An expert in constitutional affairs called on the Council of Representatives to stop attempts to control the judiciary and leave to legislation to raise the standard of living of the Iraqi individual, stressing the importance of the adoption of the oil and gas law, pointing to the existence of five drafts of this law should be consolidated in order to find a legal system to regulate The oil relationship between the federal government and the regions and local administrations.
The expert said Mohammed Sharif, today, "The House of Representatives will open Tuesday new legislative chapter with more differences between the blocks on the outstanding laws."
He added that "blocs and parties are still adhering to the need to legislate the law of the Federal Supreme Court as the closest way to control the judiciary fully."
Sharif explained that "there are a number of laws should pay attention to, and legislation, which touches the citizen directly and would raise the standard of living."
He pointed out that "the most prominent of those laws stipulated by the Constitution is the law of oil and gas, which was submitted the first draft in 2007 and the House of Representatives was unable to pass so far, although it concerns the natural wealth in Iraq, which is a constant dispute."
According to Sharif, "information leaked from the House of Representatives confirms the existence of five drafts of the law submitted by successive governments and specialized parliamentary committees and the Presidency of the Republic."
He called, "the parliamentary blocs to hold intensive meetings with all the relevant authorities in the forefront of the government in order to unify those projects and proposals in one draft to be agreed and passed in accordance with the correct constitutional contexts."
Sharif said, "The law of oil and gas regulates the distribution of wealth among Iraqi society, it is not reasonable that oil, which accounts for about 90% of the treasury resources still suffers from the lack of a legislative system."
He added by saying that "the most important remedies that will be provided by the law of oil and gas, if approved, is to regulate the oil relationship between the federal government and the Kurdistan region, as well as with local administrations."
Sharif continued, "The continued disregard of this law is a disregard for the capabilities of the people, and indifference to the summit of the citizen's livelihood, which depends directly on oil."