25 February 2013

Tunisia: NCA Ends General Debate On Legislative and Executive Powers

Photo: La Presse
The formation of government is debated.

Tunis — The National Constituent Assembly (NCA), Monday, closed the general debate on the chapter entitled "legislative power, executive powers and relationships among them," in the preliminary draft of the constitution.

This chapter would determine the nature of the political regime in the new Constitution.

President of the commission on legislative power, executive power and relationships among them Amor Chetoui said NCA members have made 366 amending proposals in the preliminary draft of the constitution which will be taken into account in the constitution drafting commissions.

Major observations made by NCA members involve, particularly, constitutionalisation of the rights of the opposition and the independence of the central bank, he said.

Some deputies advocated a parliamentary regime while there was consensus in the commission around the mixed regime including positive aspects of both parliamentary and presidential regimes, he noted.

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