragraph does not state citizenship. (5) the cabinet shall determine the responsible authorities and the order in which the person takes away the citizenship of Latvia. A person deprived of citizenship of Latvia with the Chief trustee of the institution responsible officer's decision, it can be a challenge, with submission of the appropriate application of the institution responsible for the boss. The decision of the head of the institution has the right to appeal to the administrative procedure prescribed by law. " 24. the express article 25 as follows: "article 25. Citizenship of Latvia (1), the Person who lost the citizenship of Latvia or adoptive parental choice without the written consent of the Latvian citizenship to 25 years of age, at its request, be renewed, subject to the fourth paragraph of article 1 and paragraph 3. (2) a Person who has been deprived of the citizenship of Latvia in accordance with article 24 of this law, the first paragraph, you can capture only the Latvian citizenship through naturalization in order, if you have passed not less than five years after the expiry of that decision in a challenge (appeal) and that is not disputed (appealed) or the entry into force of a court judgment by which the person's application is rejected. (3) a Person who has acquired this law, article 9, first paragraph, 1, 2, 3 or 4, above nationality and citizenship of Latvia lost when the application for renunciation of citizenship of Latvia or who has won 9 of this law, the first paragraph of article 1, 2, 3 or 4, above nationality, without submitting an application for renunciation of citizenship of Latvia, Latvian citizenship and deprived by court judgment have the right to submit an application to the institution responsible for the Latvian citizenship. (4) the citizenship of Latvia not renewed: 1) to the person who made this law, article 9, first paragraph, 1., 2., 3., or those referred to in paragraph 4, the country of nationality; 2) which represents the membership at the Latvian citizenship or naturalisation knowingly supplied false information, thereby wrongfully obtained the citizenship of Latvia and Latvian citizenship has been deprived by a court judgment; 3) covered in article 11 of this law certain limitations, except for article 11, first paragraph, paragraph 2 limits, if the date of a Member State of the European Union, the European Free Trade Association Member States, Member States of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, the Australian Union, the Federal Republic of Brazil, New Zealand national armed forces or military organization or the armed forces of a country or military organization, with which the Republic of Latvia has an agreement on dual citizenship. (5) If a person is refused renewal of citizenship of Latvia with the sixth part of this article lays down the institution's decision, it can be a challenge when submitting the application to the boss of that institution. The decision of the head of the institution has the right to appeal to the administrative procedure law. (6) If a person is refused renewal of Latvian citizenship by the sixth part of this article specific bodies in accordance with article 11 of this law, the first part of paragraph 1 and the conditions referred to in this decision is taken on the basis of intelligence or counterintelligence information obtained, it can be appealed to the Attorney General that the decision may not be appealed. (7) when submitting an application for the renewal of the Latvian citizenship, the person shall pay the State fee. The Cabinet of Ministers shall determine the responsible institution, the order in which it restores the citizenship of Latvia for persons, and on the restoration of the citizenship of Latvia due to government fees, payment procedures, and facilities. " 25. Turn off 26, 27 and 28. 26. the transitional provisions: turn 1 and 2; transitional provisions be supplemented with 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 14 by the following: "5. the application of this law, in accordance with article 3.1 of the received citizenship and Immigration Administration to 2013 1 October, in accordance with the law in force at the date of the application. 6. in the Case of Latvia deprivation of citizenship, which the Court proposes to 2013 1. October, ruling on the deprivation of citizenship of Latvia or imprisonment, the Court shall be adopted in accordance with the law of civil procedure. 7. Persons who acquired citizenship of Latvia until 1 October 2013, article 24 of this law is referred to in the third paragraph, the period of 10 years starting from 1 October 2013. 8. The Cabinet of Ministers until 2013 October 1 issue the rules laid down in this law. 9. The naturalization applications filed up to 2013 1 October, in accordance with the law in force at the date of the application. 10. A Person who had the right to register as a citizen of Latvia, in accordance with article 2 of this law 1.3 version that was in effect from 1998 until 10 November 2013 October 1, but which is not registered as a citizen of Latvia, retains the right to register as Latvian citizens up to 2015 October 1. 11. a Person who, in accordance with article 2 of this law 1.3 version that was in effect from 1998 until 10 November 2013 October 1, starting in elementary education or general secondary education in the Latvian language, abstraction retains the right to register for the Latvian citizen two years after full basic education, general secondary education or vocational secondary education in the Latvian language learning. 12. A Person who, in accordance with this law, the first paragraph of article 21 of the Act that was in force from 1998 until November 10, 2013 October 1, acquired the higher education mācībvalod education authority Latvian until 2015 October 1 retains the right to exemption of Latvian language skills to the test. 13. Article 23 of this law the persons referred to in the third subparagraph, which reached 25 years of age up to 1 October 2013, three years from the date of submission of the waiver of the citizenship of Latvia. 14. This law, article 23, second paragraph the persons application for renunciation of citizenship of Latvia shall be submitted within a period of one year from 1 October 2013. " The law shall enter into force on the 1 October 2013. The Saeima adopted the law on 9 may 2013. The President a. Smith in 2013 on May 23.