BAGHDAD - The Journal News
Revealed that Vice-Chairman of the Committee of Experts in charge of the selection of the Independent High Commission for Human Rights, MP Ashwaq dry, Saturday, for a new amendment in the Independent High Commission for Human Rights Act.
She dry in a statement briefed the "Journal News" a copy of it, "The amendment included the seventh paragraph change the law relating to the membership of the Committee of Experts and specifically the United Nations membership."
She noted that "the lack of quorum was the reason for the postponement of the vote on the law in Thursday's session to session today."
She added that "the amendment occurred in Article VII of the law, which states that constitute the House of Representatives committee of experts to exceed the number of 15 members comprising representatives from the House of Representatives and the Council of Ministers and the Supreme Judicial Council and civil society organizations and the Office of the United Nations Human Rights in Iraq The selection of candidates to declare patriotic".
She continued dry, that "the amendment in the article was as follows: the House of Representatives is a committee composed of a number of experts to exceed the fifteen members of boring for the House of Representatives and the Council of Ministers and the Supreme Judicial Council and civil society organizations, the Committee shall select candidates for membership of the Board of Commissioners to declare a national and to benefit which provided by the United Nations Human rights Office in Iraq, advice and technical support. "
She noted that "the drafting of the amendment was by the Legal Committee in the Parliament after lifting it by the Committee of Experts, and after discussing the members of the House of Representatives come to the final text, which included changing the role of the United Nations member to the observer."
Dry and pointed out that "this law is effective from the date of the vote, while stressed the need to speed up the selection of members of the Council of the Independent High Commission for Human Rights, because of the volume of complaints received from within the current commission because of management."
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