Presidency of the Republic to ratify the law of parties

Thursday 17-09-2015 | 4:41:15

Twilight News / presidency announced on Thursday by President Fuad Masum endorsement of the Political Parties Law, which will become effective 60 days after publication in the Official Gazette.

He said the presidential spokesman Khaled Huani in a statement, "Based on the provisions of Article 73, paragraph (iii) of the Constitution, ratified President of the Republic on the law on political parties," noting that "the law will carry the No. 36 for the year 2015 will be implemented 60 days after the date of its publication in the Official Gazette" .

He Huani, that "the law includes new principles in the founding of parties Mrs. Mubarak establishment parties circle that attached to the Council of Commissioners of the Independent Electoral Commission of the judiciary and the competent jurisdiction to decide all matters relating to the affairs of political parties and organizations," pointing out that "the law adopted transparent criteria in the sources of funding parties, and the establishment of the party must be on the basis of citizenship. "

He Huani, that "the President of the Republic already introduced a bill that parties have the House of Representatives adopted nearly 80% of the project," noting that "the law will organize the establishment parties and the organization of partisan activities in line with the constitutional developments and democracy taking place in Iraq."

The House of Representatives had voted in its session held in 16 (27 August 2015), a majority of its members on the draft law on political parties.