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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: amended the National Security Act to make the National Security Act (Republic of Latvia Saeima and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 2001, nr. 3; 2002, 1, 12 no; 2007, 9, 10, 16; 2008, nr. 11. No, 2, 15, 2009. no; Latvian journal 2010, no. 76; 2013, 61 no; 2014, 105, 114 no). the following amendments: 1. in article 8 the first paragraph: make paragraph 3 by the following: "3) appointed commander in Chief in time of war;" turn off 7, second sentence; to turn off the second sentence of paragraph 8. 2. Make the article 12 by the following: ' article 12. The Supreme jurisdiction (1) the Commander or his authorized person participate in cabinet meetings in an advisory capacity. (2) the Commander leads the national defense, to prevent the country's independence, its constitutional and territorial integrity of the hazard, if Cabinet has been delayed to perform this Act or other legislation in certain assignments of the war. " 3. Supplement article 22 with the sixth subparagraph by the following: "(6) in time of war, if there's an external enemy has done a military invasion or otherwise turned against its national independence, the constitutional order or territorial integrity." 4. in article 24: turn off the first part of paragraph 3; to turn off the second part. 5. Article 25: adding to the article with the new first and second subparagraph by the following: "(1) an unexpected military invasion in case the country or a part thereof not previously announced exceptional condition: 1) of each of the national armed forces Commander of the unit in accordance with the national defence operational plans launched military defense measures, without waiting for the decision of the individual; 2) national armed forces Commander under the operational plan of national defence immediately launched an organized military defence action and shall inform the Minister of defence; 3) Minister of defence under the national defence plan immediately initiates organized national defense activities and inform the President, the Bureau of the Parliament and the Prime Minister. (2) in time of war may prohibit the display of armed resistance. "; believe the current text of the third paragraph of article; Add to paragraph 2, the third paragraph with the sentence as follows: "the State protection plan may provide procedures by which a candidate to represent the legitimate powers of government power." 6. turn off the third paragraph of article 33, the words "or, in time of war, the Commander-in-Chief of the national armed forces." 7. Replace article 35, first paragraph, the words "in exceptional condition or State" with the words "war or exceptional situation". The Parliament adopted the law of 25 February 2016. The President of the Parliament instead of the President i. Mūrniec Riga 2016 March 9.
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