Regional and provincial parliamentary explain the reasons for objection al-Maliki of the amendments to the law of the provincial

Thursday, March 22 / March 2012 19:55





[Baghdad - where]

I explained to the Committee of the regions and provinces parliamentary objection reason Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on the amendments introduced by the Committee on the Law of the provincial councils.



Said Ziad worldwide abolition of the Agency for all of Iraq [where] on Thursday that "the reason for objection al-Maliki on the amendments which entered the Law [21] of the Council of the provinces, which amounted to [21] rule of law to Ahtute some paragraphs of the articles to reduce the powers of local governments."



He added that "one of the most prominent of these amendments to the eighth paragraph of the first article of the law, which was provided by the amendment to the Provincial Council has power over all positions in the security departments and service any of them rank of director general and under and after the amendment raised these powers and this is what take away the right of the Provincial Council be held accountable for negligence or officials in those departments according to law. "



He continued worldwide abolition "as the amendment long second article of the law, which was provided by the amendment that the provincial council is the highest legislative authority and control within the administrative boundaries of the province, and now after the new amendment to the law abolished the status of legislation, which will cause the legislation of laws that give local governments the freedom and speed in completing the service projects and urban and other areas. "



And went on a decision of the Committee of the regions and provinces in clarifying the main amendments made to the law of the provincial councils, "was also amended Article III of the Law Council of provinces number [21], which was provided by the amendment is to reduce the number of members of provincial councils, districts and areas are large and sometimes up the number of board members provinces to only nine members and five members on the boards of districts, counties and that number is not sufficient in the management of the province and supervise the committees and even affect the quorum for meetings of the provincial councils. "

The Committee on the regions and provinces parliamentary announced in the [12] of this month, complete the modified Law of Governorates not organized province, stressing that "has been amended 21 articles out of 55, in addition to giving the provinces the powers of administrative, security and control a wider powers past."



For his part, expressed his Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki said his objection to the amendments introduced by the Committee of the Regions and provinces in the House of Representatives on the law of the provinces.

A statement by the Prime Minister received [where] a copy of it on Thursday that "al-Maliki expressed his objection to the amendments introduced by the Committee of the Regions and provinces in the House of Representatives on the law of the provinces, including reducing the powers and limits their ability to work and achievement and the development of its provinces."

The statement quoted Maliki as saying that "this is in conflict with government policy aimed at strengthening the capacity of local governments and to increase self-reliance and manage their own affairs." Is over 2.



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