Egypt: Qandil-President to Hand Over Legislation Authority to 'SCC After Constitution Referendum

Prime Minister Hisham Qandil said that voting on the permanent constitution will topple all the previous constitutional declarations. He added that the President will hand over the legislative authority to the Shura Council (SC) soon after the referendum on the new constitution. Premier affirmed that the President Mohamed Morsi's goal is clear and he will not withdraw from preserving the State's constitutional institutions from deterioration.

During the TV programme (Without Borders) on Al-Jazeera Mubasher Masr, Qandil said that the constitutional declaration with its current form protects the State's institutions from deterioration. He added that the President's goal is to avoid the constitutional gap till putting the constitution and holding the parliamentary elections.

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