Parliament’s Finances Clarify Next Year’s Budget

Parliament’s Finances Clarify Next Year’s Budget

08/15/2022 | 10:44 AM

Parliaments Finances Clarify Next Years BudgetThe Information/Baghdad..
The Parliamentary Finance Committee clarified that it is premature to speculate that there will be no budget for the next year, but if the current political impasse continues and the situation remains the same, the year 2023 will proceed according to the 12/1 disbursement rule for the last approved budget.
A member of the Finance Committee, Jamal Kougar, said in an interview seen by / the information /, that “in the event that a new government is not formed and a new budget is not approved, we will proceed according to the 12/1 disbursement rule for the last budget, which was in 2021 and we will proceed with the operational side, and there is no Any text that prevents the implementation of this principle.”
Cougar stressed that “the salaries in all cases will remain continuous, whether there is a budget or not, because it is operational and not linked to approving the budget.”
And Cougar indicated that “it is premature to say that there will be no budget for the next year, because we have not entered the tenth month, in which the government is supposed to send the budget of 2023, and we have not yet reached this time,” noting that “the circumstance is difficult, but it may be There is a breakthrough soon, as the Iraqi situation is subject to change at any time.”
Regarding those who were recently appointed according to the Food Security Law, he explained that “these matters remain pending, as the amount of one trillion dinars has been allocated for their salaries according to the Food Security Law, and when it runs out, they need to legislate another financial law similar to the Food Security Law that provides them with financial cover or the adoption of the budget law. next.”
Kuger added that “in case the budget is approved, they will be added to Schedule C of the centrally funded workforce schedule, and their amounts will be included in the general budget law.” finished/25

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