The legislative initiative of the Committee on Code of Administrative Offenses was introduced by Zaza Khutsishvili speaking about the objectives.
The technical change is being introduced to the current law deriving from the fact that the Bill on Code of Administrative Offenses adopted in one and the same period are overlapped by the changes to the Code deriving from the Law on Red List and Red Data Book becoming effective on January 1 overlapping the changes to the Code introduced deriving from the law on Tobacco Control becoming effective on December 28.
The technical change eliminates the gaps in the part 19, Article 239 of the Code. The Committee approved the Bill with the I reading and disucssed two documents for ratification introduced by the Deputy Finance Minister, Giorgi Kakauridze: Loan Agreement (Tbilisi Solid Waste Project) between Georgia and EBRD; and Change N2 to the Loan Agreement (Adjara Solid Waste Project) between Georgia and EBRD.
The Agreement envisages allocation of 15 ml EURO for solid waste management in Tbilisi. The loan is allocated for 15 years, 3 of which are preferential. As to the second Agreement, it changes the term of the loan to December 31, 2022. The initially designated territory for the landfill – Chakvi was replaced with the new territory which belated commencement of works.
The Committee approved the documents and discussed the Bill by MPs Merab Kvaraia, Paata Mkheidze, Goga Gulordava, Koba Lursmanashvili, Zakaria Kutsnashvili, Rati Ionatamishvili, Giorgi Mosidze, Giorgi Kopadze, Dimitri Mkheidze and Tsotne Zurabiani on Social Entrepreneurship aiming at institutionalization of social entrepreneurship.
According to M. Kvaraia, social entrepreneurship is being developed for the last 20 years but the essence thereof is the novelty in Georgian legislation. Thus, the Bill is an attempt to create legal basis. The remarks have been expressed.