The Cuban regime published draft laws on Public Health, the Military Prosecutor’s Office, and the System for the Consideration of People’s Complaints and Petitions, which should have been approved in October, according to the legislative schedule published in May.
The three documents are available on the website of the National Assembly of People’s Power (ANPP), “to improve the participation of citizens in this process and contribute to legal culture,” according to state media.
As described in the state media, The draft of the Public Health Law “seeks to establish the principles of organization and operation of services care, protection and recovery of health”.
The project takes into account the “intersectoral nature of Public Health”, according to the document cited by ggrandmother whichinsists on Cubans’ “free access” to health.
However, The Constitution of Cuba establishes in irticle 31 that “the compensation according to the work contributed is supported by the equal and free satisfaction of universal social services.” and other benefits and benefits”.
So, In Cuba, citizens pay for Public Health like the rest of the world. On the Island, non-state workers contribute their taxes. Those in the state sector, with part of their salaries that the State stopped paying them.
Regarding the draft Law on the Military Prosecutor’s Office, Grandmother emphasizes that “it regulates the organization, functions and struct,ure of this institution, as well as the election, appointment, recall and respond,sibility of military prosecutors.”
The project points out, according to state media, that The Cuban Military Prosecutor’s Office is organized vertically and “with hierarchical independence and applies to any local or military body”. At the same time, it is under the Attorney General of the Republic.
grandmother points out that these two proposed rules will be submitted to the analysis and discussion of the representatives, “with a view to their timely presentation” to the (ANPP).
The state media did not clarify whether the representatives will also analyze and discuss the bill. Complaints and Petitions Legal Treatment System of People.
grandmother explaining that the latter responded to the need to “update Cuban law in this aspect for the guarantee of that right and the fulfillment, by the authorities, of their obligations in this matter”.
Citizens can send their opinions on the three projects to the email address (email protected), which, according to grgrandmother authorizedto enrich the three documents based on the opinion of the people.”
Providing email as the only way to give an opinion on the drafts of the three regulations limits the use of that right for those who do not have a computer or mobile phone with internet access. The authorities also ignore how expensive it is to use the internet in Cuba where the connection is also very slow.
But even if people manage to send their behavior to the ANPP, this body is not obliged to consider it. Cuba’s consultation offer is not nenecessary asstablished in Article 108 c) of the Constitution and in Articles 212 to 217 of the Law on the Organization and Operation of the National Assembly of People’s Power and the Council of State.