Draft Law on «Making Amendments to the Law “On the Audit Chamber”» Has Been Discussed
26 June 2020

June 26, a sitting of the Standing Committee on Budget, Financial and Management took place chaired by Artur Harutyunyan.

The draft law on «Amendment to the Law On the Audit Chamber”»  authored by Aram Grigoryan and Armen Hakobyan, deputies of the «Free Motherland-UCA» faction has been discussed urgently.

Speaking about the bill, co-author of the project, Aram Grigoryan noted, that the bill proposes to remove the phrase «at least 5 years from the position of the head» of Article 16 of the current law, which will allow him to be elected a member of the Audit Chamber officials with at least ten years of experience in public finance management without taking into account the fact that he has been previously working for five years as a Head manager.

The deputies asked questions to the author of the draft and received clarifications.

With 3 votes in favor and 2 against, the committee gave a positive conclusion to the bill.

The Head of the National Assembly Artur Tovmasyan also took part in the sitting.