Withdrawal of the Chairman of the Legal Committee of the House of Representatives session

September 16, 2015

BAGHDAD / Center Brief for the Iraqi Media Network (IMN) - reporter Center Brief in the House of Representatives, said the head of the legal committee of parliamentary Mahmoud Hassan pulled out of today's session, following an altercation between him and the Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament Aram Sheikh and members of the Finance Committee on the amendments made to the Money Laundering Act.

He added the (IMN) that "the Attorney Mahmoud Hassan refused to make amendments to the law without his knowledge, and brief him on these amendments."

They discussed a number of laws and provisions in the House of Representatives this session on Wednesday, including the Unified Card Code and money laundering, as well as hosting the governor of Babylon honest Royal.