Parliament to vote on decisions adds the transfer of powers to the provinces of its agenda Conference



Author: HH, SSJ
Editor: HH


08.03.2015 12:44

Long-Presse / Baghdad
The voice of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, on Monday, to add a paragraph vote on the decisions of the Committee of the Regions Conference on the transfer of powers on its session held on schedule.

The source said in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The House of Representatives voted during its ninth meeting of the legislative term of the first second legislative year, which was held today, to add a paragraph to vote on the recommendations of the decisions of the Committee of the Regions Conference, on Sunday, on the transfer of eight powers Ministries to the provinces. "
The source, who asked not to be named, said: "The majority vote."

The Iraqi Council of Representatives held on Monday, its ninth legislative term of the first second legislative year, while the agenda of the meeting included the vote on the draft law and the first and second readings of the eight laws.

Committee held territories in the Iraqi Council of Representatives, on Sunday, (August 2, 2015), the provincial Law (21) the rate that has been modified in (05/08/2013) and discuss the possibility of the transfer of eight ministries of service including health and municipalities, agriculture and education authority, the presence of most conservatives and the heads of provincial councils and representatives of the Minister of State for Provincial Affairs and Minister of Health, municipalities and Deputy Minister of Agriculture.

The General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers, announced on Wednesday, (July 28, 2015), for the Council stuck to transfer powers from the relevant ministries of the provincial councils, indicating that the face of the Council and Minister of State for Provincial Affairs and the House of Representatives to take what requires to implement the resolution.

It is said that the majority of local governments, has repeatedly stressed during the last term, its adherence to decentralization and the transfer of the powers of a number of federal ministries in her schedule next August, and threatened to resort to federal court to sue lagging ministries transfer of powers.

The coordination meeting of the provinces of non-performing province was held on Saturday (the first of August 2015), at the conference room in the Council of Ministers headed by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and the presence of eight ministers as well as governors and heads of provincial councils in 15 governorates irregular province.

The article (45) of the second amendment to the law of governorates not organized in the territory of Law No. (21) of 2008 voted by the Parliament in its meeting held in the (23 June 2013), states that "A commission named (the Supreme Commission for Coordination between the provinces) headed by the Prime Minister, and the membership of Ministers (Municipalities and Public Works, and Construction and Housing, labor and social affairs, education, health, planning, agriculture, finance, sports and youth) and Minister of State for Provincial Affairs, governors and heads of provincial councils take "transfer sub-circuits and devices and functions and services and competencies exercised by those ministries with allocated public budget and staff and personnel allocations, to the provinces within the scope of its functions set out in the Constitution and relevant laws gradually and within a time limit not exceeding two years and remains the role of ministries in the planning of public policy.

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