Special Session of House of Representatives Kicks Off

  • March 2, 2021
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Special Session of House of Representatives Kicks Off

Rabat – The House of Representatives (Lower House) held on Tuesday a plenary session devoted to the opening of an extraordinary session to examine and vote on urgent legislation on the electoral process and social protection.

The purpose is to examine organic bill 04.21 amending and supplementing organic law 27.11 on the House of Representatives and organic bill 05.21 amending and supplementing organic law 28.11 on the House of Advisors.

Organic bill 06.21 amending and supplementing organic law 59.11 on the appointment of members of local councils, organic bill 07.21 amending and supplementing organic law 29.11 on political parties and organic Bill 08.21 amending and supplementing organic law 02.12 on the appointment to senior positions in implementation of Articles 49 and 92 of the Constitution are also on the agenda.

The Lower House will examine framework bill 09.21 on social protection and bill 10.21 amending and supplementing law 57.11 on general electoral lists, referendum operations, and the use of public audiovisual means in electoral and referendum campaigns.

In addition, the extraordinary session will consider bill 11.21 amending and supplementing law 9.97 on the Electoral Code and running an exceptional review of the electoral lists of professional chambers and bill 46.19 on the National Authority for Integrity, Prevention and Fight against Corruption.

This session is held in accordance with the provisions of Article 66 of the Constitution, the provisions of article 18 of the Rules of Procedure of the House, and decree 2.21.124.

The Government Council adopted on Friday a draft decree calling on the House of Representatives and the House of Advisors to hold a special session.

Last modified : 02 March 2021



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