The Legislative chamber of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan held its regular meeting on 25 January, as deputies reviewed the chamber's year-end results. They also discussed a series of bills aimed at deepening the reforms in various spheres of public life.
The issues included in the agenda of the meeting of the lower house of Parliament were previously discussed at the meetings of factions of political parties and Deputy group from Ecological movement of Uzbekistan.
Members of the lower house of Parliament critically evaluated the activities of the chamber during the reporting period, announced measures for further improvement of the activities of MPs in important areas such as lawmaking and parliamentary control.
A number of laws adopted last year were aimed at legal ensuring the socio-political and socio-economic life of the country. Laws "On parliamentary control", "On accounting", "On state youth policy", "On internal affairs bodies", "On protection and use of fauna", "On protection and use of flora", "On labour protection", "On social services for the elderly, disabled and other socially vulnerable categories of the population", "On combating corruption" and others were among those.
Work has been done on the implementation of the control authorities. Representatives of the executive branch, including heads of ministries, state committees, departments and public authorities reported on the work done and plans for the future.
According to MPs, the implementation of the tasks set by President Shavkat Mirziyoev shall remain as a priority in the current and further activities of the Legislative chamber. Critical analysis, strict discipline and personal responsibility shall be the basic principles for deputy corps.
Another discussed issue was the draft law "On amendments and additions to the Code of Uzbekistan on administrative responsibility".
The deputies said that the draft law was developed pursuant to the Programme of comprehensive measures for accelerated development of entrepreneurship, the full protection of private ownership and qualitative improvement of the business climate in the Republic of Uzbekistan.
This draft introduces amendments and additions to the Code of Uzbekistan on administrative responsibility. Cases on administrative offences, which are run by public authorities, according to amendments shall be considered by courts. The bill will enhance the role of the judiciary in protecting the interests and rights of business entities to ensure impartiality and objectivity when considering these categories of administrative cases.