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Saturday, 25.10.2014, 07:11
Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves signed a resolution, promulgating the Cohabitation Law that was approved of by the Riigikogu on Thursday, the president's office announced, cites LETA.
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The Estonian Riigikogu approved on Thursday with 40 for votes the controversial cohabitation law, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
The European Commission (EC) released its report on the application of EU law outlining how member-states performed in 2013 as regards cases brought for violations of adopted norms, reports BC the Latvian Institute.
Hundreds of people convened on Sunday by the Estonian parliament building in Toompea, Tallinn, to a protest meeting against the cohabitation law that is currently in the parliament proceedings, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite has forwarded the Seimas her amendments to the Civil Code which seek to reduce the number of children who are put to child care homes, as well as to promote adoption, informs LETA/ELTA.
The new Construction Law and the related Cabinet of Ministers regulations come into force from October 1st, 2014, bringing significant changes to the current procedures regulating the construction sector and construction companies, and at the same time reducing the number of bureaucratic procedures, reports LETA/Nozare.lv.
The Estonian government approved on Thursday of amendments to the weapons law, which among other things stipulate that a person does not have to keep a registered weapon at home and that persons who have a criminal record can own a weapon, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.