Legal expert: The adoption of a small constituency simplifies the influence of the owners of money and what the Council of Ministers has done half correction

 Politics    2019/11/12 22:19  1009    Editor: Mos      

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The legal expert, Tarek Harb, on Tuesday, that the amendment of the Council of Ministers on the election law to count the province as an electoral district, is a half correction and not complete.

Tariq said in an interview with the program “point of view” , presented by Dr. Nabil Jassem, which revealed the amendment for the first time in the media, that “districts befitting a local elections law, in the national elections for Iraq as a whole, must abide by the text of Article 1 of the Constitution, which says that the House It consists of members who represent the Iraqi people. If the MP does not represent the judiciary but Iraq, the MP cannot say that he represents the judiciary, because the constitution provides that he represents the entire people. ”

He added that “the amendment of the Council of Ministers on the law and the counting of the electoral district, is a half correction and not complete,” noting that “it gets worse when the electoral district becomes small, where the owners of money can win in such a small district, and can be controlled by politicians and influence Tribal, unlike the big circle. ”

The program of viewpoint presented by the media, Dr. Nabil Jassem on the channel of the Tigris TV, revealed on Tuesday (November 12, 2019) the most prominent amendments implemented by the Council of Ministers on the draft law on the elections of the House of Representatives submitted by the Presidency before being sent to the Council session today to Parliament.

Dr. Nabil Jassem said in special information revealed during the program that “the Presidency of the Republic sent a code of parliamentary elections law in Iraq, including in fact three laws combined are the law of elections to the House of Representatives and the law of provincial elections and the Independent High Electoral Commission.”

He added that “the Council of Ministers did not make any amendments to the law of provincial council elections and decided to postpone it to a date to be determined later did not make any amendment also to the Commission’s law and sent as it is.”

Dr. Nabil Jassim revealed during the program that “the Council of Ministers made two amendments to the election law of the House of Representatives, where he considered the province electoral district instead of the text of the presidency, which adopted the judiciary as an electoral district.”

He added that “the second amendment made by the Council of Ministers stipulated that the winner of the parliamentary seat is the highest candidate and added to it another paragraph stating that half of the parliamentary seats will be for party lists.”

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The Cabinet is making two amendments to the election law. Adopting the province as an electoral district and granting 50% of the seats to the lists

 Politics    2019/11/12 21:07  747          

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The program of viewpoint presented by the media Dr. Nabil Jassem on the television channel of the Tigris, on Tuesday (November 12, 2019) on the most prominent amendments implemented by the Council of Ministers on the draft law on the election of the House of Representatives submitted by the Presidency before being sent to the Council session today to Parliament.

Dr. Nabil Jassem said in special information revealed during the program that “the Presidency of the Republic sent a code of parliamentary elections law in Iraq, including in fact three laws combined are the law of elections to the House of Representatives and the law of provincial elections and the Independent High Electoral Commission.”

He added that “the Council of Ministers did not make any amendments to the law of provincial council elections and decided to postpone it to a date to be determined later did not make any amendment also to the Commission’s law and sent as it is.”

Dr. Nabil Jassim revealed during the program that “the Council of Ministers made two amendments to the election law of the House of Representatives, where he considered the province electoral district instead of the text of the presidency, which adopted the judiciary as an electoral district.”

He added that “the second amendment made by the Council of Ministers stipulated that the winner of the parliamentary seat is the highest candidate and added to it another paragraph stating that half of the parliamentary seats will be for party lists.”

Earlier in the day, the Council of Ministers approved, during its meeting, the law on the unified elections submitted by the Presidency of the Republic in what was referred to the House of Representatives and issued a number of resolutions.

The Information Office of Abdul-Mahdi, in a statement received (Baghdad today) a copy, that “the Council of Ministers held its regular session today, headed by Prime Minister, Adel Abdul-Mahdi.”

The statement added, “ The meeting witnessed discussion of a number of important bills, where the Council approved a draft amendment to the law of provincial council elections No. (12) of 2018 and paragraph the date of elections to be as follows:

According to the statement, the Council approved the “draft law of the High Electoral Commission and referred it to the House of Representatives on the basis of the provisions of Articles 61 / clause 80 / clause II of the Constitution, taking into account the observations established by the President of the Council of Advisors and Ministers regarding the options of the entire commission from the judiciary.” .

The Council of Ministers approved “the draft law on the election of the Iraqi Council of Representatives and referred it to the Council of Representatives, taking into account the observations approved by the Council of Ministers and confirmed by Mr. Chairman of the Council of Advisors, while the Council approved the recommendation of the Council of Ministers for Social Services on the appointment of a contract of the announcement of the appointment to vacant grades to be committed Subject to competence in accordance with the precedence in the contract with the availability of a functional degree and financial allocation in the self-financing companies winning and belonging to the Ministry of Communications.

According to the statement, the Cabinet approved the recommendation of the Ministerial Council of Energy as follows: Approval of the Ministry of Electricity to borrow an amount of (11913218) only eleven million nine hundred and thirteen thousand and two hundred and eighteen dollars for the purpose of processing materials loaned to the projects of power stations Samawa and Dhi Qar – the combined cycle of a loan The Iraqi Trade Bank of ($ 300 million) only three hundred million dollars in order to ensure the continuation of the projects within the deadlines set by the company (GE).

The statement added that “the Council also approved the issuance of instructions to facilitate the implementation of the law of the operation of higher degrees holders no. (Public company) and referred to the State Council for the purpose of auditing and then returned to the Secretariat of the Council of Ministers for referral to the House of Representatives. ”

During the meeting, the council decided to refer the second group (lot2) which includes the addition of turnkey units to turn 9 Siemens sgt800 units in Al-Zubaidiyah by 27% more than the estimated cost.

The Cabinet also approved, “authorizing the Minister of Finance the authority not to spend some of the amounts specified in the previous Cabinet decisions to allocate the emergency reserve for the purpose of securing the amount mentioned in paragraph (2), and the allocation of the amount of (12 billion) dinars, only twelve billion dinars to the security service the National”.

The Council of Ministers approved the recommendation of the Ministerial Council of Energy as follows: Approval of the Ministry of Electricity contracting for the Iraqi-Jordanian electrical interconnection project as far as financial powers are concerned. (82) for the year 1996 to reduce the fees stipulated in the table attached to the law imposing fees on vehicles for the purposes of maintenance of streets and bridges No. (40) for the year 2015 by (50%) for each type of vehicles specified in the said table.

The ministerial energy council’s decisions also included “reducing the fees stipulated in the numbered tables (1 and 2) attached to the Traffic Law No. (8) for the year 2019 in accordance with the percentages mentioned in the attached table of the Ministry of Interior’s book number: 30839 of 22 10/2019, and postponing the implementation of paragraph (c) of the Council of Ministers Resolution No. (360) of 2017 for a year from the date of issuance of this resolution, and the amendment of the Council of Ministers Resolution No. (237) of 2016 as follows: 3) of the said decision to lift the word bicycles from them, and add a new paragraph to (3) of the said decision and be in sequence (c) and read as follows: : (A lump sum fee of (100,000) dinars, only one hundred thousand dinars for two-wheel motorcycles and (300,000) dinars, only three hundred thousand dinars for three-wheel motorcycles).

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Nujaifi and Abadi agree to question Abdul Mahdi and a peaceful transfer of power

Date: 2019/11/12 20:54

The head of the Salvation Front and Development Front, Osama Nujaifi, to proceed with the process of questioning Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, in the House of Representatives.

Nujaifi said in a statement received (Euphrates News) a copy of it, he “met this afternoon President of the coalition victory, Haider al-Abadi, and agreed to cooperate and coordinate the work to advance the process of questioning the Prime Minister, and cooperation with the rest of the blocs to achieve this purpose fair to the voice of the people and will.” .

He also stressed “the importance of achieving a peaceful and democratic transition of power to an election with sound and sincere results.”

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Decisions of the Council of Ministers at its meeting today

Date: 2019/11/12 19:12

The Cabinet held its regular session on Tuesday, November 12, 2019, under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi.

During the meeting, a number of important bills were discussed, where the Council approved the draft amendment of the provincial elections law No. (12) of 2018 and the paragraph of the date of the elections to be as follows: postpone the provincial council elections to a date to be determined.

The draft law of the High Electoral Commission was approved and referred to the House of Representatives on the basis of the provisions of Articles 61 / clause 80 / clause 2 of the Constitution, taking into account the observations established by the President of the Council of Advisors and Ministers regarding the options of the Commission.

The draft law on the election of the Iraqi Council of Representatives was approved and referred to the Council of Representatives, taking into account the observations approved by the Council of Ministers and confirmed by the President of the Council of Advisors.

The Council approved the recommendation of the Ministerial Council for Social Services regarding the appointment of a contract from the advertising requirement to appoint vacant grades. Approved the

recommendation of the Ministerial Council of Energy as follows: –

Approval of the Ministry of Electricity to borrow an amount of (11913218) only eleven million nine hundred and thirteen thousand two hundred and eighteen dollars for the purpose of processing materials loaned to the projects of power stations Samawa and Dhi Qar – the combined cycle of the loan of the Iraqi Bank For the trade of ($ 300,000,000) only three hundred million dollars in order to ensure that the two projects go on time by the company (GE).

It was approved to issue instructions to facilitate the implementation of the Law on the operation of higher degrees holders No. (59) for the year 2017.

The Cabinet approved a draft law amending Order No. (15) for the year 2004 on (ownership of residential plots for employees of the center refineries / Dora (public company) and referred it to the State Council for auditing and then returned to the Secretariat of the Council of Ministers for referral to the House of Representatives . the

Council decided to refer the second group (lot2) included adding items quick monument – style ready – key (turnkey) to set up 9 units Siemens type (sgt800) in Zubaydiah by an increase (27%) for the cost of speculative.

the cabinet approved the following:

1. Authorize the Minister of Finance the power not to disburse certain amounts specified in previous Cabinet decisions Specially contingency reserve for the purpose of securing the amount mentioned in paragraph

2. 2. Allocation of an amount of (12 billion) dinars, only twelve billion dinars to the National Security Agency.

The Cabinet also approved the recommendation of the Council Ministerial Energy as follows: Approval by the Ministry of Electricity to contract on a project to link the Iraqi electricity – Jordan as far as the financial authorities

and the approval of the Council Ministerial Energy , according to the following: approval of the Mayati /

First: the Ministerial Council of the economy in accordance with his powers stipulated In the Legislative Decree No. (82) of 1996 on the following:

1. Reducing the fees stipulated in the table attached to the law imposing fees on vehicles for the purposes of maintenance of streets and bridges No. (40) for the year 2015 by (50%) for each type of vehicles specified in the table Mentioned.

2. Reducing the fees stipulated in the numbered tables (1 and 2) attached to the Traffic Law No. (8) for the year 2019 in accordance with the percentages mentioned in the attached table of the Ministry of Interior’s book number: 30839 dated 22/10/2019.

Second: Postponing the implementation of paragraph (c) of the Cabinet Resolution No. (360) of 2017 for one year from the date of issuance of this resolution.

Third: Amending the decision of the Council of Ministers No. (237) for the year 2016 as follows:

1.

2. Add a new paragraph to (3) of the said decision and be in sequence (c) and read as follows: (lump sum fee of (100,000) dinars, only one hundred thousand dinars for two-wheeled motorcycles and (300000) dinars, only three hundred thousand dinars for bicycles Three-wheeled motorcycles).

Information Office of the Prime Minister

12-Nov-2019

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The Cabinet decides to postpone the provincial elections

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2019/11/12 09:16:00

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The Iraqi cabinet decided on Tuesday to postpone the provincial elections until later.

The source informed the Twilight News that the Iraqi Council of Ministers decided, on Tuesday, to postpone the provincial council elections to a date to be determined.

He added that the Council also decided to approve the draft laws of the High Electoral Commission, and the election law of the House of Representatives and refer them to the House of Representatives.

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Sadr’s leader justifies Sadr’s travel to Iran and talks about the ‘Jadiriya meeting’ to keep Abdul Mahdi

 Politics    11.12.2019 10:26  3993    Editor: am      

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A leader of the Sadrist movement, on Tuesday (November 12, 2019), justified the departure of the leader of the Sadrist movement Muqtada al-Sadr to Iran in this atmosphere, while talking about a meeting held in the Jadriya area in Baghdad, attended by a senior Iranian leader.

The local newspaper “Al-Mada”, the leader, who said he “preferred not to be named because of the sensitivity of the subject,” saying that “Sadr has been subjected to threats of physical liquidation, by more than one political because of slogans and chants launched in the protests and demonstrations that There were different cities and provinces. ”

The leader pointed out that “a meeting was held in the Jadriya area of Baghdad five days ago, attended by Shiite forces and the commander of the Iranian Qods Force Qasem Soleimani, while absent from alliances and the victory and discuss the Iraqi developments.”

He stressed that “Hadi al-Amiri, Ammar al-Hakim, Qais al-Khazali, Nuri al-Maliki and Abu Mahdi al-Mohandes attended the meeting,” pointing out that “the leader of the Sadrist movement Muqtada al-Sadr, refused to participate in this meeting.”

He explained that “the Shiite forces agreed with Soleimani to maintain the government of Adel Abdul Mahdi, and only a series of reforms, including the amendment of the Constitution and the election law.”

The Sadr leader, that “there is a dispute between the Sadrist movement and religious authority, on the retention of Adel Abdul Mahdi as prime minister and not dismissed,” noting that “there are Shiite parties justify their adherence to the prime minister and retreat from previous positions by fear of the return of the Baath Party to power again” .

The Sadr leader, that “the Sadrist movement handed the political blocs a paper consisting of four demands, namely the resignation of the government and the amendment of the election law and the abolition of the Electoral Commission and replaced by judges assigned by the Supreme Judicial Council and dissolve parliament and hold early elections,” pointing out that “the implementation of these demands will be withdrawn demonstrators from the yards To protest and demonstrate. ”

“The meeting (which was absent from the Sadrists) discussed the possibility of forming a new bloc under the name (National Coalition) to restore the Shiite house again.”

He continued, saying that “the past days have witnessed negotiations between a number of political forces revolved around the possibility of resolving the demonstrations by force similar to what happened in previous demonstrations that took place in Tehran.”

He pointed out that “things are moving towards calm by keeping Abdul Mahdi with the implementation of a package of reforms,” pointing out that “the Sadrists will not withdraw from the demonstrations and will continue the mass of others pressed to question the prime minister.”

Earlier, Salah al-Obeidi, a spokesman for Sadr’s leader Moqtada al-Sadr, denied that Sadr had met with the Quds Force commander in the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Qassem Soleimani. .

Source: Al-Mada Newspaper

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Pictures .. Colleges of the University of Baghdad close its doors and organize the square of protesters

Date: 2019/11/12 14:44

(Baghdad: Euphrates News) Students came out of the colleges of the University of Baghdad, on Tuesday, large sit-ins to support the demonstrators.

The students of Baghdad University colleges carried banners supporting the demonstrators that read: “He loses an eye to win a homeland.

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