The inclusion of the emergency support law on the agenda of the Iraqi parliament session today, Tuesday

The inclusion of the emergency support law on the agenda of the Iraqi parliament session today, Tuesday

2022-05-31

The inclusion of the emergency support law on the agenda of the Iraqi parliament session today TuesdayThe Iraqi Council of Representatives included the discussion of the emergency food security support law on the agenda of today’s session.

According to the one-paragraph agenda; That the Finance Committee will report and members of Parliament discuss the emergency support law.

On Thursday, May 19, the House of Representatives completed the first reading of the proposed law on emergency support for food security and development.

It is noteworthy that the committee presented, on Wednesday, the 18th of the same month, this proposal to the presidency of the Iraqi parliament, as an alternative to the project submitted by the current caretaker government headed by Mustafa Al-Kazemi.

The law on emergency support for food security sparked controversy between deputies and political blocs and those interested in political affairs between supporters and opponents, before the Federal Supreme Court vetoed and invalidated the law because the current government is a government for the conduct of daily business and it is not within its powers to legislate laws, propose them or send them to the House of Representatives.

On Sunday, May 15, 2022, the Federal Supreme Court (the highest judicial authority in Iraq) decided to cancel the draft law on emergency support for food security and development based on a lawsuit filed by Representative Basem Khashan, while it indicated that the Al-Kazemi government is a conduct of business and is not entitled to send bills and hold contracts. Loans, appointment to senior state positions, exemption from them, or restructuring of ministries and departments.

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