The judiciary is preparing a plan to withdraw the rug from the dominance of the parties
The judiciary is preparing to submit a draft law to separate the powers to the House of Representatives in a move to get rid of the dominance of political parties that exploit their influence in the House of Representatives to influence the judiciary.
"The judicial authority has begun to take effective steps to remove any restrictions that may affect its professional work," a source at the Supreme Judicial Council said. "There are constitutional provisions that gave large parties the opportunity to control judicial decisions; Through which to impose haggling to control this power. "
He added that "the judiciary is currently working on the formation of special committees to prepare a draft will be presented to the parliament, which provides for the separation of powers."
He added that "what matters to us today is that the work of the judiciary is completely separate and not interfere with any party, whether in the appointments or decisions issued by it," noting that "the draft which is in the process of preparation now; will be a dividing line between the three authorities ( Legislative, executive and judicial) ".
"The success of this endeavor because of its great importance; to immunize the judiciary from any attempts to intervene and impose political agendas on them."
For his part, said Kurdish leader former MP Mahmoud Othman, in a press statement; "The Iraqi constitution was written by parties and political blocs, and was supposed to be written by the judiciary and then briefed by politicians, but in Iraq was done in reverse, so there are gaps And the judiciary is aware of it and sees the need to modify it, for the sake of professionalism and ease of work. "
He pointed to "the difficulty of making these amendments, but it is possible to propose the Supreme Judicial Council amendments to the political blocs and persuade, and then move in this framework."
On the other hand, said a member of the reform alliance Ali al-Amiri, "We need this movement, despite its delay; the Iraqi judiciary must be independent and decisive judiciary, and not subject to any political party," expressing support for this step, "and the trend towards activating the principle of separation of powers, Judicial institution ".