How to make amendments?
- How to make amendments?
- Who can amend?
- How to change an article of the Constitution?
- Who writes the amendments?
- What are the 8 standing committees?
- What are the different commissions of the National Assembly?
- How can a formal constitution be changed?
- How to make an amendment?
- How to evaluate an amendment?
- Who has the right of amendment?
- How to check the admissibility of amendments?
How shows up a amendment ?
- it must be written;
- it must be signed by its author (or authors);
- it must contain details of its insertion in the text, its content and a summary of its purpose;
- it is filed with the office of the deliberative assembly.
Deputies, senators and members of the Government have the right toamendment. If the parliamentary committees do not have it as such, they exercise it in practice through the voice of their rapporteur. who speaks on behalf of the committee.
For the draft revisions, the President of the Republic can decide either to present them to a referendum, or to submit them to the Parliament convened in Congress. In the latter case, the draft revision is only approved if it receives a three-fifths majority of the votes cast.
a) Material presentation. The amendments must be formulated by written, signed by at least one of their authors and filed with the office of the Assembly (that is to say, in practice, with the Sessions office) or in committee. The same presentation requirement by written applies to sub-amendments.
The eight standing committees
- Cultural Affairs and Education.
- Economic Affairs.
- Foreign Affairs.
- Social Affairs.
- National defense and armed forces.
- Sustainable development and land use planning.
Education, Youth and Sports, Public Health and Population, Labor and Social Affairs. Interparliamentary relations, international cooperation, foreign affairs and international conferences. L’National Assembly can also create commissions special for a specific purpose.
A Constitution “rigid” does can be revised only by a separate body (eg Congress of Parliament) and/or according to a different procedure (eg referendum) from those used for the adoption of ordinary laws. The Constitution is then preserved from too frequent modifications.
Amendments must be formulated in writing, signed by at least one of their authors and deposited with the Bureau of the Assembly (that is to say, in practice, with the Table Office) or in committee. The same requirement for submission in writing applies to subamendments.
At the request of its author, and if the committee dealing with the matter agrees, an amendment may be the subject of a prior assessment by the committee for the assessment and control of public policies (article 146-6 of the Rules of the National Assembly).
Deputies, senators and members of the Government have the right of amendment. Although the parliamentary committees do not have this as such, they exercise it in practice through the voice of their rapporteur who speaks on behalf of the committee.
– Control of the legislative admissibility of amendments Article 41 of the Constitution provides that “if it appears during the legislative procedure that a proposal or an amendment does not fall within the scope of the law (…) , the Government or the president of the assembly seized can oppose the inadmissibility”.