Security Sector Laws -submitted to Parliament.

New Government Bills admitted to Parliament and referred to Committees

On Monday, 29 June important government bills were admitted to Parliament and referred to the competent Standing Committees for consideration.

· Government Bill n. 25/II “Lei de Segurança Interna” (Law on Internal Security) and Government Bill n. 26/II “Lei de Segurança Nacional” (Law on National Security) put forth an integrated national security policy. They define a strategy of integrated action among the Armed Forces, Police and Civil Protection. Both bills were referred to the Committee for Foreign Affairs and Defense (Committee B).

· Government Bill n. 27/II “Lei de Defesa Nacional” (Law on National Defense) establishes and regulates the country’s security framework, as provided by the Constitution of Timor-Leste and in line with the provisions of the United Nations Charter. The bill was referred to the Committee for Foreign Affairs and Defense (Committee B).

Early draft are below.

Internal Security Law English Translation.pdf

LeiBaSeguranzaNasionalJunho2009draft.pdf

NationalSecurityLawDraftEng.pdf

NationalSecurityLawJune2009draft.pdf

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