House of Representatives Legislative clings to its competence and renews its support for the reforms of Prime Minister

03/11/2015 (00:01 pm)

BAGHDAD / Mohammad Sabah

Voice of the House of Representatives, on Monday, the decision to support the reforms, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi accordance with the Constitution, and with the mandate denied any hand its powers legislative executive, called on all the authorities to abide by the constitution.

The head of the House of Representatives Saleem al-Jubouri, in yesterday's meeting, it was "based on the provisions of subsection (ii) of Article (59) of the Constitution, the following Resolution: The Iraqi Council of Representatives issued Reaffirming its support and full support for the beams parliamentary and government reforms and his eagerness to be completed in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution and the laws in force within the time timings specified in line with the aspirations of the people who put their trust in this Council and hold him responsible for their representation, it at the same time denies his delegate any legislative powers entrusted to him under the Constitution to any authority of other authorities, where he and a commitment to the principle of separation of powers it should be on all State authority to do its job and to Athil this function to other authorities.
"downplayed close to deputies of the prime minister of modern" withdraw authorization ", accusing the affected parts of the reform of being behind it. But others attributed the deputies went to Parliament to issue such a sudden decision to slow government action to send the laws to the House of Representatives. More than 60 members of the coalition of state law, had threatened last week to withdraw parliamentary support for the reforms Abadi, which aims to eradicate corruption and inefficiency that has not responded to their demands to conduct wider consultations. A large number of MPs who have signed this letter from supporters of Nuri al-Maliki, former Prime Minister, who is described by critics as divisive authoritarian figure. Maliki denies these allegations.

The Prime Minister issued on 9 August, the first package of reforms included the exemption of the Vice-Presidents of the Republic and the reduction of protections officials, also included items of financial and administrative reform. And the voice of the House of Representatives, on 11 August, by an absolute majority on the first package of reforms Abadi, and included five axes, and reforms of the parliament, which included 24 points.

Downplayed MP Ali Keywords of the importance of the House of Representatives decision to withdraw authorization for the prime minister, accusing political views, he did not name, promoting that "the Council of Representatives may withdraw its authorization."

He added Keywords, told the (range), "The House resolution did not withdraw the mandate of Abadi, it is a separation between the two authorities and support for the reforms, the prime minister," noting that "some political parties affected by the Head of Government reforms are behind this decision.

"It stresses MP who is close to the prime minister that" al-Abadi did not violate the law and the Constitution in all his reforms initiated implemented in the last time. " She talks, parliamentary sources "long" for William some political blocs to hold near-daily meetings to agree on the subject of withdrawal of the mandate of Haider al-Abadi because of the large to be affected by the government's reforms. It adds sources, which requested anonymity, he said that "the political blocs expressed Anzajha to the Prime Minister of his reforms, which it considered targeted her". In the same context, MP Jassem Mohammed Jaafar says that "the House of Representatives when it authorized the Prime Minister to reduce the ministerial cabin and reduce expenses and other things were all subject to the Constitution and the law," adding that "there are a number of things taken Abadi, without reference to the House of Representatives."

He said Jaafar, told the (range), "The reforms carried out by the prime minister and that has raised legal objections to the dismissal of the Vice-President of the Republic as well as the blessings of the new salary and these decisions need the approval of the House of Representatives."

He continues, member of a coalition of state law that "more themes that prompted the parliament to withdraw the mandate for the prime minister Haider al-Abadi after issuing a decision handed new salary and his address to the Supreme Judicial Council on the determination of judges' salaries and demanding the House of Representatives Select Roatbh. "confirms leader of the Dawa party, said" All of these actions that the government has undertaken in earlier considered an interference in the work of the three authorities, "adding that" the reforms carried out by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, which include reducing the protections of officials and their salaries, are all valid and will not be canceled.

"The attention of the Attorney Jassim Mohammed Jaafar to" Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi stopped launching new reforms throughout the last two months. " "The House of Representatives after the government's decision would require the approval of Parliament to take all the steps in the reform, whether to replace or change minister or cancel or merge ministries." On the other hand says MP Mohammed Allkash, a member of the citizen's parliamentary bloc, said "The government is long overdue to send the laws to the House of Representatives and included the abolition of the posts of Vice President of the Republic and merging some ministries." Attention Allkash, told the (range), that "the issuance of the parliament decision to support the Prime Minister according to the Constitution reforms were veiled because he intended to withdraw the mandate of the prime minister." For its part, says MP Huda carpets, a member of the state of law, "The judiciary has rejected many of the decisions of the prime minister Haider al-Abadi and considered illegal."

She carpet, in her talk with (range), that "the Prime Minister send all laws included in reforms to Parliament for legislation, "arguing that" the integration of all all ministries need legislation to the laws.

"But by the rule of law emphasizes that" all decisions taken by the pre-Abadi, which will be the window can not be canceled after the House of Representatives version of the final decision. "