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Baltic news, News from Latvia, BNN.LV, BNN-NEWS.COM, BNN-NEWS.RUThis Thursday, 30 April, the Saeima will continue the review of matters left from 23 April meeting. Among other things, the parliament will decide on amendments to the Consumer Rights Protection Law with stricter regulations for fast loan services.

Deputies will review amendments to PIT with provide for inclusion of expenses on interest clubs for children on the list of justifiable expenses. With that, parents will be able to return a part of PIT from money spent on their children’s music, dance or sports activities.

Officials will also review amendments to the Waste Management Law in the final reading. These amendments provide for the adoption of EU requirements, which, among other things, provide wider cooperation opportunities in waste management.

In order to introduce directive requirements in regard to deposit guarantee systems, deputies will view amendments to multiple laws in the second reading.

This Thursday, the Saeima will also view a new draft that provides for the adoption of a new system for equalization of municipal finances.

The Mandates Committee will ask the Saeima to include the review of the request to confirm Viktors Valainis’ deputy authorities.

During the 30 April meeting, which will begin ten minutes after the conclusion of the 23 April meeting, deputies will review amendments to the Judicial Power Law in the final reading.

Deputies of the Saeima will also review amendments that will allow sailors working on ships sailing under Latvia’s flag to be paid back health inspection expenses.

The Legal Affairs Committee will ask deputies to include amendments intended to expand the list of narcotic and psychoactive substances in Latvia to the meeting’s agenda.

This Thursday, the Saeima will also decide on the submission of multiple drafts to committees for review. Among other drafts, there is the Asylum Law. Its goal is to provide persons the right to be given asylum in Latvia, refugee or alternative status or be provided with temporary protection.

The 30 April Saeima meeting includes a total of 25 matters for review.

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