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[You must be registered and logged in to see this image.]Federal Court issues a constitutional ruling on articles in the law of the establishment of "foreigners"
Baghdad / Sky Press
On Monday, the Federal Supreme Court issued a constitutional ruling on the provisions of the Foreign Residence Law No. (76) of 2017 authorizing the Director General of the Directorate of Public Residence to impose a fine and arrest a foreigner.
In a statement received by Sky Press, the spokesman of the Supreme Federal Court, Iasi Samok, said that the Federal Supreme Court considered in its session today two petitions filed by the President of the Supreme Judicial Council and the head of the Public Prosecution Service in addition to their functions, .
Al-Samok added that the lawsuit concerns the challenge of unconstitutionality of articles in the Law on the Residence of Aliens No. (76) of 2017, which empowers the Director-General to open fines and arrest a foreigner.
He pointed out that "the court confirmed that the fine does not affect personal freedom, but it facilitates the speed of transactions and then returned the case from this aspect, while ruled unconstitutional text authorizing the general authority to arrest.
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