Posts tagged as Latvian Saeima

Unmarried couples’ law to be proposed in Latvia

Monday, June 17, 2019

In the Latvian Saeima, this week, a draft Law on Unmarried couples would be proposed by the party alliance Attīstībai/Par!. Daniels Pavļuts, the leader of the liberal party alliance Attīstībai/Par!, commented on Monday, June 17, that the law would be meant for everyone in Latvia and «will not replace or endanger the concept of marriage in any way». «We provide an additional instrument bring security to two private individuals living…

I think I have a good chance of being appointed president – Levits

Friday, April 19, 2019

In an interview with the LNT television channel this morning, presidential candidate Egils Levits, who currently serves as a judge on the EU Court of Justice, said that he believes he has a good chance of being appointed president by Saeima. He said that if politicians are being honest, he has majority support in parliament. As an additional factor in his favor, Levits mentioned the fact that this will be…

Latvian Saeima gives green light to improve anti-doping regulation

Thursday, May 24, 2018

On Thursday, 24 May, Latvia’s Saeima supported amendments to the Sports Law that provide for improving anti-doping regulation in the country and improve the autonomy of the anti-doping organization through the establishment of Latvian Anti-Doping Bureau, as confirmed by Saeima’s press-service. «Amendments are needed because the World Anti-Doping Agency has found significant problems in Latvia’s anti-doping system and insufficient autonomy of the supervisory institution. This could have a strong impact…