At the extraordinary session which began at 12.00 p.m., the Riigikogu deliberated the Bill on Implementation of the Act on Amendments to Acts relating to the Second Supplementary State Budget of the Year 2009 Act (556 SE), initiated by the Estonian Reform Party Faction, the Pro Patria and Res Publica Union Faction and the Estonian Green Party Faction, the implementing provisions of which provide alleviation of the impact which undertakings experienced as a result of raising the value added tax rate at a too short notice.
The second reading of the Bill is scheduled on the extraordinary session on Tuesday, 1 September, at 3 p.m. If the second reading is concluded, a second extraordinary session for the third reading will take place an hour after the end of the specified session.
The sitting ended at 12.36 p.m.
The Riigikogu Press Service
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