Meeting No (06), December 02, 2013 – Fourth Convening Period – Third Legislative Term
The Shura Council held its meeting this morning under the Chairmanship of HE Ali bin Saleh Al-Saleh.
The Shura ratified the minutes of the previous meeting, before reciting a statement on the occasion of Bahraini woman day, recalling the achievements attained by the Bahrain woman in various fields, and the support and backing by HRH the wife of His Majesty and president of the Supreme Council for Woman, Princess Sabeekha bint Ibrahim Al-Khalifa to all Bahraini women.
The Shura Council issued another statement on the occasion of International Day for Disabled, recalling the support granted to this category in the community by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, and the accomplishments and facilities provided by the government.
Then, the Council was notified concerning the incoming letters from the Chairman of the Council of Representatives HE Mr. Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Dhahrani about the following:
A- A draft law on the organization of practicing engineering professions, associated with the royal decree no. (41) for 2010, and the referral to the Public Utilities and Environment Committee and also notifying the Legislative and Legal Affairs committee.
B- A draft law to ratify the Statute of the GCC Centre for emergency cases management, associated with the royal decree no. (59) for 2013, and referral to the Public Utilities and Environment Committee and also notifying the Legislative and Legal Affairs committee.
C- A bill proposal amending some provisions of law no. (32) for 2009 to establish a fund pensions and retirement benefits for members of the Shura Council and the Council of Representatives and the municipal councils and organizing their pensions and bonuses, submitted by hon. members: Abdulrahman Ibrahim Abdulsalam, Abdulrahman Mohammed Jamsheer, Dr. Nada Haffadh, Hala Ramzi Fayez, Abdulrahman A.Hussain Jawahiri, and the referral to the Services Committee and also notifying the Legislative and Legal Affairs committee.
D- A letter submitted by hon. members: Khalid Hussain Al-Maskati, Jamal Mohammed Fakhro, Dr. Nada Haffadh, Hala Ramzi Fayez, Dr . Bahiya Jawad Al-Jishi, regarding requesting withdrawal of the bill proposal to amend Article (76) of the Land Registration Law, issued by decree by law no. 15 of 1979.
The Council deferred to the next meeting, discussing the report of the Services Committee concerning the Decree by Law no. (32) for 2011, amending item (e) of Article (42 ) of Law no. (19 ) for 2006 on the organization of the labor market.
The Council discussed and agreed on the report of the Services Committee concerning a draft law amending some provisions of Law no. (19) for 2006, on the organization of the labor market.
Finally, the Council discussed and approved the report of the Finance and Economic Affairs Committee regarding the final account of the reserves for future generations for the fiscal year 2011 , after auditing by the National Audit Court.