NEWS AND EVENTS
December 28, 2005
Uzbek MPs pass bills on mass media, journalists in first reading
Legislative Chamber of Uzbekistan held a session to discuss bill \"On mass media\" on 27 December, ?UzA? reported on 28 December.
During the discussion, the MPs gave recommendations on concept of the document and passed the bill on the first reading.
MPs also considered Bill \"On introduction of changes and amendments to Law \"On protection of professional activity of journalists\" and Law \"On principles and guarantees of information freedom\"\". The document was passed in the first reading.
Committee of Labor and Social issues presented bill \"On introduction changes and amendments to legislative documents of Uzbekistan in connection with improvement of legal protection and liberalization of financial responsibility of entrepreneurship entities\". During the discussion, the MPs gave suggestions on improvement the document and adopted it in the first reading.