The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the national flag of Latvia Amended the law to make the national flag law of Latvia (Latvian journal, 2009, no 182) the following amendments: 1. in article 5: Add to the first part of paragraph 1, after the word "tower" with the words "and to the President of Latvia is Riga Castle residence;" make the first part of paragraph 2 and 3 as follows: "2) at Latvian State Presidential summer residence in Jurmala; 3) above the main building of the Parliament and at the main building of the Parliament; " adding to the third paragraph with the words "except this article mentioned in the fourth paragraph."; to supplement the article with the fourth and fifth by the following: "(4) on the national flag of Latvia permanent placement Riga Castle and the Tower of the Holy Spirit at the residence of the President of Latvia's response Office of the President of Latvia. Riga Castle and the Tower of the Holy Spirit at the Latvian President's residence country flag permanently placed by buildings or major repairs the facade repair time, in so far as the use of the national flag in these circumstances is consistent with the dignity of the national flag. (5) the national flag of the permanent placement of Riga Castle in the Tower of the Holy Spirit can be suspended only temporarily in emergency circumstances. " 2. Supplement article 7 of the first paragraph after the number and the word "may" with the number 4 and the words "august 21". 3. Replace article 8, first and second paragraph, the words "at the main building of the" Parliament "at the residence of the President of Latvia, the main building of the Parliament".
The law shall enter into force on the day following its promulgation. The Parliament adopted the law in 2012 on 8 November. The President a. Smith in 2012 on November 15.