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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the parliamentary agenda to make roller roller of the Saeima (the Parliament of the Republic of Latvia and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 1994, 17, no. 24; 1995, no. 10, 24; 1996, 13, 22 no; 1997, no. 12, 21; 1998; 2000, no. 22, no. 2; 2001, 5., 10., 12. No; 2002, nr. 22; 2004, nr. 23; 2005; 2006, no. 14. , 8, 14, no. 24; 2008, no 3, 13; 2009, 2, 6, 12, 15, 17 No.; Latvian journal, 2009, no. 205; 2010, 206.178. no; 92. in 2011, no.) the following amendments: 1. Turn off the article 26, first paragraph, the words "secret ballot". 2. Article 31: turn in the fourth paragraph, the word "secret"; turn off the fifth. 3. turn off the fourth subparagraph article 33. 4. Turn off the second subparagraph of article 35. 5. Supplement article 64, second subparagraph, after the words "the spoke a second time — five minutes" with the words "the Minister for Foreign Affairs shall consult the annual report on the progress and activities of the proposed national foreign policy, speaking time should not exceed ten minutes, but, speaking for the second time, — five minutes". 6. turn off the second part of article 75. 7. Replace article 117 in the twelfth paragraph, the words "citizenship law enforcement Commission" (fold) with the words "community cohesion" of the Commission (the fold). 139. Article 8: replace the words ", except where certain other procedures" with the words "assistance, or to the election marks"; to supplement the article with a new second sentence as follows: "the Constitution of the Republic of Latvia in the cases and in the order of the vote shall be by secret ballot." 9. Turn off the first part of article 140. 10. the supplement V to the 5.3 the following subheading: "5.3 collective consideration of the application 131.3 (1) not less than 10 000 citizens of Latvia who on the day of lodging of the application has reached 16 years of age, have the right to submit a collective application to Parliament. The collective claim to be included in the application, the grounds of the short Parliament, as well as the particulars of the person authorized to represent the applicant, in its address and contact information. Collective application signer legibly indicate his name, surname and personal code. The collective application signatures can be collected electronically, if you get identiﬁkācij and ﬁzisk by the signatories of the personal data protection. (2) the collective application must not include such claims, which is obviously not acceptable in a democratic society or blatantly offensive, the collective application must not violate the values of respect for human dignity, liberty, democracy, equality, the rule of law and respect for human rights, including minority rights. (3) the collective number of applicant is not taken into account the withdrawal of signatures submitted to the Parliament if the collective application. (4) If the collective submission sent by electronic means, at the same time also be technical information confirming the signing of a collective application and allows you to verify the number of signatory, each signatory's name, surname and personal code. 131.4 (1) the Bureau no later than 20 days after receipt of the application in the assess its compliance with the policy of roller 131.3 article, if necessary, passes them to check citizenship and Immigration Headquarters, and decide on the transfer of this submission, the preliminary examination of the mandate, and the application of Ethics Commission. On hearing of the Bureau to invite the natural person authorized to represent the applicant in collective. (2) If the Bureau finds that the documents submitted did not meet the policy requirements of article 131.3 reel, the answer to that provided in accordance with the application of the law. 131.5 (1) the mandate of the Commission of ethics and application sitting in which the collective submission made the initial assessment, the sarīkojam not later than one month after receipt of the application in the Parliament, and the Commission of the progress of the meeting recording audio. (2) The mandate of the Commission of ethics and application session to invite the person authorized to represent the applicant in collective, members of other parliamentary commissions and representatives of institutions that affect the collective claim contained in the application. (3) the Mandate of the Commission of ethics and submissions at the hearing, the person authorized to represent the applicant, the collective is entitled in accordance with the procedure laid down by the Commission to justify a collective application and participate in its discussions. (4) not later than within three months after receipt of the application in the collective mandate ethics and submissions, the Commission shall draw up a report on the evaluation of the application in the Commission and in Parliament the draft decision on the future direction of a collective application. (5) the Mandate of the ethics and the application to be included in the report of the Commission information on the application in the preliminary examination, the Commission, in particular the collective claims of the applicant and their justification, the invited person's opinions, as well as other information, which the Commission considers to be necessary. The Parliament's draft decision on collective submission indicates the future direction of the collective submission: 1) the number of the applicant; 2) outline of the substance; 3) desired future direction (for example, to create a special parliamentary Commission for the preparation of the Bill, put the collective submission of a further examination of the institution, to ask the Cabinet to prepare a concept, or a Bill, leave without examination, reject). (6) the parliamentary decision on the future direction of the collective submission agenda look roll article 117. (7) the mandate of the Commission of ethics and application control with the parliamentary decision on the collective application to the future direction of the given task and, if required, you can prepare other draft decision of the Parliament to ensure the execution of the given task. " 11. Article 149: turn off the first part of paragraph 13; replace the first paragraph, the words "citizenship law enforcement Commission" with the words "the Commission" cohesive Society; to supplement the article with the fourth paragraph as follows: "(4) the Commission shall also carry out cohesive parliamentary control over the implementation of the nationality law." 12. To make 153. the second subparagraph by the following: "(2) a member in one and the same time can be no more than two permanent Commission member and three-Member Subcommittee." 13. Express article 172, second subparagraph by the following: "(2) a sub contact with ministries and other institutions themselves." 14. Turn off in article 184, the words "after a proposal from the Commission". 15. transitional provisions be supplemented by the following paragraph 13: "13. Amendments to this law, the first subparagraph of article 149 relating to parliamentary Permanent Commission and the name change and the fourth part of article 149, as well as Amendment 184 article for the word" after "exclusion of a proposal from the Commission, shall enter into force on 1 April 2012." The law shall enter into force on the day following its promulgation. The Parliament adopted the law in 2012 on January 19.
The President a. Smith 2012 in Riga on 1 February
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