A member of the legal committee, former deputy Zana Said, said on Thursday that President Fuad Masum deliberately delayed the issuance of the law of the House of Representatives and its formations, which included the pension rights of members, pointing out that the right of the MP to buy a pension service in exchange for payment of funds to the Pension Authority.
He referred to the "Iraq News" to "The Presidency of the Republic had its problems on some articles of the Law of the House of Representatives and Formations No. (13) for the year 2018, explaining that the law included articles that exclude the members of the requirements of the unified pension law for the purpose of including pension,
The law strengthens the position of the House of Representatives before the Council of Ministers and devotes the independence of the legislative authority. "
He added that "the inclusion in the law of some articles that exclude deputies from the requirements of the unified pension law, is to please some members of Parliament, which are not covered by the unified pension law pension parliamentary and was a solution to them in the new law,
so that can be a deputy who did not exceed the service of 15 years Each month pays $ 500 thousand to the Pension Authority in order to purchase the service and access to the legal requirement 15 years of service to allow him to receive a pension from Parliament.
"The second condition that has been amended is that the unified pension law requires the employee to exceed 50 years to include retirement, and therefore there are deputies did not reach this age and the new law of the House of Representatives allowed them to receive half of the pension."