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Act on post-earthquake reconstruction of Zagreb and its environs passed

Zagreb - The Croatian Parliament on Friday adopted the act on post-earthquake reconstruction of Zagreb and of Krapina-Zagorje and Zagreb Counties, with 124 parliamentary deputies supporting the legislation.
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Parliament: Bill on foreign nationals to receive a second reading

Zagreb - Several bills were sent on Friday to the Croatian Parliament for a second reading, including the bill on foreign nationals, under which there will no longer be an annual quota for the employment of foreigners.
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Sabor debates bill on workers posted to Croatia

Zagreb - Lawmakers on Wednesday debated a bill on workers posted to Croatia as well as the implementation of a cross-border agreement on money fines in an attempt to protect their rights, and the Opposition also warned about the status of Croatian workers and that Croatia does not have a sensible industrial policy.
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Parliament discusses amendments to Protection Against Noise Act

Zagreb - The Croatian Parliament resumed its extraordinary session on Wednesday  with a discussion on amendments to the Protection Against Noise Act proposing measures to prevent excessive noise emissions, reduce the existing noise levels to the permissible levels, and align with EU law.
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Renata Sabljar-Dračevac participated in the EU Conference on health

Zagreb - The Chair of the Health and Social Policy Committee Renata Sabljar-Dračevac participated in the Conference of Chairpersons of committees on health of the EU Member States. The Conference, entitled "Europe in the pandemic: research and innovation for a more resilient health system", organized by the Bundestag as part of the parliamentary dimension of the German Presidency of the European Union, was held via videoconference.
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Croatian Parliament's first Speaker Žarko Domljan died

Zagreb - The first Speaker of the Croatian Parliament, Žarko Domljan, died on Saturday aged 86. In Croatia's first democratic election in 1990, he was elected to Parliament on the slate of the Croatian Democratic Union (HDZ). As an HDZ member, Domljan was the Speaker of the first Parliament from 1990 to 1992. In the second Parliament, from 1992 to 1996, he was the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives. During his parliamentary term, the Christmas Constitution was passed on 22 December 1990.
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Croatian MP’s participated at IPC CFSP/CSDP

Zagreb - Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee and Head of the Croatian Parliament Delegation, Gari Cappelli together with the Chair of the Defence Committee, Franko Vidović participated in the 17th Inter-Parliamentary Conference for the Common Foreign and Security Policy and the Common Security and Defence Policy (IPC CFSP/CSDP) of the European Union, within the parliamentary dimension of the German Presidency of the Council of the EU.
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Parliamentary opposition critical of Zagreb reconstruction bill; PM: We're open to suggestions from MPs

Zagreb - Parliamentary opposition parties on Wednesday strongly criticised the bill on the reconstruction of buildings in Zagreb and its environs damaged by a March 22 earthquake. "The Government will be open to as many suggestions as possible from MPs and parliamentary groups during a debate on the bill on the reconstruction of earthquake-damaged buildings in the City of Zagreb, Zagreb County and Krapina-Zagorje County", Prime Minister Andrej Plenković said.
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PM presents a bill on post-quake reconstruction to Parliament

Zagreb - Prime Minister Andrej Plenković presented the final text of the bill on the post-earthquake reconstruction of Zagreb and its environs to Parliament on Wednesday, saying that people who were left homeless should be ensured a roof over their heads and that Zagreb should again be a pleasant place to live and work.
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Wearing face masks in Croatian Parliament mandatory as of Wednesday

Zagreb - Wearing face masks in the Parliament chamber will be mandatory as of Wednesday, and not more than 41 MPs will be allowed to attend per session, Croatian Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković said on Tuesday after a meeting of the Parliament Presidency.
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Sabor to convene for extraordinary sitting September 2 - 11

Zagreb - The Government asked that Parliament be convened for the extraordinary sitting in order to debate the final bill on the reconstruction of Zagreb and two neighbouring counties affected by the March 22 earthquake.
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Amendments to law on ID cards sent to Parliament

Zagreb - The Government on Thursday sent to the Parliament a bill of amendments to the Law on Identification Cards and the Law on Foreigners which should also regulate the temporary residence of digital nomads.
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Bill on the execution of prison sentence sent to Parliament

Zagreb - The Government on Thursday sent to the Parliament a bill on the execution of prison sentence, which should speed up the process of sending convicts to serve their prison term and create conditions for parole under electronic surveillance.
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Antonio Osip winner of 45th Ring Race tournament; Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković presented him with a special reward

Barban - 34-year-old Antonio Osip from Draguzeti has won the 45th Prstenac Race tournament, held in the Istrian town of Barban on Sunday.
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Jandroković calls for building Croatia based on inclusion and solidarity

Zagreb - Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković said during the celebration of the 25th anniversary of Operation Storm in Knin on Wednesday that the Croatian people are celebrating with respect and pride, and called for building a Croatia based on social justice, solidarity and inclusion.
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PM praises results on recent EU summit in a report to the Parliament

Zagreb - Prime Minister Andrej Plenković on Wednesday reported to the Croatian Parliament on the recent EU summit at which Croatia was granted access to €22 billion over the next seven years, which he said was a strong lever for economic recovery.
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European Affairs Committee discussed the Report on the Extraordinary meeting of the European Council

Zagreb - In accordance with the Act on the Co-Operation of the Croatian Parliament and the Government of the Republic of Croatia in European Affairs, the Government of the Republic of Croatia submitted a written Report on the Extraordinary meeting of the European Council held in Brussels from 17 to 21 July 2020. The Report was presented at the Committee’s session by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Zdravko Marić.
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Speaker Jandroković says will continue to ask all MPs to wear masks in chamber

Zagreb - Speaker Gordan Jandroković said on Tuesday the Parliament Presidency was agreed today about recommending that all MPs wear masks in the chamber and that he would continue to ask all to do so.
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European Affairs Committee discussed the Report on the Activities and Results of EU2020HR

Zagreb - The Report was presented by the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, emphasizing the unprecedented circumstances in which the first Croatian Presidency of the Council of the European Union took place, given the Covid-19 pandemic, but also the challenges associated with the migration crisis.
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Parliamentary committee backs bill on post-quake reconstruction of Zagreb, N-W Croatia

Zagreb - The Parliamentary Construction and Zoning Committee on Monday supported a government-sponsored bill on the reconstruction of the Zagreb area after the 22 March earthquake under which the Government will cover 60% of the costs and local governments and owners 20% each.
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New Croatian Government voted in

Zagreb - After a debate that lasted the whole day, the Croatian 151-seat Parliament on Thursday evening gave a vote of confidence in Prime Minister Andrej Plenković and his second cabinet. Thus, 76 MPs, who make up the ruling majority, voted for the new government, and 59 voted against, with no abstentions.
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Parliament Speaker says will discharge duty responsibly

Zagreb - Speaker Gordan Jandroković told MPs on Wednesday at the first session of the tenth parliament that being appointed speaker for the second time was a great honour and that he would discharge his duty responsibly.
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New Croatian Parliament constituted, Jandroković elected Speaker

Zagreb - The founding meeting of the new, 10th Parliament began on Wednesday morning with the election of Gordan Jandroković as the Speaker of this 151-seat legislature.
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10th Parliament gets its five deputy speakers

Zagreb - The new Croatian Parliament, which on Wednesday morning held its founding session, elected the five deputy speakers, three of whom come from the ruling majority and two from the Opposition.
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First sitting of New Parliament next Wednesday at 10 a.m.

Zagreb - President Zoran Milanović has convened the first sitting of the new Sabor in Parliament House on Wednesday, 22 July at 10 a.m. 
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Jandroković: New Parliament will immediately resume work

Zagreb - Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković said on Wednesday that MPs would not go on holiday following the July 5 election, but that the new parliament would immediately resume work as soon as a parliamentary majority is constituted.
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State leadership lays wreaths for Statehood Day

Zagreb - The Croatian state leadership on Saturday laid wreaths at Zagreb's Mirogoj cemetery on the occasion of Statehood Day, which as of this year is again observed on May 30 instead of June 25.
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Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković issues Statehood Day message

Zagreb - Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković issued on Friday a message on the occasion of Statehood Day, May 30, recalling that 30 years ago the first multi-party parliament was constituted, which paved the way to the democratic change, freedom, and statehood and independence of Croatia.
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Parliament Speaker extends greetings on Ramadan Bayram

Zagreb - Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković on Saturday extended greetings on the occasion of Ramadan Bayram to the head of the Islamic Community in Croatia, Mufti Aziz Hasanović, and all Islamic believers.
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President calls parliamentary election for July 5

Zagreb - The parliamentary election will be held on July 5, President Zoran Milanović decided on Wednesday.
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Jandroković: Parliament's greatest achievement Lex Agrokor and political stability

Zagreb - Speaker Gordan Jandroković said after the parliament's dissolution that its greatest achievement was the adoption of Lex Agrokor and political stability while he refuted that this was the worst Parliament ever although he can understand the poor perception due to the street talk by some MPs.
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Speaker: This Parliament one of few that sat during COVID-19 pandemic

Zagreb - The ninth Croatian Parliament was dissolved on Monday and despite exchange of accusations between lawmakers until the parliament's last moments, the sitting ended with applause for parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković.
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9th Croatian Parliament dissolved

Zagreb - Croatia's ninth 151-seat Parliament on Monday ended its last session with the majority voting for parliament's dissolution.
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9th Parliament sat for 421 days, adopted 735 laws

Zagreb - The last Croatian Parliament, which was dissolved on Monday, sat for 421 days and discussed 1,702 items on its agenda since it was established in mid-October 2016, Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković said after the dissolution of the 151-seat legislature.
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Jandroković: Bleiburg tragedy a crime committed out of revenge, due to ideology

Zagreb - Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković said on Saturday that defeated Croatian soldiers and civilians were killed at Bleiburg and along the Way of the Cross without a trial, contrary to international conventions, as victims of a crime committed our of revenge and due to ideology.
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Parliamentary committee upholds Hrvoj-Šipek's nomination as Attorney-General

Zagreb - The parliamentary Judiciary Committee on Wednesday upheld the nomination of Zlata Hrvoj-Šipek as Attorney-General. Hrvoj-Šipek told the Committee she had applied for the position of Attorney-General so that she can create an effective framework for the further operation of the State Prosecutor's Office (DORH).
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Parliament Speaker issues Labour Day message

Zagreb - Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković on Thursday issued a message for the International Labour Day, thanking people of different occupations for making it easier for us to live through these challenging times and demanding circumstances.
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Opposition welcomes higher eligibility amount for supplementary health insurance

Zagreb - The parliamentary opposition on Wednesday welcomed a bill that would increase the eligibility threshold for supplementary health insurance which would be financed from the budget but noted that it was a pre-election move.
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Committee upholds Daniel Markić's nomination as SOA head

Zagreb - The parliamentary Domestic Policy and National Security Committee on Wednesday conducted an online meeting and upheld a proposal for Daniel Markić's appointment as the head of the Security-Intelligence Agency (SOA) for a new four-year term.
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Parliament Speaker: Evil done in WW II must never happen again

Zagreb - Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković said on Wednesday that such evil as was done during World War Two must never happen again in this region, and called for promotion of democratic values in the Croatian society.
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Reiner says Croatia remembering Jasenovac victims and the 30th anniversary of the first multi-party elections

Zagreb - Deputy Parliament Speaker Željko Reiner on Wednesday called on members of Parliament to remember two important anniversaries - the 75th anniversary of an outbreak of prisoners from the Jasenovac concentration camp and the 30th anniversary of the first multi-party elections in Croatia.
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Parliament Speaker wishes Orthodox believers happy Easter

Zagreb - Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković extended Easter greetings to Orthodox believers in Croatia on his and Parliament's behalf, wishing that the Easter light give them strength, faith, hope, interior peace, health and joy of living.
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Parliament Speaker Jandroković: Those who want to profit should be punished and condemned

Zagreb - Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković said on Tuesday that anyone who tries to use the current situation for their own benefit should be severely punished and publicly condemned, and he said that everyone will have to give up something in the period to come.
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Parliament to debate bill giving more powers to sanitary inspectors

Zagreb -  The Croatian Parliament will continue its session on Wednesday in its building in St. Mark's Square, and it will discuss, among other things, a bill giving more powers to sanitary inspectors and putting COVID-19 on a list of infectious diseases.
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State officials offer their best wishes to faithful for Easter

Zagreb - President Zoran Milanović, Prime Minister Andrej Plenković and Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković on Saturday issued messages offering their best wishes to believers who celebrate Easter according to the Gregorian calendar.
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Parliament Speaker offers his best wishes to Jewish faithful for Passover

Zagreb - Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković on Wednesday offered his best wishes to the Jewish faithful on the occasion of the holiday of Passover. 
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Jandroković: We've found good balance between public health and fundamental values

Zagreb - Croatia has found a good balance in dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, between protecting public health and fundamental values and freedoms, and it has been shown that the state is functioning very well in the present time of crisis, Parliament Speaker Gordan Jandroković said. 
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Bill on mobile phone surveillance sent to second reading

Zagreb - Parliament on Tuesday sent a bill o amendments to the law on electronic communication to a second reading, which would legalise broader surveillance of citizens' mobile phones as a measure in the fight against coronarvirus.
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Government's April rescue package receives strong support

Zagreb - The Government's April package of measures to bail out the economy affected by the corona crisis received strong support in the parliament on Tuesday. 
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