Documents, Not Citizens, on the Move
At the plenary session of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis, new draft laws have been considered aimed at implementing reforms in the social and economic spheres on the basis of the Strategy of Actions.
The deputies first discussed the resolution adopted on June 22 this year at the general session of the UN General Assembly, “Strengthening regional and international cooperation for ensuring peace, stability and sustainable development in the Central Asian region”, developed by Uzbekistan jointly with neighboring states in Central Asia. It was noted with satisfaction that the adoption of this historic document is a practical implementation of the initiative of the President of our country Shavkat Mirziyoyev, put forward during the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly in New York in September 2017.
The parliamentarians stressed that this document will serve as an important stage in the joint solution of common problems on the formation of Central Asia as a holistic region capable of ensuring its development and the well-being of a multimillion population. It was noted that the adopted of the resolution will contribute to boosting the standing of Uzbekistan in the international arena. The factions of political parties and deputies agreed on the importance of explaining the significance of this document on the ground.
Then the lawmakers discussed in the second reading the bill aimed at radical reforming the system of rendering public services to the population. They noted that its adoption will serve as an important factor in creating broad amenities in the provision of public services to business entities, the population, ensuring the life confirmation of the principle “documents, not citizens, are on the move”.
The topic for a lively debate among the deputies was also the draft law providing for the introduction of amendments to the Criminal Code and the Code of Administrative Liability aimed at ensuring the independence of business entities and the inviolability of private property.
The draft law establishes a toughening of liability for violation of the right of private property, the procedure for carrying out inspections and audits of financial and economic activities of business entities, legislation on licensing and licensing procedures, compulsory involvement of business entities in charity and other activities, demanding documents from them in violation of legislation, in general for interfering with legitimate business activities.
Other bills on the agenda were also discussed in detail.