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Parliament extraordinary session prorogued

By JT - Sep 21,2015 - Last updated at Sep 21,2015

AMMAN — A Royal Decree was issued on Monday proroguing the current extraordinary session of the Lower House as of the same day.

A second Royal Decree was issued delaying the summoning of Parliament to convene in an ordinary session until November 15.

Constitutionally, the ordinary session could begin on October 1st or two months after.

On July 21, a Royal Decree was issued summoning Parliament to convene in an extraordinary session as of August 1 to endorse several bills.

 

The bills which were discussed during the prorogued extraordinary session were the draft laws on the ratification of the Vienna Convention on Civil Liability, the integrity and anti-corruption bill, the 2002 temporary law of the national committee for international and humanitarian law, and draft amendments to the (judicial) Execution Law.

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