The Egyptian Organization for human rights is following the electoral process

September 7th, 2015 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for human rights is following the electoral process

The Administrative Court issued two judicial judgments which may require the issuance of decisions from the High Elections Committee to repeat the medical examination for candidates who had previously presented their papers in February to run for the House of Representatives, as well as the issuance of decisions from the President of the Republic to amend the mistakes in Qeft area in Qena governorate, as well as the Seventh constituency in Cairo Governorate.

The initial verdict; a verdict of the Administrative Court of the State Council, today Monday, 07/09/2015, to stop the implementation of the High Elections Commission’s decision No. 70 for the year 2015, resulting in non-recognition of the medical reports Provided by the former candidates for the High Elections Committee.

The court said in its verdict that the condition of mental and psychological fitness has to be available, and the candidate should not be a drug or alcohol users, which considered as one of the changeable conditions over time, unlike the case of other Election conditions Including the condition which stipulates that the age of the candidate should not be less than 25 years because there is a link between this condition and the psychological conditions that affect humans for something beyond his control.

The second verdict; the Administrative Court accepted the lawsuit against The division of electoral constituencies Law, Issued by Law No. 88 for the year 2015, which calls for the invalidity of the Prime Minister “Ibrahim Mahlab” decision to redistribute Qena constituencies, and the convert of Qeft area from the second constituency to the first constituency. The verdict also included the invalidity of Mahlab decision to distribute the Seventh constituency in Cairo, and refer the case to the State Commissioners Authority to prepare the legal report.

The Administrative Court of the State Council also rejected the appeal which made against the High Elections Committee decision to open the door for nomination, which holds the number 101179 for the year 69, against Chancellor “head of the High Elections Committee”, and the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces “Minister of Defense” , which calls for to stop the implementation of the High Elections Commission’s decision No. 67 for the year 2015 to opened the door for nomination and procedures for the nomination for membership of the House of Representatives in 2015, until the consider of the unconstitutionality of Article I of the exercise of political rights law, which exempts the members of the armed forces and the police from the right to express their opinion in referendums and elections.

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