HoR meeting 4-15-2017

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HoR meeting 4-15-2017

Post  Admin on Sat Apr 15, 2017 10:15 am

[ltr]What surprised me there was no schedule put out

[ltr]The House of Representatives votes on the law of confiscation of funds of the former regime and ends the reading of five laws[/ltr]

[ltr] April 15, 2017

[ltr]The Voice of the House of Representatives in its twenty-sixth ordinary session held under the chairmanship of Dr. Salim Jubouri President of the Council and the presence of 205 deputies on Saturday, 15/4/2017 on the two laws and ended the first reading and the second five laws.

At the beginning of the meeting, the President of the Council, on behalf of the House of Representatives, congratulated the Christians of Iraq and the world on the occasion of the glorious Easter holiday, congratulating the Iraqi people on the occasion of Iraq's assumption of the position of Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations.

The Council voted to form a parliamentary investigative committee to follow up the issue of the executor at the request of a number of ladies and gentlemen.

Then followed MP Fata Zerkani a statement on the occasion of the anniversary of the formation of the reformist parliamentary movement, pointing out that the objectives of the Front turned into a general view of political and social programs and most of the parliamentary blocs and a road map out of sectarian quotas, calling on the public opinion to support the objectives of the front in the reform.

The Presidency decided to postpone the vote on the draft law of ratification of the Convention on the avoidance of double taxation and exchange of information in respect of taxes on income and capital between the Government of the Republic of Iraq and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran and its protocol submitted by the committees of foreign relations and integrity and finance and higher education and scientific research and services and ages to a meeting on Monday Next.

The Council voted on the draft law to abolish the dissolved Revolutionary Command Council Resolution No. 223 of 1980, submitted by the two financial committees for the purpose of authorizing the official state departments to close the amounts in the exchange and arrest documents issued in accordance with the current currency in favor of the Treasury.

The Council proceeded to vote on the draft law of the Union of Iraqi Parliamentarians submitted by the committees of civil society and legal institutions and member affairs and parliamentary development (3 out of 17 articles), in order to invest the competencies and human resources of the members of the Governing Council and members of the legislative authority and contribute to the formation of legal formations in line with democratic foundations Respect the Constitution and develop the parliamentary role of those who have conducted parliamentary work in providing advice and participation in upgrading the institutions of the state and in line with the spirit of the Constitution and its text.

The Council postponed the vote on the draft provincial and district elections law submitted by the two legal committees and regions and governorates not organized in the province.

The Council concluded the vote on the draft law on the confiscation of movable and immovable property belonging to the former regime, which came after a bitter era of injustice and tyranny and violations of the Iraqi people and the confiscation of rights and freedoms and the encroachment on his property and the theft of wealth and wealth and the course of democratic transformation witnessed by the country, And to identify the persons covered by these laws and to remove the ambiguity in some paragraphs and articles of such legislation and to establish the appropriate mechanism appropriate for the procedures of seizure and confiscation.

President al-Jubouri thanked the competent committee for its efforts in drafting the draft law and submitting it to a vote.

MP Abbas al-Bayati, on behalf of the Foreign Relations Committee, read a statement in which he welcomed the appointment of HE Dr. Mohamed Ali Al-Hakim as Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Director of the United Nations Economic Commission for West Asia, pointing out that the appointment represents a new return to Iraq in restoring its role in the international community. For diplomatic efforts to achieve this achievement.

The Council completed the first reading of the irrigation bill submitted by the Committee on Agriculture, Water and Marshlands in order to preserve water sources, prevent damage and overcome water quotas and impose appropriate fines on the violator according to the value of the Iraqi dinar at the present time.

The Council concluded the first reading of the draft law on the accession of the Republic of Iraq to the Convention on the Conservation of African / Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds submitted by the Committee on Foreign Relations, Health and Environment for the purpose of protecting migratory water birds by maintaining the physical and hydrological specifications that allow birds to continue their annual migration and to encourage their reproduction. Destruction of their habitats and accession to the Convention.

The Council first read the draft law on the ratification of the headquarters agreement between the Government of the Republic of Iraq and the International Committee of the Red Cross submitted by the Committee on Foreign Relations in view of the desire of the Republic of Iraq to grant the International Committee of the Red Cross a role to carry out its humanitarian tasks in providing protection and assistance in order to alleviate the humanitarian suffering of the Iraqi people and without Highlight.

The Council completed the first reading of the draft law of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology provided by the Committee of Culture, Information, Services and Construction for the purpose of developing the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and defining its tasks and establishing and developing the infrastructure of the telecommunications sectors, information technology, postal services, savings and Internet services of all kinds, developing the telecommunication service and keeping pace with the technological development and implementation of the policy.

The exploitation of the material and human resources to increase and improve the services and raise the level of performance and organization of work in the telecommunications sectors and Tecnolo Jia information and determine the organizational structure of the Ministry.

The Council completed the reading of a report and discussion on the proposal of the third amendment of the High Commission for Human Rights submitted by the Commission on Human Rights.

In the interventions of Ladies and Gentlemen, MP Mohammad Naji pointed to the importance of having a representative of the United Nations as the general supervisor of the Human Rights Commission without the right to vote.

The MP Abbas al-Bayati to the importance of filling the vacuum in the Commission on Human Rights with the importance of absorbing the components, especially Yezidis without disturbing the balance.

MP Ammar Tohme noted that allowing a non-Iraqi membership in UNHCR is not acceptable to many Iraqis.

MP Vian Dakhil said that she had submitted a request to the Human Rights Committee to grant the Yazidis a seat in the Human Rights Commission for the crimes committed by the organization calling on the terrorist.

In response to the interventions, the committee stressed the consideration of the proposals of the ladies and gentlemen of the deputies, with no objection to the granting of Yezidis a seat in the Commission on Human Rights in the amendments to the bill, which will be put to the vote soon.

On the other hand, MP Mohammed Tamim presented the suffering of the displaced people of Hawija city who have been stranded for more than two weeks at the Khalid crossing who escaped the control of the terrorist organization. He pointed out that the local authorities in Kirkuk are preventing their entry into the camps of the displaced, which led to the death of a number of children and the elderly.

To establish a parliamentary committee to investigate the facts and to ask the authorities in the province of the reasons for preventing entry to Kirkuk in addition to restricting the movement of displaced persons and prevent them from leaving the camps of displacement.

In the interventions of the deputies, MP Abbas al-Bayati expressed his understanding of the security necessities and called for sending a parliamentary committee to find solutions to ensure their entry.

Rep. Riwaar Taha said that the information on preventing the entry of displaced people from Hawija is false pointing to the existence of 7 camps in Kirkuk enough for about 6,000 families, while those coming from Hawija more than 30 thousand families with 110 thousand displaced families and about 90% of the displaced living in the city, Noting that the measures to prevent entry are linked to information about the intention of the terrorist organization to launch an attack on Kirkuk, explaining that the local authorities have provided relief to the displaced until they enter the city.

In turn, President Jubouri prepared a formula for the formation of a parliamentary committee to take the responsibility to provide solutions on the problem of displaced Hawija.

It was then decided to adjourn the meeting until next Monday 17/4/2017.

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