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Iran (Islamic Republic of)


Islamic Parliament of Iran


Data on parliament’s law-making role and activities

Executive-legislative relations

Legislation adopted by parliament requires the assent of the Head of State In some countries, the Constitution foresees that legislation adopted by parliament must be signed into law by the Head of State. If so, the Head of State may, for example, have the power to veto the legislation, return it to parliament, or submit it to another body such as a constitutional court.
Source Legal documents that stipulate parliament's role.
Constitution, art 95, 96, 123 Legislation adopted by Parliament requires the assent of the Guardian Council. Head of Government (President) has an obligation to sign legislation that has been approved by the Assembly or in referendum.
Consequences when the Head of State declines to give assent to legislation Consequences when the Head of State declines to give assent to legislation: Not applicable; No further action is taken. The legislation is rejected; The legislation is returned to Parliament for re-examination; The legislation is referred to the Constitutional/Supreme Court;The legislation is put to a referendum; Other (please specify)
Other (please specify):
Not applicable. The Head of State cannot decline to give assent to legislation adopted by parliament
Guardian Council
Not applicable. There is no procedure to introduce emergency legislation.