Law on parliamentary control enters into force in Uzbekistan
Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Apr. 12
By Demir Azizov- Trend:
The Law "On Parliamentary Control" has entered into force in Uzbekistan.
This law was passed by the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis (lower house of parliament) of Uzbekistan March 10 and approved by the Uzbek Senate March 31, 2016.
The goal of the act is the creation of integral system of legislation 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.
The law defines the subjects and objects of parliamentary control, fixed its form, regulated the measures taken by results of parliamentary control.
According to the document, the Oliy Majlis, the committees (commissions) of the chambers, the factions of political parties, deputy groups, deputies and senators, as well as the authorized person of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan for human rights (Ombudsman) are referred to as the subjects of parliamentary control.
The law has clearly defined the forms of parliamentary control: consideration of the execution of the state budget of the country, hearing of the report of the prime minister on separate topical issues of socio-economic development of the country, members of government, reports of the accounting chamber, prosecutor general, state committee for nature protection, the central bank.
The organizational and legal measures that can be taken following the results of parliamentary control, duties of subjects of parliamentary control and government agencies in its implementation, as was noted during the meeting, are of particular importance.