Presided over the conference activate the transfer of the powers of the service 8/2
Presided over the conference activate the transfer of the powers of the service departments operating in the provinces of ministries and Parliament Speaker law: a country made up of diverse segments need to decentralization to achieve national unit
The head of the House of Representatives, Dr. Saleem al-Jubouri, that the country, which consists of a variety of national and ethnic segments need to decentralization to achieve national unity which is the best way to confront the dangers of separation and division. The sovereignty presided over the enlarged Conference to activate the second amendment to the provincial law No. 19 of 2013 and the transfer of powers to government departments service operating in the provinces and ministries, said the provincial council is the highest authority of legislation and supervision within the administrative border of the province, and it has the right to issue domestic legislation to enable it to manage its affairs according to the principle of administrative decentralization and not inconsistent with the Constitution.
And between President al-Jubouri said the House of Representatives will ask the Supreme Commission for coordination between the provinces and ministries with the relevant ministries after the date of the transfer of powers, to submit the completion of the transfer of powers to the provinces and constraints faced by councils rates, noting that the House of Representatives resort to the executive bodies accountable if they do not carry out the transfer of powers process According to the Law of the regions, adding that the appeal or amendment to the law does not mean lack of effect.
This conference was attended by Vice-Chairman of the Board of Representatives and the President and members of the parliamentary committee of the regions and representative of the President of the Republic, the Minister of State for Provincial Affairs and the Minister concerned and the Board of Governors and representatives of local governments from all provinces.
The following is the text of the speech sovereignty during the conference:
In the name of Allah the Merciful
Peace, mercy and blessings of God
I welcome you all on behalf of my colleagues in the House and I bless you for coming Karim witness together this democratic carnival cheerful, we inaugurate together a critical stage of decentralization and put in the way of practical application hard to transfer paragraphs, concepts and ramifications law 21 for the year 2008 for the expansion of provincial powers and which provides for the The provincial council is the highest authority of legislation and supervision within the administrative border of the province, and it has the right to issue domestic legislation within the limits of the province so that they can manage their affairs according to the principle of administrative decentralization and not inconsistent with the Constitution and federal laws, and all this represents an extraordinary step in a serious mandate administrative broad, additional confidence from the center in the governorates and their ability to manage and dispose of Bmekdradtha and moving the human structure would, which is - any provinces - worthy of this trust which have proven their ability to take responsibility through performance measurement despite the obstacles experienced by including terrorism and declining economic capacity of the country and reflected the result on a budget Federal State and directly affected the provincial budgets, which challenges are not trivial nor easy However provincial councils and local administrations still cooperate in order to cross this difficult stage through the perpetuation and understanding between them and the center of dialogue.
The Day 5/8 longer transmission, the quality of the form and content of the administrative and political system in Iraq impact of this authorizations to the provinces package will take certainly compete positive effective which will result in the outcome on the development of the means of development positive political dimension gives councils adequate space for the tender, creativity and initiative, but will be reflected inevitably output final completion and we are confident of that.
The government's efforts during the last period to complete the preparations for this bold practice confirms its commitment to the central leave and confidence democratization which gained Iraq after a long era of central narrow that were controlled remotely with all sub-detail, and this feeling and action is calculated for the government and we call on them to complete the application of this transition It will include eight key ministries, hoping that does not drag on for the transfer of powers and that are in accordance with a clear timetable and a specific and fast, We can not fail in this place to praise in particular on the role of the Ministry of State for Provincial Affairs extraordinary effort you put throughout the past period to accomplish this task to the fullest.
Dear Brothers and Sisters
We have to believe without hesitation that the country, which consists of a variety of national and ethnic segments need to be decentralized through which it serves its national unity is the best way to confront the dangers of separation and division.
The administrative decentralization emphasized by the Iraqi constitution in paragraphs (article 108 to 113) will give us the opportunity to activate the role of regional and local authority, and that the attribution of administrative and developmental her tasks increase efficiency, and enhance its role in shouldering its responsibilities and powers a way that works to integrate the local population in local development processes and ultimately leads to success, and thus we will work seriously on reducing the administrative bureaucracy and we will be able to accelerate and facilitate the process of administrative decision-making and development, which will contribute to finding a just distribution of power in decision-making and investments and resources within the State.
I thank your presence Quran and bless all who worked to ensure the success of this project and I call on the provincial councils and departments to invest this historic opportunity to advance themselves and develop their capacities in line with the new requirements of the law.
Wishing all success and Muwafaqiya
Peace, mercy and blessings of God
The President of the Iraqi Council of Representatives