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Proposals on the Conferral of State Honours

Chapter VII of the Law on State Honours

 

Section 52.  (1)  No person shall have the right to ask that he or she be granted state honours.


                       (2)  Persons receive state honours only in accordance with the procedures referred to in this law, with the President conferring state honours in accordance with decisions taken by the Chapter of Orders.
 

Section 53.  (1) Any person shall have the right to submit a proposal to the Chapter of Orders on the conferral of state honours upon another person.
 

                       (2)  The President shall have the right to recommend that state honours be conferred upon any person by making the relevant proposal before the Chapter of Orders.


Section 54.   (1)  Where a person has been nominated for the conferral of state honours, the following information shall be indicated:
 

1)  The nominee’s name, surname, address, job or area of activity;
 

2)  The nominee’s personal code;
 

2¹)  For foreign nominees, the country of citizenship, if known;
 

3)  A description of the nominee’s life;
 

4)  A general list of achievements with respect to which the proposal on conferral has been made;
 

5)  A proposal from the person making the nomination;
 

6)  The name, surname, job and address of the proposer where that is an individual and the name, registration number and legal address of the proposer where that is a legal entity.
 

                  (3)  It is recommended that where proposals are made to confer state honours upon a person, references from other persons vis-à-vis the nominee also be attached.
 

                  (4)  Where a proposal is made to confer state honours on a foreigner, the requirements of Section 1.2 may be waived.

(As amended on 15 April 2010, amendments taking effect 1 May 2010)

 

Proposals on conferring state honours shall be submitted to: 

The Chapter of Orders
The Presidential Chancery
Pils Square 3,

Rīga LV-1900