Constitutional Court: minimum income not in line with Constitution

  • 2020-07-02
On Thursday, June 25, the Constitutional Court decided that the current guaranteed minimum income (GMI) level does not comply with the Constitution, Latvian Radio reported on June 25. The Court concluded that the contested level of GMI, along with other social assistance measures, does not ensure that any person can live in a state compatible with respectable human dignity. Moreover, the Court was critical of the way in which the level of basic subsistence is calculated. The Constitutional Court stated that the level of GMI was determined not by any met...
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