The Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic of Latvia

The Prosecution Office is an institution of judicial power, which is independently exercising the supervision over the compliance to law within the limits of competence prescribed for by the legal enactments.

The task of the Prosecution Office is to react to any violation of law and to ensure the review of the case related to the said violation in accordance with the procedures laid down by the law.

The Prosecution Office is a single, centralized three-level system of institutions administered by the Prosecutor General. The institutions of the Prosecution Office are organised hierarchically and territorially. The Prosecutions Office consists of the Prosecutor General’s Office, the Judicial Region Prosecution Offices and District Prosecution Offices, as well as the Specialized Prosecution Offices.

The Prosecutor General’s Office is responsible for selection of prosecutors and initial training that they must undergo before their appointment.

According to the Regulation on Apprenticeship and Qualification Examination for Candidates to Position of Prosecutor, the Prosecution Office is responsible for ensuring the conditions for fulfilment of the tasks of the apprenticeship program for candidates to the position of prosecutor. Thereby the Prosecution Office must ensure the required training measures for candidates to the position of prosecutor.

Within the available possibilities, the Prosecutor General’s Office itself and in cooperation with other partners is arranging and providing the continuous in-service training, including local, national and international, for its staff members (prosecutors).


  • Austria
    • Federal Ministry of Justice – Bundesministerium für Justiz
  • Belgium
    • L’Institut de formation judiciaire (IFJ-IGO)
  • Bulgaria
    • National Institute of Justice
  • Croatia
    • The Judicial Academy of Croatia
  • Cyprus
    • Supreme Court of Cyprus
  • Czechia
    • Judicial Academy
  • Denmark
    • Court Administration / Domstolsstyrelsen
  • Estonia
    • Office of the Prosecutor General
    • Supreme Court of Estonia, Training Department
  • Finland
    • The National Courts Administration
    • National Prosecution Authority, The Office of the Prosecutor General
  • France
    • The French National School for the Judiciary
  • Germany
    • Academy of European Law (ERA)
    • Federal Ministry of Justice - Bundesministerium der Justiz
  • Greece
    • National School of the Judiciary
  • Hungary
    • National Office for the Judiciary
    • Office of the Prosecutor General
  • Ireland
    • The Judicial Studies Committee
  • Italy
    • Scuola Superiore della Magistratura
    • Consiglio Superiore della Magistratura
  • Latvia
    • Latvian Judicial Training Centre
    • The Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic of Latvia
  • Lithuania
    • National Courts Administration
    • Office of the Prosecutor General of the Republic of Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
    • Parquet général
  • Malta
    • Judicial Studies Committee
  • Netherlands
    • Studiecentrum Rechtspleging
  • Poland
    • National School of Judiciary and Public Prosecution
  • Portugal
    • Centre For Judicial Studies
  • Romania
    • National Institute of Magistracy
  • Slovak Republic
    • Judicial Academy of the Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
    • Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Slovenia Judicial Training Centre
  • Spain
    • Centro de Estudios Jurídicos
    • Escuela Judicial Consejo General del Poder Judicial
  • Sweden
    • Judicial Training Academy
    • Swedish Prosecution Authority