940 legal texts approved by the Council of Government between April 2017 and April 2021

The Government Council approved, over the period from April 2017 to April 2021, a total of 940 texts including 263 bills, 140 conventions and 537 organic laws, said the Secretary General of the Government, Mohamed Hajoui, Thursday during a Government Council meeting by videoconference under the chairmanship of the Head of Government, Saad Dine El Otmani. Mohamed Hajoui, who presented on the work of the 200 Government Councils held between April 2017 and April 2021, reviewed the different aspects of the Council’s activities during this period, in particular the legislative and regulatory activities relating to the Council, said the Minister of National Education, Vocational Training, Higher Education and Scientific Research, government spokesman Saaid Amzazi, in a statement read during a press briefing held at the from the Council. The Secretary General of the Government underlined the central role of the Council of Government with regard to the constitutional system adopted by Morocco in 2011, recalling, in this regard, his own similar statement during the 100th Council of Government at the end of the month. April 2019. With regard to legislative and regulatory action, the number of draft texts approved by the Government Council during its 200 meetings amounts to 940, including 263 bills, 140 conventions and 537 laws organic. Mohamed Hajoui’s presentation also provided precise data on the areas covered by these texts. These are, he said, seven main axes, namely the consecration of the major social choices of the State in application of the High Royal Guidelines in the matter, aimed at strengthening the resilience of the national economy, support the private sector and promote the business climate. Regarding the state of health emergency, the presentation underlined that its management required the promulgation of 13 laws, five decrees, 38 organic laws, ten decrees approving loan agreements and loan guarantees and 29 decisions. As for international conventions, they amount to 140, including 26 multilateral conventions and 114 bilateral conventions, noted Mohamed Hajoui, stressing that these figures testify to the dynamics and depth of the action carried out by Moroccan diplomacy under high directives. Royal. Regarding the appointments to high functions, the official indicated that the Government Council approved 610 appointments within the various departments of the State and public establishments, stressing that the revision of the legal framework relating to the appointments to high functions is currently under study. The Council followed 131 presentations and 123 declarations corresponding in general to public and sectoral policies. The Secretary General of the Government affirmed that the current governmental mandate is one of the richest in terms of diversity and exhaustiveness of the legislative projects ordered by His Majesty the King, which have affected all vital sectors without exception.