Government refrain from passing the new oil law (HCL) and adhere to the law contrary to the Constitution
Legal representative: the government refrain from passing the new oil law (HCL) and adhere to the law contrary to the Constitution
27-03-2015 02:33 PM
He attributed a member of the Legal Committee of Parliament, Secretary Baker, not to refer the oil and gas law from the government to the House of Representatives to ‘lack of consistency between some of its articles and provisions of the Constitution’, expecting ‘lead law in the case of legislation to reduce the powers of the government in the oil field’, pointing out that Government today regulate oil work according to the old law, which is inconsistent with the Constitution.
He said in a press statement, seen by the (news) today: ‘The oil and gas law is very important and the legislation has become a necessity, but there are reasons not to transmit from the government to the House of Representatives, the most important inconsistencies between some of its articles and a number of provisions of the constitution, which could lead to different interpretations of materials relating to, for example, the management of oil projects and oil fields. ”
He added Bakr ‘as this law, and you are working with the government today, was drafted before the adoption of the Constitution in force, that is, Government today regulate oil work according to the old law, which is inconsistent with the Constitution. ”
He indicated that he ‘in the event of a new law of oil and gas has been the law leads to the reduction of the powers of the federal government on oil and gas through the participation of the provinces and the region to draw the oil strategy of the country and the preparation of oil policies , so the government sees that the lack of issuance and approval would leave them more room and a broader mandate in this area. ‘