Law toughening state language requirements for foreigners buying farmland in Latvia promulgated

  • 2017-05-31
  • BNS/TBT Staff
Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis has promulgated the bill about toughening the state language requirements for foreigners, who buy farmland in Latvia, which he previously sent back to the parliament for revision. The parliament rewrote the bill and adopted it again on May 18. Now the Latvian president has promulgated it, according to the official newspaper Latvijas Vestnesis. Under the new law, foreign buyers of agricultural land in Latvia will be required to have better knowledge of the Latvian language and, if requested by the local government, will...
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