The President of the Supreme Judicial Council , judge Faiq Zidan attended the session if the Council of Representatives on Saturday March 9,2019 in presence of the President of the Republic and the Prime Minister on occasion of inaugurating of the second legislative term and discussion of anti-corruption strategy.
The President of the Supreme Judicial Council headed a judicial delegation included Chief of Public Prosecution Department , Head of the Judicial Supervision Commission , Chief Justice of Baghdad /Rusafa Appeal Court and Chief Justice of Baghdad /Al-Karkh Federal Appeal Court , the statement of the Supreme Judicial Council reported.
The statement added that the President of the Supreme Judicial Council put forward a proposal of the council regarding the anti-corruption. It summed up in the need to review the Code of Integrity Commission No.30 of 2011 especially, the articles of definition of corruption offence , the selection of investigation and preservation of the information. The jurisdiction of the judiciary of integrity shall be in major cases and the commission shall be concerned with great and important corruption cases or what it constitutes a corruption phenomenon. The judiciary thus decides whether the case is important or not.
He kept on that the drafting of the regulations and texts of implementation of the governmental contracts shall be reviewed since many considered corruption cases related to wasting public property caused by tendering contracts because the regulations in force written in a way opens up for the interpretation which opens the way for corruption. It also must review the mechanisms and criteria upon which the special grades of the civil service are chosen in order to select the efficient and honest officials as well as the necessity to audit the governmental contracts by the Financial Supervision Bureau before implementation as precaution to prevent the corruption.