On April, 10th, 2016, the committee on law sessional meeting was hold under the chairmanship of the Second Vice President Sarwar Danesh, herein Gul Khana Palace.
In the meeting the draft laws on expropriation, land setting, urban development and housing and municipalities were fully discussed.
Opening the meeting the Vice President said, there are close and strength linkage amongst forgoing laws and by finalizing and initialization of the laws a variety of existed problems regarded to expropriation, land authority, urban development and housing and municipalities would be solved.
After that, the committee members have expressed their supplementary vision in connection with ambiguities, weak points and gabs of the mentioned draft laws. The committee decided to conduct two separated meeting in presence of concerned organs and the legislative institute of justice ministry for amendment in municipalities’ laws, urban development and land setting and expropriation to amend the reformative vision on the expropriation draft law then upon the last decision of the cabinet the forgoing draft should be sent to water high council.
It worth mentioning that the draft of expropriation law was discussed on session that was chaired by second vice president on March, 9, 2016 and for overseeing and collection of the vision of relevant organs about the draft of laws like land setting, expropriation and urban development and based on approval of the cabinet the mentioned draft were submitted to water high council.
The draft laws of municipalities and urban development and housing affairs were discussed on the cabinet session which was hold on February 7, 2016. And as the consequence this session the justice ministry in cooperation with urban development ministry, municipality and directorate for local government were assigned to revise and amend and adjust the drafts on municipalities laws, urban development and housing and reformative codification of article 8 of the regulation on managing procedural activities of urban development ministry in consider to justification of mayor job-description, city definition and urban services, requirement of establishing of municipalities and districts, verification of entrance of the Kabul city’s terminals, adjustment of municipalities’ administrative and finical system to the country’s finance and information.
On the foregoing cabinet’s session it also decided to correct the section 4 of the article number 2 of urban development law as well as pastures area and mines and transferring the land to the municipalities and urban development ministry to supplements the price cost to the mentioned laws.
After a full and detail discussion on the draft laws and supplementary and reformative vision of the participants regarding mentioned laws and the amendment of the article number 8 of management procedural activities of urban development ministry were approved.