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05-01-2020 03:06 PM Political expert on the law to bring out US forces: It is not within the powers of Parliament to dictate the government Baghdad / news The political expert, Bassel Hussein, stressed that Parliament has no right to issue decisions dictating to the government what to do. Hussein said in a statement to "Al-Ikhbaria", that "it is not possible to cancel an agreement that was ratified by Parliament except by a law that recognizes two-thirds of votes, and this requires a first and second reading." He added that "a decision cannot abrogate a law and the law can only be canceled by law, and it is not within the authority of Parliament to issue decisions nor to dictate to the government what to do, so its monitoring and legislation do."
House of Representatives votes to amend two laws and end reading others Release date:: 2019/11/26 18:23 • 353 times read (Baghdad: Euphrates News) The House of Representatives voted in its nineteenth session held under the chairmanship of the President of the Council Mohammed Halbousi on Tuesday and in the presence of 224 deputies on two laws and finished the first reading of the draft and proposed laws. At the outset of the meeting, the council voted on the proposal of the second amendment law for the provincial and district council elections law No. 12 of 2018, submitted by the committees of the regions and governorates that are not organized in a region and the legal due to the expiry of the legal period prescribed for the current provincial councils and district and district councils that are not organized in a region. functions and responsibilities assigned to them to organize the work of local administrations of the provinces are not organized in the region and prevent a vacuum legal. the Council completed the vote on the proposed third amendment to the law include people with medical professionals and health No. 6 of 2000 and submitted by the Law Commission Health and Environment, for the purpose of benefiting from scientific specializations and entrusting them to the central appointment in the Ministry of Health of the supportive health professions at a percentage determined by the Ministry to take advantage of the energies and specialties supporting to serve the health and environmental sector. For his part, MP Fares Al-Brifkani thanked the Health and Environment Committee and its high appreciation for the role of the Presidency of the Council to enhance the efforts of the Committee in the legislation of the important law, which is one of the pillars of the advancement of health reality and supplying the ministry with medical and health staff. The Presidency of the Council decided to postpone the vote on the draft law on the accession of the Republic of Iraq to the Convention on International Road Transport of 1975, submitted by the Committee on Foreign Relations, Services and Reconstruction with a view to facilitating the international road traffic for transport operators and their agents through the movement of goods subject to customs seals with a simple and cost-effective system and reducing delays. On border standards and the passage of shipping containers and vehicles in international trade and to adhere to the Convention. The Council then completed the first reading of the proposed amendment of the Second Amendment Law for the Law of Political Prisoners Establishment No. 4 of 2006, submitted by the Martyrs, Victims and Political and Legal Prisoners' Committees, in order to reduce expenses and address some of the gaps that have arisen during the implementation of the law, in particular for those covered by the provisions of this Law, as well as those who have been appointed. After the expiry of the period of political separation law. The Council finished the first reading of the draft law of renting agricultural land submitted by the Committee on Agriculture, Water, Marshes and Finance for the purpose of investing unused agricultural land that exceeds the need of farmers and leaving its cultivation would harm the national wealth, especially the land that has been spent large sums for reclamation and in line with the requirements of scientific and economic investment better and clear There is room for agricultural companies, agricultural associations and Iraqi individuals who are able to invest land in agriculture to increase production and increase national income. He directed the House of Representatives permanent and sub-parliamentary committees, especially the Committee on Constitutional Amendments to exercise its work in the coming days. It was then decided to adjourn the meeting without setting a date
2019/10/20 12:30:50 PM 79 MP calls for parliamentary sessions this week Baghdad / Al-Ghad Press: A member of the parliamentary wisdom bloc Mahmoud Mulla Talal, on Tuesday, to resume holding the sessions of the House of Representatives this week. "The situation in Iraq requires that the House of Representatives convene this week to consider many issues of concern to the Iraqi people," Talal said in a statement received by Al-Ghad Press. He added that "the meetings of the Council will contribute a lot to ease the tension and positive impressions of the Iraqi people and we do not see there is no reason not to convene this week and at least three meetings."