Today .. A second parliamentary session to discuss the elections .. And expectations that the {no quorum}

BAGHDAD / Shaima Rachid
The House of Representatives will hold a second extraordinary session on Thursday to discuss the elections and the repercussions that accompanied it. While information was reported that the session witnessed "the vote on the abolition of the elections," parliamentary sources predicted that the quorum is not complete.
Despite the objections and doubts about the results of the elections, the move to "cancel the elections" is unlikely, for several reasons, especially the difficulty of achieving a quorum, according to members of the House of Representatives, at a time when others see the Parliament has legal powers to cancel the elections.
The results of the legislative elections have generated wide controversy, prompting the Speaker of the House of Representatives Salim al-Jubouri to hold an emergency session last Saturday, but the meeting was not achieved because of the lack of completion of the quorum, making Jabouri head to the Office of the official includes the means to provide confidence in the electoral process. Emergency session

"The parliament has the legal and constitutional right to correct the democratic process and prevent it from forgery," MP Iskandar and Tut said in a press statement.
For his part, revealed a member of the House of Representatives Tawfiq al-Kaabi on the establishment of a rally on behalf of "Hama democracy" to demand the cancellation of the elections through a second extraordinary session and the preparation of a new draft law for the elections, during the remainder of the life of the current parliament. "
Al-Kaabi said in an interview with" The presence of positive reasons for the cancellation of the elections, including "cases of fraud declared by some members of the Commission," at a time when he stressed that "the parliament has the powers to issue a decision to cancel." The government may appeal the decision to cancel the elections

On the other hand, the Secretary-General of the Islamic Union of Iraqi Turkmen MP Jassim Mohammed Jaafar al-Bayati, in a press statement that "legally the right of the House of Representatives to issue a law or a decision to cancel the election, but the vote on the law and proceed in practice is very unlikely and difficult to The reasons for the first, that the completion of the quorum of meetings is not easy to achieve, as we saw in the previous emergency session and the previous meetings of the Parliament, especially that there are 50 former deputies have renewed their membership, meaning not to attend the session.
He added that "the other matter is related to the government, which will challenge the proposal of the law and win the appeal because the cancellation of the elections and need to return funds and this includes a financial burden is the jurisdiction of the government in accordance with the decision of the Federal Court."
Al-Bayati added that "the whole issue can not be achieved effectively because it is not logical to go" losers "to issue a decision to cancel the elections for any reason or justification," pointing out that "this means leaving a legal vacuum and the formation of an emergency government and Iraq at a stage where it can not be adventure Options not calculated results ". The violations occur in most countries of the world For his part, MP for the coalition of state law Mansour al-Baiji, in a statement received "morning", a copy of it, "Although there are some electoral violations that occurred during the voting process, but it is not possible to request the cancellation of election results From some political forces. "

"All the political forces that win the elections hold talks and meetings in order to bring them closer together to announce political alliances. This movement has been going on continuously since the results were announced," he said. Elections, "adding that" can not talk about the process of canceling the results simply because of the loss of some candidates or political forces. "
In turn, the legal expert Tariq Harb, in a statement to "morning", the abolition of the elections is impossible for the difficulty of holding a meeting of the House of Representatives Nzab Kamel, calling for "the need to hand over political blocs to the decision of the judiciary after the Council of Commissioners." He said: "Most of those affected by the elections submitted complaints to the Board of Commissioners, which will in turn audit and make appropriate decisions in this aspect," noting that "it is also possible to appeal before the Electoral Administrative Authority in the Federal Court of Cassation." He pointed out that "the issue of fraud needs to be investigated by judges, because it is a crime, and if proven, the elections freeze in a number of stations that have been proven fraud," useful that "these cases can not cancel the election results."

Parliament: the new parliament will hold its meeting early next month

The parliamentary legal committee, on Wednesday, expected the first session of the House of Representatives early June, noting that the session will be held after the ratification of the Federal Court on the names of new members.

Committee member Zainab Sahlani said in a statement that "the announcement of the election results will be during the next two days after the final identification of the names of deputies and the threshold of elections and quotas."

"The Commission will send the names of the winners to the Federal Court for ratification within 15 days and after the ratification calls for the President of the Republic to hold an open session of the new Council, which will be headed by the President of the oldest year early next month."

"The political consensus is to choose the speaker of parliament and then vote on it to be the next step is to choose a president who will pass two-thirds of the votes and in turn the new president cost the largest list to nominate its candidate to choose a new prime minister." 8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%86%D9%8A%D8%A7%D8%A8%D9%8A%D8%A9-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A8%D8%B1%D9%84%D9%85%D8%A7%D9%86-%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AC%D8%AF%D9%8A%D8%AF-%D8%B3/

Tomorrow .. The end of the legislative term of the House of Representatives

The parliamentary legal committee confirmed on Monday that the Legislative Chapter of the House of Representatives will end on Tuesday (May 1), while noting the possibility of continuing the sessions of the Council in April this year naturally without the inability of election campaigns to obstruct the holding of meetings.

"The House of Representatives is supposed to be the most committed to the implementation of the Constitution as the body involved in the legislation of laws that are running the work of the Iraqi state."

He added Saadoun, "The legislative chapter according to the Constitution ends on the first of May next to enter the parliament’s legislative holidays, therefore was supposed to continue the sessions of the parliament naturally during the month of April, and that the campaign is not expedited for some candidates to suspend the meetings or continue to complete interrogations during The month of April. "

The Presidency of the Parliament decided to postpone the meeting of the parliament assumed in (17 April 2018) to another notice until the necessary need to convene because of the lack of quorum for the contract.

It is scheduled to hold parliamentary elections in Iraq on May 12 to vote on the selection of members of the Iraqi Council of Representatives in a new session.

House of Representatives reveals the salaries of members of the Iraqi parliament and the allocations of its members

Reply the House of Representatives, on Tuesday, the statement by MP Mishan Jubouri on the salaries of members of parliament, revealing at the same time the salaries of members and the size of their allocations, before the elections of the new session.

This came in a statement to the Information Department of the Parliament on April 24, 2018 commenting on the circulation of pages in social networking sites a video section of MP Mishan Jubouri talk with a satellite channel dealt with the work of the House of Representatives and salaries of its members.

The statement said that it was circulated by MP Mishan al-Jubouri regarding salaries, which did not really come into being. It is an attempt to harm a well-chosen, elected institution of the people, as it was repeatedly disclosed in previous statements on all the figures on the salaries of MPs.

He added that the salaries of deputies did not reach 45 million dinars, as stated in the statement, but was 12 million and 900 thousand dinars before the launch of the reform package, while the total salary of the deputy after the application of the reduction in accordance with Resolution 333 at the highest rates of 10 million dinars as below:

Nominal salary (4) million dinars

The allocation of the position of (2) million dinars
Certificate benefits

PhD 100% of the nominal salary

Master 75% of nominal salary

Bachelor of 45% of nominal salary

Institute of 35% of nominal salary

25% of the nominal salary

As for the protections of the deputies, the statement said that "the Council adopted mechanisms and controls difficult to manipulate to grant the salaries of protections and prepare them and in the case of possession of the MP any evidence contrary,

please submit to the parties concerned and the issue of the intervention of some deputies the work of government institutions also needs evidence that the speaker To submit to the judiciary, especially that he is a member of the Integrity Committee in the House of Representatives. "…5%D8%A7%D9%86/

Deputies: The presidency of the parliament exceeded the law with deputies among the dismissed


(Watan News) – Follow-up

The head of the parliamentary legal committee Mohsen al-Saadoun said on Sunday that the House of Representatives was unable to cancel the membership of deputies whose absences exceeded the limit allowed, causing irregular meetings.

"The House of Representatives has not been able to cancel the membership of MPs whose absences exceeded the permissible limit, causing irregular meetings," Saidoun said, "The suspension of meetings of the House of Representatives before the end of constitutional terms is a violation of the Constitution And of the rules of procedure . "

Al-Saadoun called for the presidency of the House of Representatives to "double the deductions of absenteeism from one million dinars for each session to two million dinars in order to oblige members of the House of Representatives to attend the meetings of the current legislative term, which will end at the end of this month ."

"The Parliament will enter in May next holiday the last legislative term before resuming its work in June next to end the life of the current parliament on the first of next July," explaining that the disruption of parliament because of electoral propaganda is not true .

"The most important laws that have been hampered by disagreements between the various parliamentary powers are the Federal Court Law, which was postponed to the next parliamentary session despite its being submitted to the vote," Saadoun said, adding that "all amendments to the laws passed to the next session will be canceled ."

Saadoun believes that " the delay in adoption of the Law Council of the Union" violation of the constitution as the only body that can veto laws prescribed by the House of Representatives , "likely" the presence of more than thirty law has been carried over to the next parliamentary session .

All parliamentary legislation will be redrafted


The parliamentary legal committee returned on Saturday all the pending laws in the House of Representatives abolished automatically, noting that the next government is to send the bill according to a different vision of the current government.

"All the laws that have not been voted out have been automatically canceled and will be re-drafted after the elections," committee member Zana Said said.

He added that "the drafting of laws will be the vision of the new government next and according to the data can not continue to pass any law is ready during the current parliamentary session."

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Parliamentary integrity exploded: 13 candidates wanted for the judiciary and the federal will refuse to ratify them in case of victory

(Watan News) – Follow-up

The Parliamentary Integrity Committee revealed the existence of thirteen candidates issued arrest warrants relating to financial and administrative corruption and fraud will run in the next election race, pointing out that even if they win the elections, the Federal Court will refuse to ratify them.

The parliamentary sources, according to the newspaper (the extent) and his follow (Watan News) the possibility of excluding these candidates by the Federal Court by refusing to ratify their membership and prevent them from repeating the oath in the first session as deputies in Parliament .

"We have certain information about the candidacy of many corrupt and accused of corruption and rigging to the elections," said the head of the Parliamentary Integrity Committee Talal al-Zobaie. "There are files on many candidates before the courts to issue arrest warrants against them ."

"The Federal Court will reject the approval of the candidate issued against him arrest warrants and will prevent him from repeating the oath in the first session (in the event of his victory) as a deputy in parliament," stressing that "the candidates to resolve their cases judicially ."

He explains that "in the last parliamentary session rejected the Federal Court to ratify the membership of one of the winning candidates for the province of Diyala because of the existence of arrest warrants issued by the Court of Integrity," pointing out that "this candidate was unable to repeat the section ."

The Chairman of the Parliamentary Integrity Committee that "a lot of candidates lists and electoral entities who hold senior executive positions accused of financial and administrative corruption are being followed up by the competent authorities to expedite the resolution of their cases in order to prevent them from repeating the section ."

Al-Zobaie said that "there are (13) candidates issued arrest warrants will participate in the carnival next election and will suspend their membership in the event of victory," noting that "the judiciary looks at a lot of files and will decide ."

The head of the Parliamentary Integrity Committee that "there are five candidates facing charges for fraud will be presented their cases to the judiciary during the coming period," asserting that "the conditions that prevent the candidacy for membership of the House of Representatives is to be the provisions of a veto issued against the candidate ."

Zobaie pointed out that "the Presidency of the Parliament refused to include in the law of the elections of the House of Representatives a paragraph preventing the corrupt from running for parliamentary elections, specifically included in the amnesty law," stressing that "the return of some candidates to the election by forensic evidence will be verified by the executive authorities And legislative . "

Al-Zobaie said that "there are candidates who are subject to the provisions of dishonorable have been accepted in the parliamentary elections to be held on 12 May next," stressing that "there are specialized committees will check the files of candidates returned by the forensic evidence to the electoral race .

Deputy for the powers: The parliament was completely unable to pass important laws

(Watan News) – Baghdad

MP of the Union of Iraqi Forces Mahasen Hamdoun, on Thursday, that the House of Representatives was unable to fully pass important laws during the last period.

Hamdoun said in an interview with "Watan News" that "it is not possible at the present time to hold any meeting of the House of Representatives until 30/4 for the end of the legislative term and will be the adoption of these articles in the next parliament,

" noting that "as the Parliament can not pass these laws in extraordinary meetings Was held during the coming period. "

And on the lack of attendance of a large number of members of the House of Representatives Hamdoun said by saying that "every deputy has his own justification for not attending the meetings of the House of Representatives during the past days where it was necessary to attend to pass the important laws that serve the citizens,

but unfortunately the House of Representatives was unable to complete the quorum and this It does not serve the entire political process.

Some of the deputies of the National Alliance have indicated earlier that the House of Representatives will not meet again during the remaining age, even if the Presidency call for a hearing in the coming days.

Referred to the House of Representatives has decided on Tuesday to raise its meeting to another notice because of the lack of quorum.

Parliament holds a session without laws (controversial)

Expectations that it will not be the last
Baghdad / morning
The House of Representatives is supposed to hold its session on Tuesday, while parliamentary expectations
indicate that the session will be devoid of controversial laws, and it will not be the last.

The House of Representatives Speaker of the House of Representatives Niasi Amar, said in a press statement:

The parliament session, which is scheduled to be held on Tuesday will not be the last, because the rules of procedure sets the 30th of June next date for the completion of the House of Representatives, explaining that "Parliament can at any time during this period To hold a session, whether regular or emergency to discuss matters that happen or updates the political situation as necessary. "

He added that "most of the current deputies are candidates in the upcoming elections, and therefore expect their presence to the session as the public opinion and follow-up to see who attend the meetings, especially this sensitive time with the start of election propaganda, therefore,

the absence of their presence will have a negative impact on them, "We expect that the attendance will be good enough to complete the quorum and put some laws to vote.

" He added that "the session will include the presentation of the laws passed from the previous session, including voting on judges assigned to the Court of Cassation in addition to a number of other laws, Nothing in the agenda One of the basic controversial laws, which will be carried over to the next session.

Parliamentary Integrity: Open Corruption Files Have "Immunity"

The Parliamentary Integrity Committee revealed on Monday that the files of corruption that were not opened during the current session of the House of Representatives enjoy immunity by some political forces.

"The files of corruption that did not open during the current parliamentary session enjoy immunity from some political forces," said a member of the committee, high Nassif, "the eye of Iraq News," noting that "there are still red lines on those files, which belong to the same political forces "He said.

Nassif added that "some political forces are unable to open large files of corruption," indicating that "their excuse says that if the opening of these files will cause great political problems for the country and must be closed."

She explained that "the Integrity Commission achieved many files of corruption as an independent body, but some political forces opposed the opening of large files as that files have immunity from the same political forces."

She pointed out that "the Commission on Parliamentary Integrity is desperate for the work of the offices of the inspectors general," asserting that "most of the public inspectors have links to corruption through their ministers in government institutions."