Federal Court appeals on election law
30/1/2018 12:00 am
[rtl] BAGHDAD / Shaima Rashid
The Federal Court on Monday responded to the appeals filed on some of the provisions of the election law, one of which is the appeal of the preparatory certificate for the candidates for the upcoming elections, where it retained the bachelor's degree as a condition for the upcoming elections.
A spokesman for the Federal Supreme Court Ayas al-Samok said in a statement to «morning»: «The Federal Court held its session and considered in 6 cases on the subject of challenging the constitutionality of articles in the election law in the House of
He added that «these suits belong to the division of the correct votes for the seats in the constituency one, and second grant the Kurdish component Vili one seat from the province of Wasit and confirmed the court eligibility of the Kurds in Kota because they are spectrum of the spectrum of Iraq and the province, and the third returned the challenge of the preparatory certificate for candidates for the upcoming elections and approved That the candidate for the House of Representatives has a bachelor's degree or equivalent », indicating that« the Court decided to respond to these appeals for unconstitutionality ».
It is noteworthy that the House of Representatives voted in its session last week, the law of the elections of the House of Representatives, which included the requirement to possess the candidate a bachelor degree or equivalent to run for parliamentary elections. The views and views of the committee's legal advisor, Hassan Tauran, stressed that «determining the conditions of the voter is a matter of parliament and he alone sets the appropriate conditions for the voter or the candidate».
He said: "Paragraph 37 of the constitution assigned the task of determining the conditions of the voter and the candidate to the House of Representatives, who sets the conditions and everything related to the elections, so the court's decision was based on this constitutional article," adding that " The adoption of a bachelor's degree in the nomination is normal and anyone has the right to appeal to the Federal Court any law and the latter takes the decision that is final and final ».
In addition, the member of the House of Representatives Saleh al-Mahna, «the court's decision came in favor of the opinion of the House of Representatives».
He told «Al-Sabah»: «Parliament with the decision of the Court and with the expansion of participation, and the right of many segments to participate in the elections, which is the right of Parliament to choose the conditions of candidates», adding that «many unions and the parties submitted the appeal against the certificate as it sees its right to participate and representation in Parliament », noting that« the Federal Court has its reasons in the adoption of a bachelor 's
MP Kazem Sayadi, said in a statement on Monday: "The Federal Court responded to the challenge of the preparatory certificate and kept the certificate approved for the nomination is the bachelor." The head of the legal committee of Parliament MP Mohsen al-Sadoun last week, that the right of affected deputies to the requirement of a bachelor's degree or equivalent Appealed to the Federal Court, while pointing out that "the preparatory certificate is accredited more than
university." Suit Mishan Jubouri , on the other hand, Salah al - Din Provincial Council, announced on Monday that the Federal Court dismissed a lawsuit against MP Mishan al - Jubouri , the Board of Salah al - Din and the governor, noting that the case was closed by the court.
"The Federal Court rejected the case against the provincial council and the governor Ahmad al-Jubouri by MP Mishaan al-Jubouri about the health of the profession of the governor Ahmed al-Jubouri," said the president of the council, Ahmad al-Jibouri. "The council of Salah al-Din and the governorate won the case after the false claim by MP Jubouri », pointing out that« Mishaan Jubouri distorting the facts before the judiciary issues and information do not exist and fake and contrary to the law », as he put it.
He expressed his gratitude to the Iraqi judiciary for the fairness of the case and the decision of the case. He pointed out that the case was closed by the court. On November 27, 2017, the Federal Court decided to defer consideration of the case of MP Mishaan al-Jubouri, Conservative and unconstitutional continuation of his office, to the month of January [/rtl]
[rtl][You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]