The House of Representatives raises its meeting for the next Thursday after reading 11 laws

The House of Representatives ended its regular session 14, which was resumed under the chairmanship of Salim al-Jubouri, Speaker of the House of Representatives and the presence of 170 deputies on Monday, read eleven laws.

A statement by the Information Department of the House of Representatives received by the agency of all Iraq [where] a copy of it today that “at the outset of the meeting, the President of the Council condemned any attack on the deputies, referring to the attack that took place MP Kamel al-Ghurairi, directed by the Legal Committee to follow up the incident.

The Council ended the first reading of the proposed law of the first amendment to the law of the annexation of the Judicial Institute to the Supreme Judicial Council No. 70 of 2017 submitted by the Legal Committee for the purpose of correcting the amended articles and provisions referred to in the law and handling cases of death for students of the Judicial Institute.

The Council completed the first reading of the amended Law No. 31 of 2011, submitted by the Legal Committee to activate anti-corruption mechanisms and extending the powers of the Financial Control Bureau to crimes committed in unions,

After that, the Council completed the first reading of the proposed law of the first amendment to the law of the scientific complex and submitted by the Legal Committee, which aims to provide justice to the staff of the Academy as their peers from the staff of Iraqi universities as equal rights and duties.
The Council completed the first reading of the proposal of the Protection Act legal officer and provided by the Legal Committee to facilitate the completion of the functions of the legal officer in the defense of the rights of the state and protect it from the risks suffered in the performance of his duty.

The Council also concluded the first reading of the draft law of the Union of Iraqi Businessmen, submitted by committees of civil society, economy, investment and legal institutions to support the private sector, develop the Iraqi business community, regulate the activities of businessmen and businessmen in the field of investment, support the national economy and contribute to sustainable development and localization of industries to invest the primary resources and available human resources. And contribute to an increase in the country’s national output.

Al-Jubouri condemned the criminal operations that have affected innocent citizens, whether Christians or those who were targeted on the road between Baghdad and Kirkuk. He called on the security authorities to take all necessary measures to protect the citizens.

After that, MP Abdul Qahar al-Samarrai read out a statement on behalf of the people of Salah al-Din province in general and the city of Samarra in particular, thanking the ladies and gentlemen for their vote on the law of Samarra, the capital of Islamic civilization. He praised the role of Dr. Salim al-Jubouri, chairman of the council and members of the Tourism and Antiquities Committee for their role in this field. Attend the celebration will be held at the end of this month in the city of Samarra on this occasion.

The Council completed the reading of a report and discussion of the draft amnesty bill on fiscal sanctions submitted by the Finance, Economics and Investment Committees.
In the interventions of deputies MP Ammar Tohma, the importance of not to drop the criminal proceedings in the event of discharge of the persons covered by the amnesty.

He called on MP Abbas al-Bayati to give incentives within the law in order to facilitate the payment of merchants and businessmen to the taxes incurred by them.

MP Mohammad Naji suggested that shop owners affected by terrorism be exempt from paying taxes.
In its response to the interventions, the Committee stressed the need to take into account all the comments made by the Ladies and Gentlemen on the draft law.

The deputy, Yonadam Kanna, read a statement in which he referred to the heinous crime that afflicted the family of the assassinated doctor Hisham Maskouni, a Christian in the Mashtal district of Baghdad and the young Samer Salah al-Din Jajo, who was killed last month in Al-Nairiya area, in addition to the killing of the Sabai citizen and the theft of his place. Detecting criminals or any deterrent measures that cause concern and surprise and destabilize citizens in the state, calling on the government to shoulder its responsibilities in protecting citizens and prosecuting murderous criminals and imposing the rule of law by limiting the weapons to the state.
In turn, Rep. Joseph Saliwa asked the Ministry of Interior to disclose the results of investigations into the circumstances of the crimes that affected a number of Christian citizens in Baghdad.

The Council also called for a vote on the first amendment bill to the law of the Royal Claims Commission No. 13 of 2010 submitted by the committees of the deportees, displaced and legal until a compromise formula is reached.

The President of the Council announced a date for holding a special session to vote on draft and proposed laws on the agenda and others added to the table.
The Council also completed the discussion of the draft bill to collect the example of state-owned land for non-agricultural purposes submitted by the Finance, Agriculture, Water and Marshlands Committees.

In the interventions of deputies, MP Haider al-Fawadi stressed the importance of the draft law to deal with many economic, security and tribal problems.
He called on Iskandar and Tut to extinguish the debts of farmers as well as address the water crisis with Turkey.
The Council completed the discussion on the report of the Olympic Committee’s proposal submitted by the Youth and Sports Committee.
In the interventions of MPs, MP Riyad Gharib stressed the importance of the law because it cancels the former Olympic Committee’s law, which gives arbitrary powers to its former president, noting that the legislation of the law will give the Iraqi government an opportunity to support sport.

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