PARLIAMENT REJECTS BILL ON INTRODUCTION OF AMENDMENTS TO RA ELECTION CODE
May 19, 2010 – 14:48 AMT 09:48 GMT
The bill submitted by Heritage party was supported by Heritage
parliamentary group and ARF Dashnaktsutyun and defeated by the ruling
coalition is stipulating for equal number of representatives of
authorities and opposition in the election committees. It also offers
not to raise ad tariffs during election campaigns and to publish the
lists of voters after the elections.
As PanARMENIAN.Net parliamentary correspondent reports, the NA
commission gave a negative conclusion on the bill. "It’s inexpedient to
put the bill on the NA floor unless it’s discussed by all parliamentary
groups," member of the committee on state and legal issues Artyusha
According to RA Justice Minister Gevorg Danielyan, publication of the
list of voters after the elections conflicts with the Constitutional
Court’s decision on secret ballot.