Legislative Process in the Islamic Republic of Iran
The Islamic Assembly (known as Majlis) is the only institution authorized to make law, according to Article 58 of the Constitution.
Types of bills that can be introduced to legislators:
the bill to make sure that the proposed law is
in line with Sharia law and the principles of
Note: Political and religious opinion or orders
of the Supreme Leader are considered Sharia
law to clerical members of the Guardian
FIRST ROUND OF PROCEDURE
SECOND ROUND OF PROCEDURE
in case the Guardian Council reject a bill (The procedure continues until the bill is approved by the Guardian Council)
ROAD TO BYPASS GUARDIAN COUNCIL
if Parliament insist on their decision
There are two types of
reviewing bills in Parliament:
Normal · Two Session Review Generalities are reviewed in the first session and details are discussed in the second.
Prioritized · One Session Review Both generalities and details are reviewed in a single session. Single-session bills are processed through 3 different mechanisms:
- Level 1 · Urgent Reviewed by the relevant commission and presented to Parliament as a priority outside of the regular schedule of the commission.
- Level 2 · Very Urgent Reviewed by Parliament within 24 hours (outside of its regular schedule).
- Level 3 · Most Urgent The review must take place on the same day that the Parliament approves prioritization.