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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the national forest service law to make State Forest Service (Act of the Republic of Latvia Saeima and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 1999, no. 24; 2002, 9, 22 no; 2004, nr. 24; 2007, no. 3; Latvian journal, 2009, 194. No.) the following amendments: 1. Make the first part of article 1 in the following wording: "(1) the national forest service (hereinafter service) is subordinated to the Minister of Agriculture's direct regulatory authority." 2. Express article 2 by the following: ' article 2. (1) the function of the service desk within their competence, shall monitor the management and use of forests and hunting regulatory compliance laws, monitor and implement forest fire and participates in national forest policy development and implementation. The rest of it functions determined by the forest management and the competence of regulatory laws. (2) service, the performance of statutory functions, you can collaborate with direct and in direct public administration institutions, non-governmental and international institutions and organizations, as well as other representatives of society and institutions. " 3. Article 3: make the second paragraph as follows: "(2) the officers responsible for the service's functions is the Director-General, virsmežziņ, directors and other officers." replace the third paragraph, the words "(virsmežziņ, Director)" with the words "and other officers"; turn off the fourth. 4. To make article 4 the first paragraph by the following: "(1) the officers are required to ensure the management and use of forests and hunting laws and regulatory requirements, to stop and eliminate the management and use of forests and hunting laws and regulatory violations, as well as any other forest and forest land harmful activities." 5. in article 7: Supplement point 4, after the word "withdraw" with the words "and seized"; turn off paragraph 5, the words "and the regulations". 6. To express the name of article 10 and the introductory paragraph as follows: "article 10. Officers issued the administrative act and the actual action of the opposition and appeal procedures the officers issued administrative provisions (except decisions of administrative offences) and actual action can be a challenge and appeal in accordance with the administrative procedure law in the following order: ". 7. Express article 12, first paragraph, point 2 as follows: "2) revenue from service fees for services rendered and other own revenue." 8. Turn off the second part of article 12, the words "but officers with professional firearm". 9. transitional provisions be supplemented with paragraph 4 by the following: "4. the amendment of article 12 of this law the second part of the word" but officers — with the service shutdown, the firearm "shall enter into force on January 1, 2013." The law shall enter into force on the day following its promulgation. The law adopted by the Parliament in March 15, 2012.
The President a. Smith in 2012 on April 4
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