Deputy expected to get surprises at the meeting next Tuesday in the absence of agreement on electoral law
By WK By WK
Published 8.7.2008, 00:44 Published 8.7.2008, 00:44
;According to a member of the legal committee in the House of Representatives MP Khalid Sichuan to the Presidency of the Parliament decided to postpone the vote on the law of provincial council elections due to differences over some paragraphs, to next Tuesday, and expected that surprises in the absence of political blocs to reach a solution before this date.
He said Sichuan deputy Kurdistan Alliance in an interview with "Uzmatik" on Monday, that "the postponement decision came after the outbreak of a disagreement over some paragraphs of the law, and the lack of consensus among the political blocs holistic about the law, which led to obstruct the vote".
The Sichuan that "the current differences are the paragraphs on religious symbols and the existing open and closed and the share of women's representation in provincial assemblies and minority representation on boards in addition to the issue of Kirkuk," asserting that "in case of failure to remove these differences before next Tuesday, failed to vote on the law, The first elections in October this year, will not take place. "
. He stressed member of the Legal Committee that "the meeting will vote next unexpected surprises, if no agreement is reached between the political blocs outside the parliament, before next Tuesday," without clarifying the nature of these surprises, unlikely at the same time, "obtain political deals between Some political blocs to vote against the law. "
. Chua stressed the "necessity of holding elections on schedule," pointing out that "before the maturity schedule if we can not vote on the law quickly, it will not be able to complete the preparations with the Electoral Commission to create an overdraft in the election."
The head of the Independent Electoral Commission in Iraq, Faraj Al-Haideri, in an interview with "Uzmatik" stressed the need for Adoption Law fifteenth of the month of July present, so that UNHCR can work to complete the preparations in helping to organize the elections on schedule and without delay "Warning that otherwise" will be the task of organizing the elections on schedule rather difficult. "
. He said a member of the Legal Committee that "the Commission Territories copy of the extradition law, amendments and the outstanding issues to the presidency of parliament, before the fifteenth of July next", recalling the importance that "the wording of the law in conformity with the Constitution, does not contravene its laws democracy in Iraq" as he put it .
It is noteworthy that one of the departments responsible in the House of Representatives, asked to remain anonymous, said in an interview with "Uzmatik" on Monday, "The political blocs agreed to give a time limit, among them, until next Tuesday to resolve all problems," stressing that " No choice but to vote blocs of political compromise version of the law, in any event in any way ", according to him.