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LAW OF THE REPUBLIC OF UZBEKISTAN

of August 29, 2003 No. 522-II

About Regulations of Legislative house of Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan

(as amended on 27-08-2019)

I. General provisions

Article 1. Legal basis of activities of Legislative house of Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan

The legislative house of Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan (further - Legislative house) performs the activities according to the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Constitutional Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan "About Legislative house of Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan", this Law and other legal acts.

Article 2. Basic principles of activities of Legislative house

The basic principles of activities of Legislative house are:

political variety and multi-party system;

free discussion and collective solution of questions;

openness and publicity;

accounting of public opinion.

Work of Legislative house is based on professional, permanent activity of all deputies of chamber.

Article 3. Organizational form of activities of Legislative house

Organizational form of activities of Legislative house are its meetings held during the session of Legislative house, as a rule, three times a week.

Meetings of Legislative house are competent if at least a half from total number of deputies of chamber participates in their work. In case of adoption of the Constitution of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the constitutional laws, introduction of changes in them and amendments presence at least two thirds of total number of deputies is obligatory.

The first meeting of Legislative house is held no later than two months after elections to Legislative house. This meeting is opened by the Chairman of Central Election Commission of the Republic of Uzbekistan and presides over it before election of the Speaker of Legislative house.

For the organization of work of the first meeting of Legislative house the counting board and temporary control group behind use of electronic system of counting of votes is elected interim secretariat of meeting.

At the first meeting of Legislative house the questions connected with the organization of its activities, including, as a rule are considered:

the temporary control group behind use of electronic system is elected;

fractions of political parties (further - fractions) and deputy groups are registered;

committees of Legislative house are formed.

Emergency meetings of Legislative house can be convened between its sessions according to the proposal of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Speaker of Legislative house or on the offer at least one third of total number of deputies of Legislative house.

Meetings of Legislative house are held openly, publicly and covered with mass media. According to the decision of Legislative house also closed meetings can be held.

The legislative house and the Senate of the Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan (further - the Senate) sit, as a rule, separately.

In the cases established by the law joint sittings of chambers are held. Joint sittings of chambers of Oliy Majlis of the Republic of Uzbekistan can be convoked according to the proposal of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Speaker of Legislative house, the Chairman of the Senate or on the offer at least one third of total number according to deputies of Legislative house or senators.

Article 4. Election of the Speaker of Legislative house and his deputies

The first meeting of Legislative house begins with election of the Speaker of Legislative house.

For election of the Speaker of Legislative house and his deputies from among her deputies Council of representatives of political parties in number of at least three deputies from each political party participating on elections to Legislative house is formed. The decision on structure of Council of representatives of political parties is made by a majority vote from total number of deputies of Legislative house.

Council of representatives of political parties at the meeting considers question of nomination of candidate for position of the Speaker of Legislative house and his deputies from among deputies. The representative of the political party which gathered the greatest number of deputy places on elections to Legislative house presides over meeting of Council of representatives of political parties.

The candidate is considered the elected Speaker of Legislative house if as a result of secret vote he received more than a half of votes from total number of deputies of Legislative house.

The number of deputies of Spiker of Legislative house is determined by Legislative house, as a rule, proceeding from the number of the fractions and deputy groups created in Legislative house. The fraction and deputy group created in Legislative house have the guaranteed right to replacement with their representative of one position of the deputy Spiker of Legislative house.

Deputy Speakers of Legislative house are elected by secret vote by a majority vote from total number of deputies for term of office of Legislative house.

For election of the deputy Spiker of Legislative house the fraction and deputy group, as a rule, makes the nomination of the head of the fraction, deputy group.

In case of not election of the provided from fraction or deputy group of the candidate for position of the deputy Spiker of Legislative house the fraction, deputy group has the right to present other candidacy from among members of the fraction, deputy group.

About election of the Speaker of Legislative house and his deputies resolutions which are signed presiding over meeting of chamber" are accepted.

Article 5. Early release from position of the Speaker of Legislative house and his deputies

The speaker of Legislative house can be ahead of schedule dismissed according to the decision of Legislative house made by secret vote more than two thirds of voices of total number of deputies of Legislative house.

Deputy Speakers of Legislative house can be ahead of schedule dismissed according to the decision of Legislative house", made by secret vote by a majority vote from total number of deputies of Legislative house.

The question of early release from position of the Speaker of Legislative house or his deputies is considered by chamber according to the proposal of group of deputies of Legislative house numbering at least one third of total number of deputies of Legislative house. The question of early release from position of Deputy Speakers of Legislative house can be brought also by fractions or deputy groups from which their candidates were proposed.

About early release from position of the Speaker of Legislative house or his deputies the resolution which is signed presiding over meeting of chamber is accepted.

Article 6. Kengash of Legislative house

For the purpose of the effective organization of activities of Legislative house Kengash of Legislative house will be formed.

The Speaker of Legislative house, his deputies, heads of fractions and deputy groups, chairmen of committees of Legislative house are Kengash's part of Legislative house.

Kengash of Legislative house:

creates the draft of the agenda of meeting of Legislative house;

coordinates work of committees;

according to the conclusion of the committee responsible for preliminary consideration of the bill (further - responsible committee) takes cognizance of the decision on adoption of the bill by Legislative house or on its return to the person of law of the legislative initiative;

helps the organization of work of the deputy of Legislative house in the constituency;

resolves other issues connected with the organization of activities of Legislative house.

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