Oil and energy parliamentary emphasize not to pass any law of oil and gas contrary to the Constitution
The committee, the parliamentary oil and energy, on Tuesday, it will not agree to pass any law of oil and gas if it is contrary to the Constitution, stating that the constitution provides for the principle of partnership between the center and the region in the formulation of oil policy.
A member of the Commission on oil and energy parliamentary Bayazid Hassan’s “Twilight News” that “the oil and energy will not agree to pass any law of oil and gas if it contradicts the Constitution.”
The Iraqi government announced on 28 August last, on the ratification of the draft law of oil and gas, and decided to refer it to parliament for approval, while the declared Office of the Deputy Prime Minister for Energy, Hussein Shahristani, the second of July, the government introduced some amendments to the draft oil law, which is long overdue and reviewed by the Energy Commission, the Council of Ministers.
Hassan said that “there are two projects for the oil law before the Commission on oil and gas, government project and a proposal to the House of Representatives, and can integrate the decisions agreed upon by all the political blocs in the final drafting of the law.”
The Committee on Oil and Energy parliamentary, earlier, that the draft law of oil and gas provided by the Government of the parliament, involves the constitutional violation to confiscate the right of the provinces and territories, indicating that it is possible to amend the bill and enrichment to reach a suitable formula is agreed upon between the political blocs.
Between good and that “the Iraqi constitution provides for the principle of partnership between the center and the region in the formulation of strategic policies, including the oil law.”
The Nawab Althafe National, which includes a coalition of state law, the Sadrists and the Supreme Islamic Council, has pulled out of the parliamentary session of 24, which was held on August 17 last, after he objected to the first reading of a proposed oil and gas law in the House directly, without submission to the relevant ministries, the led to the lifting of the Presidency of the Council meeting, one hour, then decided to postpone the reading.
Raised the draft law of oil and gas made by the Iraqi government to the House of Representatives earlier, most reactions to the stance of the Kurdistan Alliance and the Presidency of the Kurdistan Region. Korstan province and refuses to pass this project because it gives a complete and absolute domination of the central government to manage the wealth of oil and gas through the assignment of responsibility for the ratification of the oil policy and overall supervision of operations and petroleum to submit draft laws to the Council of Ministers.