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Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Ecuador Legislators Talk Fiscal Law

Quito, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) Ecuadorian Representatives that make up the Legislation Commission have Monday as deadline to present their observations to the new project of Supervision and Political Control Regulation, which should be discussed on Tuesday in a plenary session.

Interim president of the legislative authority Fernando Cordero e-mailed on Friday the document to the members of the commission for analysis, to give their considerations and approve it on Tuesday.

Cordero recalled the insittution's right to approve the project, according to the article 33 of the Constituent mandate 23.

This project defines supervision of public officials and political trials against ministers, the attorney general, comptroller, National Electoral Council members and other authorities that it decides during its mandate and up to one year after it concludes.

Tt was established that the Supervision and Political Control commission would be made up of seven members, appointed by the lagislature's plenary, and the procedure to request a trial against the country's president and vicepresident was explained.

Besides this project, the legislature expects to discuss and approve this week the law of Financial Security, while it will continue the process of dialogue and analysis on the government mining project.

It is expected that in the next 90 days, the legislative commission will approve five laws on Judicial Function, Judiciary Council, Electoral regulation, Food Sovereignty and Citizen Participation Council.

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