The Riigikogu passed the following Acts:
The Riigikogu passed with 57 votes in favour (1 abstention) the Peace-Time National Defence Act Amendment Act (341 SE), initiated by the National Defence Committee. The Act brings the standards of the Peace-Time National Defence Act into conformity with the Riigikogu Rules of Procedure Act which enables the deliberation of the bases of security policy in the Riigikogu pursuant to the Riigikogu Rules of Procedure Act.
The Income Tax Act and Taxation Act Amendment Act (356 SE), initiated by the Government of the Republic, was passed with 52 votes in favour. The purpose of the Act is to harmonise the standards of the Income Tax Act and Taxation Act with the directives of the Council of the European Union.
The Act on Amendments to the Act on the Procedure for the Return of Cultural Objects Unlawfully Removed from a Member State of the European Union (334 SE), initiated by the Government of the Republic, was passed with 57 votes in favour. The Act specifies the regulation of the return of cultural objects unlawfully removed from the Member States of the European Union and got in the territory of Estonia.
The Riigikogu did not pass:
The Bill on Amendments to the European Parliament Election Act and Members of the Riigikogu Salary, Pension and Other Social Guarantees Act (347 SE), initiated by the European Union Affairs Committee. For the passage of the Bill the majority of votes of the members of the Riigikogu was required (51 votes), but only 37 members of the Riigikogu voted in favour of the passage of the Bill.
The Riigikogu Press Service
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