Hakim: privileges of the House of Representatives a big disappointment and we will prevent passage

2016/7/25 21:44

[Oan- Baghdad]

The head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq Ammar al-Hakim, expressed "disappointment" the existence of significant financial concessions in the House bill.

Hakim said, according to a statement his office received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of it, "We were very disappointed and we are following the first reading of the proposed draft of the Iraqi Parliament Act, to include what we consider a decline in the march of the House of Representatives due to the large and unreasonable concessions, which put it to members Council deputies and of the presidency. "

He added that the law "violates the reform, which was hoping our people applied by members of the House of Representatives before other Iraqi state officials curriculum," he said. "As we reject categorically any legislation that includes a circumvention of the process of reform, we will resort to legal and constitutional ways to prevent passing this is the law".

The House of Representatives had read in its meeting last Monday for the first reading of House Bill submitted by the legal and financial committees, while Speaker Salim al-Jubouri, refused a request to block the National Alliance to postpone reading it.

The statement said the meeting at the end of the session, according to the information department said the bill "came to organize the constitutional and legal status for the presidency and members of the House of Representatives and their rights and privileges as enjoined constitution and establishment of a general secretariat Bmadriadtha and other formations and to determine the grades for senior positions and the mechanism of recruitment of staff."

He stressed the parliament speaker Salim al-Jubouri, "the need for a bill to the House of Representatives for its importance in the organization of work, noting the importance of the work to mature the bill, noting that the Council's work focuses on the interests of the people is not seen to privileges."

And the effects of the law for political and popular objections to the presence of financial privileges for the presidency of the parliament and the House of Representatives despite the passage of the country the status of austerity and crisis.

He said a legal expert Tareq Harb, the House bill, "the constitutional violations and gives new financial privileges for MPs."

He said the war "this law includes the granting of the presidency of parliament new concessions outweigh the privileges established by the former regime, No. 50 of 2007, as comparing the provisions of the new bill previous law, we find growing and reproduction of privileges for MPs and so dies the financial situation and economic situation of the Iraqi state in these days, which is heading to reduce government expenditures. "

The parliamentary Committee of Finance denied that the law includes the presence of franchises it, "he declared," issued by the Presidency of the Republic. "

She said the information department of the parliament that "the House bill is still in the first reading and will see an adjustment."