[size=30]War: Today begins the power of the Speaker of Parliament to lift the immunity of deputies[/size]
Al-Ahed News - Baghdad
The legal expert Tariq Harb said that the third day of August begins the power of the speaker of parliament to lift the immunity from the deputy accused of his crime without the need to vote the parliament and continue this power for a month .
"Article 63 of the Constitution followed in Article 7 of the House of Representatives Law 13 of 2018 and Article 20 of the Rules of Procedure of the House of Representatives identified two ways to lift the immunity from the first deputy approval of the parliament by a majority vote at the absolute When the parliament is in a hurry. "
He added that "the second way is the approval of the Speaker of the House of Representatives only without the need to be presented to the Council and vote as the law requires the approval of the Speaker of Parliament only if it is outside the term of the legislative term and the legislative term is four months of each year and does not include two months parliamentary holidays and four months legislative term And do not include the two months and thus be each year of eight months and four months holiday and four years.
He explained that "the legislative term ended on 7/2 and was extended for one month according to the permit of extension for only one month according to article 85 of the Constitution, so the rest of the month holiday and Jubaiha in accordance with Article 57 and Article 58 of the Constitution and where the end of the extension on 8/2, The holiday, which grants the speaker of parliament for the rest of the month, the power to lift the immunity for each deputy without the need to be presented to the parliament and vote, but this power restricted him on charges of felony only to which the law was confinement for more than five years in accordance with the provisions of Article 25 of the Penal Code No. 111 of 1969 .
And wondered the war, "Will respond to the President of the Parliament requests to lift the immunity of MPs accused of crimes of a kind of criminal according to his constitutional and legal authority." / End1