House of Representatives votes on three bills

02.02.2012 | (Voice of Iraq) - add comment -
House of Representatives voted at seventeen, which was held under the chairmanship of Mr. Osama Najafi, Chairman of the House of Representatives and the presence of 180 deputies on Thursday, 02/02/2012 at three bills
at the beginning of the meeting initiated by any of the Holy Quran congratulated Mr. Najafi behalf of the Council the people of the Yazidis on the occasion of their festival .
after the Council voted on a bill accession of the Republic of Iraq to the Protocol on the privileges of the International Seabed Authority and the immunity and submitted by the Committees on Agriculture, Water and marshes, financial, legal and external relations, which aims to give the power of the International Seabed Authority and its agencies and representatives of the members of the Authority and experts on mission for which the privileges and immunities to enable them to perform their work.
and completed the Council vote on a bill exempting the reserves of capital to the mixed sector companies from income tax and submitted by the Committees of Finance and economic development for the purpose of promoting the sector mixed, which is an important part of the national wealth and to improve the level of efficient performance and service companies in this sector.
and ended the Council vote on the draft law to combat smoking and submitted by the committees of health, legal, and which aims to protect citizens from health threats, social, environmental and economic as a result of smoking and exposure to tobacco smoke and to avoid the destructive effects of himself and achieve a healthy society free of smoking through the development of effective controls to combat it in accordance with standards approved by most countries in the fight against smoking.
by Another decided the Presidency of the Council to postpone the vote on the bill of weapons at the request of Jnnta security, defense and legal representative, after he had finished a Council vote of 13 paragraph of the draft law, which comes because of the failure to keep up the Weapons Law No. 13 of 1992 to the current stage because of the large number of amendments made ​​to it especially Emre Coalition Provisional Authority (dissolved) 3 in 05.23.2003 and revised 12.31.2012 and Conditions inaccuracies contained in the translation is sound in addition to the need for a law to accommodate unforeseen developments and to develop new regulations for the possession and carrying of a firearm and rehabilitation of citizens technicians to take up arms and determine the age of the person authorized to possess or carry weapons and organize the ownership of a weapon, which the court decides confiscated .
As for the Council to vote on a bill to establish foreign and submitted by the committees of security, defense and legal representative, which comes because of the many amendments to the Aliens Residence Law No. 118 of 1978 and the emergence of new cases require review of its provisions and in line with the objective conditions of the Republic of Iraq to establish a foreign organization.
It was decided to adjourn the meeting on Saturday 04/02/2012.
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