7 March 2013

Egypt: Administrative Court Suspends Elections, Presidency Keen On Respecting Court Ruling

The Administrative Court has issued a ruling admitting all lawsuits calling for suspending the coming parliamentary elections.

Claimants have called for referring the Presidential call for holding parliamentary elections to the Supreme Constitutional Court on the basis of its unconstitutionality.

In a related context, the Presidency has reiterated respect for the court ruling suspending the upcoming parliamentary elections.

In a statement on Wednesday 6/3/2013, the Presidency said its stance came to express commitment to the principle of separation of powers.

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