Law / Document Number (ID) :20
Type of Law:Law
Date Issued:17 Feb 2010
Date Published:21 Oct 2010
This Law had been enacted because the PPA has come into effect, the provisions set forth in Article 53 of the PPA have been rescinded, and the duties of the Ministry of Municipality and Public Works are not within the competences cited in Article 110 and Article 114 of the Constitution.
In the name of the people
Council of Presidency
In accordance with the provisions of Article 61(1) and Article 73 (3) of the Constitution, the following law has been promulgated:
The Law of Dissociation of the Ministry of Municipality and Public Work's Local Departments
First: A general directorate called "the General Directorate of Municipality Affairs" shall be formed in each governorate not incorporated in a region. It shall be associated with the Governor and run by a public official at the rank of general director having a university degree in civil engineering and a working experience of no less than 10 years in municipality services.
Second: Provincial councils in the governorates not incorporated in a region shall pass a legislation to develop the structure and duties of the General Directorate of Municipality Affairs
First: The following directorates shall be associated to the General Directorate of Municipality Affairs:
- Directorate of Municipality
- Directorate of Water
- Directorate of Sewage
- Directorate of Urban Planning
Second: The General Directorate of Municipality Affairs and associated directorates shall exercise all the powers related to its competence according to the Provincial Power Act.
The Ministry of Municipality and Public Works shall commit to turn over planned and underway projects with all property to relevant governorates.
First: The Council of Minister's General Secretariat shall undertake the transfer of all employees working at the headquarter of the Ministry of Municipality and Public Works to Baghdad Amanat and provincial general directorates of municipality affairs formed under this Law.
Second: The ownership of the property of the Ministry of Municipality and Public Works in provinces shall be transferred to relevant provincial general directorates of municipality affairs formed under this Law.
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