BAGHDAD – The Commission of Commissioners of the Independent High Electoral Commission decided on Sunday to extend the period granted to political parties to complete registration procedures until March 3.
The Commission said in a statement: "Based on the powers vested in the Commission of Commissioners in the Electoral Commission under the law of the Commission No. (11) for the year 2007 amending and the law of political parties and organizations No. (36) for the year 2015, the Board of Commissioners decided to extend the period granted to the parties to complete the registration procedures.
He explained that the period "extended until 3/3/2019", calling for political parties "which was granted a conditional establishment leave to review the Department of political parties and organizations during the period granted by the Council."
"Otherwise, legal proceedings will be taken against them in accordance with the provisions of the said law."
"This extension includes political parties that have not completed the registration procedures to review the Political Affairs and Political Affairs Department for the purpose of completing their proceedings and otherwise legal proceedings will be taken against them in accordance with the same law." (1)