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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUOn Thursday, 22 October, Latvian Saeima will decide on amendments to the Energy Law in the first reading. These amendments are meant to introduce principles that will govern the liberalization of the gas market in 2017 and requirements for the separation of Latvijas Gāze.

In the third and final reading the Saeima will view amendments to the Electronic Communications Law that will secure a system for calling ambulances from the vehicle. The legal initiative states that in cases when vehicles end up in traffic accidents, it will be possible to call an ambulance by using the so-called e-call, as reported by Saeima press-service.

The Latvian parliament will also view amendments meant to improve the safety of participants of sport events. Deputies will conceptually decide on amendments to the law that will introduce restrictions on manipulations with sport competitions.

Saeima Education, Culture and Science Committee has requested the parliament to add the legal draft on amendments to the Higher Education Institutions Law, which provide changes to the way funding is allocated to Interior Ministry’s education institutions. This draft will be viewed in the first reading.

In total, the Saeima will view 26 matters during the 22 October meeting.

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