YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–A special meeting of the Karabakh Parliament renamed Wednesday six standing parliamentary committees and specified the spheres of their legislative initiatives.
The committees were filled up by another four deputies elected during the early elections. Thereafter–the Parliament held the election of chairman of the Parliamentary Committee for Finance–Budget and Economic Issues. None of the three candidates received the necessary number of votes–and the post of the chairman remained vacant.
The Parliament approved the bills on "Making amendmen’s to the Law of NKR" on "Social Security of Soldiers and Members of Their Families" and on "Making amendmen’s to the Law on State Provision of Pensions to the NKR Citizens."
There were no objections to the bills on "Mediatory Courts and Mediatory Legal Procedure" and "Forced Execution of Judicial Verdicts." The National Assembly approved the package of bills aimed at reforming the judicial system. To provide the new judicial system with professional judges–the Parliament made a decision on setting up a state board of judicial experts. The board is to consist of five members.