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Legislative acts for violence prevention and other decisions viewed by Saeima this week

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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUOn Thursday, 22 December, members of the Saeima will gather on the final autumn session of the year. There are 38 matters on the meeting’s agenda.

In the final reading, the Saeima will view amendments to Insolvency Law to ensure stricter supervision of insolvency administrators and introduce a free market principle to the legal protection process. Deputies in the third reading will decide on amendments to the law intended to clarify legal relations in diplomatic and consular service. Amendments to the Tax and Duties Law will be viewed in the final reading. Those amendments are intended to ensure no payment is needed for the issue of a social service provider registration certificate, as reported by Saeima press-service.

The Saeima will also view amendments to the State Audit Law in the second reading. Among other things, these amendments are meant to provide State Audit with the authority to commence enforcement of losses against guilty officials if audit process uncovers illegal activities and losses to the state.

Deputies will also view a legal draft that is intended to provide special status to participants of the 1991 barricades.

Deputies will also have to view multiple decision projects. Among them is the decision project to extend the participation of Latvian soldiers in NATO operation in Afghanistan. The parliament will also have to decide on the dismissal of Lieutenant General Raimonds Graube from his post of commander of National Armed Forces and the approval of Major General Leonids Kalnins as his replacement. Members of the parliament will also view decision projects in regards to expression of distrust to Welfare Minister Janis Reirs and Finance Minister Dana Reizniece-Ozola.

The Saeima will also decide on the submission of multiple projects to committees for review. Among them are amendments to the Criminal Law intended to improve regulations for the prevention of violence. Committees will also view amendments to the Veterinary Law to further improve regulations and reduce administrative burden.

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