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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUOn Thursday, 15 September, Latvia’s Saeima will conceptually decide on amendments to the Law on Remuneration of Officials and Employees of State and Self-government Authorities. Amendments are meant to raise the wage of the director general of the State Revenue Service.

The parliament will also decide in the final reading about amendments to the Land Management Law. Amendments to this law are meant to provide rights to municipalities to establish restrictions for people to remain on ice in areas where it could harm their health.

Amendments to the Citizenship Law, meant to make it easier for foreigners with Latvian roots to acquire citizenship, will also be viewed in the third reading.

In the first reading, the Saeima will view amendments to the Associations and Foundations Law. These amendments are meant to allow authorities to halt activities of social organizations if their continued function can create risks for state security and public safety and order.

Deputies will also conceptually decide on amendments that provide for a prohibition to sell alcohol in large plastic bottles.

A set of amendments to the International Aid Law will be viewed in the first reading as well. These provide for securing state-funded social rehabilitation for civil experts after their return from international missions.

It is also planned that deputies will view the draft on the ratification of the treaty on Montenegro’s joining of NATO.

There are also two collective applications for the Saeima to view and decide on. The ‘Latvia’s land for Latvia’s citizens’ is planned to be forwarded to the National Economy Committee and the application ‘To make cancer a treatable illness’ is planned to be forwarded to Healthcare Ministry.

Saeima Budget-Finance Committee has asked the parliament to view amendments to the State Revenue Service Law to allow the merging of Finance Police and Customs Police into a single institution.

In total, there are 17 matters on the Saeima’s agenda for the 15 September meeting, as reported by Saeima press-service.

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