Bill Triggers Disputes
In Uzbekistan, one of the most important directions of state policy is the protection of the rights and interests of women. Every year women’s activity in the public, political, economic and social life of the country increases.
Women work and self-realize in various spheres and industries, make a worthy contribution to the development and prosperity of our Motherland. In this regard, the protection of the rights and legitimate interests of women, the strengthening and improvement of the spiritual and moral environment in families are considered the most important issues of the day.
Recently, the Commission on Family and Women’s Issues discussed the draft law with the Committee on Industry, Construction and Trade of the lower house of parliament “On Amendments to Article 32 of the Housing Code of the Republic of Uzbekistan”.
It was attended by deputies of the Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis, members of the Commission on Family and Women, as well as a working group, experts, employees of ministries and departments, the media.
It should be noted that the bill introduced by the Cabinet of Ministers on September 18 this year was conceptually discussed in the Legislative Chamber of Parliament.
The draft law was developed by the Ministry of Justice in accordance with the Program of Comprehensive Measures to Support Women and Strengthen the Family Institute, approved by Presidential Decree of February 2, 2018.
The main objective of the document is to strengthen and improve the spiritual and moral environment in families, prevent and prevent divorce and the problems that arise, create effective mechanisms for the full legal support of women and children.
The bill proposes to recognize the spouses of the children of the owner, having their own families and permanently living with him, as members of the family of the given owner, if they have not previously acquired this right. As a result, on the basis of the first part of Article 32 of the Housing Code, the spouses of the children of the owner, who have their own families, acquire the right to use the premises in the house or apartment, along with other members of the family of the owner of the apartment house or apartment.
These changes will help prevent family divorces and women’s right to use the house, the owner’s apartment and the introduction of their children in a real house, apartment in case of divorce.
The bill has caused a lot of controversy at meetings of factions of political parties and deputies from the Ecological Movement.
In this regard, at the event, the opinions and proposals of deputies, experts, scientists and members of the public regarding this topic were studied in detail.
At an event held in a constructive spirit, the participants reviewed each rule of the draft law and noted the need to improve its legal mechanism.
Taking into account the proposed opinions and recommendations, an appropriate decision was taken.