Subject: LUSA: First Constitution Proposals Delivered

05 Nov 01 17:33 East Timor: First Constitution Proposals Delivered

Two of the four specialized committees of East Timor`s Constituent Assembly presented their draft reports Monday to the speaker of the legislature, Francisco Guterres "Lu-Olo".

The reports from the "Economic and Financial Organization" and the "Fundamental Rights/Constitutional Guarantees and Amendment to the Constitution" thematic committees were formally delivered to Lu- Olo, who now sends the documents to the Systematization and Harmonization Committee, the body charged with merging the reports from the four thematic groups into a draft constitution. The committe will in turn present its draft constitution to Lu-Olo by Nov. 19.

The Constituent Assembly, which was sworn in on Sept. 15, must approve a constitution by mid-December.

CJB -Lusa-

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