Public admin reform moves forward

Parliament yesterday amended the Law on Municipal Institutions, which increases both the powers of local elected governments as well as their funding. The amendment is part of a complex reform of state administration. Henceforth, municipalities will have increased power over construction and health care, while the terms under which local governments can hold referendums have been clarified.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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