To avoid necessity to decide on extending state of emergency new Covid-19 legislation must be given status of 'great urgency'

  • 2020-06-03
  • LETA/TBT Staff
RIGA - To avoid a situation where lawmakers have to decide on extending the current state of emergency in Latvia, new Covid-19-related legislation must be given the status of "great urgency', so it can take effect by the date the state of emergency is supposed to end.  Last week, the government approved and sent to Saeima a number of bills providing a new Covid-19-related regulation, which should come into effect as soon as the state of emergency ends on June 9.  The draft legislation has already been endorsed by the responsible Saeim...
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