The Saeima1 has adopted and
On Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Section 1. The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities of 13 December 2006 (hereinafter - the Convention) shall be adopted and approved with this Law.
Section 2. Implementation of obligations provided for in the Convention shall be coordinated by the Ministry of Welfare. Monitoring referred to in Article 33(2) of the Convention shall be ensured by the Ombudsman of the Republic of Latvia.
Section 3. The Convention shall come into force in accordance with the period of time and procedures specified in Article 45(2) thereof, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall notify thereof in the official gazette Latvijas Vēstnesis.
Section 4. This Law shall come into force on the next day following its proclamation. Together with this Law the Convention in English and the translation thereof into Latvian shall be proclaimed.
The Saeima has adopted this Law on 28 January 2010.
Acting for the President,
Riga, 17 February 2010
1 The Parliament of the Republic of Latvia
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