Read the untranslated law here: https://www.vestnesis.lv/op/2013/47.1
The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the amendments to the law "on the premises of a hydroelectric waterworks safety" do the law "on the premises of a hydroelectric waterworks safety" (Latvian Saeima and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 2001, no 2; 2004, nr. 8; 2005, no. 22, no. 14, 2009) the following amendments: 1. Replace the words "throughout the Act to the life and health of the population" with the words "an individual's life and health." 2. Replace article 2 the words "monitor and control the safety of structures" waterworks "controls the waterworks structures safety HES programs, safety Declaration and liability insurance in existence". 3. Make the second paragraph of article 3, the second sentence as the second and third sentence as follows: "the final decision on the waterworks structures conform HESSE design exercise that safety class adopted the municipality in whose territory the waterworks structures for construction of the HYDROELECTRIC POWER PLANT. The decision of the municipality shall adopt, on the basis of the sketch stage of the project to develop risk assessment. " 4. Article 4: make the first paragraph by the following: "(1) the waterworks structures possessor HES responsible for their possession of existing waterworks structures shall ensure that the safety and operation according to the requirements of the laws. HES waterworks structures possessor shall take all necessary measures to avoid the construction of waterworks threats, including the threat of floods, the physical person's life or health, the natural or legal persons, as well as to property environment. "; Add to the second part of the sentence the following wording: "HES the waterworks structures submitted to the Ministry of the economy means HES waterworks structures civil liability insurance policy copy."; Supplement to the eighth article as follows: "(8) HES waterworks structures holder is forbidden to operate a HYDROELECTRIC POWER PLANT, if no HES waterworks structures possessor civil liability compulsory insurance." 5. Put article 5 by the following: "article 5. HES waterworks structures possessor is obliged to develop a HYDROELECTRIC POWER PLANT structures safety program Waterworks (hereinafter safety program) and make one copy thereof to the Ministry of the economy. Safety procedures for the submission of the programme, the safety measures to be included in the structures of the State waterworks HES for observation and testing and safe operating criteria, as well as the development, approval and execution of the control procedure is determined by the Cabinet of Ministers. " 6. Express article 8, first and second subparagraph by the following: "(1) the holder of the waterworks building HYDROELECTRIC POWER are prohibited from operating the existing hydrotechnical construction, if HES not HES waterworks structures developed safety program and is not submitted to the waterworks structures safety HES Declaration. Safety programs the existence or HES waterworks structures safety Declaration does not exempt the holder of the construction of waterworks, HYDROELECTRIC POWER PLANT for waterworks construction accident of HES results in physical injury to a person's life or health, the loss of the natural or legal person property or environmental damage. (2) If HES in the shipbuilding possessor is waterworks decided to stop the construction of waterworks operating HYDROELECTRIC POWER PLANT, he at least 30 days prior notice to the Ministry of the economy, the local government in whose territory the waterworks building, and in HESSE state environment service of the relevant regional environmental governance by submitting the approved safety program and plan activities that will be carried out after the construction of waterworks, HYDROELECTRIC POWER PLANT decommissioning, in order not to harm an individual's life and health, , loss of natural or legal persons property or environmental damage. " 7. To make the first sentence of article 9 of the following wording: "HES the waterworks structures possessor every year until 1 June shall be submitted to the Ministry of Economic Affairs waterworks structures safety HES a declaration which included the review of the implementation of the programme of safety." 8. Turn off the article 12. 9. transitional provisions be supplemented with paragraph 4 by the following: "4. HES waterworks structures possessor who HES waterworks structures safety Declaration and contains a review of the implementation of the programme of safety submitted by the public service Commission Regulation in 2012, the next economic safety is presented to the Ministry no later than 1 June 2014." The law shall enter into force on the day following its promulgation. The Parliament adopted the law 13 of 21 February. The President of the Parliament instead of the President's Āboltiņ 2013 in Riga on March 7.
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