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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUOn Thursday, 1 December, the Saeima will decide on the new Subsistence Guarantee Fund Law. This law states that driving rights can be revoked for alimony avoiders.

In the final reading, the Saeima will view amendments to the Electronic Mass Media Law. Members of the parliament admitted these amendments as urgent. It is proposed to ensure only people eligible to be provided with access to official secrets are allowed to become members of the National Electronic Media Council.

In the third reading, members of the Saeima will view amendments to the International Assistance Law. Changes provide for the allocation of state funded social rehabilitation for civil experts after their return from international missions, as reported by Saeima’s press-service.

The parliament will also have to decide on amendments to the Medical Law, which will introduce multiple changes to established regulations.

Deputies will decide in the second reading as to whether or not it is necessary to establish criminal liability with added deprivation of freedom for up to four years for people who breach the restrictions for citizens and non-citizens of Latvia to undergo service in foreign armies, police and security institutions.

In addition, members of the parliament will view amendments with which it is planned to clarify legal relations in diplomatic and consular service.

The agenda also includes amendments that are intended to increase bonus pay for soldiers to 50% of their monthly wage instead of the current 30%. Also in the second reading, deputies will view amendments to the Aircraft Passenger Data Processing Law.

Human Rights and Public Affairs Committee will ask the Saeima to add Asylum Law amendments, which provide changes to the benefit payment order to refugees and alternative status holders, to the meeting’s agenda.

Members of the parliament will also decide on the submission of multiple new legal drafts to committees for review. Among them is the new Copyrights Collective Management Law draft and amendments to the Copyrights Law.

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