THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT
OF THE REPUBLIC OF LATVIA

JUDGMENT
ON BEHALF OF THE REPUBLIC OF LATVIA
in Riga, on 21 December 2009,
in Case No. 2009-43-01
The Constitutional Court of the Republic of Latvia in the following composition:
the Chairperson of the Court session Gunārs Kūtris, Justices Kaspars Balodis, Aija
Branta, Juris Jelāgins, Kristīne Krūma and Viktors Skudra,
based on the Application of […] (hereinafter jointly referred to in the text as the
Applicantss), according to Article 85 of the Satversme (Constitution) of the Republic
of Latvia and Article 16, Clause 1, Article 17, Paragraph One, Clauses 3, 11, and
Articles 192 and 281 of the Constitutional Court Law,
on 23 November 2009, in a court session examined in writing the case
“On the compliance of Article 2, Paragraph One of the Law “On State Pension and
State Allowance Disbursement in the Period from 2009 to 2012” with Articles 1 and
109 of the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia and on the compliance of Article 3,
Paragraph One of the above Law with Articles 1, 91, 105 and 109 of the Constitution
of the Republic of Latvia.”

Recital

1. On 16 June 2009 the Saeima (Parliament) of the Republic of Latvia adopted
the Law on State Pension and State Allowance Disbursement in the Period from 2009
to 2012 (hereinafter – the Disbursement Law). The purpose of this law is stated in

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