Section 7. Competence of National Security Committee of the Saeima (1) For deputies elected to the National Security Committee of the Saeima for work in this committee shall be necessary a first category special permit for access to official secrets. If a deputy is elected to the committee who does not have such a permit, he or she may participate in meetings of the committee only after receipt of the abovementioned special permit.
(2) The National Security Committee of the Saeima shall:
3) perform parliamentary control of the activities and utilisation of budgetary resources of State security institutions;
4) hear reports from the Cabinet and heads of State security institutions on activities of State security institutions, as well as examine the results of examinations of the activity of such institutions;
5) [7 April 2004];
6) [7 April 2004];
7) examine proposals regarding the appointment to and release from office of the Director of the Constitution Protection Bureau.
[30 October 2003; 7 April 2004; 1 March 2007; 29 March 2007]