Tunisia: NCA Plenary Session Discusses Constitutional Authorities

Bardo — The National Constituent Assembly (NCA) started Wednesday discussion of the chapter on the constitutional authorities in the draft constitution.

At the opening of the session, the Commission of Constitutional Authorities' report was read out, pointing out notably that consensus was made on enshrining in the Constitution the authorities for the elections, Human rights, media regulation, governance and anti-corruption fight, sustained development and future generations' rights.

According to the same report, it was also agreed on submitting to the plenary session for examination, the proposal to enshrine in the Constitution the Higher Islamic Council, the Higher Education, Training and Scientific Research Council, the Higher Authority of Tunisians Abroad and the Higher Al-Ifta Authority.

The session works will resume next Monday.

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2013 Tunis Afrique Presse. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.