House optimistic response from the 10 appeals to the government budget
Baghdad / Mohammad Sabah
The government is seeking to introduce new regulations to strengthen its position before the court of appeals made by the general budget items.
But the Parliamentary Finance Committee has accused the executive of trying to gain time, and strive to prevent the implementation of the contested items as valid.
The Committee expects to respond to appeal to eliminate at least 10 items, likely that the government provides new regulations in the pleading session on Monday to ensure that the postponement of the sentence to another session, after being sure that the decision of the judiciary will not be in its favor.
Parliament succeeded for the first time by passing the 2017 budget unanimously, the end of last year, on time before the end of the fiscal year. The rumored pass the budget atmosphere of optimism in terms of the decline of political differences that escalate over budget formulation speed.
But the face of the Prime Minister, at a press conference last March, stinging accusations to Parliament, criticizing the Finance Committee to redeploy 50 billion dinars from the doors of the budget is described Balkhva to secure the salaries and allowances of members of Parliament.
The Government Abadi appealed to the Federal Court of all transfers made by the House of Representatives on the budget of 2017, valued at B280 billion dinars , including 54 billion dollars has to balance transfers were
the House of Representatives.
Finance Committee responded to inquiries by the Federal Court on the additions made by the Budget Law, which was estimated at 40 add and modify, the government appealed to 29 of them.
MP says Ahmed Hama Rashid, Rapporteur of the Parliamentary Finance Committee in a statement (term) yesterday that " the Federal Court heard the explanations and justifications put forward by the representative of the government as well as the defenses of the legal department of the House of Representatives , " likely that " the court shall decide appeals by the government on the budget law public in the next two sessions. "
He added MP Rashid Hama that " the Federal Court will consider at a hearing on Monday (today) the answers provided by the Finance Committee on the evidence provided by the Government concerning the submission of appeals on her rights to the general budget."
He said the decision of the Finance Committee that " the Federal Court has asked the government in the second hearing to provide explanations about the damage that would result of the transfers carried out by the parliament and the possibility that these transfers lead to an increase in the volume of daily expenditures."
And optimistically expect a large group of Kurdish Islamic bloc member that " the court shall decide ten appeals in favor of the House of Representatives during the next two sessions , " likely to "be among these appeals item transfers allocated to pay the salaries of the staff of the House of Representatives."
The parliamentary finance has recognized that transfers conducted by the parliament on the draft budget of 2017, worth 280 billion dinars , including $ 50 billion allocated for the payment of parliamentary staff and contract employees who have not received their salaries salaries for
During the second hearing of the Federal Court called for the establishment of three tables, the first mention of a contested material, and the second additions of Parliament, and the third constitutional articles that Khalvha the House of Representatives added to these materials. "
Indicates the decision of the Finance Committee that" the Constitution grants the right to the parliament to make transfers on the budget bill public and therefore the government 's arguments are weak and not live up to the legal level , enabling them to win the case. "
gives the Constitution in Article (62 / II) of the Council of Representatives the right to make transfers in the sections and chapters of the general budget and reduce the total amounts, and the proposal to the Council Wazz DONC, if necessary, a proposal to increase the total amount of expenditures.
And provided the legal department in the Parliament and the President of the Parliamentary Finance Committee a list of regulations pleading to the Federal Court, on the eighth of the month of May of this, but she was surprised to provide the government of new regulations clarifications and inquiries enhance health dropped its complaints.
Seeks the government through the submission of new regulations, each pleading session, to gain time to stop the execution of the contested all the material before the Federal Court, especially with the presence of data to set aside 10 of the contested material of legality.
In this context, it confirms MP Rahim al - Daraji, in an interview with the (range) yesterday that " the Federal Court are not convinced of the justifications put forward by the government objecting to the continued transfers carried out by the House of Representatives."
He added that the Darraji "appeal to Aaoagaf implementation but executives working to pin these contested by the material until a decision by the Federal Court," stressing that " the budget law binding implementation by all government agencies."
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