The judiciary takes "strict" decisions away from "external domination"
The new Arab quoted an Iraqi judicial official as saying that "the movement of the judiciary comes from within it exclusively from any governmental or political role."
He explained that "the presidency of the judiciary, the Supreme Judicial Council and the Federal Court held several meetings to discuss the development of the judicial institution, and took strict decisions in this regard will have a role in the development of the performance of judicial work professionally away from any external domination."
"These meetings have produced important decisions, some of which have been implemented and some are being studied, including the parliament's request to lift the immunity of MPs against whom different lawsuits have been filed," the same judicial official said.
He pointed out that "a committee was formed to follow up the file with parliament, and will be subject to the deputies to the judiciary if the lifting of immunity from them, and will be held professionally professionally away from any outside pressure."
The same official pointed out that "the Presidency of the judiciary also decided to dismiss any judge proved to be combined with the judicial function of another work in the institutions of the state, as this is a major dysfunction is contrary to the principle of separation of powers, which we are working to consolidate the foundations.
According to the same source, "the judiciary began practical moves also to reject the adoption of the Federal Court law, which some political parties are trying to pass in Parliament, a law that limits the possibility of impartiality of the judiciary.
He stressed that "some quarters support our position towards this law, which must be returned and modify the current wording in a manner that does not contradict with the professional role of the judiciary."
He said that "there will be other decisions to reopen and study the judicial files that have been raised against them, which belong to political parties and personalities, for the study of law," stressing that "these actions are done in isolation from political interference."
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