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The Reply to the Royal Speech Committee
The Reply to the Royal Speech Committee
  • Article (74) of the Constitution stipulates that: (The King shall open the regular session of the National Council with the high speech, and he may appoint the Crown Prince or whoever he sees fit to do so. Each Council shall elect a committee from among its members to prepare a draft reply to such speech and each of the two councils shall return it to the king after its approval).
    Also, Article (21) of Decree Law No (55) of year 2002 on the internal regulation of the Shura Council and its amendments stipulates that (the Shura Council’s Bureau shall elect a committee from among its members to prepare a draft reply to the high speech and the formation of such committee shall be submitted to the Council for its approval. The committee shall consider the high speech, prepare a draft response to it that shall be presented to the Council in the time set by it, and submit it to the king after its approval).
    The Reply to the Royal Speech Committee
    The Reply to the Royal Speech Committee
Committee Members

  • Committee Duties

    The committee shall be competent to prepare the response to the high speech at the beginning of each session and follow the following procedures:

    • The committee shall be formed by the Council’s Bureau and such formation shall be submitted to the Council for its approval.
    • The Reply to the Royal Speech Committee shall begin its work with the start of the session and concludes its work by presenting the legislator and getting it approved by the Council, and at its first meeting, the committee shall determine the mechanism for responding to the speech. Also, the committee is competent to consider the high speech, prepare the draft response, and seeks the visions of the members of the Council as well as the visions of the Committee’s members when preparing the draft response to the high speech.
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