Competence of the competition council of the Republic of Latvia.
The author formulates the argumented proposals using the historically comparative and dogmatically comparative as -well as the systemic research methods in this report, which can be used in the process of the improvement of legal acts (laws, regulations), defining the competence of administrative institutions (authorities), especially defining the competence of The Competition Council of the Republic of Latvia. Alongside the traditional assumption that the competence is the status of the institution and its rights and duties, it is offered to get acquainted with another approach in which reflecting the activity of the institution, we can see all competence elements in total. The author uses the comparison of the points of view of different scientists of administrative law, in order to provoke discussion about the essence and content of the competence. In the given report there is offered only an insight how the competence of this important administrative institution is defined much closer to the theoretical basis in the regulations in force. The author considers that in prepared legal acts all offered competence elements should be used. Irrespective of the place of administrative institution in the hierarchy of public administration, the constant competence should be defined for each institution, which could be supplemented with separate elements, but not changing the aim of the activity and not declining responsibility. [...].
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