Tunisia: HPR Discusses President of Republic's Ruling On Constitutional Court's Organic Law

Tunis/Tunisia — The plenary session of the House of Peoples' Representatives (HPR) started on Tuesday to discuss the bill amending and supplementing the organic law n°50-2015 on the Constitutional Court, which had been referred by President of the Republic Kaïs Saïed. The plenary session started with a vote on the modification of the agenda to remove the item related to the examination of the organic bill n°41-2019 on medical liability. 116 deputies voted for the withdrawal of this item, 9 against and no abstentions.

HPR Vice Speaker Samira Chaouachi said that the Prime Ministry had sent a correspondence to the Parliament to request the postponement of the examination of this bill which was on the agenda of Tuesday's plenary session.

The organic law No. 50-2015 on the Constitutional Court was passed by the parliament on March 25 by 111 votes for, 8 abstentions and no objections.

President Kaïs Saied sent on April 4, 2021, a correspondence to the HPR Speaker in which he informed him of his referral of the law on the Constitutional Court, dated December 3, 2015.

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