Constitutional obstacles in front of the mandate of Prime Minister
03/05/2012 0:00

BAGHDAD - Alaa al-Tai
as made ​​the Iraqi List, a proposal to limit the jurisdiction of the Prime Minister will be discussed at the national meeting, go back a coalition of state law prompted to do so in violation of the Constitution and restrictive to him. has revealed the leadership of the coalition of state law Hassan Sinead, "morning" that "the agenda, which was prepared for discussion at the national meeting included a requirement or a proposal in advance of the Iraqi List, provides for the mandate of Prime Minister. "
said Sinead, that "the proposal made ​​by the Iraqi needs a constitutional amendment which restricts the constitution." Article (72) of the Constitution reads as follows: First, determine the mandate of the President of the Republic four years, and may be re-elected for a second term only, II: The mandate of the President of the Republic of the end of the session of the House of Representatives, "while not The Constitution provides for the mandate of the Prime Minister. For his part, said a member of a coalition of state law, MP Abbas Al-Bayati: "The prime minister Nuri al-Maliki will continue its campaign for the next two years."
and "Any restriction of the mandate of the Prime Minister is a violation of the Constitution and contrary to the foundations of democracy and the restriction of the will of the People," noting that "the people alone and not the political blocs have a resolution in the renewal of the mandate or not, As for the political blocs do not have the right to restrict, unless constrained by the Constitution and the mandate of the Prime Minister has not restricted by the Constitution. "sources revealed a representative of the" morning "of the existence of a tendency to migrate the question of the mandate of the Prime Minister or not to constitutional amendments.
They said: "The passage of a law violation Constitution will enter the political process in the forms of legal .. Therefore, there are opinions and directions to deport the matter to the Commission to amend the Constitution when it was formed. "
The sources said the legal committee in a statement the "morning" that the proposal made ​​by the independent MP Sabah al-Saadi after collected a number of signatures of members of the House of Representatives will not be a degree in the agenda of the meetings of the House of Representatives because it represents a violation of the constitution, despite the fact that some members of parliament from the Iraqi List and the Kurdistan Alliance supported the idea.
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