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Estonia: The Riigikogu started the last regular working week of its spring session

NordenBladet — At today’s sitting, the Riigikogu approved the agenda for the working week, according to which 12 issues will be discussed. At Tuesday’s sitting, member of the Riigikogu Siim Valmar Kiisler, justice of the Supreme Court Kaupo Paal and justice of the Supreme Court Kai Kullerkupp will take their oaths of office.

Thereafter, the proposal of the Chancellor of Justice to bring the Code of Misdemeanour Procedure into conformity with the Constitution of the Republic of Estonia will be discussed. The Chancellor of Justice Ülle Madise will make a report.

The Bill on Amendments to the Alcohol, Tobacco, Fuel and Electricity Excise Duty Act (30 SE) will be at the second reading, and the Draft Resolution of the Riigikogu “Appointment of Members of the Supervisory Board of the Guarantee Fund” (32 OE) will be at the first reading.

At the sitting on Wednesday, the Bill on Amendments to the Waste Act, the Act on Amendments to the Waste Act, and the Act on Amendments to the Waste Act and Other Associated Acts (15 SE) will be at the third reading. The Bill on the Acceptance of the Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty on the Accession of the Republic of North Macedonia (26 SE) will be at the second reading. Four drafts will be at the first reading. They are the following: the Draft Resolution of the Riigikogu “Formation of the Estonian Delegation to the Interparliamentary Assembly of the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Latvia and the Republic of Lithuania” (34 OE); the Bill on Amendments to the Securities Market Act and Other Acts (28 SE); the Bill on Amendments to the Taxation Act, the Courts Act and the Liquid Fuel Act (29 SE), and the Bill on the Ratification of the Agreement between the Government of the Republic of Estonia and the Government of the United Arab Emirates for Air Services between and beyond their respective Territories (27 SE).

The agenda also includes a report by Kadri Simson, candidate for the European Commission.

The Bill on Amendments to the Alcohol, Tobacco, Fuel and Electricity Excise Duty Act (30 SE) is scheduled for the third reading at Thursday’s sitting in case the second reading will have been concluded.

The Bill on the Denunciation of the European Convention on Spectator Violence and Misbehaviour at Sports Events and in particular at Football Matches (25 SE) will be at the second reading.

 

Source: Parliament of Estonia

 


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