called specialists to the need to find new legislation and the introduction of laws aimed at the advancement of the national economy to achieve accompanying economies of countries in the world where changes rapidly in sectors all.
said economic expert and former Rep. full of Baldawi’s (range) that Iraq witnessed variables large after 2003, Kaaqrar Iraqi constitution, and trends of the economy which is controlled by the government toward a market economy, requires work to change a number of economic laws and the introduction of new legislation to cope with the developments in the global economic system.
said: There are a number of economic laws important legislated Parliament during the previous period as laws protecting domestic product and consumer protection law and Iraqi law imposing customs duties and investment law and the amendments made him and that comes on top of the economic legislation, the new initiated after 2003, but unfortunate that the implementation mechanisms did not come as expected.
noted Baldawi that there is cooperation between Iraq and the U.S. Agency for SIP development within the framework agreement between the two countries in all fields, including the economic side with the aim of changing economic laws currently in force. There workshops and constant coordination between the Iraqi government and the consultants and experts and specialists to rewrite laws in order to keep up with the current situation that require a period of time in order to implement successfully.
and indicated the existence of challenges and obstacles stand in the way the implementation of those laws and legislation, including the lack of political consensus between the blocs and parties political adversely affect, the draft law of oil and gas collides always visions political and artistic opposite, ie, that the law exists only to some of the issues related fields discovered and quotas producing provinces where these fields to prevent the adoption of the law because of political differences is necessary to resolve to pass the law, as well as the case with law infrastructure.
laws need to renew
his part, said the lawyer Mehdi Saleh Izzi The country needs to like the so-called (Revolution) on laws to achieve economic reform and keep up with global changes on the part of, and the changes that occurred after 2003 in Iraq by another , as the current laws are outdated does not fit with the spirit of the times characterized by rapid between variables overnight. Iraq, which was ruled system holistic and based focus of governance and laws in the central authority absolute, especially in the economic field, as we now change broad economic conditions and greater openness to global markets, and that is consistent with the desire of Iraq in the formation of new infrastructure in all areas are completely different More data the previous era.
said Izzi that economic laws currently in force still reflect visionary previous and trends known to the former regime of an era spanning more than 40 years, and we are currently in the 2012 and on the cusp of 2013, with our laws lacks much Modern Vision to economy new Iraqi that remains in a tragic situation because of the constraints of the many that prevent implementation of new laws, particularly the presence of a number of legislations worn that did not fit with the data investment and plans Us new Iraq.
pointed out that there are proposals for new laws specializes in the agricultural sector, for example, to land investment, distribution and find contracts good for use as required, and related laws of real estate and public property and the law of expropriation new we made some modifications but without the level of ambition and the laws of Property Claims Commission, where we find that a lot of investment projects deferred because of non-renewal of the law Property Claims Commission and others.
Call to change reality
and will be recalled that a member of the economic and investment commission for the National Alliance Abdul Hussein Abtan had called to walk with a series of legislation to make adjustments and the introduction of new laws in order to promote the country’s economic, as the legislation and amendments to the laws over the years he says not be required level Moreover, they are traditional and non-viable, while still Parliament need to do a revolution laws so that industrial or farm Iraqi working correctly, not to work and collide with his law last embarked on an earlier time.
added that the best countries to the ground and investment is Iraq who owns the fundamentals and the capacity for the implementation of investment projects, but faces are always some laws that prevent achieving successes in his work. We find that a large number of service projects and economic parked or collide with the laws, and this unfortunate thing requires us to pause and Tkacva in efforts to change the current reality.