Amendments To The Military Service Act

Original Language Title: Grozījumi Militārā dienesta likumā

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Read the untranslated law here: https://www.vestnesis.lv/ta/id/198718

The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: the law of military service to do military service Act (the Saeima of the Republic of Latvia and the Cabinet of Ministers rapporteur, 2002, nr. 14; 2003, 2, 15; 2004, nr. 14. No; 2005; 2006, 8 No No 14; 2007; 2008 to 10. No, no 3; 2009, 2, 14, 15 no) the following amendments: 1. Replace article 10, second paragraph, the words "public bodies" (fold) with the words "society and Foundation" (the fold).
2. Express article 11, the second subparagraph by the following: "(2) the Minister of defence of soldiers in the order can be sent to study at educational institution civil, if his job duties require special education. With a military training related expenses from the budget for this purpose. Before the start of training educational institution civil defense minister or his authorized Commander (boss) with a military contract which provides that after education authorities end the soldier obliged to nodien the period stated in the contract, which shall not be less than five years. Failure (except where the failure is due to health or other justifiable reason), after the elections, the educational authority of internal rules or rules of admission for a breach of civil education institutions deducted a soldier be released for training the financial resources used Cabinet. "
3. Make the article 37 the fourth and fifth by the following: "(4) the right to annual leave is a soldier of six months of continuous service. Soldiers given professional service, in the first year of service leave calculated for the period from the date on which he assumes professional service in until the end of the year (for each of the days of the month, in proportion to the days time, subject to the conditions of the first paragraph). In exceptional circumstances annual leave or a part of it can be transferred to the next year, but not more than two consecutive years. Time, which gives the right to annual paid leave, excludes the period of parental leave.
(5) the annual leave is not allowed to compensate for the money except when retired from professional service soldiers, which does not make use of annual leave. Compensating vacation money, paid leave benefit in kind granted in the intake or its value in cash. He retired in the year of the soldier leave compensation calculated for the period from the beginning of the year until he retired (for each month, in proportion to the days days of time, subject to the first and second parts of the conditions). If soldiers retired from the military service act article 42 1 of the first subparagraph in the case specified in paragraph or a professional service contract before the expiry of this law article 43 second paragraph, 2, 6 and 7 above, in the case of annual leave compensation calculated for the full year. If soldiers retired article 43 first paragraph or two part 1, 4, 8 and 9 in the case provided for in point before the end of the calendar year and if a soldier has used the annual leave for the full calendar year, from his withholding paid vacation compensation for not nodienētaj vacation days. "
4. Express article 38 2.1 part as follows: "(21) a soldier may be granted paid leave of international operation, where his involvement in international operations more than four months. Additional leave may not exceed 30 calendar days a year, calculating 2.5 days per month. During the leave the soldier shall receive a monthly salary and 50 percent of the soldiers in certain allowances for participation in international operations in proportion to the duration of the leave. A soldier will cover travel to Latvia or place of employment abroad and back to international operations in the district, as well as while on the road, spending on hotels (accommodation), if any. Soldiers travel and hotels (accommodation) expenses are covered under the Regulations Act, which determines the order in which the recoverable with the missions and the staff of travel-related expenses. "
5. Express article 40 the following: ' article 40. Parental leave for the soldier has the right to parental leave. Leave without pay for the conservation of the service for a period of not more than a year and a half, until the child reaches the age of eight. Every child soldier care one single grant such leave. Soldier receives the parental benefit law and order. This vacation time including the retirement seniority of soldiers giving entitlement to a retirement pension, but not including the retirement seniority, which gives right to a current rank of the award. "
6. Express article 44 the fourth paragraph as follows: "(4) if the soldiers retired from active service due to the professional service, the termination of the contract before the deadline, with the exception of this law article 43 second paragraph, point 2 and 7 in certain cases as well as cases in which a soldier retired from his will and independent of other unavoidable circumstances, the Defense Minister, he justified satisfied is in proportion to the days not time released or withheld from him spending part of his military and vocational training or further training including foreign education (courses) training expenses incurred that, helping Latvia, covered the foreign. The Defence Minister said a soldier's order to surrender issued to facilities, equipment and uniforms (except when she retired as a reserve with the right to wear a uniform) or to pay its residual value. If a professional service contract period is not extended and the soldiers retired from active service, the Defence Minister, a soldier in the order to surrender issued to facilities, equipment and uniforms (except when she retired as a reserve with the right to wear a uniform) or to pay the residual value of it. "
7. Make the eighth article 53 the following: "(8) professional service soldiers, without interrupting the service, successfully taught civilian education institution for military service requires expertise, compensation may be paid to cover no less than half of the school year. Before the soldiers paid the compensation, Defense Minister or his authorized Commander (boss) with a military contract which provides that after education authorities end the soldier obliged to nodien the period stated in the contract, which shall not be less than five years. Failure (except where the failure is due to health or other justifiable reason), after the elections, the educational authority of internal rules or rules of admission for a breach of civil education institutions deducted a soldier be released for training the financial resources used Cabinet. "
The Parliament adopted the law in 2009 on September 17.
President Valdis Zatlers in Riga V 2009 October 6, editorial comment: the law shall enter into force on the 20 October 2009.