Seven "important" amendments can take place in the Iraqi constitution
16:19 - 07/11/2019
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Information / Baghdad
The Secretary General of the Iraqi Islamic Party and a member of the parliamentary committee charged with amending the constitution, MP Rashid Al-Azzawi, Thursday, that the Committee agreed on a number of steps and identified the most important proposals for amendments to be discussed, indicating that the amendments are concentrated in seven basic paragraphs.
Al-Azzawi said in a statement received (information), a copy of it, that "the Committee sent a letter to the Ministry of Higher Education to provide the Committee with professors from Iraqi universities who are experts in constitutional law, to be with us in the Constitution Amendment Committee," adding that "civil society organizations were addressed Unions and unions with competence in the law, such as the Bar Association, provide the Commission with its proposals to amend the Constitution, in order to achieve popular participation in this project. ”
He explained, "The Commission directed to open a website, in order to receive all suggestions from citizens or those who have sold on the issue of constitutional law to communicate their proposals," pointing out that "the Commission invited the United Nations to provide international experts in the constitutions."
Al-Azzawi said that the Committee recalled the old archiving of the Constitutional Amendments Committee, which was formed in the first parliamentary session, and made great strides in the way of constitutional amendments. All the minutes of the meetings held at that time were summoned and distributed to the new members of the Committee. 2005 ”.
He pointed out that "the most important proposals to amend the Constitution, which was nominated by the Committee and will be the subject of discussion is to determine the system (parliamentary or presidential), and article 76 on the largest bloc, as well as for the governors and provincial councils and their election is the governor elected directly from the people or the provincial council and determine the fate of councils Governorates and prepare them in case it was agreed to keep them. "
He cautioned that "the committee will discuss the number of members of the House of Representatives remains for every 100,000 citizens deputy or determine the number of each province, as well as the election law is guaranteed by the Constitution or not, and the law of oil and gas and it belongs to the Iraqi people do we decide more or not," stressing that "The constitution needs to be amended, and today the committee is determined to complete its work before the four-month deadline, and it is expected to complete its work within two months." Finished 25 h