Number and essence of administrative violation cases 2000-2015 (excerpts), 2016

Paragraph of the Administrative Violations Code2015Total [2000-2015]Share (%)
41.1 (1) Conclusion of a Contract of Employment with an Employee, whose Knowledge of the Official Language is Inadequate to Fulfil Professional and Work Duties thereof and Who has not Produced the Document Provided for in Regulatory Enactments that Certifies Knowledge of the Official Language2480.43
41 (2) The violation provided for in Paragraph 1 of the present Section, if commited repeatedly during a year after administrative penalty being applied010.01
201.26 (1) Failure to Use the Official Language in the Required Amount for Performance of Professional or Office Duties479723564.7
201.26 (2) The violation provided for in Paragraph 1 of the present Section, if commited repeatedly during a year after administrative penalty being applied141010.9
201.27 (1) Failure to Ensure Translation during Meetings and other Work Gatherings070.06
201.27 (2) Same violation, if commited repeatedly during a year after the administrative penalty being applied000
201.28 (1) Failure to Ensure the Use of the Official Language in Accounting2460.41
201.28 (2) Same violation, if commited repeatedly during a year after the administrative penalty being applied000
201.29 (1) Failure to Conclude Medical, Healthcare, Social Welfare and other Public Service Provision Agreements in the Official Language or Failure to Attach a Translation into the Official Language to the Agreement Concluded in a Foreign Language000
201.29 (2) Same violation, if commited repeatedly during a year after the administrative penalty being applied000
201.30 (1) Failure to Accept or Review a Document Drawn up in the Official Language000
201.30 (2) Same violation, if commited repeatedly during a year after the administrative penalty being applied000
201.31 (1) Failure to Ensure Translation at Events Held in the Territory of Latvia2170.15
201.31 (2) Same violation, if commited repeatedly during a year after the administrative penalty being applied000
201.32 (1) Failure to Ensure Radio and Television Broadcast and Film with Translation into the Official Language (except cases on violations committed in electronic media, considered by the National Council on Electronic Mass Media)280.07
201.32 (2) Same violation, if commited repeatedly during a year after the administrative penalty being applied020.02
201.33 Failure to Provide and Use Names of Institutions, Public Organisations, Merchant Names as well as Event Names in the Official Language010.01
201.34 (1) Failure to Present Texts of Seals, Stamps and Forms in the Official Language140.04
201.34 (2) Same violation, if commited repeatedly during a year after the administrative penalty being applied000
201.35 (1) Failure to provide printing, signboards, posters, placards, notifications or other notifications in the official language295294.73
201.35 (2) Use of the official language in public information intended for public notification, not complying with the official language norms in force113553.17
201.35 (3) Failure to use the official language for provision of information on labels, price labels, price tags, instructions for use, headings and packaging or container of the goods manufactured in Latvia, if these goods or products are not intended for export3170.15
201.35 (4) Marketing of imported goods without ensuring thefull and correct translation into the official language of the information indicated on goods labelling, instructions for use, guarantee documents or technical documentation156262223.44
201.35 (5) The violation provided for in Paragraph 4 of the present Section, if commited repeatedly during a year after administrative penalty being applied0410.37
201.35 (6) Provision of information in the official language that is more brief in its form or contents or is less detailed in the cases, when the information is presented in a foreign language and the official language concurrently0590.53
201.35 (7) Provision of printing, signboards, booklets or other notifications for public in public places in a foreign language and the official language concurrently, when regulatory enactments provide for provision of this information in the official language only2210.19
201.36 Contempt towards the Official Language040.04
201.37 Not Establishing a Necessary Level and Degree of Official Language Skills0580.52
175.2 Failure to Comply with the Lawful Requests of Officials of State or Local Government Institutions Exercising Control, Supervision or Investigatory Functions570.06
Total70811 183100
Addendum: Cancelled decisions2490.44

Document data: published 05.02.2016, as seen at https://vvc.gov.lv/index.php?route=product/category&path=63_156_155 Link: https://vvc.gov.lv/image/catalog/dokumenti/statistika_2015.pdf (in Latvian; the present text is our unofficial translation; the original includes data for 2000-2004, 2005-2009 and 2010-2014). Some of older data available at http://www.vvc.gov.lv/export/sites/default/LV/aktualitates/adm_sodi_2010.pdf For translating the Section/Paraghraph titles, the outdated official translation https://likumi.lv/ta/en/en/id/89648-latvian-administrative-violations-code of the Code has been used

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