Parliamentary Legal declare inclusion of money laundering issues general amnesty law
Parliamentary Legal declare the inclusion of money laundering issues general amnesty law
11/19/2015 0 Comments
Legal Committee of the House of Representatives announced on Thursday, did not include money laundering and crimes of "terrorism," the general amnesty law issues, as pointed out that the number of exceptions contained in the law amounted to more than 14 exception, stressed the need for the completion of the approval of the law to "soon" .
He said the legal committee, a member of Muhsin al-Sadoun, during a press conference with members of the Legal Committee, held at the headquarters of Parliament, and attended (range Press), said that "the number of exceptions contained a general amnesty law, amounted to more than 14 exception", stressing that it "has been approached Ministry Justice, for the purpose to send us the final statistics of the number of convicts and detainees in Iraqi jails in order to evaluate the exceptions in the light of those figures. "
He said al-Saadoun, that "members of the House of Representatives and the political blocs, have the desire and the will to finish the legislation of the amnesty law in the coming period, and expressed hope that" the legislation before the end of this year. "
He Sadoun, that "the exceptions contained in the amnesty law included the lack of inclusion of terrorism offenses in the 2005 law," he said. "We will give a definition of terrorism and covered by an amnesty under the Terrorism Act," adding that "the parliamentary legal committee decided not to include money laundering amnesty issues."
For his part, he stressed member of the Legal Committee, Hassan Turan, that "the Legal Committee is seeking to guide the actions included in the amnesty toward fairness prisoners of innocent people, and focus on the real culprit," stressing the need to "legislation amnesty law as soon as possible with the rights of the oppressed ensure, especially with victims, who Qubawa in prison on charges of malicious or through the confidential informant. "
The Iraqi Council of Representatives, ended on Saturday (November 14 of the current 2015), the second reading of the draft general amnesty law, after he had conducted a first reading of the project (the fifth of July 2015).