Read the untranslated law here: https://www.vestnesis.lv/op/2013/142.8
The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the law on fire protection and fire-fighting to make fire and fire in the law of the Republic of Latvia (Saeima and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 2002, nr. 23; 2003, 2, 13, no. 23; 2004, nr. 9; 2005, 2., no. 14; 2006, no. 14, no. 3; 2008; Latvian journal 2010, 21, 205. no; 2011, 58 no; 2012, 50 no) the following amendments: 1. To supplement the law with article 2.1, the following: "2.1 article. National fire safety notion of monitoring national fire monitoring is a set of preventive measures, the aim of which is to ensure the statutory fire safety requirements. " 2. To make article 7 paragraph 3 by the following: "3) supporting national fire and rescue service and the national forest service activity in the territory of the municipality, to provide the necessary fires use water free of charge, as well as adequate opportunity to provide material and technical assistance." 3. Express 9 and article 10 by the following: "article 9. Responsibility for fire protection (1) the object Of fire safety in buildings is the responsibility of the shipbuilding, the part or parcel owner (possessor) or Manager, if it is intended to manage the contract and leased (leased) or use the building, construction, or in the land of fire's charge the lessee (tenant) or another user, if provided for in the contract. (2) or More persons use the leased building, construction, or land on the part of the fire control engineering sharing system and the operation of the equipment according to the manufacturer's technical rules and fire safety laws and regulatory requirements is the responsibility of building, shipbuilding, part or parcel owner (possessor) or Manager, if it is intended to manage the contract. 10. article. About fire safety in the duties of the persons responsible for buildings, structures, or land of the part of the owner (possessor), Manager, lessee or other person who, in accordance with the Treaty, is responsible for fire protection, is the object the following responsibilities: 1) provide the statutory fire safety requirements; 2) provide the ability to perform State Fire supervision; 3) to provide fire safety issues associated with information, if the officer with a special service rank requires it; 4 fire protection system) take uptime check, if the officer with a special service rank requires it; 5) in the event of fire, to meet fire safety, fire and rescue officials take instructions. " 4. Express article 11 by the following: ' article 11. Individual responsibilities in the field of fire protection the natural persons in the field of fire protection has the following responsibilities: 1) to comply with the laws and regulations in certain fire safety requirements; 2) in the event of fire, inform the State fire and rescue service. " 5. Article 13 be expressed as follows: "article 13. State Fire supervision (1) State supervision of fire protection installations of officers with special ranks. (2) public monitoring of fire national armed forces and national security authorities take on the fire safety installations in the responsible person or officials with special ranks in accordance with interdepartmental agreement. Foreign diplomatic and consular representations of the objects State Fire supervision officials with special ranks shall be based on the appropriate foreign diplomatic or consular representation in the written submission. Forests and woodland State Fire supervision by the State forest service officials. (3) officers with special ranks the State fire safety monitoring carried out within the planned and unplanned inspections of fire safety. The proposed fire safety checks are carried out in accordance with the national fire and rescue service fire safety inspections of the approved plan, but not the proposed fire safety checks — on the basis of the State fire and rescue service of the written decision. (4) officials with special ranks which carry out fire safety checks, has the following responsibilities: 1) above to inform about fire safety in the responsible person for the planned fire test; 2) before the initiation of the reaction to fire the person responsible on the object or its representative to give his last name, position, and display the service card; 3) before the not planned fire initiation to issue fire the person responsible on the object or its representative the State fire and rescue service's written decision; 4) inform about fire safety in the person in charge of fire safety inspection results; 5) ask about fire safety in the person in charge, to prevent the statutory fire safety requirements. (5) the State Fire supervision, officials with a special service rank) have the right to: 1 examine the statutory fire safety requirements in the facilities; 2) taking pictures and making videos, lock the statutory fire safety requirements; 3) ask to be shown in the identity card or other document identifying the person; 4) stop or limit construction, or operation of works or the placing on the market of production; 5) to issue an opinion on the conformity of laws the object of fire safety requirements laid down; 6) to draw up administrative offence protocols, review of administrative offences and impose administrative penalties for offences that have jurisdiction at national fire and rescue service; 7) to request and receive, free of charge with the fire safety issues related information; 8) require that the fire protection system is carried out integrity checking. " 6. in article 13.1: express first and second subparagraph by the following: "(1) the officer with a special service rank before it takes a decision to suspend or restrict the construction equipment, or operation of works or products on the market (hereinafter decision on suspension), issue to the owner (possessor), Manager, lessee (tenant) or another user, which under the Treaty is responsible for fire protection on the object (person in charge) , warning that construction equipment, or operation of works or the placing on the market of production may be stopped or limited (hereinafter referred to as the notice), except for the seventh part of this article in cases referred. (2) the Notice shall specify the intended the statutory fire safety requirements and set a time limit for correcting irregularities. " replace the fourth subparagraph, the words "national fire safety supervisory Inspector who issued the warning" by the words "official with a special service rank, which issued the warning; replace the introductory part of the ninth paragraph, the words "national fire safety supervisory Inspector" with the words "the officer with a special service rank". 7. in article 14: make the first paragraph by the following: "(1) deletion of fire and rescue operations led by an officer with a special service rank. To the State fire and rescue service fire department arrival time of deletion and rescue operations carried out by the institutions, bodies, companies and municipal fire protection, fire and rescue services. "; turn off 1.2 part. 8. Article 23: Add to the first paragraph, the words "as well as the appropriate competence is entitled to conclude international agreements with other countries ' competent authorities '; make the third paragraph as follows: "(3) the authority within the limits of its competence, subject to international treaties, cooperates with other competent authorities." 9. To supplement the law with article 23.2 of the following: "article 23.2. International assistance and prayer in the countries with which the Republic of Latvia is a land border (1) the authority shall have the right to make fires, and rescue work after the national fire and rescue service, with which the Republic of Latvia is a land border, involving their resources not more than 24 hours after receipt of the request, if the authority at the same time retains the ability to carry out their duties in the territory of the Republic of Latvia. (2) the authority shall have the right, after evaluation of the usefulness and justification to ask for help and rescue in fires in the performance of their work, national fire and rescue service, with which the Republic of Latvia is a land border. (3) the decision on the first and second subparagraph of the provision of assistance or prayer shall adopt the Authority's boss, or his authorized officer. (4) the aid provided for in this article and prayer arrangements do not apply to disaster. " The Parliament adopted a law in July 9, 2013. The President a. Smith 2013 in Riga on July 24.
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