Parliamentary law reveals controversial issues in the electoral law that impede its approval

Parliamentary law reveals controversial issues in the electoral law that impede its approval

10/12/2019 15:07

Parliamentary law reveals controversial issues in the electoral law that impede its approval[Baghdad-Ain]
The Legal Committee of the House of Representatives revealed the existence of controversial issues in the new election law.
Committee member Hussein Al-Aqabi said in a press statement today that “the new election law contains many amendments that are consistent with the political reality, indicating that the current law technically contains rigid materials and cannot be applied on the ground.”

He pointed out that “the House of Representatives is looking for new articles for the electoral law that are in line with the political reality and address the gaps that occurred in the last stage.”

Al-Uqabi added that “the new law will go toward the candidate with the highest votes and the electoral district at the governorate level without going down to lower units.” Noting that there are other issues that are still a subject of controversy in the law of the House of Representatives, which is the nomination of dual citizenship and prohibiting the participation of the Prime Minister or ministers, governors, deputy ministers and general managers The Prosecutor. ”

On Monday, Parliament Speaker Muhammad al-Halbousi held a broad meeting, including the first deputy and heads of political blocs, to discuss the election law.

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