Tunisia: List of 36 Ihae Candidates Rendered Void By Administrative Court Decision

Tunis — The administrative court released public, on Monday, a decision rendering void the "List of the 36 Independent Higher Authority of the Election (IHAE) candidates" among whom should be chosen in plenary session of the National Constituent Assembly (NCA) the nine members of the future steering committee of the IHAE.

The recent decisions of the commission of selecting candidates in this authority, is also obsolete.

According to Judge Ahmed Souab, the decision in question was released on November 7 by the plenary session of the court which is the highest authority of the administrative court. It cancelled the list of the 36 IHAE candidates, supposed to be selected in plenary session of the NCA.

Seating on the administrative court which is the highest authority of this jurisdiction, 15 judges among the most experienced of the administrative justice including notably the first president of the court and the presidents of the chamber of cassation, appeal and consultative.

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