Al-Tamimi reveals the details of lifting the immunity of deputies charged with various charges
Legal expert Ali Al-Tamimi revealed the details of lifting the immunity of deputies who are charged with various charges.
Al-Tamimi said in a press statement that the constitution dealt with in Article 63 second of the Constitution and Article 20 of the internal system of parliament, the subject of parliamentary immunity, which talked about one case in which Parliament does not need to vote to lift the immunity, which is the witnessed crime, that is, the case of flagrante delicto ... where it is possible The arrest of the deputy in this case only. "
He added that "the arrest warrant is not issued to the deputy, except in the case of committing a felony, and this needs a parliament vote by an absolute majority, that is, half of the attendance plus one after the quorum is achieved."
"If the deputy is accused of crimes other than felony, which is called recruitment by the court and is not an arrest warrant, he needs to vote for parliament if he is in the term of the legislative term, but if the parliament is outside this period, that is, in the legislative recess, here is someone who gives consent to lift the immunity is R. Speaker of Parliament. "
He pointed out that "if the defendants are more than one deputy, then it is possible to vote to lift the immunity collectively or individually and the same thing if there is more than one charge against the deputy", noting that "the immunity according to the constitution was granted to the hundred thousand voters represented by the deputy. Not to the deputy Of course, even if Parliament does not vote to lift immunity, the criminal charge does not lapse by statute of limitations or lapse of time, so it can be moved after the end of the parliamentary session.
Al-Tamimi said that "there is no relationship to civil rights or civil claims to lift immunity, because any of these cases has nothing to do with the work of the deputy, and it does not need either the approval of Parliament nor a vote."
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