Expert: Presidency of Parliament ignores the law of the Union Council and fill the shortage of legislative power
11:42 - 15/09/2019
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criticized the legal expert Mohammed Sharif, Sunday, "ignore" the presidency of the House of Representatives for the draft law of the Union Council in its meeting with the leaders of the blocs, stressing the need to complete the shortage in the legislative authority, indicating that the existence of two legislative councils help to issue solid laws, It reduces the chances of being challenged.
Sharif said in a statement to the information, that "the presidency of the Council of Representatives when it met with the heads of parliamentary blocs to discuss the laws inactivated, we were optimistic that it will first think to complete the shortage in the legislative authority through the adoption of the law of the Union Council," pointing out that " The results of the meeting were disappointing, the minutes did not include any reference to this important law, which the Constitution mandated legislation, as the Council of the Union is a second legislative component of the legislative authority, and its presence is inevitable, and irreplaceable, in accordance with Article (48) of the Constitution.
He warned, that “the political system in[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] republican and parliamentary, and the completion of the legislative authority, both the House of Representatives and the Council of the Union is necessary for the proper application of constitutional provisions relating to the mechanism of state administration, explaining that "the argument that political differences can be transferred to the Council of the Union, is not justified to stop the implementation of the constitutional text has Alawite and binding "Inevitably, we are talking about the components of the authorities whose existence does not depend on the partisan conflict that can end at any moment."
The legal expert stressed that "the pretext that this Council is costing the State treasury is also can be addressed by the enactment of a law to make provisions in which work free of charge and voluntary or low financial entitlements and without privileges," pointing out that "the philosophy of the existence of the Council of the Union is to correct the legislative work, As it is usually composed of judges or academics referred to retirement, representing the provinces in an equal number, and be running directly in a general election win the highest number of votes without the need to follow the electoral systems and complexity.
Al-Sharif noted that “ [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] We must have two chambers like the developed countries, and this makes the laws issued by the legislature more prudent and less likely to be vetoed by the Federal Supreme Court as it will be subject to the study of specialists in the Council of the Union before it is issued. Across constitutional contexts. ” Ended / 25 KD