New ordinance revision bill infringes on judiciary and administrative authority:
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New ordinance revision bill infringes on judiciary and administrative authority:

December 9, 2019


Along with the public pension reform bill,…
the National Assembly has passed a controversial bill that gives it power to request changes
to presidential orders. President Park Geun-hye′s office responded
on Friday,… saying the new bill infringes on the judicial right to review legislation
as well as executive rights. Senior press secretary Kim Sung-woo added
the bill could violate the constitutional division of powers and ultimately paralyze
administrative authority. He then urged lawmakers to thoroughly review
the bill. The main opposition party strongly pushed
for its passing,… aiming to request revisions to the ordinance concerning an independent
probe into the Sewol-ho ferry disaster.

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