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Policemen to receive uniform compensation – 85 lats

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When planning the funds for 2011 the State Police found the possibility to pay out uniform compensation in February to the officials with special service ranks, the business news portal BNN was informed by the State Police spokeswoman Zane Maskaļonoka.

Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUThe social guarantee – uniform compensation – is provided in the State and Local Government Institutions Officials and Employees Compensations Law, which stipulates a compensation for uniform procurement to the Interior Ministry institution or Prison Administration’s officials with a special service rank or to soldiers, whose service responsibilities have to be carried out in civilian clothes.

The amount of the compensation and its allocation procedure is determined by the Cabinet of Ministers’ regulations on June 21, 2010, stipulating the required compensation amount for the uniform is 85 lats per year.

The uniform compensation is paid once a year if the official with a special service rank has served more than six months in the relevant period of time.


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