The Federal Supreme Court issued its decision to challenge the Iraqi Media Network Act

Monday 27-06-2016 | 12:17:25

Twilight News / Federal Supreme Court decided on Monday filed lawsuits to challenge the Iraqi Media Network Law No. (26) for the year 2015.

The spokesman for the federal judiciary Judge Abdul Sattar Bayraktar, said in a statement responded to the Twilight News, "The Supreme Federal Court today considered the appeal of the Iraqi Media Network, law suits."

"The court reviewed the relevant experts seconded to him and what they based their expertise in the report, and found that the appeal on three axes."

Bayraktar and pointed out that "the first hub for financial pleura and the changes brought about by the House of Representatives on the bill sent by the Council of Ministers from this side, and found that the House of Representatives he should refer to the Council of Ministers before adding any financial burden on the government makes them unable to implement it as responsible for the implementation of the budget, including increasing the members of the board of Trustees of six to nine members and the creation of a new regulatory system for the Iraqi media network. "

And he added that "it is not consistent with Article (62 / II) of the Constitution and Article 31 of the Rules of Procedure and therefore decided to cancel the articles of the law relating to the addition of new members on the budget without reference to the Council of Ministers."

"The second axis respect to the region of the network link, where the court found that this link related to formulate the general policy of any of the independent bodies and not to interfere in their affairs, the Court found that the Iraqi media network link the House of Representatives is claimed to achieve neutrality and securing the target and therefore the lawsuit received from this side ".

As for the nomination Bayraktar said that "the court found that the nomination should not be in and out of the House of Representatives, but the executive authority pursuant to the provisions of Article 47 of the Constitution."

He added that "the third axis respect to the age of the members of the Board of Trustees set by the House of Representatives, the Court found that a legislative option and there is no violation of the Constitution so I decided the case as far as this axis."

And completed by saying that "the court has decided to reply to the President of the Republic established case law regarding the non-adversarial approach."