• It will be on the agenda for the first regular session
The Speaker of the National Assembly, Marzuk al-Ghanim, today announced that MP Muhammad al-Mutair and Drs.Badar al-Dhaum, in his capacity, submitted an inquiry request addressed to the Prime Minister to his High Commissioner Sheikh Sabah Khalid al-Hamad al-Sabah.
- Al-Ghanim said in a press statement to the National Assembly that His Majesty would set a date for discussion for questioning the Prime Minister submitted by the two deputies to be included on the agenda for the next first general session.
He indicated that he referred to the inquiry submitted to His Excellency the Prime Minister, following all the regulatory procedures outlined in Article 135 of the Internal Rules of the National Assembly.
According to the Inquiry newspaper, it included an axis relating to “selectivity in the application of law”, which was presented according to two duties.
In this regard, Article 100 of the Constitution states that “Every member of the National Assembly can give instructions to the Prime Minister and the Minister can inquire about matters falling within his competencies.”
In this regard, Article 135 of the by-election of the National Assembly states that “The President gives notice of inquiry to the Prime Minister or the competent minister as soon as he is presented and is first included in the agenda for the next session to set a date for it.” Is ”to discuss after listening to the statements of the person who is questioned in this regard.”
Regarding the date of discussion of the inquiry, the above article stipulated that “the discussion in the inquiry shall not take place until at least eight days after the day of its presentation, except with urgency and with the approval of the Prime Minister. Or Minister, As the case may be. “
The article gives the person who is empowered to inquire “the extension of time prescribed in the preceding paragraph to a maximum of two weeks, and his request is answered, and this is acceptable, by the Council’s decision. “Postponement for a similar period, and postpone beyond this period is only with the approval of the majority of the council members.”