New punitive measures will be taken by deputies absent from parliamentary sessions
18:23 - 16/01/2019
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confirmed the Legal Committee of the parliamentary member Salim Hamza, on Wednesday, the Presidency of the Council of Representatives is determined to take a series of punitive measures against absent MPs from previous sessions, between it legally entitled to the parliament to replace theHouse of Representatives is the performers constitutional right , but the political agreements prevented that.
Hamza said in a statement to the information that "the presidency of the parliament will take a series of punitive measures against the absentee MPs, most notably cutting the salary as much as 500 thousand Iraqi dinars for each session of the single deputy," pointing out that "a deputy who will exceed 60 days absence will be withdrawn and replaced With someone else from the same blocs. "
He added that "the non-performance of the constitutional oath of a number of deputies obtained because they are waiting to assume ministerial and government positions during the current government," noting that "the Presidency is able to replace the non-deputies of the constitutional right according to the law, but political agreements prevented it."
The MP for the coalition building Fadel Jaber had described, earlier, the non-completion of the quorum of parliamentary sessions allocated to complete the cabinet and read the federal budget as a "big setback" of the House of Representatives, between the Presidency of the Parliament will take its punitive action against absentees from the deputies and announce their names to the media .
The Information Service of the House of Representatives has announced, earlier, the existence of eight deputies winners in the parliamentary elections that took place on the 12 of May last, did not lead the constitutional oath. End 25 T