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    Chapter 16


    Legislative Procedures


    Article 128


    The President of the Council will refer the draft laws submitted by the Executive to the relevant committees, to study it and give opinion on it before submitting it to the Council for a debate with the condition it will happened in the presence of the representative of the Committee who submitted the draft.

    Article 129


    During the debate of the draft laws any member can submit amendments as deleting, adding or separating articles. The amendments must be submitted to the chair of the committee at least 24 hours before the session/debate.


    Article 130


    The Financial Committee has to get the opinion of the Council of Ministers for every proposed amendment which are refereeing to draft budget allocations and they have to include in their report the governments opinion and arguments related to that. This provision will be valid on every proposed amendment submitted by any committee of the Council or any member if it will create financial consequences.

    Article 131


    The Chair of the session will read the report of the relevant committee including the opinions against the report in the second reading and the debate will follow the draft submitted by the committee.


    Article 132


    Deliberation shall start with a discussion of the entire general principles and bases of the draft law. If a majority of ICR members do not in principle approve of the bill, such non-approval will be regarded a rejection.


    Article 133


    After such an in-principle approval of the draft law, the ICR shall move on to discussing its articles article by article, after reading out each one of them. Opinion is first solicited separately on each article, and then it is taken on the entirety of the draft law after a full recitation of all articles is made.

    Article 134


    On completion of discussion of the article, and the proposed amendments submitted thereto, opinion is first taken on these proposed amendments starting with the broadest and most deviant from the original text. Opinion is then taken on the article as a whole.

    Article 135


    If the ICR makes a judgment on an article, which would require an amendment in another article already approved of, the ICR shall have the right to revisit such an article. The ICR may also - upon request by the government, the Chair of the committee or 50 of the ICR’s members - re-discuss an article already approved if new reasons are given before deliberations over the draft law are concluded.

    Article 136


    No vote on a draft law shall be taken before at least four days have passed after deliberations in accordance with the following:


    First: The draft law has undergone first reading


    Second: Second reading and debate of the draft law can occur no sooner than two days after the reception of written suggestions.



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    Chapter 17


    Objections to Draft Laws


    Article 137


    The Presidency Council may approve the laws that are enacted by the Council of Representatives within 10 days of their arrival with the exceptions as in article 118-119 of the Constitution. In case of non approval the laws shall be resent to the Council of Representatives.


    Article 138

    First: The Council of Representatives will hold a session for this purpose. And the Council will submit the veto decision and the statements related to it to the concerned committee to study the draft under objection. And the reasons based upon the decision of the veto. The report of the concerned relevant committee shall be submitted to the Council for consideration in emergency procedure. If the Council approves the draft law under objection by majority it will be sent to the Presidency Council for approving it.

    Second: In case of not approving it the the second time within 10 days of the receiving it the Council of Representatives may approve it by the majority of 3 out of 5 the number of it members, which is unrejectable and considered approved.



    TO LEARN MORE ABOUT IRAQI COUNCIL OF REPRESENTATIVES - RULES OF PROCEDURE:

    http://parliament.iq/manshurat/nizamen.pdf

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    IRAQ Legislative Procedures - Draft Laws


    No vote on a draft law shall be taken before at least four days have passed after deliberations in accordance with the following:




    First: The draft law has undergone first reading




    Second: Second reading and debate of the draft law can occur no sooner than two days after the reception of written suggestions.


    Objections to Draft Laws


    Article 137


    In case of non approval the laws shall be resent to the Council of Representatives.


    Article 138


    FIRST: If the Council approves the draft law under objection by majority it will be sent to the Presidency Council for approving it.


    Second: In case of not approving it the the second time within 10 days of the receiving it the Council of Representatives may approve it by the majority of 3 out of 5 the number of it members, which is unrejectable and considered approved.


    TO LEARN MORE ABOUT IRAQI COUNCIL OF REPRESENTATIVES - RULES OF PROCEDURE:


    http://parliament.iq/manshurat/nizamen.pdf

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