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Draft Resolutions on the formation of three select committees passed the first reading in the Riigikogu

NordenBladet — The Riigikogu will form the State Budget Control Select Committee, the Security Authorities Surveillance Select Committee and the Anti-Corruption Select Committee.

The Draft Resolution of the Riigikogu “Formation of the State Budget Control Select Committee” (11 OE), submitted by the Constitutional Committee, provides for the formation of the State Budget Control Select Committee which will include one member from each faction.

The purpose of the committee is to ensure, in cooperation with the National Audit Office, control over the Government of the Republic in terms of the implementation of the state budget and sustainable, efficient, effective and lawful use of the state assets and state budget funds.

The Draft Resolution of the Riigikogu “Formation of the Security Authorities Surveillance Select Committee” (12 OE), submitted by the Constitutional Committee, provides for the formation of the Security Authorities Surveillance Select Committee. The committee exercises supervision over authorities of executive power in matters relating to the activities of the security authorities and surveillance agencies, including guarantee of fundamental rights and efficiency of the work of the security authorities and surveillance agencies, and also in matters relating to supervision exercised over the security authorities and surveillance agencies. The Draft Resolution provides that the membership of the committee will be formed based on the principle of parity so that the committee will include one member from each faction. The committee submits an overview of the activities of the committee and the results thereof to the Riigikogu at least once a year.

The Draft Resolution of the Riigikogu “Formation of the Anti-Corruption Select Committee” (13 OE), submitted by the Constitutional Committee, provides for the formation of the Anti-Corruption Select Committee which will include one member from each faction.

The committee performs the functions provided for in § 9 of the Anti-corruption Act, and exercises the rights arising from the Anti-corruption Act and the Riigikogu Rules of Procedure and Internal Rules Act to perform its functions.

 

Source: Parliament of Estonia

 


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