94th Bureau Session (October 10, 2017)

15 October 2017

1. The motivated remarks of the President over the new constitution was registered at the Bureau, which foresees proportional election system, the proportional representation of undistributed mandates, the 3 % election barrier, direct election of president, the cases of restrictions of religion rights, opinions on the articles referring to filing a constitutional claim in constitutional court about the laws regulating election during the election year.


See remarks extensively, here: http://info.parliament.ge/#law-drafting/14575

2. The Initiation of Government of Georgia about the amendments of the law on Georgian marine space was registered at Bureau. Its main aim is to fulfill the requirements of the Association Agreement. The new record is added to the existing edition of law, which specifies:

In order to prevent the Marine space of Georgia and the coast from pollution the ministry of Environment and natural resources protection of Georgia, with other relevant institutes will collaborate “The national marine strategy of the protection of Black Sea and the action plan of achievement of good quality marine environment which is affirmed by Government of Georgia and the renovation will take place once in 6 years. The aforementioned program shall be adopted until the 1st September of the year 2022.

3. The Initiation of R.Kakulia and L.Koberidze  about the amendments of The rules of procedure of the parliament of Georgia was registered at Bureau. Given Initiation provides the amendments of the terms of hearing draft law. The above-mentioned initiation states:

  •  The parliamentary committees, fractions, majority, minority, independent members of parliament and the judicial department of Parliament staff give the leading committee their remarks about the draft law no later than 25 days when the decision is made about the commencement of the procedure on hearing of draft law by Bureau of Parliament. (Existing edition states 14 day limit).

  • Government of Georgia gives the leading committee their remarks about the draft law no later than 20 days when the decision is made about the commencement of the procedure on hearing of draft law by Bureau of Parliament. (Existing edition states 14 day limit).

  • The set period of the hearing for leading committee changes and In spite of  the 3-week period, the leading committee will hear the initiated draft law no later than 30 days when the decision is made about the commencement of the procedure on hearing of draft law by Bureau of Parliament.

  • In spite of two weeks, the term rises up to 15 days, which shall be respected by leading committee after the adoption of the draft law after the first hearing on plenary session for the review and hearing of draft law.

  • The initiated draft law forbids accelerated hearing of the draft law about the decision on regulation of the hearing of draft law until the parliamentary session period is finished, 10 days earlier.


See the draft law, here: http://info.parliament.ge/#law-drafting/14563

4. The Initiation of Government of Georgia about the amendments of Administrative offences code of Georgia was registered at Bureau. The existing regulations states that the loan for individuals under 100 000 Gel shall only be given with GEL currency.  Breaking the existing regulation will cause Caution for the first time, and repeatedly 1000 GEL penalty.

That regulation does not refer to the representatives of financial sector, given in organic law of Georgia on National Bank of Georgia. As the initiation indicates, National Bank of Georgia ensures the fulfillment of the aim supported by draft law within the given  authorities by existing law.

See the draft law, here: http://info.parliament.ge/#law-drafting/14566

 

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