Yesterday, President Rafael Correa called his assembly block for lunch at the Presidential Palace to define pending items of the legislative agenda. There are five priority laws that must be put in debate before the elections 2013.
The event began at noon and ended three hours later. The five priority rules for the political process that were identified are the following: the Code of Criminal Procedure, the Securities Market Act, the Health Code, the Teachers Unemployment Act and the Law of Equality Councils.
To these five priority rules, nine more are already added in the Assembly: the Law on Public Security, Telecommunications, Limits, Public Contracts, Environmental Management, amendments to the rules of the General Comptroller, Water Law, Law on Disabilities and of Culture. (ARL)