Political Coordination Board of the Chamber of Deputies (Jucopo), under the chairmanship of Ignacio MaierAttracted the attention of the President of San Lazaro, Santiago Creel MirandaAnd accused him of setting up the “uncivilized” Congress with one man’s decision.
then wednesday MLA and senator clashed with each other Because during the ceremony of honoring the flag, members of the Mexican Army escort were allowed entry, who carried long arms.
“We regret that the protocol of the founding ceremony of the General Congress has been decided unilaterally by the President of the Chamber, without reaching any kind of agreement or communication with the governing bodies of the Chambers that make up union congress,
“The Political Coordination Board declares itself against the violation of the constitutional and legal rights of legislators and expresses regret that the Speaker of the Chamber has conducted the session,” the statement said.
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According to the legislative body, the National Action deputy invited the army to the founding ceremony of the Congress and did not care to guarantee the correct observance of the internal rules of the Congress.
“The escort of the Mexican Army armed entered the San Lazaro Legislative Complex. Article 25 of the Regulations of the Chamber of Deputies provides that ‘the campus is the architectural complex consisting of the Chamber including the session hall, office building, patio, garden, parking lot. and other national assets destined for the operation of the Chamber'”, warned the members of Jukopo.
Parliamentary leaders confirmed that, on the spur of the moment and without agreement with any of the political forces represented in the legislative chambers, Creel insisted that the flag be accorded respect in the lobby of San Lazzaro, arguing that it was a symbol of arms. Cannot allow access. enclosures.
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“In the claim in a personal capacity, the President confuses the legislative enclosure with the plenary hall; his non-consensus decision means that the inviolability of the Chamber of Deputies established in point 2 of article 25 of the Regulations was not ensured. Article 12 of the Organic Law explicitly states that “the premises of Congress and its Chambers are inviolable. All public forces are prevented from having access to them, except with the permission of the President of Congress, the chamber concerned, or the Permanent Commission, whose orders in the matter he shall be subject to”, as may be appropriate”.
“These events led to the session of the general Congress developing in a bumpy manner. The President contributed to the development of a session in which he unilaterally refused to give the floor to a legislator who, with full authority, demanded an explanation. requested, which he considered appropriate.” it was said. Added.
For this reason, Zukopo called on the President of the Chamber of Deputies so that, in the remainder of his term, he would conduct himself in full compliance with constitutional, legal and regulatory provisions.
“Above all, reflecting the provisions established in Article 22 of the Organic Law of the General Congress of the United Mexican States, in the sense that it must guarantee the unity of the Chamber, ensure the inviolability of the Congress, seek a balance between legislators and the independence of parliamentary groups and the effectiveness in carrying out the Chamber’s constitutional functions, let the general interest of the Chamber prevail over individual or group interests,” the text indicates.
*** With information from Enrique Gomez.