Budapest, May 8 (MTI) – Parliament will next week hold a final vote on amendments to the referendum law and migration related proposals and may also vote on the government’s migrant quota referendum initiative.

The session on Monday will start with marking Europe Day, a celebration of the anniversary of the founding of the European Union. It will be followed by interpellations.

Tuesday’s schedule includes a final vote on an amendment submitted by the justice minister to the referendum law. It would alter the rules for submitting referendum initiatives to allow multiple questions on the same subject to be presented to the national election office for approval. A final vote is also scheduled on a package of proposals submitted by the interior minister in connection with migration.

Parliament could also decide on Tuesday about the government-initiated national referendum on the EU’s mandatory migrant quota scheme.

President János Áder will also address the Tuesday session, discussing the UN Paris climate agreement. Áder’s address will be followed by a debate about the deal’s approval.

Lawmakers will on Wednesday and Thursday hold a general debate about the 2017 draft budget and are scheduled to discuss budget-related tax amendment proposals on Friday.

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