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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Friday, 24.11.2017, 13:12

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Lithuanian parliament passes 'Magnitsky act'

Lithuanian parliament passes 'Magnitsky act'

17.11.2017

The Lithuanian parliament adopted on Thursday the so-called Magnitsky legislation banning entry to foreigners involved in large-scale corruption, money laundering or human rights violations. The bill was unanimously passed with 91 votes in favor, making Lithuania the fourth country in the world after United States, Estonia and Canada to adopt the Magnitsky legislation, reports LETA/BNS.

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Vejonis doesn’t promulgate amendments to the Law on Judicial Power

Vejonis doesn’t promulgate amendments to the Law on Judicial Power

10.11.2017

Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis today returned to the parliament for revision amendments to the Law on Judicial Power, according to the information published on the internet website of the president, cites LETA.

Court rules judges' pay system unconstitutional in Latvia

Court rules judges' pay system unconstitutional in Latvia

27.10.2017

Judges' salary system is not in line with the Latvian Constitution, according to a ruling delivered today by the Constitutional Court. The Constitutional Court said in the ruling that the current value of their salaries does not ensure the judges’ financial security, informs LETA.


Dozens Estonian startups oppose abolishing cohabitation law

Dozens Estonian startups oppose abolishing cohabitation law

11.10.2017

Representatives of dozens Estonian startups and tech companies have signed a public statement which asks for the parliament not to abolish the cohabitation law, informs LETA/BNS.

Almost half criminal cases investigated by Latvian Police are more than 5 years old

Almost half criminal cases investigated by Latvian Police are more than 5 years old

11.10.2017

In 2016, almost half of all criminal cases being investigated by the State Police in Latvia were more than five years old, the State Audit Office has concluded after auditing the effectiveness of State Police's pretrial investigation procedures, cites LETA.


10.10.2017

Lithuania, India sign extradition treaty

The foreign ministers of Lithuania and India signed a bilateral treaty on extradition in Delhi on October 9th, envisaging procedures for extradition of suspected offenders, informs LETA/BNS.

03.10.2017

Full smoking ban in prisons causes no major incidents in Estonia

Smoking was banned in Estonian prisons starting from October 1st, 2017 and the Ministry of Justice said that the ban has not caused any noteworthy incidents, informs LETA/BNS.

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