(Voice of Iraq) - 11-08-2009
Once the House of Representatives on the current legislative recess of the eighth month, it will be before the next big challenge is the need for discussion and approval of some 150 law and legislation.
New challenge to the Parliament and in particular the Presidency of the House of Representatives face the difficulty of its success lies in limiting the duration of the work of the Council which was supposed to complete its work on March 15 after nearly two months to hold the forthcoming parliamentary elections, which will produce the format and the new parliament is at its second session, in addition to the holidays that the House will have before that date.
According to sources in the Presidency of the parliament of the "morning", the head of the House of Representatives, Dr. Iyad al-Samarrai and his two deputies, Sheikh Khalid Al-Attiyah and Aref Tayfur determined the need to vote and pass the largest number of laws in accordance with the new legislation include the classification according to their importance and their impacts positively on the citizens, through the agreement with the heads of parliamentary blocs.
The head of the House of Representatives met last week with Ali Alaak Secretary General of the Council of Ministers ways to overcome the obstacles faced by the legislation of important laws, as provided Alaak a list of bills prepared by the Government, at the time called for speeding up the Samurai, the nomination of representatives of independent bodies, specifically the accountability and justice The Federal Civil Service Council and other bodies.
Among the laws stalled for many reasons, legislation, oil and gas, service and military retirement, and elections and constitutional amendments, in addition to the security laws and legislation, a large number of ministries and independent bodies, as well as the laws of science and public holidays and مايخص water, as well as other legislation of a number of conventions and protocols and the various areas of economic and investment .
The sources added: "It's the last time, although the activity witnessed by the House adoption of a large number of laws, but there are still about 150 law could be postponed many of them to the next parliamentary session, especially facing the obstacles or political differences between the parliamentary blocs."