Shura Council's Internal Regulations Committee Holds First Meeting in New Session

26 October 2022

The committee concerned with developing the internal regulations of the Shura Council held Wednesday its first meeting in the second ordinary session of the first legislative term, corresponding to the 51st annual session of the Shura Council, headed by HE Chairperson of the Committee Dr. Ali bin Fetais Al Marri and in the presence of HE Deputy Speaker of the Shura Council Dr. Hamda bint Hassan Al Sulaiti.

During the meeting, the committee continued the discussion of the chapters and sections of the internal regulations, which included the system of sessions, their minutes, and the Council rules to practice its work.

Article 97 of the Constitution stipulates that the Shura Council sets its internal regulations, including the internal system, the way work in the Council, the work of its committees, the organization of sessions, the rules of discussion and voting, and all the powers stipulated in this constitution; the regulation determines the penalties for a member's violation of the system, or his failure to attend Council or committee sessions without an acceptable excuse; and the regulation is issued by law.