Uzbek Senate adopts law on parliamentary control
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, April 2
By Demir Azizov- Trend:
The Uzbek Senate (upper house of Uzbek parliament) adopted a Law on Parliamentary control to enhance the Parliament's role in the system of government, Trend correspondent in Tashkent reported.
Batyr Matmuratov, chairman of the Senate's Committee on legislation and judiciary issues, said that has ripened the necessity of adopting a single system - the basic law, unification of legal norms in the area of parliamentary control ensuring its direct action.
The main purpose of the adopting the law was the creation of integral legislation system in the implementation of parliamentary control over execution of requirements of the Constitution and laws, improving the efficiency and accountability of public authorities and management on the implementation of its tasks and functions, as well as major state programs.
According to the law, the subjects of parliamentary control are: the chambers of the Oliy Majlis, the committees (commissions) of the chambers, factions of political parties, deputy groups, members of parliament and senators, as well as the Authorized person of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan for human rights (Ombudsman).
The law has clearly defined the forms of parliamentary control: consideration of the execution of the country's state budget, hearing the Prime Minister's report on separate topical issues of social and economic development of the country, members of government, reports of the accounting chamber, Prosecutor General, State Committee for nature protection, and the country's Central Bank.
Monitoring of bylaws' adoption and parliamentary investigation, the subject of which can serve as the facts and events that could have a negative impact on the foundations of security, the country's sustainable development are among the new forms of the parliamentary control.
The law adopted by the senators will be sent to the country's president for approval according to the established order.