Tashkent hosted an international seminar on “Challenges to further improve the expertise of normative legal acts”.
The event was organized by Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Institute for Monitoring of Current Legislation under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan and UNDP Country Office in Uzbekistan, and “Konrad Adenauer” Foundation in Central Asia.
It was attended by members of the Senate, deputies of the Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis of Uzbekistan, specialists of the Research Center for democratization and liberalization of judicial legislation and ensuring independence of the judiciary at the Supreme Court of the Republic of Uzbekistan, experts from a number of foreign countries: UK, Germany, South Korea, Latvia and others.
High-level officials like Deputy Minister of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan N.Zhuraev, director of the Institute for Monitoring Current Legislation F.Muhamedov, Rector of Tashkent State Law University E.Kanyazov and others noted that the reliable national legal framework established under the leadership of the First President of the Republic of Uzbekistan is an important factor for the phased development of all spheres of life society.
A unified state policy is implemented in Uzbekistan in the field of legislation and law enforcement. This promotes consistency between the normative-legal acts and their strict implementation. Ongoing analysis and monitoring of law drafts, as well as the creation of the system of proposals for improving the current legislation at the Ministry of Justice gives its successful results.
– In Uzbekistan, legislative framework based on successfully implemented reforms meets international standards, – said UN Resident Coordinator in Uzbekistan, Stefan Prisner. – And undoubtedly that is invaluable contribution of the First President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov. We support continued cooperation with your country in this direction.
At an international seminar it was noted that in the process of improving legislation is necessary to draw on advanced foreign experience, to update the standards that do not meet today’s requirements.
The first President of the country at the solemn meeting dedicated to the 23rd anniversary of the Constitution noted that the most important task of the Oliy Majlis, the government and other subjects of legislative initiative is to bring the level of development of laws to such a level that they effectively regulate a broad scope of specific relationships and guide in their work requirements legislation.
According to experts, the preparation of draft legal acts requires creativity is the big work and profound knowledge. It is necessary to carry out analytical work, to collect the necessary materials and data, to make the draft of the project and its full justification, project coordination, conducting his examination. Organization of legal expertise on a high professional level of draft laws can significantly improve the quality of projects to prevent ambiguity of the rule of law, to exclude the possibility of negative consequences of the implementation of regulatory requirements.
At International Workshop participants extensively discussed the issues of further improving the expertise of legal acts; assess the impact of legislation on the socio-political, socio-economic processes, as well as identifying and addressing standards, creating conditions for corruption.
Speaking at international seminar chairman of the Committee on the regulatory policy of the British House of Commons Andrew Bridzhen praised conducted in Uzbekistan social and political reforms.
– Consistent improvement of the national legislation of Uzbekistan, especially opportunities that serve the interests of business representatives deserve attention – says Director General of the Bureau of the Ministry of public support for the legislation law of the Republic of Korea Han Yong Su. – Incentives and preferences which are created for businesses contribute to their development, and to the economic development of the country in general.
Following the results of the international seminar, it was stressed on the needs for further improvement of the activity of state bodies in the sphere of preparation of quality projects and legal acts. It also noted the need of feasibility of further development of expertise of normative and legal acts, including anti-corruption acts, development and implementation of methodology for assessing the impact of legislative acts on the socio-political and socio-economic processes. Views were expressed on these issues, as well as on training and advanced knowledge of authorities.