NEWS AND EVENTS
February 13, 2007
Legislative Chamber approves several draft laws
Regular session of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan was held on 13 February.
The deputies considered and approved the following draft laws in the second reading:
-- Constitutional Law on strengthening the role of political parties in renewal and further democratization of the state government and modernization of the country;
-- Law on introducing amendments in separate articles of the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan (article 89, clause 15 of article 93, part 2 of article 102);
-- Law on introducing changes and addenda to several legislative acts of the Republic of Uzbekistan in connection with adoption of the above-named Constitutional Law;
-- Law on introducing changes and addenda to criminal, criminal processing and criminal executive codes of Uzbekistan.
The following draft laws were approved in the first reading:
-- Law on introducing changes and addenda to article 74 of the Law on joint-stock companies and protection of shareholders rights; and
-- Law on introducing changes and addenda to the Law on international agreements of the Republic of Uzbekistan.
The deputies also approved the report on the activity of the Ombudsman in 2006.