Decision of the Parliament: the parties agreed to pass the Erbil legal oil and gas and general amnesty soon
Posted: June 26, 2012 in Iraqi Dinar/Politics

announced the decision of the House of Representatives Muhammad Al-Khalidi, Tuesday, that the parties to Erbil and Najaf agreed to pass important laws soon in the Parliament, stressing that the main laws that will be voted on are the law of oil and gas and general amnesty.

said Muhammad Al-Khalidi in an interview for “Alsumaria News “,” The blocks, which met in Najaf and Erbil agreed to pass important laws in the next stage after obtaining the sounds adequate, “noting that” the most prominent of these laws, a law of amnesty, oil and gas.

” The Khalidi that “the vote on these laws in parliament will soon be , “pointing out that” Parliament will intensify its legislative and oversight on the executive branch and independent bodies in the coming period. ” Article I of the Act to exempt a general amnesty and comprehensive about the Iraqis (civilians and military personnel) who are inside and outside Iraq sentenced to death or life imprisonment or the temporary or imprisonment, whether their sentences-face or in absentia, and gained a degree bits or no gain. also confirms the law that he be evacuated convicts and detainees referred to in Article (1) and (2) of this Act after the issuance of the decision to release from the committee formed under the provisions of this law unless they convicted or arrested for crimes they did not located the peace in or waiver with people with the victim or convicted persons or the state to pay what discharged from the debt at once or in installments or expires incarceration Executive.

The Iraqi government announced, in (28 August 2011), for ratification of the draft law of oil and gas, and decided to submit them to Parliament for approval, while the declared Office of the Deputy Prime Minister for Energy, Hussain al-Shahristani, in the second of July 2011, the government introduced “some adjustments” to the draft oil law, which is long overdue and that reviewed by Energy Commission of the Cabinet. and confirmed to the Commission on oil and energy in the Iraqi parliament, in (6 September 2011), that the draft law of oil and gas provided by the Government of the parliament, involves a “constitutional violation” to confiscate the right of the provinces and territories, indicating that it is possible to amend the bill and enrichment to reach a suitable formula is agreed upon between the political blocs.

referred to as the deputies of the National Alliance, which includes a coalition of state law, the Sadrists and the Islamic Supreme Council, had withdrawn from the parliamentary session, the 24 held on August 17 last, after he objected to the first reading of a proposed oil and gas law in Parliament directly, without submission to the relevant ministries, which led to the lifting of the presidency of the Council meeting one hour, I decided then to postpone reading. has raised the draft law of oil and gas provided by the Government of the parliament, mixed reactions, many of the stance of the Kurdistan Alliance and the Presidency of the Kurdistan region, while expect the Vice Chairman of the Commission on oil and energy parliamentary Ali Fayad, to carry the new project which was approved by the government, the flexibility and wide to receive the companies wishing to develop the oil industry.

It is noteworthy that Iraq, which is a founding member of the group OPEC countries producing and exporting oil has occurred more than 11 contracts worth billions dollars with major international companies to develop oil fields, especially the southern ones, without the presence of an oil law, and the Government has already submitted the first draft of the law in February 2007 to the parliament, but political differences, particularly on the relationship of the center in the governorates, and the relationship of the center region of Iraqi Kurdistan, have prevented the ratification of the law in the parliament.