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The Riigikogu approved the agenda for the working week, according to which 13 items will be deliberated.

No interpellations to members of the Government are scheduled for Monday’s sitting.

On Tuesday, the Bill on Amendments to the Public Holidays and Days of National Importance Act (591 SE) will be at the third reading. The Bill on Amendments to the European Parliament Election Act and Other Acts (400 SE) will be at the second reading. Two drafts will be at the first reading: the Draft Resolution of the Riigikogu “Appointment of Mart Laar to the Office of the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Eesti Pank” (620 OE), submitted by President Kersti Kaljulaid, and the Bill on Amendments to the Chancellor of Justice Act (609 SE).

On Wednesday, the Bill on Amendments to the Occupational Health Care and Safety Act and the Collective Agreements Act (581 SE) will be at the third reading. Five Bills will be at the second reading: the Bill on the Ratification of “An Agreement between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of South Africa, of the other part, amending the Agreement on Trade, Development and Cooperation” (606 SE); the Bill on Amendments to the Alcohol, Tobacco, Fuel and Electricity Excise Duty Act and the Tobacco Act (595 SE); the Bill on Amendments to the Employment Contracts Act and the Act on Amendments to the Family Benefits Act and Amendments to Other Associated Acts (596 SE); the Bill on Amendments to the Electricity Market Act, the Energy Sector Organisation Act and the Natural Gas Act (576 SE) and the Bill on Acquisition of Immovables in Public Interest (598 SE). The Bill on Amendments to the Traffic Act (635 SE) will be at the first reading.

Deliberation of the matter of significant national importance “Is the birth of the first child at risk?” is scheduled for Thursday. Reports will be by Siret Kotka-Repinski, Chairman of the Riigikogu study committee formed to solve the demographic crisis; Mare Ainsaar, Senior Research Fellow in Sociology and Social Policy, Institute of Social Studies, University of Tartu; Dagmar Kutsar, Associate Professor in Social Policy at the same Institute; and Taavi Tamkivi, leader of the Fathers’ forum, a father on parental leave.

During the open microphone, Märt Sults took the floor.

Video recordings of the sittings of the Riigikogu can be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/riigikogu

(NB! The recording will be uploaded with a delay.)

Riigikogu Press Service
Gunnar Paal,
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