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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Friday, 30.01.2015, 00:23

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Lithuanian president submits law amendments regarding residence permits

Lithuanian president submits law amendments regarding residence permits

23.01.2015

Lithuanian leader Dalia Grybauskaite has submitted her amendments to the Law on the Legal Status of Aliens, which seek to strengthen Lithuania's national security and prevent persons who pose danger to the country and people from getting residence permits in Lithuania, reports LETA/ELTA.

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Riigikogu simplifies granting Estonian citizenship to children and elderly

Riigikogu simplifies granting Estonian citizenship to children and elderly

22.01.2015

The Estonian Riigikogu supported on Wednesday the amendments to the citizenship law and the state dues law, which simplify receiving Estonian citizenship for children under 15 years of age and people over 65 years of age, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.

Lithuanian president: Supreme Court must enhance trust in judicial system

Lithuanian president: Supreme Court must enhance trust in judicial system

21.01.2015

President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite met with judges of the Supreme Court and discussed main problems of the judicial system, the possibility to accelerate legal proceedings, ensure principled evaluation of the work of judges and increase trust in courts, reports LETA/ELTA.


Estonian Riigikogu approves 185 legal acts in 2014

Estonian Riigikogu approves 185 legal acts in 2014

22.12.2014

The Estonian Riigikogu, which ended the autumn session on Thursday, held in 2014, 124 full house sessions and approved of 185 decisions, laws and statements, LETA/Postimees Online reports.

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.

15.12.2014

New rules will strengthen food quality in Europe

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.

13.11.2014

Corruption Prevention Bureau detains Riga Regional Court Judge Berzina

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.

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