Saadoun: The Constitutional Amendments Committee set a two-year period to implement Article 140

Saadoun: The Constitutional Amendments Committee set a two-year period to implement Article 140

06:04 – 27/09/2020

Saadoun - The Constitutional Amendments Committee set a two-year period to implement Article 140Baghdad – Mawazine News
a member of the Committee for Constitutional Amendments in the Presidency of the Republic, Mohsen Saadoun, announced that the committee has set a two-year period that will apply after voting on amendments to implement Article 140 of the Iraqi constitution related to the disputed areas.
Saadoun said in a television interview, “The Constitutional Amendments Committee in the Presidency of the Republic of Iraq completed its work within four months, indicating that the proposed amendments included reducing the number of members of the House of Representatives to 175 members, and defining the largest electoral bloc formed before the elections that wins the largest number of seats.” In addition to setting articles specific to the Federation Council (the other chamber of the House of Representatives), preventing dual citizens from holding any position from a director general or above, in addition to amending the powers of the President of the Republic and granting him the power to veto and return agreements and laws to the Federation Council and the House of Representatives, because the President of the Republic has the power to collect The two chambers “.
He added, “The committee has set a two-year period that will apply after voting on amendments to implement Article 140 of the Iraqi constitution related to the disputed areas,” indicating that “this step is” a development for the better, as the government that falls short in implementing the article will bear responsibility if this time period ends. Without implementing it, whether it is the Government of Iraq or the Kurdistan Regional Government. ā€¯Ended 29 / h

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