Parliament finishes reading the four laws [extended]

2017/5/10 16:20

[In Baghdad]

Finish the House of representatives in the thirty-third regular meeting chaired by Salim Al-Juburi, head of the Council in the presence of the 174 deputies Wednesday first and second reading of four bills.

Information service said in a statement to the House of representatives each agency receives Iraq [where] a copy today that "at the beginning of the session, the Presidency decided to postpone the vote on the draft law on freedom of expression and peaceful demonstration of legal and human rights committees, security and defence, culture and media and religious affairs to next Monday for its maturation.

The Board concluded the first reading of the first amendment Bill to the Iraqi nationality Act number [26] for 2006 submitted by the defence and Security Committee which came due to the emergence of problems and constraints upon the practical application of the provisions of Iraqi nationality law # [26] in 2006 to develop their legal processing problems and obstacles and facilitate citizen action to prevent dual nationality for non-Iraqi nationality and winning half a slice of the affected eligible for citizenship under the previous regime.

The Board completed the first reading of the draft law on trade unions, professional and walathada submitted by the Committee on civil society organizations for the purpose of organizing the legal framework to establish trade unions and professional associations and to ensure State and guarantee the rights of professionals and trades and gain membership to the contribution unions and associations in the process of investment and development and support of the Iraqi economy.

The Board completed the first reading of the draft law on ratification of the Convention to accelerate cooperation in the economic and Energy Affairs between the Government of the Republic of Iraq and the Government of the Republic of South Korea and of the committees on foreign relations, oil and energy and natural resources, the economy and investment to contribute to the economic development of the Republic of Iraq and the Republic of Korea through cooperation in the areas of economic support and energy support based on the principles of reciprocity and equality to ratification.

The Council postponed the reading of the report and discuss a bill submitted by the Committee of statistics and economy and investment until merged with another Bill.

On the other hand, the Board completed the report and discuss a bill the accession of the Republic of Iraq to the second Protocol to the 1954 Hague Convention for the protection of cultural property in the event of armed conflict and foreign relations committees of culture, information, tourism and antiquities, security and defence.

And in the interventions of representatives, student Attorney Riad strange need to vote on the agreement because its importance for Iraq.

He asked attorney Ammar tastes about the reasons for ignoring Convention in content of obligations for States that are not linked to the Convention.

Brilliant mp questioned Najib on the mechanism restored property that was stolen or smuggled.

Attorney drew Salem elmislemawy that certain committees wrote stolen antiquities in the entry of us troops into Iraq.

In its reply to the competent Committee confirmed interventions taking into account the proposals put forward for a vote on the Convention aimed at preserving national heritage.

By another speaker called for parliamentary committees to focus at the current stage to complete legislation ready for votes by taking into consideration the oral question time timings and dates of specific interrogations pointing to customize on Thursday and Saturday for parliamentary committees.

Then decided to adjourn until Sunday 14/5/2017.