Vote on the amnesty law next week

Tuesday 8 March 2016

Announced the House of Representatives decision Niazi architecture Ihsanoglu, said parliament would vote on the amnesty law after the resumption of the middle of its sessions next week.

He said the Iraqi News / Nina / National Agency that " the political blocs agreed to address all the points of contention lingering in the bill , which became ready for a vote after the approval of the presidency to be included in the agenda for next week. "

He added , " it was the bill included an amendment allowing the convicted and detained covered by the provisions of the amnesty law, an appeal to the judiciary for a retrial in the case found that the confessions were extracted by force or under torture. "

He continued oglu "it has been drafting a new amendment requiring the payment of the convict or detainee covered by the amnesty law the amount of 8000 dinars for each remaining day of his sentence which he was convicted in court , " noting that " the parliamentary commission concluded lifted 11 paragraph exception of a draft general amnesty law which will be submitted to a vote the House of Representatives. "

He explained that" exceptions not covered by the amnesty law for crimes of adultery and sodomy, and theft of public money, and the smuggling of antiquities, terrorism and state security, embezzlement, drug trafficking. "

The head of the House of Representatives Saleem al - Jubouri announced last Saturday that the amnesty law is ready to vote after the dissolution of the points of contention between the political blocs.