Commission slowed parties until mid-April: Date condition to contest elections
BAGHDAD / Mohammad Sabah
Despite receiving circuit parties in the Commission for about 233 applications submitted by the parties and political entities , political parties and entities in order to obtain licenses foundation, the department concerned has not been granted the license to eight parties only.
It is believed that this slowdown and delays due to the actions of the accountability and justice for not possessing solid data to audit the parties constituent bodies base. They described these measures Palmakdh and difficult and have delayed the adoption of political entities so far.
UNHCR has warned all parties of the ban on its participation in the upcoming elections, stressing that the instructions issued by the organizing parties law imposes the party for a Certificate of Incorporation five months before the election date, likely approaching fifty parties to complete the establishment procedures.
It recognizes the Council of Chief Election Commissioner Serbest Mustafa existence of a slowdown in the registration of political parties and entities and alliances process by the parties Service of the election commission. He attributed the reasons for the reluctance to Mustafa procedures followed by the Accountability and Justice and the Department of Criminal enrollment review and audit all party members and political body of his.
And requires Parties Law, which was approved by the House of Representatives in 2015, of establishing politically that is doomed virtue has become a competent court of a crime of murder, or a crime against honor, or terror crimes or financial corruption or administrative party, and should not be covered by the accountability procedures and justice and is not affiliated to the dissolved Baath Party.
Confirms Mustafa, told the "long", said that "this imbalance is not borne by party registration department as much as borne with advanced parties to get the foundation off which did not resort to the Commission until late in periods for submitting applications."
The head of the Electoral Commission Council parties, which he described as uncaring and not interested in acquiring incorporation leave because she did not cooperate with the Department of parties to complete the procedures. Stressing that "any party did not get the vacation of incorporation will be barred from participating in the forthcoming elections."
Parties Law also requires the establishment of competent jurisdiction the affairs of political parties linked toelectoral commission to decide the order of incorporation requests within a period not to exceed fifteen days from the date of the consideration of these requests.
The text Serbest Mustafa political parties, which did not get the time off of incorporation, until the middle ofnext April deadline. "He pointed out that" any party purports to participate in the provincial elections next September, it obtained the Certificate of Incorporation five months ago to make the voting process . "
in June , UNHCR embarked elections to form parties concerned to organize work parties a circle and began receiving party registration applications to be subject to control and learn methods of financing. This
explains a senior official in the election commission slowing parties to obtain leave the registry to" disagreement in the development of alliances to fight in the next election. "He pointed to the existence of the two parties new will be awarded established in the next few days leave.
at the beginning of the month of December last, the electoral Commission announced that the voting is over the legal limit for recording the old parties, noting that the number of parties that rate was 133 old party and 79 a new party. since the beginning of 2017 , an increasing number of advanced parties to get a vacation Date to (233) , a political party which was awarded eight , including the establishment of certification.
the accounts for the electoral district director Wael al - Waeli reasons for the lack of parties that won the holidays foundation for accountability and justice process that confirms that they are "not It owns a database. "
He explained Waeli, in a telephone conversation with the "long" that "there are fifty political parties have paid the registration fee and is set at 25 million dinars, and completed 90% of the registration procedure will be granted leave in the coming days." Stressing that the Electoral Commission set the date of the 16th of next April as the deadline for receipt of nominations.
President of the Administrative Department of the Commission explains that " the deadline for the advanced parties on holidays as the foundation submit their nominations to contest the upcoming local elections and otherwise you will not receive any of the candidates." He pointed out that the extension of the deadline back to the Board of Commissioners.
He announced the Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi, in the month of January that the Cabinet select the 16 of next September as the date for provincial elections. The Electoral Commission is facing widespread criticism reached fairly demanding a change in the crew. He called the cleric Moqtada al - Sadr to 3 demonstrations in Baghdad to demand a change of the Electoral Commission. The last of which ended the bloody clashes between demonstrators and security forces fell to the impact of nine dead and dozens wounded.
The Commission emphasizes councilor Gulshan Kamal that "during the next week will hold the election commission meeting to discuss the issue of party registration and setting a deadline for the receipt of applications for incorporation."
She said Kamal, in an interview for the "long" on Saturday, that " the Electoral Commission is preparing, through these actions, to fight these parties provincial elections , " asserting that " the work of parties circle continuously and is working to end the file of these parties , which call on them to cooperate with us to complete the registration and granting licenses of
As it has affected the political differences in a parliamentary committee of experts in charge of the selection of a new board of commissioners, talked among political term earlier about a desire for blocks of powerful integrating local elections with the parliamentary in April
and is seeking a large parliamentary blocs extend the work of the Office of the Council of the elections for parliamentary elections before the end of its mandate on 20 September next.