Committee reveal a 12 judicial request to lift the immunity of parliamentarians

Sunday 11-09-2016 | 1:50:17

Iraqi Council of Representatives .. XYZ
Iraqi Council of Representatives .. XYZ

Twilight News / Commission announced the lifting of immunity in the Iraqi parliament on Sunday, the existence of 12 applications from the judiciary, to lift the immunity of MPs, noting that it will submit a report to the Presidency of the Council the names of deputies are supposed to lift their immunity.

Committee Chairman Abdul Rahman Alloizi, "The judiciary presented requests to lift the immunity of 12 deputies (did not identify), accused of various crimes (unspecified)."

And that "the Constitution referred to the possibility of lifting the immunity of MP if they committed a felony, and some lifting of immunity received from the elimination of related offenses and irregularities" requests, as quoted by Anatolia.

He added that "the Commission will submit its report to the presidency of the parliament, after the Eid al-Adha holiday on the House of Representatives is supposed to lift their immunity according to the Constitution, to put the subject of lifting the immunity of MP, who said the report would respond within a week of submission of the report."

Earlier, head of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, Salim al-shaped, mini-committee to examine the files submitted by the Iraqi judiciary on the lifting of the immunity of MPs in order of their appearance in front of him.

Paragraph (b) of Article 63 of the Iraqi Constitution that "No one may be arrested Lists during the legislative term unless he is accused of a felony and by the approval of the absolute majority of the members, or if caught red-handed in a felony tuning."