The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the law on the national coat-of-arms "make law" on Latvian National coat-of-arms "(Latvian Saeima and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 1998, no. 7; 2002; 2003, 23, the No. 8. No; 2006, no. 15) follows: 1. Article 1: Supplement to the second part of the article as follows:" (2) everyone has the obligation to respect, to treat the national coat-of-arms. "; believe the current text of article about the first part. 2. Express 4, 5 and 6 of the article as follows: "article 4. (1) the large national coat-of-arms, the small national coat-of-arms and the supplement to the small national coat-of-arms must correspond to the description of the coat-of-arms, as well as the basic law must coincide with the pictures attached to it in the annex 1. The great kontūrzīmējum of the national coat-of-arms, the small national coat of arms kontūrzīmējum and supplemented the small national coat of arms kontūrzīmējum must conform to the description of the coat-of-arms, as well as the basic law must coincide with the pictures attached to it in annex 3. (2) a national coat-of-arms can be executed in any visually perceptible way. (3) the Cabinet of Ministers, in agreement with the national heraldic Commission, national coat-of-arms and the Vidzeme, Latgale, Kurzeme and Zemgale crests heraldic color tones according to material and technical, as well as the heraldic color graphical symbols. (4) on the State coat of arms in conformity with the legal description and pictures added to the opinion provided by the national heraldic Commission, which created the procedure and principles of operation is determined by the President. 5. article. (1) the great State coat-of-arms are eligible to apply: 1) President; 2 the President of the Parliament, the Saeima), the Parliament, the Commission and the Sub-Commission, as well as members of the Parliament; the Council of Justice, 3) the Constitutional Court, the Supreme Court and the General Prosecutor's Office; 4) Cabinet, Cabinet Member; 5) Ministry and Minister with special responsibility for the Secretariat; 6) Office of the President of Latvia, the Parliament, State Chancellery Office;
7) State control; 8 the Bank of Latvia), Financial and capital market Commission, the national electronic media Council, the Central Election Commission, the Ombudsman, the public service Commission, the Central Land Commission (hereinafter referred to as the independent authority), as well as the constitutional protection Office; 9) Latvian diplomatic and consular representation. (2) the great State coat-of-arms may also use the collegiate body, chaired by the first paragraph of this article. 6. article. Complement the small national coat-of-arms are eligible to apply: 1) authority, which is in the Cabinet, Cabinet members or the Ministry or supervision; 2 the District Court, the administrative district), a district (City) Court, administrative court, district land registry departments; 3) civil registry institution; 4) prosecution authority; 5) sworn notary; 6) the sworn bailiff; 7) Election Commission; 8) public autonomous entities of self-government; 9) family courts by receipt. " 3. Replace article 7, the words "as well as the authorities and the other institutions of public authorities" with the words "local authorities and other public institutions as well as institutions of the individuals in the documents they generate, the performance of delegated tasks of public administration". 4. Express article 8 by the following: ' article 8. (1) the great State coat-of-arms is deployed, the Constitutional Court of the Supreme Court, District Court, administrative court, district (City) courts, district courts, land registry Department, sworn notaries, sworn bailiff, family courts and the vital statistics office. (2) the great State coat-of-arms in accordance with the laws and regulations applied nationally recognised diploma, certificate or attestation, which certifies the degree, the degree of education or qualification level sought by accredited education programs. (3) the great State coat-of-arms represents the Court ruling. The great State coat-of-arms used in the official Edition of the "journal". (4) the great State coat-of-arms used in the identity document and the document in the temporary replacement document, national landmark, the certificate of registration of births, deaths and marriages. (5) the national coat-of-arms used the cash draws and Government securities. National Awards of the national coat-of-arms used in accordance with the national awards. (6) this Act 5. — Article 7 of the said institutions and officials can use any national coat-of-arms on the uniforms and post mark qwpsr. " 5. To supplement the law with 8.1 and 8.2 of the article as follows: "article 8.1. (1) this law, 5. — Article 7 of the said institution and official regulatory document forms the property area, together with the national coat-of-arms does not use a different coat of arms, emblem, mark or logo. (2) this Act 5. — Article 7 of the said institution and the official national coat-of-arms used in the regulatory document forms the property area, if this is provided for in this area. This provision does not apply to discretionary authority, the public authority and the authority of the autonomous entities, museums, libraries, research institutes, treatment and educational institution, as well as in international documents binding for Latvia, when the authorities concerned may use either the national coat-of-arms in accordance with the provisions of the Act, or confirm your coat of arms according to the law, or the crests of the institution approved mark, emblem or logo. (3) article 5 of this law, the institution or the officer mentioned in the regulatory document forms the property area, together with the great State coat-of-arms shall be entitled not to specify other information (such as document author's address and means of communication). (4) the national coat-of-arms in accordance with the provisions of this article used a press release, as well as members of the Parliament, the Prosecutor, the judge, sworn notary, sworn bailiff and any officer who is empowered to represent the institution or the unit, — the documents. Article 8.2. (1) this law, 5. — Article 7 of the said institution and official visual identity and graphics standards (for example, at the institution's buildings, service spaces, to vehicles of 22 institutions, Honorary, the homepage of the internet, hosted events, business cards, spiedogo, representation of the material inserted,) you may use the national coat-of-arms, but you may not use another coat of arms, which is not a national emblem, sign, emblem or logo except: 1) discretionary authority, a public authority of the autonomous entity and its authority , museums, libraries, research institutes, medical institution, educational institution, the Ministry of the Interior system and the prisons administration, Attorney General's Office, corruption prevention and combating Bureau, the constitutional protection Office, national armed forces, as well as the Defense Ministry when it represents itself together or in conjunction with the national armed forces; 2) case that a different coat of arms, emblem, sign or logo used law registered in public institutions or in the award of European Union policy instruments or foreign financial assistance or the use of regulatory instruments or international obligations of Latvia. (2) the first subparagraph of article 1 and referred to in paragraph 2, the institution and the Visual identity of the officials and the graphical standards can be used at the national coat-of-arms and other arms, sign, emblem or logo. (3) in the first and second parts, these conditions do not apply to this law, 5.-7. the authorities referred to in article and officials documents that use the national coat of arms shall be determined by this law, article 8.1. (4) of this Act 5. — Article 7 of the said institution or officer shall determine which institution officials and employees to use the cards or the small national coat of arms. (5) the Cabinet of Ministers, in agreement with the Commission, the national heraldic institutions subordinate thereto establishes a common visual identity and graphic standards. " 6. in article 9: replace the words "the coat of arms image" with the word "coat of arms"; to supplement the article with the sentence as follows: "the State coat-of-arms of the Republic of Latvia may use the postal payment marks." 7. Express article 10 by the following: ' article 10. (1) individuals have the right to use the national coat-of-arms or attributes to it, if the use does not mislead the coat-of-arms on the legal status of the user and using the national coat-of-arms or attributes to it, the person guarantees the proper respect for the national coat-of-arms. (2) attribute with the national coat-of-arms of the Coat to be approved in accordance with the procedure prescribed by law. " 8. transitional provisions be supplemented with 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 of the following: "4. in article 5 of this law referred to in the first subparagraph, the institution and official, who until august 31, 2012 was entitled to use complement the small national coat-of-arms, but from September 1, 2012 is the right to use the great State coat-of-arms, terminating in a small complement of the national coat-of-arms use, no later than 31 December 2014. 5. This law, 5.-7. the authorities referred to in article 1, and officials of the national coat of arms terms on September 1, 2012, certain other laws, the provisions of this law apply, but not more than 31 December 2014. The Cabinet of Ministers to 31 December 2013 shall be submitted to the Parliament a draft law, which provides for the harmonization of the laws concerned with this law. 6. Educational institution after the 2012 September 1 this Act may be issued in the second paragraph of article 8 of the said diplomas, certificates or attestations, which uses enhanced small national coat-of-arms, but no more than 31 December 2014. 7. This law, 5. — Article 7 of the said institutions and officials of the national coat-of-arms and provide other coat of arms, emblems, marks or logo use according to this law, 8.1 and 8.2 and article not later than 31 December 2014. 2014 December 31, documents, Visual identity and graphics standards are allowed to use the institutions and officials of the coat-of-arms, sign, emblem, or logo, if any, developed up to September 1, 2012. 8. The Cabinet of Ministers no later than 31 December 2013 issued by this law, the third paragraph of article 4 and article 8 the fifth paragraph is laid down in laws and regulations. " 9. Turn off the second. The law comes into force on September 1, 2012. The Parliament adopted the law of 14 June 2012.
The President a. Smith in 2012 on July 4.