Law and Regulations

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Saturday, 20.12.2014, 21:23

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Liability for illegal employment set to increase in Lithuania

Liability for illegal employment set to increase in Lithuania

18.12.2014

Lithuania's parliament (Seimas) has adopted amendments to the Labour Code and its secondary legislation, thereby increasing the liability of employers and employees for illegal work and thus contributing to the reduction of the scope of unreported employment, the press service of the Seimas said in a press release, cites LETA/ELTA.

Keyword tags: Employment, Law and Regulations, Legislation, Lithuania, Markets and Companies



New rules will strengthen food quality in Europe

New rules will strengthen food quality in Europe

15.12.2014

New EU food labeling rules, adopted by the European Parliament and the Council in 2011 (Regulation No 1169/2011) and entering into force from 13 December 2014, will ensure that consumers receive clearer, more comprehensive and accurate information on food content, and help them make informed choices about what they eat.

Corruption Prevention Bureau detains Riga Regional Court Judge Berzina

Corruption Prevention Bureau detains Riga Regional Court Judge Berzina

13.11.2014

The Corruption Prevention Bureau officers arrived at the Riga Regional Court today, and the office of Judge Iveta Berzina has been sealed, as the court's chairwoman Daiga Vilsone confirmed to LETA.


11th Saeima in Latvia passed 910 bills

11th Saeima in Latvia passed 910 bills

01.11.2014

Since the 11th Saeima in Latvia came together for its first meeting on October 17, 2011, 129 new bills have been passed, and another 781 bills have been amended, LETA was informed by the Saeima's press service.

Estonian president promulgated the controversial Cohabitation Law

Estonian president promulgated the controversial Cohabitation Law

10.10.2014

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.

09.10.2014

Estonian Riigikogu approves of controversial cohabitation law

The Estonian Riigikogu approved on Thursday with 40 for votes the controversial cohabitation law, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.

08.10.2014

Latvia is the most obedient EU member state

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.

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