2027 NDC Military and Security group approves constitutional, legal specifics for final report

23 September 2013 /

The NDC’s Military and Security Working Group approved 19 constitutional specifics and 50 legal specifics to be submitted to the final plenary session, expected at the end of this month.  The constitutional specifics, or proposals, are aimed at professionalizing the country’s military, security and intelligence forces.  

The constitutional and legal specifics were regarding issues, including: illegal terminations, the Yemen Economic Corporation, arms trade, child recruitment, women empowerment, scientific research, the High Military Council and improvement of military and security forces’ quality of life.

Other constitutional and legal specifics proposed by the working group focused on judicial and security reforms, the prohibition of protests and sit-ins by military, security and intelligence forces, healthcare services at military and security institutions, support for martyrs and those injured in times of conflict, the restructuring of the country’s prisons, and the restructuring of the country’s retirement services, amongst other topics. 

The Military and Security Working Group referred four legal specifics to the Consensus Committee. The legal specifics concerned possible merging of the national security and political security institutions, supervision of intelligence institutions, the High Military Officers’ Committee and the duty obligation and duty of military and security forces to respect the sacredness of people’s homes. 


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