The Amendments To The Law On The Public Prosecutor's Office

Original Language Title: Grozījumi Prokuratūras likumā

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Read the untranslated law here: https://www.vestnesis.lv/op/2012/195.1


The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: law on the public prosecutor's Office to make the prosecution Act (Republic of Latvia Saeima and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 1994, no. 12; 1996, 5, 13 no, 9, 23; 1998. no; 2000, No 14; 2002, nr. 22; 2003, 15. No; 2005, nr. 14; 2007, 10 no, no 16; 2008; 2009, 3, nr. 13; Latvian journal, 2009, no. 194; 2010, no. 205; 2011, 112, 117 no). the following amendments: 1. in article 4: make the first paragraph by the following: "(1) the public prosecutor's Office is a single, centralized system of three-level unit headed by the Attorney General." make the second paragraph, third sentence the following wording: "a temporary absence, on the instructions of the Attorney-General's offices after replaced by another Prosecutor." 2. Make the text of article 5 by the following: "(1) the public prosecutor decisions independently and solely on the basis of their beliefs and laws, respecting equality and justice of the law, the presumption of innocence, the truth and legality. (2) the Prosecutor shall follow the code of ethics of Latvian prosecutors (hereinafter referred to as the code of ethics of the Prosecutor). (3) the Prosecutor has a duty to regularly add to knowledge and enhance professional skills and the skills needed to perform their duties. " 3. in article 6: make the third paragraph as follows: "(3) the Prosecutor's action or the decision challenged this law and procedural laws in the cases and in the procedure. The complaint, which is within the competence of the public prosecutor's Office submitted only one level of the Prosecution Department of the General Prosecutor's Office of the Chief Public Prosecutor, and the action or decision, the Attorney General. This executive decisions may not be appealed. "; to complement the fourth paragraph after the word "entitled" with the words "give instructions or"; supplemented with the sentence of the fourth subparagraph by the following: "at the request of the Prosecutor or Prosecutor's Office considers the above instruction will be provided in writing." 4. in article 7: Add to the third paragraph after the word "monitor" with the words "public prosecutor offices, as well as"; to supplement the article with the fourth and fifth by the following: "(4) for the losses incurred by the person because of the unlawful or unjustified action or decision of the Prosecutor, the Prosecutor is not responsible for the property. In the cases specified in the law, compensation for damages. (5) a Person who believes that the Prosecutor's action or decision is unlawful or unfounded, it can be appealed against in accordance with the procedure prescribed by law, but cannot take legal action against the Prosecutor who acted in such or such decision taken. " 5. Article 13 be expressed as follows: "article 13. The Prosecutor's power to initiate pre-trial in criminal proceedings the public prosecutor and prosecuting criminal sanctions apply or release the person from criminal liability, as well as other criminal exercises the statutory powers of the Prosecutor. " 6. To express the text of article 21, the following: "If the Prosecutor has established a breach of the law, which does not have the characteristics of the crime, but with a warning, protest or application assistance has failed or it is not possible to restore legality, he says in court. In this case, the Prosecutor has been released from State duty payment. " 7. Express article 22 the following: ' article 22. The structure of the public prosecutor's Office of the public prosecutor's Office of the Prosecutor, the Court consists of the area Prosecutor's Office, district (City) and the specialized public prosecutor's Office of the public prosecutor's Office, as well as the Administrative Director of the service. " 8. Article 23: make first and second subparagraph by the following: "(1) the Attorney General directs and controls the activities of the public prosecutor's Office, its internal structure and establishment plan under the national budget allocated to the funds, the Attorney General shall approve decisions taken by the Council regulations, as well as direct control of the General Prosecutor's Office Prosecutor job. (2) the Attorney General in accordance with the procedure prescribed by law shall be appointed and removed from Office or dismissed by prosecutors, as well as employees with whom labour relations in accordance with the Treaty establishing this law is the Attorney General's jurisdiction. The Attorney General's instructions, orders and orders are mandatory for all prosecutors and staff. "; make the third subparagraph of paragraph 1 and 2 as follows: "1) cancel the unreasonable or unlawful decisions of the Prosecutor; 2) propose a full Court of the Supreme Court to give opinion on topical issues of interpretation of provisions of the law; " turn off the third part 6; make the third subparagraph of paragraph 7 as follows: "7) law in the Constitutional Court cases and in order to submit an application for the initiation of the Constitutional Court;" turn off the third subparagraph of point 8; make the third subparagraph of paragraph 9 and 10 by the following: "9) personally or together with authorized prosecutors to monitor this law article order created 49.1 public authorities; 10) to designate the prosecutors participation in international missions; " Supplement to the third part of this paragraph 11: "11) realize this law and other laws and other rights." 9. Article 24: turn off the second sentence of the second subparagraph; to supplement the article with the third part as follows: "(3) the Chief Public Prosecutor public prosecutor have the right to carry out the functions of the public prosecutor of the Supreme Court Senate and Chamber meetings, regional courts and district (municipal) courts." 10. Express article 25 the following: "article 25. Department of the General Prosecutor's Office (1) the Attorney General of each Department of the General Prosecutor's Office controls the Department's work and the Prosecutor controls the direction of the operations in all departments of the public prosecutor's Office. (2) the Chief of the Department have the right to participate in the meetings of the Cabinet of Ministers and there to comment on the conformity of laws with the Constitution and laws. " 11. in article 26: Add to the first paragraph, after the word "defined" by the words "court action"; turn off in the first paragraph, the word "all"; replace the second paragraph, first sentence, the words "and the city of the Republic" with the word "(City)"; make the second paragraph, the second sentence by the following: "Court area of the public prosecutor's Office may be the Deputy Chief, which determines the rights and obligations of the public prosecutor's Office Prosecutor concerned."; adding to the third paragraph after the words "judicial area" with the word "prosecution"; turn off the fourth. 12. Article 27: turn off the title, first and second paragraphs, the word "Republic"; to turn off the second sentence of the first subparagraph, the word "all"; make the second paragraph, the second sentence by the following: "district (urban) Prosecutor's Office may be the Deputy Chief, which determines the rights and obligations of the public prosecutor's Office Prosecutor concerned."; turn off third. 13. Article 29: make the first paragraph by the following: "(1) the Attorney General shall set up the Council, which is made up of the General Prosecutor's Office and the Department of Justice and Chief Prosecutor of the County Administrative Director. The composition of the Council can be included in other prosecutors and Prosecutor's Office under the supervision of existing public authorities. "; to complement the second paragraph with the words "as well as perform other functions assigned by this Act"; make the third paragraph as follows: "(3) the Attorney General shall develop and adopt the Council: 1) of the public prosecutor's Office under the supervision of the existing laws by public authorities; 2) attestation and qualification of the public prosecutor the Commission regulations; 3) code of ethics for public prosecutors; 4 Rules of Prosecutor's robe) and post signs of wearing modalities and samples; 5) Prosecutor candidate selection, training and qualification examination regulations; 6) Prosecutor professional assessment rules; 7) coat-of-arms of the prosecution use rules; 8) award rules; 9 Charter of the Prosecutor's Assistant). " 14. To complement the third chapter with 29.1 and 29.2 of the article as follows: "article 29.1. The Prosecutor of the attestation Commission (1) the Prosecutor of the attestation Commission (hereinafter referred to as the attestation Commission) created the Attorney General's Council on the year, determining the number and composition of its members. (2) the Commission shall, before the Prosecutor's Certification of appointment or promotion is giving an opinion on their compliance with this post, proposes to the Attorney General about the grades of prosecutors, granting the application of the disciplinary prosecutor, if the law provides such an opinion, as well as other legal and Attorney for the Commission's appraisal rules. (3) the attestation Commission decisions and opinions are advisory in nature. (4) For the second part of this article in the opinion of the public prosecutor or public prosecutor candidate may object to the Attorney General. (5) the Commission shall provide the attestation activity report of the Attorney General to the Council at least once a year. Article 29.2. The Prosecutor in the qualifying Commission (1) the qualification Commission of the public prosecutor (hereinafter referred to as the qualification Commission) created the Attorney General's Council on the year, determining the number and composition of its members. (2) the Commission shall evaluate the qualifications and give an opinion on the candidate's public prosecutor apprenticeship program, as a Prosecutor and Prosecutor candidate knowledge and skills of compliance with the public prosecutor, as well as other statutory qualifications Commission and prosecutors under the Statute. (3) the second paragraph of this article, in the opinion of the public prosecutor or public prosecutor candidate may object to the Attorney General. (4) the qualification Commission shall provide the Council of the Attorney General not less than once a year. " 15. Make the text of article 30, the following: "the following is the public prosecutor's Office Prosecutor: Attorney-General, the Attorney General, the Deputy Attorney General and the Prosecutor." 16. off article 32 paragraph 3 of the sixth part of the word "the Republic". 17. Article 33 of the expression as follows: "article 33. Prosecutor-designate (1) the Prosecutor may appoint a person who: 1) is a citizen of Latvia; 2) can the State language at the highest level; 3) reached the age of 25 years; 4) obtained the highest professional or academic education (except for the first level professional education) and legal qualifications, as well as a master's or doctoral degree; 5) is of impeccable reputation; 6 trainee, the public prosecutor's Office) to fulfil an internship program, passed the qualifying examination and received the attestation of conformity with the opinion of the Commission as a public prosecutor. (2) the Attorney General of the examination the sort may release the person who satisfies the judge, Justice of the University academic staff of specialties or practising lawyer, 34 and 35 of this law the requirements laid down in article candidature to the Prosecutor. " 18. To supplement the law with 33.1 and 33.2 of the article as follows: "article 20.6. Prosecutor candidate selection (1) the public prosecutor in the selection of candidates, there should be no discrimination based on the origin of candidates, social and property status, racial and national affiliation, sex, attitude toward religion, occupation and nature, political or other beliefs. (2) the Attorney General or his authorized officer may require from the person who wants to stand for the Prosecutor's Office, the information and documents concerning its compliance with the statutory requirements for appointment to this post, as well as information from other institutions or individuals for the person who wants to stand on the Prosecutor. The Attorney General or his authorized officer may verify the information received and documents. (3) a Person who has not passed the Prosecutor candidate selection, the Prosecutor repeatedly in the selection of candidates are eligible to participate in not earlier than in a year. (4) the order in which the Prosecutor conducted the selection of candidates, the Prosecutor determined the selection rules. Article 33.2. Prosecutor-designate internship and qualification examination (1) the prosecutor-designate to complete vacant District (urban) Prosecutor's posts for a period not exceeding six months. This period is not counted in the time when a prosecutor-designate for good reason away constantly. (2) an internship agreement with the public prosecutor closed the Attorney General candidates. An integral part of the contract is the internship program. (3) during the internship, the candidate is not a public prosecutor of the public prosecutor of procedural law. (4) the prosecutor-designate monthly internship at national and local government bodies and officials of employee remuneration. (5) other matters relating to the public prosecutor in the public prosecutor's Office and the internships the candidate background checks, regulating public prosecutor candidates for internships and proficiency testing regulations. " 19. Article 34 be expressed as follows: "article 34. District (municipal) Court Chief Prosecutor's Office of the District Prosecutor's Office of the public prosecutor and the Prosecutor General's Office of the public prosecutor (1) of the district (City) Chief Public Prosecutor may appoint a person who is not less than five years ' service in the Prosecutor's Office or the judge. (2) The Court of the District Prosecutor's Office of the General Prosecutor's Office of the Prosecutor and the Prosecutor may appoint a person who is not less than five years ' service in the Prosecutor's Office or the judge, or not less than 10 years seniority University justice specialty academic staff or a sworn advocate. (3) the district (City) Court's Chief Prosecutor of the public prosecutor's Office, the Prosecutor's Office of the County Prosecutor and the Prosecutor General's post for vacancies not later than one month before the filing of the information to be published on the website of the public prosecution service on the internet, showing the login period, of not less than one week. " 20. Article 35: Add to the name of the article after the word "area" with the word "prosecution"; to make the text of the article as follows: "The General Prosecutor's Office of the Department, Division, or District Court Prosecutor's Office Prosecutor and Deputy Prosecutor may appoint a person who is not less than 10 years seniority Prosecutor or not less than five years of seniority in the post of the judge of the Supreme Court." 21. To supplement the law with article 35.1 of the following: ' article 35.1. Prosecutors in the public prosecutor's Office the other internships in the Department Before the Prosecutor's promotion, as well as the Prosecutor for the purpose of training the Attorney General can ask the Prosecutor to take in another unit of the public prosecutor's Office Prosecutor for a period not exceeding six months. " 22. Make the text of article 36 as follows: "The Attorney General can appoint 40 years reached the person who corresponds to article 33 of this law 1., 2., 4. and 5. the requirements of paragraph and not less than five years worked in the Constitutional Court judges, judges of the Supreme Court, International Court judges or justices of a transnational or not less than 10 years worked in a District Court judge, Prosecutor, public prosecutor's Office or the Court's Prosecutor of the County Prosecutor." 23. Article 37: make the first part 1., 2., 3., 4., 5., and paragraph 6 by the following: "1") does not correspond to article 33 of this law; 2 with capacity limit) is; 3) on the basis of the decision, dismissed the disciplinary prosecutor, cancelled from the judges, from sworn bailiff, sworn bailiff's Assistant, sworn notaries, notary certified Assistant position or removed from the Attorney or Attorney and Assistant of the disciplinary decision taken in the date of its entry into force does not last at least five years; 4) is penalized for committing a criminal offence (whether criminal or removal of deletion); 5) committed a criminal offence, but of parole released due to statute of limitations, amnesty or pardon; 6) is called to criminal liability, but the criminal proceedings against them terminated on an reabilitējoš basis; "; make the second paragraph as follows: "(2) The Prosecutor may not be candidates for the criminal law article 60 the person referred to in the first subparagraph, which shall exercise its procedural defence in criminal proceedings." 24. Article 38 be expressed as follows: "article 38. The appointment of the Prosecutor and the Attorney General (1) the term of Office of the President after the Supreme Court agreed on a proposal by the Justice Council, the appointed Parliament for five years. One and the same person can be on the Attorney General for not more than two consecutive terms. (2) not later than three months before the Attorney General's term of Office the President of the Supreme Court their suggestions about Attorney General nominee may make the Attorney General's Council, the full Court of the Supreme Court, judges or prosecutors ' professional associations, as well as a natural person applying for your nomination. (3) the Chief Justice a proposal on the appointment of the Attorney General shall submit to the Parliament not later than two months before the term of Office of the Attorney General. If the Saeima rejects the proposal of the President of the Supreme Court, Chief Justice new proposal concerning the appointment of the Attorney General shall submit to the Parliament not later than two months after a previous rejection of the proposal. (4) the Prosecutor and the Deputy Prosecutor shall be appointed Attorney General for five years, subject to the opinion of the Commission the attestation. (5) other public prosecutors shall be appointed Attorney General without term limits. Before the appointment of the public prosecutor or the attestation Commission promotion gives an opinion on their compliance with the position. (6) The Attorney General, the Deputy Attorney General and Attorney General appointment, notify the official Edition of the "journal" and inserts the information prosecutors homepage. " 25. To supplement the law with the 38.1 and 38.2 article as follows: "article 38.1. Prosecutor maximum age of duties (1) the exercise of functions of the maximum age is 65 years for prosecutors. (2) the Attorney General, after assessing the attestation to the opinion of the Commission, can continue to post with the Prosecutor or the Deputy Prosecutor, who reached the post office, and the maximum age of the Attorney General's Office, which will expire in the exercise of functions of the maximum age, depending on the rank for a period of up to two years. 23.7 article. The Prosecutor's assessment of the professional activities of (1) the Prosecutor's assessment of the professional activities of the Prosecutor's objective is to promote continuous professional development for the exercise of functions. (2) the Prosecutor's assessment of the professional activities in the participating Prosecutor, make the attestation Commission not less frequently than once every five years. (3) in assessing the professional activities of prosecutors, the attestation Commission analyses the Prosecutor's function execution quality, individual membership in the Organization of training activities, the work of statistical indicators, as well as other professional activities of Prosecutors assessment criteria provided for in the Statute. (4) If a prosecutor fails to appear again on the attestation Commission hearing, without justification, the professional activities of prosecutors can be evaluated, not him. (5) If the attestation to the Commission that there is insufficient information for the Attorney's professional performance evaluation, it may ask to examine the Prosecutor's knowledge and Professional compliance position post qualification or to ask the Commission to carry out a separate Prosecutor's professional check post higher prosecutor. (6) the professional activities of prosecutors For the attestation, the Commission gives its opinion. (7) If the Prosecutor's assessment of the professional activities of the Prosecutor received a negative opinion within the time limit set by the Attorney General, but no later than one year from the date of the previous opinion to Prosecutor's professional activities. (8) If the Prosecutor's assessment of the professional activities of the Prosecutor received a negative assessment of repeated, they fired from the post. (9) procedures for the evaluation of the professional activities of prosecutors, determined Prosecutor of professional performance evaluation rules. (10) the Attorney General's decision on the Prosecutor's dismissal from the post re the negative result of the professional activities of prosecutors may appeal a disciplinary court, the case law "on judicial power" and the disciplinary liability of judges in accordance with the procedure prescribed by law. " 26. Article 39: Supplement point 4 with the words "If the public prosecutor does not consent to the appointment of a Prosecutor in another"; make paragraph 5 by the following: "5) due to the prosecution department or public prosecutor or prosecutors winding number, if it is not possible to appoint a public prosecutor in another unit or another Prosecutor or if the public prosecutor does not consent to such appointment;" Add to article paragraph 6 by the following: "6) due to the statutory duties of the post maximum age." 27. Article 40: turn off the first part of paragraph 1, the words "the fact"; turn off the first part of paragraph 2; make the first part of paragraph 4 by the following: "4) If criminal law attorney found in the guilt of the crime;"; to supplement the first part of paragraph 5 with the following: "5) if the assessment of the professional activities of the Prosecutor again received a negative assessment. '; turn off the second part of paragraph 3; Add to the second part of paragraph 7 as follows: "7) if the Attorney General found that is not met either of the law" on prevention of conflict of interest in the activities of public officials "limitations and prohibitions." 28. the express article 42 first and second subparagraph by the following: "(1) if the Prosecutor committed misconduct for which they may be removed from Office, the Attorney General may be suspended him from Office until the ruling is taken in the disciplinary or criminal liability associated with the cases to the criminal-law measures in relation to criminal proceedings. (2) a suspended Prosecutor paid minimum wages. " 29. Article 43: turn the introductory part of the first subparagraph, the words "in accordance with the provisions of labour law, as well as"; make the first part of paragraph 1 and 2 as follows: "1 the intentional breach of the law) or negligence, in the exercise of his duties; 2) Office of intentional non-compliance; " replace the second paragraph, the words "criminal forwarding papildizmeklēšan to" with the words "the prevention of the transmission of the case". 30. Article 44, first paragraph: replace paragraph 3, the word "base salary" with the word "salary"; 4. turn off the point. 31. Article 45: make the first part of the second sentence as follows: "the Attorney General has the right as a disciplinary measure to comment or reprimand of his Department Prosecutor."; replace the third sentence of the first subparagraph, the words "driver" with the words "Chief"; to supplement the first sentence of the second paragraph with the words "in the form prescribed by the Attorney General"; Replace in the second sentence of the second paragraph, the words "base salary" with the word "salary"; to turn off the second sentence of the second paragraph, the words "the Prosecutor's Office of the lower grade"; in the third paragraph, replace the word "reasonable" by the word "eligible"; to make the fourth subparagraph, the first sentence as follows: "The application of the disciplinary order presents to account called the Prosecutor, ensuring the availability of all prosecutors order."; Replace in the second sentence of the fourth paragraph, the words "personal use" frames with the words "personal file"; turn off the fifth paragraph, the words "restore previous grades or"; make the second sentence of the sixth paragraph the following wording: "To order the cancellation of the present disciplinary prosecution called the Prosecutor, ensuring the availability of all prosecutors order."; Add to sixth with the sentence the following wording: "command to add Prosecutor's personal file."; to make the seventh subparagraph by the following: "(7) a Person is entitled to inspect the disciplinary infringement fact check material."; to supplement the article with the eighth and the ninth subparagraph by the following: "(8) the Chief disciplinary measure during the month can appeal to the Attorney General, but the Attorney General's decision or the appropriate disciplinary measure: the disciplinary court. The decision on the application of the disciplinary appeals shall not suspend its activity. (9) a Person of the Attorney General or the appropriate disciplinary measure decision being appealed and the appeal proceedings in the appearance of the disciplinary liability of judges in accordance with the procedure prescribed by law. " 32. To make the first paragraph of article 45 as follows: "(1) prosecutors are prosecutors the Administrative Director, the Administrative Director of the service employees, the Advisory staff, Assistant Prosecutor, auditors and other employees." 33. To supplement the law with article 28.1 the following: ' article 45.2. Auditor the Auditor is the public prosecutor's Office officials that appointed the Attorney General the internal audit activities of the authority. " 34. in article 46: to complement the article name with the words "and the Prosecutor's Office in the administrative service of the Director"; make the first part of the first sentence by the following: "employed by the Administrative Director of public prosecutions established and terminated the Attorney General." replace the second paragraph, the word "administrative" with the word "administrative"; make the third paragraph as follows: "(3) the working relationship with the Administrative Director's service staff establishes and terminates the Administrative Director of public prosecutions." 35. Article 47 of the turn. 36. Express article 48 text by the following: "(1) For the Assistant Public Prosecutor may be the person who launched a study of the higher education institution or legal qualification obtained the first level professional higher education law (4th level professional qualification) or other higher education (5th level professional qualification). (2) the Prosecutor's Assistant Attorney General, according to the outline set by the adopted work, released, or laid off the Attorney General at the Department of public prosecutions Chief recommendations. (3) the Assistant Public Prosecutor does not have the authority of the public prosecutor, and his rights and obligations determined by the Statute of the Prosecutor's Assistant. " 37. Make the text of article 49 as follows: "the State allocated budget resources and the Attorney General's Prosecutor-General or to a specific structure of the Prosecutor's Office administrative director can hire specialist indefinitely or for a fixed period of time to perform a specific task." 38. Replace article 49 in the second sentence, the words "at the time of the inspections referred to in" with the word "those". 39. Article 53: make the second paragraph as follows: "(2) for the exemplary performance of their duties, long or perfect work and other accomplishments on the Attorney-General may grant awards."; to supplement the article with the third part as follows: "(3) the types of Awards and award procedures determined by the regulations." 40. in article 58.3: turn off the second part; turn off the fourth. 41. Complementing the seventh chapter with A 53.6 article as follows: "article 58.5. The Eurojust national coordination system (1) Eurojust national coordination system works to organize work and facilitate the tasks of Eurojust in the Member State. (2) the Eurojust national coordination system functions, agenda and composition of the Cabinet of Ministers. " 42. Supplement article 59 after the word "oath" with the words "(solemn undertaking)". 43. Article 60: to replace the title of the article and the text, the word "oath" (fold) with the words "vow (solemn undertaking)" (fold); replace the first paragraph, the words "solemnly swear" with the words "I swear (solemnly)"; to turn off the second sentence of the third paragraph; to supplement the article with the fourth paragraph as follows: "(4) the Attorney General, the appointment of the Attorney General's Office who has not been appointed a Prosecutor, vows (solemn promise) gives the President of the Supreme Court." 44. Article 61: turn off the first part; to make the second and the third part as follows: "(2) the Prosecutor, the Court in the performance of their duties and other rules on the Prosecutor's garment and post signs of wearing modalities and samples cases, wearing a suit with the public prosecutor attached to the post mark: breast. (3) the order in which the Prosecutor's robe and wear wear post mark, as well as the Prosecutor's garment and post signs samples determined by the regulations. " 45. Article 63: replace the words "in the name of the article the prosecution authorities" with the word "prosecution"; make the second paragraph as follows: "(2) the other departments of the public prosecutor's Office, the Prosecutor General's Office departments and divisions, as well as the Prosecutor's Office under the supervision of the national authorities is supplemented with a small picture of the national coat-of-arms and the relevant departments or authority." 46. To complement the transitional provisions with 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 and 22 the following: "4. the professional activities of prosecutors in the current evaluation of the attestation Commission first conducted from 1 January 2014 to 2017 January 1. The Attorney General approves the prosecutors ' list, according to which the Prosecutor is made successively in the current evaluation of the professional activities. 17. This law, article 33, first paragraph, point 4 shall also comply with the requirements of the people who got higher legal education, which rights comparable to a master's degree. 18. the Deputy Chief, who appointed post until the date of entry into force of this law, article 38 of the fourth part, which provides for the appointment of the Deputy Prosecutor post for five years, performs its duties until 1 January 2018. 19. The Prosecutor whose professional activities are assessed by the Commission for attestation, who received a positive opinion of this Commission and who rank assigned or appointed to the Office by this law, the entry into force of article 38.2, professional assessment of this law to 38.2 in the second paragraph of article deadline. 20. Article 45 of this law, the eighth part of the decision of the Attorney General or the appropriate disciplinary measure applicable in Appeal Proceedings by 1 January 2014. 2014 1 January of the relevant decisions of the Administrative Court of appeal of the administrative procedure law. 21. The Attorney General shall fix the date of the start of this law article 61 provided for in the second paragraph of the Prosecutor mark wearing. 22. Until a new Attorney Ethics approval is in effect June 17 1998, the Attorney General's Prosecutor, the Council of the Latvian Code of ethics. " The law shall enter into force on January 1, 2013. The Parliament adopted the law in 2012 on November 22. The President a. Smith in Riga 2012 December 12.