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Tag Archives: parliament

Constitutional Court sets hearing on seating MPs

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 3: The Constitutional Court set Nov 14, 2018 for deliberation on the direct constitutional appeal filed by a citizen from the Third Constituency. In a press statement, the court explained the appeal is on the unconstitutionality of Article 16 of Law No. 12/1963 which established parliamentary internal …

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Amir emphasized sound democracy

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 1: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s speech to the third regular session of the 15th legislative term of the National Assembly was comprehensive and directive, and called for practicing sound democracy, Minister of Information Mohamad Al-Jaberi said on Wednesday. Al-Jabri, also Minister of …

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Parliament’s move to reject court ruling must be discussed: Speaker

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 31: Legal and constitutional implications after Parliament rejected lifting two Kuwaiti lawmakers’ parliamentary privileges should be “discussed and dealt with,” Kuwait’s National Assembly Speaker said on Tuesday. A Cassation Court ruling in late 2017 issued jail sentences against 13 people, including lawmakers Waleed Al-Tabtabaei and Jamaan Al-Herbash, …

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MPs pull PM grilling – Government initiatives solve issues By Ahmed Al-Naqeeb Arab Times Staff KUWAIT CITY, Oct 29: The grilling request which was filed against HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak by MPs Shu’aib Al-Muwaizri and Mohammed Al-Mutairi, and which was to be discussed during the opening session …

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Panel rejects dumping sentenced MPs

STACKED AGENDA AS ASSEMBLY SET TO RECONVENE KUWAIT CITY, Oct 28: The Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee of the National Assembly during its meeting Sunday morning unexpectedly voted against ‘dropping’ the memberships of MPs Waleed Al-Tabtabaei and Jama’an Al-Harbash. The committee was to decide whether Al-Tabtabaei and Al-Harbash could still …

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Inactivity and paralysis hits parliamentary committees

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 21: Despite the start of the third legislative term being almost a stone’s throw away, and the expectation for the level of alertness within the parliamentary committees to be very high for completing the reports that they are tasked to prepare during the parliamentary recess, the opposite …

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Assembly to start Oct 30 – Budgets pile up

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23: The date for the start of the National Assembly’s third regular session of the 15th legislative term has been finalized for Oct 30, Kuwait’s top lawmaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim said on Sunday. “After much consultations with all lawmakers and the government, we have agreed that Parliament will …

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Call for ‘stormers’ to apologize to Amir before amnesty gets support

KUWAIT CITY, Aug 6: Concurrently with the requests submitted by Deputy National Assembly Speaker Essa Al-Kandari and a number of MPs for urging His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to issue amnesty for those convicted in the case of storming of the National Assembly building, parliamentary sources …

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Polls seen for stormer seats

KUWAIT CITY, July 28: MP Riyadh Al-Adsani said there is no red line in holding ministers responsible for shortcomings in their respective ministries, asserting that even HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah is subjected to interpellation He pointed out Minister of Oil, Electricity and Water Bakheet Shibeeb …

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Assembly looked into eight requests for ‘immunity lift’

MP submits draft law KUWAIT CITY, July 24: The National Assembly, in the second round of the 15th legislative term, looked into eight requests for lifting the parliamentary immunity of seven lawmakers, approved three of these requests and rejected the remaining five. The cases include audio-visual, municipal, appeal, media and …

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