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Latvian Saeima to decide on proposal to stop using personal codes

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUOn Thursday, 17 September, the Saeima will view amendments to the final draft of amendments to the Electrical Energy Market Law. Amendments suggest allowing families with child invalids to pay less for electricity.

The parliament will also review amendments meant to help make information necessary to assess a person’s solvency more accessible. It is also planned to make it mandatory for the State Revenue Service to provide information regarding taxpayers’ income to the Credit Information Bureau.

In order to prevent situations in which reports of parliamentary committees are not reviewed during Saeima meetings if they are not signed by a committee member, the Saeima will decide on amendments that will allow investigation committees to write reports using a majority of votes from committee member.

There are 13 drafts added to the parliament’s agenda for conceptual review. The Saeima has to decide whether or not to adopt multiple new forms of fees, including permission to dig up closed-down or re-cultivated landfills, as well as evaluation of commercial merging deals, as suggested by the Law on Competition.

The Saeima will also have to decide on the proposal to opt out archive specialists’ certification, whether or not to support the proposal to stop using personal codes and instead adopt identification codes in 2017, and whether or not to support the adoption of stricter requirements for recovering driver’s licence.

The Latvian parliament will also decide on amendments to Sentence Execution Code of Latvia. These amendments provide for informing victims when convicts are released or considered escaped from prison.

Deputies will also have to decide on submission of five drafts to committees for review. Among those drafts are the Saeima Legal Affairs Committee’s proposed amendments to the Criminal Law and Criminal Process Law in order to improve criminal procedures in regard to sex crimes and improve protection of sex crime victims.

There are 28 matters on the agenda of the Saeima’s 17 September meeting.

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