The National Position Of The Republic Of Latvia In The European Union In Matters Of Development, Approval And Representation Arrangements

Original Language Title: Latvijas Republikas nacionālo pozīciju Eiropas Savienības jautājumos izstrādes, apstiprināšanas un pārstāvēšanas kārtība

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 596 in Riga, 16 august 2005 (pr. No 46) of the Republic of Latvia to the European Union of national positions on the development, validation and representation order Issued pursuant to the Cabinet of Ministers of 14 law equipment of the first paragraph of article 3 i. General questions 1. determines the order in which it is developed and approved, and represented the Republic of Latvia's national positions in the European Union (hereinafter referred to as the national), as well as the order in which the items are being coordinated by the national development, approval and representation. 2. The national position of the Republic of Latvia is the official view of the European Union or other projects in the European Council, the Council of Ministers of the European Union (hereinafter Council), the Council of Ministers of the Committee or working group meetings on issues on the agenda, to ensure the interests of the Republic of Latvia in the European Union the initiation, preparation of decisions and the decision-making process. 3. Instruction is representative of the Republic of Latvia working document making the national position of the Council of Ministers of the Committee or the working groups, as well as the European Commission committees and working groups, if the Council of Ministers with the legislation adopted by the European Commission to implement the work of the Council of Ministers pass rules. 4. the responsible authority is the national regulatory authority or other institution, under the Cabinet of Ministers of 11 June 2003 order No. 385 "The Ministry and the other State authorities in matters of the European Union" (hereinafter referred to as the order of the Cabinet of Ministers on the Division of powers), the relevant authority regulations and other regulations specified for the distribution of competences is responsible for this 2 and 3 of the provisions referred to in paragraph 1, the institution of the European Union on the meeting's agenda included the question. 5. Taking over, the institution is the national regulatory authority or other institution, which, according to the cabinet order concerning the Division of powers, the relevant authority regulations and other regulations specified the Division of powers has shares of those terms 2 and 3 referred to in paragraph 1, the institution of the European Union on the meeting's agenda included the question. 6. the responsible authority shall ensure the development of national positions and alignment with the līdzatbildīgaj bodies, social partners and non-governmental organizations. 7. the Ministry of Foreign Affairs: 7.1. coordinating national positions and ensure that all the provisions referred to in paragraph 2, the European institutions are laid down in the present issues the responsible authority, as well as, if necessary, draw the attention of the authority responsible for the potential problem issues;
7.2. the following national positions and cross-sectoral coherence of different cross-compliance decision preparation and decision-making levels in the European Union;
7.3. ensure circulation of information related to the participation of the Republic of Latvia in the European Union in the preparation and adoption of decisions. 8. the competent authority in accordance with its established internal procedure provides instructions on Latvian national interests expression the European Commission committees and working groups, with the līdzatbildīgaj institutions, approval and representation, as well as the coordination of the activities. 9. national positions and the development and coordination of detailed procedures, instructions and sample details the development, coordination and approval of the agenda, as well as the information procedure between the institutions of the European Union, the Republic of Latvia permanent representations to the European Union (hereinafter referred to as the Agency), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other national positions and instructions for participating in the development of national regulatory authorities and other institutions determined by the Cabinet of three Minis instruction. II. National development and harmonisation of positions 10. develop national positions: 10.1 before the first issue of the proceedings of the Council of Ministers working group or Committee, except if this issue is not related to the interests of the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Latvia does not impose any obligation and do not have financial obligations which the responsible authorities certify that the competent official;
10.2. before the issue of the European Council or the Council of Ministers;
10.3. If, after the discussion of European Union Member States need to make essential amendments or additions to the approved national position. 11. in order to harmonize the national position with līdzatbildīgaj authorities, the responsible authority with the Minister's order establishing an interinstitutional working group which also includes representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Specific questions of interinstitutional working group invite experts or representatives of other institutions. 12. Conciliation periods shall be determined according to the responsible authority of the Cabinet of Ministers instruction. If the interinstitutional working group represented the national regulatory authority or other institution responsible authorities has not delivered an opinion within the time limit set, the national position to be considered as coherent. 13. If national positions are expected in a matter of a financial impact on the State budget or local budgets, the responsible authority in accordance with the national position of the Ministry of Finance (if the affected State budget) or regional development and Municipal Affairs Ministry (if affected local budgets). If the time limit laid down in the Ministry of finance and/or regional development and Municipal Affairs Ministry does not deliver an opinion the national position to be considered as coherent. 14. The provision referred to in paragraph 11 of the interinstitutional working group delegated representatives are authorized to the national regulatory authorities or other institutions, which they represent, to take a decision on the coordination of national positions in the matter within the limits of its competence. 15. If the legislation of the European Union or other matter for which you are developing a national position is more public administration authorities whether it significantly affected the interests of the Republic of Latvia, the responsible authority: national positions 15.1. submit a project for conceptual review meeting of senior officials of the European Union;
15.2. in submitting the national positions of project approval of the study: three Minis 15.2.1 if senior officials meeting of the European Union in matters of disagreement (15.1 these rules below;)
15.2.2. If requested by the Member of the Cabinet of Ministers. 16. The national positions of conceptual project review meeting of senior officials or the approval of the Cabinet of Ministers may propose to the other national regulatory authorities or other institutions. 17. If the position of the national project development it is not possible to agree on a division of powers or any other positions with national issues, their appearance at a meeting of senior officials of the European Union. 18. If a meeting of senior officials of the European Union, agreement has been reached (this provision, paragraph 17), the question shall be submitted to the Cabinet. Cabinet issue also if it proposes a Cabinet of three Mentioned member. III. the approval of the national position and representation of the national position 19:19.1. the Minister responsible, if national positions are developed in this provision 10.1 and 10.3. in the cases referred to in (a);
19.2. The Cabinet of Ministers, if national positions are developed this rule 10.2. in the case referred to in subparagraph or the request of a member of the Cabinet of Ministers;

19.3. the Minister responsible, where national positions to be approved urgently and, taking into account the urgency, it is not possible to execute these rules 11, 12 and 13 above reconciliation requirements or 19.2. the requirements referred to in point. Expression of opinion before the national position of the responsible Minister shall inform the Prime Minister, the Parliament and the authorities jointly. 20. The Minister responsible within the limits of its competence the Cabinet of news current Council of Ministers concerned the issues under consideration. 21. the representative of the Republic of Latvia for participation in the Committee of permanent representatives, the political and Security Committee, the Special Committee on agriculture, the economic and Financial Committee, as well as in other cases, if the Working Group of the Council of Ministers of the Council of Ministers prepared escalated issues, without involving the Permanent Representatives Committee, the instruction is optional, and it is developing a responsible authority in accordance with the instructions of the Cabinet 3. 22. The Republic of Latvia of the instructions given to the representative of the Council of Ministers of the Committee or working group, with the exception of the Committee of permanent representatives, the development authority. 23. The Republic of Latvia of the instructions to the representative of the Committee of permanent representatives, the development of the body responsible for the meeting's agenda, in coordination with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Instructions and a representative of the Republic of Latvia, the Permanent Representatives Committee sent to the Foreign Ministry. 24. the representative of the Republic of Latvia to the Council of Ministers concerned at a meeting of the Council of three Minis in the Committee or work group, 48 hours, but if the meeting dealt with the matter is urgent, 24 hours after the meeting of the Cabinet in accordance with the procedure laid down in the instructions sent to the responsible authority, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Office of the service report on the outcome of the meeting. 25. The European Council (heads of State and Government level) of the Republic of Latvia representing the Prime Minister. 26. the meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Latvia Cabinet of Ministers representing the Member according to the competence of the Council of Ministers and the meeting agenda. If a cabinet member is unable to attend a meeting of the Council of Ministers, they are replaced by another cabinet member or representative Ministry Parliamentary Secretary, State Secretary, head of the representation or representations of the Deputy head. 27. the authority responsible for the Minis tr a Council Committee and the working group according to the cabinet order concerning the Division of powers, appoint committees and working groups a representative, having informed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the representation. If the Council of Ministers on committees and working groups are considered, which according to the regulations of the institutions and other specified legislation is responsible for allocation of competences, according to the cabinet order concerning the Division of competences in a specific institution, the representative shares are designated by mutual agreement between the institutions. 28. Where necessary, the rules in paragraph 27 of that authority, the Committee of the Council of Ministers and working groups may appoint its subordinated bodies representative or private law representing, if performing public administrative functions under external regulations. 29. This rule 26, 27 and 28 the representatives referred to in paragraph 1 shall be responsible for the expression of national positions in the Council of Ministers of the Council of Ministers meeting, working group or Committee according to the approved national positions or instructions. IV. Parliamentary participation 30. Parliamentary order roll order the responsible authority under its competence shall inform the Parliament about the current issues related to the work of the Council of Ministers. 31. the responsible authority Parliamentary procedure prescribed in the national roller position aligned with the Parliamentary Commission for European Affairs before the issue of the European Council or the Council of Ministers or other issue, if the question significantly affect the interests of the Republic of Latvia. V. non-governmental organizations and the involvement of the social partners in 32. Responsible authorities shall inform the non-governmental organisations and social partners about the competence of the institutions of the European Union institutions on the agenda of the meetings and the national position in the matter. 33. Where, in accordance with the laws and regulations concerned the question of the need to coordinate with non-governmental organisations or social partners, their representatives are included in this rule referred to in paragraph 11 of the interinstitutional working group. 34. In other cases, non-governmental organisations and the social partners in these rules referred to in paragraph 11 of the interinstitutional working group are included depending on those issues under consideration. Vi. Closing questions 35. Be declared unenforceable for Min three cabinet 3 June 2003 rules no 286 "temporary procedures are coordinated national positions on matters of the European Union, the development, approval and representation" (Latvian journal, 2003, nr. 86). 36. the Inter-agency working group (para. 11 of these rules), the responsible authorities created to this date of entry into force of the provisions shall continue the work prescribed in these provisions. 37. The entry into force of the provisions by 1 September 2005. Prime Minister a. Halloween Foreign Minister Pabriks (A).