publish date 2021-12-16 19:00:51
The head of the Parliamentary Legal Committee, Lawyer Abdel Moneim Al-Awdat, said that the committee met with a number of former members of the Constitutional Court to listen to their views, observations and suggestions, on the draft constitutional amendments for the year 2021, during the meeting it held, today, Thursday, as part of a series of meetings held by the committee since the House of Representatives referred the draft modifications to it.
Al-Awdat added, in the presence of the Minister of Political and Parliamentary Affairs, Eng. Musa Al-Maaytah, and the Minister of State for Legal Affairs, Lawyer Wafaa Bani Mustafa, that the committee has continued its approach in its work mechanism since the beginning of its discussion of the constitutional amendments to hold meetings with experts, specialists, and professors of law and political sciences from various official and private universities, with the aim of listening For opinions and suggestions that would constitute an addition and benefit for the committee to reach sound decisions.
He pointed out that the meeting witnessed an in-depth discussion between the deputies and the former members of the Constitutional Court who attended the meeting, as it constituted a benefit and clarification on many of the constitutional articles subject to the amendment, which gave the Parliamentary Committee a benefit prior to the start of approving the amendments.
Al-Awdat indicated that the draft constitutional amendments did not come in isolation from a review of the legislation regulating political life and the amendments that occurred to the electoral and party laws, which necessitate making these constitutional amendments to be in line with the two laws, leading to the desired reform.
During the meeting, the former members of the Constitutional Court, Abdel-Qader Al-Tura, Mansour Al-Hadidi, and Muhammad Al-Ghazwi reviewed a number of observations, proposals and opinions related to the constitutional amendments, noting the need to come up with substantial, not formal, amendments.
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