Ruling MPs request 2-year freeze on new gambling law ahead of mid-2017 general elections

Tirana Times
By Tirana Times November 29, 2016 13:36

Ruling MPs request 2-year freeze on new gambling law ahead of mid-2017 general elections

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  • Six ruling coalition MPs from the Socialist Party (SP), the Socialist Movement for Integration, and the Party for Justice, Integration and Unity (PDIU) which occupy two-thirds of the 140-seat Parliament, argue the entry into force of the late 2015 legal changes in January 2017 is premature and poses a threat to the industry employing 1,800 people and generating an annual $125 million in taxes to the state budget

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