[Where] published the text of the Ministry of Interior Act


2016/7/28 15:09


[Oan- Baghdad]

Published by all of Iraq [where] the text of the Ministry of Interior Act, which passed the House in its meeting on Thursday.

Based on what passed the House of Representatives and approved by the President of the Republic and according to the provisions of subsection [first] article [61] and item [III] of Article 73 of the Constitution, issued the following law:

No. [] for the year 2016, the Ministry of Interior Act

Chapter One

Establishment and objectives

Article 1 establishes the Ministry called the [Interior Ministry] has a moral personality represented by the Minister of Interior or his nominee

Article 2, the ministry aims to:

First, implementation of the national security of the state in maintaining internal security and contribute to the development of that policy and fee policy.

Second, the consolidation of public order in the Republic of Iraq and protect the lives and freedoms of people and public and private funds from any danger threatened.

Third: to prevent the commission of crimes and the fight against terrorism in all its forms and to take legal action against the alleged perpetrators.

Fourth, the performance of the federal and local job-related and developed in coordination with other ministries and departments in the region and governorates not organized in a region in the common tasks.

Fifth: Subject to Article 9 of the constitution involving all components of Iraqi positions in the ministry.

Article 3 The ministry is seeking to achieve its objectives, the following means:

First, implement the relevant functions of the ministry legislation.

Second coordination with the ministries and departments not associated with the Ministry and the authorities in the region and governorates not organized in a region so as to ensure the achievement of its goals.

Thirdly closer cooperation with the ministries of interior and relevant ministries in the neighboring countries and Arab and foreign countries and with the relevant jurisdiction of the ministry's international organizations in accordance with the Constitution.

Fourthly policy formulation and implementation of the ministry according to the federal principle of administrative decentralization and a way to ensure Iraq's unity and territorial integrity, independence and its democratic federal system.

Chapter II: minister

Article 4 is the first minister and Chief of the Ministry and is responsible for implementing policy and exercise control over the activities and events and good performance and made him FAQ bylaws, decisions and orders and data associated with the tasks identified in accordance with the law.

Secondly, the Minister may authorize some of its functions in accordance with the specific laws and regulations to any of the agents or the ministry directors-general in accordance with law.

Article 5 The minister in particular undertakes the following tasks:

First, the implementation of Cabinet decisions and orders and directives of the Prime Minister regarding the Internal Security Forces.

Secondly, to provide the plans and reports to the Prime Minister about the activities of the Internal Security Forces and efficiency.

Third issue instructions for the purpose of the development departments of the Ministry and its bodies and raise the level of efficiency of the staff.

Fourth approval of the ministry's plans

Fifth approve the annual budget of the Ministry in accordance with the law.

Chapter III

Deputy ministers and the Inspector General and advisers

Article 6 is a first for the Ministry of four agents and for administrative and financial affairs and the affairs of the police and intelligence affairs, investigations and Federal Affairs, Federal Security Service, and are appointed according to the law.

B-called Undersecretary for Administrative and Financial Affairs as an agent of the Ministry Akedma assume managerial oversight on the joints of the ministry in the absence of the minister for any reason whatsoever.

Second The agents ministry's functions and powers each according to its competence in accordance with job description for each position and the tasks assigned to them by the minister and oversee directly on their associated circuitry, and are responsible towards him for ensuring the functioning and performance in what entrust the powers and have the authorization of some of their powers to their assistants or to any of the general managers or to any of the heads of ministry departments associated with them according to law.

Third Assistant to the Under Secretary rank of at least a brigade of highly trained and are graduates of the police academy or the military college is implementing the tasks and duties assigned to him by the agent and his deputy in his absence for any reason.

Article 7:

First: The Ministry adviser or more offers advice on the issues submitted to it by the minister that the number of no more than three advisers, who are appointed according to the law.

Second: Chancellor set out to be the first item of this article possess a university degree previews least has a functional service of not less than fifteen years in the field of competence of the qualified and experienced the best and who have held the post of Director General of onwards and linked to the minister directly.

Article 8

of the Inspector General shall exercise his duties in accordance with law.

the fourth chapter

The organizational structure of the Ministry

Article 9

The ministry consists of the following configurations:

First formations associated with the minister directly:

A legal department

B Department of Planning and Follow-up

C Security Directorate personnel [individuals]

D contracts Directorate.

E Control and Internal Audit Department.

And Media section.

Z.ksm Arab and international cooperation.

H Minister's Office.

T.frqh rapid intervention.

Second formations associated agent Ministry for Administrative and Financial Affairs:

A Human Resource Management Directorate

B Department of Financial Affairs

C training and rehabilitation department

D Infrastructure Directorate

Its communications systems and information technology department.

Third formations associated with the agent for the police ministry:

A Directorate of Criminal Affairs and movements

B Department of Traffic.

C provinces and facilities Police Directorate.

D protect installations and personalities Directorate in Baghdad.

Fourth formations associated with agent-Secretary for Intelligence and federal investigations:

A crime-fighting organization department

B Directorate of Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism

C. Directorate of technologies and informatics.

Fifth formations associated with agent-Secretary for Federal Security:

A command of the federal police forces.
B lead the border forces.
C Civil Defense Directorate.

Article 10

A first headed the legal department set forth in paragraph [b] of the item [first] of Article 9 of this law a human rights officer not below the rank of brigade or employee no less entitled than in director holds a university degree previews at least it is appointed according to the law.

B linked to the legal department of internal security forces, courts Badrjtaha from an administrative point of

Second, a heads the leadership of the federal police forces provided for in Article [9 / V / a] and the leadership of the limits prescribed troops in Article [9 / V / b] of this officer not below the rank of brigade holds a university degree previews of the least law.

B 1 is to lead the federal police forces chief of staff of the rank of not less than Dean corner.

2 linked led by federal police forces of five teams each headed by an officer not below the rank of Brigadier General enjoys the privileges of team leaders in the Iraqi armed forces.

C 1 is to lead the border forces chief of staff of the rank of not less than Dean corner.

2 linked led by five border areas border forces brigade level, each headed by an officer not below the rank of Brigadier General enjoys the privileges of team leaders in the Iraqi armed forces.

Thirdly heads the chambers provided for in Article 9 of this law officer of not less than the rank of Brigadier General in military circles or employee entitled director general in the civil departments holds a university degree previews least it is experienced and competent in his field and has a service of not less than fifteen years in the circuit.

Chapter V

General Provisions

Article 11 defines system:

First, configurations and functions of the leadership of the Federal Police Force

Second, the formations and the tasks of the leadership of the border forces

Article 12 formations set forth the tasks specified in this law and its divisions and functions of those divisions with instructions issued by the Minister

First, Article 13 may issue regulations to facilitate the implementation of the provisions of this law

Secondly, the Minister may issue instructions and internal systems to facilitate the implementation of the provisions of this law.

Article 14 repealed the Ministry of Interior Act No. 11 of 1994 and the remaining regulations, instructions and orders issued thereunder and the data window and, without prejudice to the provisions of this law until the issuance of the replaced or repealed.

Article 15 of this Act shall be the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.

The reasons:

With the development of the tasks and functions of the Ministry of Interior for the purpose of enabling them to play their role in the implementation of national security strategy in accordance with the general policy of the state for the protection of borders and maintain security and public order and combat crime in its various forms and track offenders inside and outside Iraq and ensure the application of the law which required a review of the structure of the ministry and to keep abreast of developments winning devices in the internal security forces and the formation of leadership teams for the Federal police and border forces and the extension of security and order throughout the Republic of Iraq, this law was enacted.

** I hope that reads well. It was a tough edit **

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