Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry


Excerpts of the following laws appear in the publication "Legislating for Equality, A Multinational Collection of Non-Discrimination Norms. Vol. I: Europe":

Human Rights Related Legislation

Declaration on the Condemnation and Prohibition of Genocide and Anti-Semitism in Latvia of September 1990.

Law on the Press and Other Mass Media of 1990, as Amended up to 1997.

Law on Public Organizations and Associations of 1992, as Amended up to 2004.

Penal Code Provisions

Penal code of 1998, as Amended up to 2009.

Non- Discrimination

Labour Law of 2001, as Amended up to 2004.

Protection of Minorities

Unrestricted Development and Right to Cultural Autonomy of Latvia's Nationalities and Ethnic Groups Law of 1991, as Amended up to 1994. 

Equality Bodies/ Ombudsman

Ombudsman law of 2007.