Parliament ends reading and discussion of the Cybercrime Law and sets a date for hosting Al-Kazemi {expanded}

Parliament ends reading and discussion of the Cybercrime Law and sets a date for hosting Al-Kazemi {expanded}

11/23/2020 17:59:16

Parliament ends reading and discussion of the Cybercrime Law and sets a date for hosting Al-Kazemi(Baghdad: Al Furat News) The House of Representatives, in its twenty-third session, which was held under the chairmanship of Muhammad Al-Halbousi, Speaker of Parliament, concluded today, Monday 11/23/2020, the reading and discussion of the Information Crimes Law, and asked a question Orally to the President of the Federal Service Board.
In the council’s statement, Al Furat News received a copy of it, that at the beginning of the session, Al-Halbousi announced that Representative Faleh Al-Sari had fulfilled his oral question addressed to the governor of the Central Bank after only his answers.
In the same regard, the MP Kazem Attiya Shammari asked verbally to Mahmoud Mohamed Abdel – head of the service of the Federal inquired where the mechanism followed by the service Federal Council in general directors recruitment and placement of new employees from other ministries, conditions and controls put in place to ensure the representation of all the Iraqi people .
For his part, Al-Halbousi clarified the service that one of the conditions of appointment in all state jobs requires the existence of a vacant job in the owners, indicating that the Council follows the decisions and regulations issued by the Council of Ministers and is bound by it and does not have the mandate to appoint in terms of appointing general directors, indicating that the Council did not nominate or Any director general is appointed and the council’s vision is still under scrutiny, as it has been inactive since its establishment and approval, pointing to the Council of Ministers approaching him to notify him of the vacant special ranks in the Service Council without getting an answer.
Deputy Al-Shammari was followed by a response that the president of the service council, according to the law, does not possess the powers of appointment, but rather has powers in the financial and administrative sides, noting that the president does not have the right to uniqueness in decisions without resorting to members of the council and abiding by his law, in addition to appointing the council to persons with different specializations from their duties.
Mahmoud Mohamed stated that the Public Service Law did not specify the specialization of general directors when nominating them, adding that the President of the Council is the head of the members of the Council and is also the administrative face of Council affairs and exercises the authority of the Minister in charge of financial and administrative affairs, as stipulated in the Federal Service Law.
In turn, Al-Halbousi demanded that the House of Representatives be provided with the names and specializations of the general directors in the Federal Service Council.
On the other hand, Al-Halbousi announced that a date would be set at a later time to host the prime minister, to answer questions submitted by MPs.
The Council requested reading the report and discussion of the draft refugee law submitted by the Labor, Social Affairs, Immigration, and Human Rights Committees at the request of the relevant committee.
The council finished reading the report and discussing the draft law on information crimes submitted by the committees of security, defense, higher education, legal, culture, tourism, human rights, services, reconstruction, communications and media.
Representatives’ interventions focused on demanding that the balance be observed between preserving freedoms and preserving public social security and the need for proportionality between the crime and the punishment specified for it, and the demand not to use the law in a way that harms public freedoms with exaggerated penalties, and the call to legislate a law that preserves the prestige of the state while preserving the privacy of freedoms The general public, as well as not accepting the absurdity that is currently taking place on social media, and seeking assistance from criminal crime experts and the Supreme Judicial Council to consult the issue of penalties stipulated in the law, and to demand more clarification of the provisions of the law and that its wording is not too loose that leads to silencing of voices, in addition to objecting to some of the paragraphs mentioned With regard to the draft law, as it has nothing to do with information crimes, and the demand to control network access portals to limit negative topics raised from outside the country.
In its response to the interventions, the committee concerned with the law affirmed that broad amendments have been made to the provisions of the draft law that are commensurate with the proposals presented and in line with the freedom of expression guaranteed by the constitution.
The President of the Council called for the freedoms guaranteed by the constitution not to be affected, especially freedom of the press, expression of opinion and publicity, and to distinguish between those who insult, insult and insult, and those who make constructive criticism, and that it be a law to preserve freedoms.
Then it was decided to adjourn the session.

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