State Language Centre public report for 2017 (excerpt)

5. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON OVERSIGHT AND CONTROL OVER IMPLEMENTATION OF REGULATORY ENACTMENTS

5.1. in the year covered there have been 3805 (in 2016 – 3372) checks of implementation of regulatory enactments on the use of the official language conducted in public bodies, enterprises and organisations. 502 proceedings on administrative violations (in 2016 – 493) have been launched. In the course of these proceedings, administrative penalties have been applied to 393 persons – fines for the total sum of EUR 22,827 have been paid to the State Treasury;

5.2. 1166 complaints (in 2016 – 1079) by natural and legal persons concerning possible violations of the Official Language Law have been considered (..).

5.3. 70 applications for granting an exemption from translating an event to the official languages have been considered;


Document data: published in 2018. Link: https://vvc.gov.lv/advantagecms/export/docs/gada%20parskati/Publiskais_parskats_2017.pdf 

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