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A Number of Laws Adopted at the Regular Sitting of the Republic of Artsakh National Assembly
25 November 2021

November 25, the regular sitting of the parliament was held under the chairmanship of the NA President, Artur Tovmasyan.

The first issue on the agenda was the package of draft laws «On Amendments to the Law "On Ensuring Road Safety, «On Amendments to the Law "On State Duty and «On Amendments to the Law "On Rates of Environmental Payments, which had received a negative conclusion from the Head Committee the day before. 2 deputies voted for the adoption of the package of bills, 12 against, and 7 abstained. The parliament rejected the package of bills.

Guided by part 3 of Article 77 of the "Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly", the National Assembly of the Republic of Artsakh decided to return the package of draft laws adopted in the first reading in order to make amendments to the Law "On Ensuring Road Traffic Safety", "The Law "On State Duty and the Environmental Law, to return the package of draft laws «On Amendments to the Law "On Payment Rates to the stage of submitting written proposals in the manner prescribed by Article 75 of the Law on the "Rules of Procedure of the National Assembly". In the ratio of votes - 16 in favor, 1 abstained the decision has been made.

Next, the package of drafts on «On Making Amendments to the Law "On the Administrative-Territorial Division of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic"», "On Making Amendments to the "Criminal Procedure Code"», «On Making Amendments to the "Civil Procedure Code"», «On Making Amendments to the "Administrative Procedure Code"», «On Making Amendments to the "Family Code"», «On Amendments to the "Criminal Code"», «Amendments to the "Judicial Code"», «Amendments to the "Electoral Code"», «Amendments to the Law "On Taxes"», «Amendments to the Law "On Compulsory Enforcement, For Violations in Urban Development"», «On Amendments to the Law "On Liability"», «On Amendments to the Law "On State Registration of Property Rights"», «On Amendments to the Law "On Service in the Police"», «On Amendments to the Law "On Service in National Security Bodies"», «On Amendments to the Law "On Budget System"», «On Amendments to the Law "On Public Bargaining"», «On Amendments to the Law "On State Duties"», «On Amendments to the Law "On Compulsory Enforcement of Judicial Acts"» «On Amendments to the Law " On Constitutional Procedure"», «On Amendments to the Law "On State Pensions"», «On Amendments to the Law "On Remuneration of Public Officials"», «On Amendments to the Law "On Public Service"», «On Amendments to the Law "On Social Guarantees for Persons Holding State Positions"», «On Amendments to the Law "On Fundamentals of Administration and Administrative Proceedings"», «On Amendments to the Law "On Bankruptcy" and on the Law "On the Investigative Committee of the Artsakh Republic"», "On Amendments to the Law "On Funded Pensions"», «On Amendments to the Law "On Referendum"», «On State Awards and Honorary Titles of the Artsakh Republic» has been discussed.

  The package had previously been approved by the Head Committee. It was adopted as a law by 22 votes in favor.

The draft law «On Making Amendments to the Law "On the Administrative-Territorial Division of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic"» was also submitted for discussion, which envisages legal clarification on the communities which as a result of the hostilities unleashed against the Artsakh Republic on September 27, 2020 remained outside the control of the Artsakh Republic.

The conclusion of the Committee on the bill was positive. It was adopted as a law by 22 votes in favor.

After the break, 12 deputies asked 22 questions to the members of the government.

The questions were about housing construction and housing operation deadlines, the effectiveness of the epidemic-caused nationwide quarantine and the organization of the education process in its conditions, as well as the operation of intra-republican routes, the crediting process, foreign policy, the opening of techno parks in  the field of information technology, etc.

The "Justice" faction PM, Metaxe Hakobyan made a deputy statement.

 

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