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Name: Amiri Decree No. 10 of 1992 to establish the Rules of Procedure of the Consultative Council.
Country: Bahrain
Subject(s): General provisions
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1992-12-20
Entry into force:
Published on: Al-Jarida Al-Rasmiya, 1992-12-23, Vol. 45, No. 2039, pp. 9-26
ISN: BHR-1992-R-32333
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=32333&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Al-Jarida Al-Rasmiya, 1992-12-23, Vol. 45, No. 2039, pp. 9-26
Abstract/Citation: The Consultative Council may petition the Government on general matters within its terms of reference. Any proposals to this effect must be signed by at least ten members, accompanied by an explanatory memorandum and submitted to the Chairman of the Council who must first determine whether the proposal is acceptable. "In any event, ... proposals containing unsuitable expressions or anything offensive to the dignity of persons or institutions or prejudicial to the interests of the State shall be rejected". In addition to the submission of such proposals, the Rules of Procedure cover the functions of the Chairman and other officers of the Council, the establishment of specialized committees (legal affairs, foreign affairs, public services, public utilities), consideration of draft legislation, etc.
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