Directed parliamentary lowers the general amnesty of 14 to 9 exceptions in preparation for approval


Tuesday 0.22 December 0.2015

He wrote Mohammad Sabah: Legal Parliamentary Committee conducted amendments to the draft of the amnesty law and brought in the form of proposals to the Presidency of the Council of Representatives, which will be discussed with the heads of political blocs beginning of next month.

The calls for recommendations to reduce the 14 cases excluded by the amnesty law, and accounted for 9 cases only in order to speed up the passing of the controversial law. And concentrated recommendations of the Parliamentary Committee on the review of all sentences handed down in accordance with Article 4 terrorism, as well as the inclusion of bribery, kidnapping and theft of public funds, forgery and embezzlement of the amnesty law crimes.

But there are those who diminish the importance of these developments in a general amnesty, which he described Balchuklah law did not affect the essence of the dispute in the largest content of article four terrorism and says morning Karbouli, legal adviser to the president of the House of Representatives that "the legal Parliamentary Committee submitted a set of proposals to the Presidency of the Council of Representatives to amend the 14 exception in the general amnesty included in Article 4 of the draft law is the law."

It was detected earlier, About 14 cases are excluded from the amnesty, including the crimes stipulated in the Iraqi Criminal Court Act, and covered under the anti-terrorism law, and offenses against the external security of the state and the rules of procedure, as well as the possession, use and trafficking silenced weapons crimes.

He Karbouli The "Legal Committee filed nine proposals to the Presidency of the Council Representatives include amendments to the amnesty law aims to reduce the fourteen exceptions to less than 8 only, these changes help to pass the law in the event display of vote after the legislative term holiday.

"He explained the legal adviser that" the proposals submitted to the Presidency include the revision of provisions issued in accordance with Article four terrorism and secret informant, through the establishment of special courts, "pointing out that" the proposal applies to people who were tried and sentenced as well as those still in the process of investigation.

"Article 4 of the draft amnesty law a general amnesty on the" exception crimes set forth in the anti-terrorism Law No. (13) for the year 2005 ". According Karbouli, "the Legal Committee proposed the replacement of half of the convicted to pay inflated financial penalty TBD to the Iraqi state", refusing to talk about the details of the proposal. He said Speaker of the House adviser said, "Among the exceptions that the parliamentary committee has proposed to modify the terms of kidnappings; across buyout, the amnesty law in the case of kidnapping has not resulted in the death of the kidnapped or anonymity fate provided a waiver of his family for the right person."

Parliamentary Committee suggests, according to Karbouli , the inclusion of those involved bribery and theft of public money a general amnesty, provided the recovery of stolen funds in full to the treasury of the Iraqi state. The Legal Counsel pointed out that "the proposals recommends inclusion of embezzlement crimes amnesty law provided re embezzled funds doubly identified with an interest rate of 5% on the origin of embezzled money."

It goes on Karbouli said, "Among the proposals brought by the Legal Committee is that include falsifying official documents crimes the degree of general manager and above the general amnesty provided to return all of the money that it acquired as a result of this supply. " Parliamentary Committee retained exception of offenses covered by Iraqi Criminal Tribunal Act, No. 10 of 2005, of a general amnesty, as well as offenses against the external security of the state and the rules of procedure, and also possession offenses and trafficking silencers or crackers weapons, as well as human trafficking, rape, sodomy, incest, and money laundering with a view the financing of terrorism and, finally, offenses against the statutory bodies.

Confirms lawmaker Kazem al-Shammari, a member of the legal committee of parliamentary, "The Judicial Council is to ask the formation of a special court to reconsider the provisions that were issued in accordance with Article four terrorism after the Legal Committee hosted the two judges in the past periods," pointing that "the Commission reduced the exceptions contained in the General Amnesty Law of 14 to 9 only."

Shammari said, "These proposals raised by the Legal Committee to the Presidency of the Council of Representatives, which in turn will discuss the issue with the heads of political blocs after the end of the legislative recess."

But members in the Legal Committee played down the importance of these developments in the general amnesty law, and Asvoha Balchuklah does not affect the essence of the dispute over Article 4 terrorism.

He says MP Hassan Turan, a member of the legal committee, said that "the dispute is between two different two reasons first is to include the amnesty law in if passed, when you look at other blocks not covered by any person detained in accordance with the Law of 4 terrorism, whether convicted or suspended for a general amnesty law. "