The ceremony marking the golden jubilee of the constitutional jurisdiction in Egypt - Amr Mostafa/Egypt Today The ceremony marking the golden jubilee of the constitutional jurisdiction in Egypt - Amr Mostafa/Egypt Today

Supreme Constitutional Court a 'symbol of judiciary independence': Justice Minister

Sat, Oct. 19, 2019
CAIRO - 19 October 2019: Minister of Justice, Mohamed Hossam Abdel Rahim described the Supreme Constitutional Court as a young institution and acts as a symbol of judiciary independence in Egypt, during his participation at the ceremony marking the Golden Jubilee of the Egyptian Constitutional Judiciary.

The minister explained that the Supreme Constitutional Court makes an important part of the judiciary system in Egypt.

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The ceremony marking the golden jubilee of the constitutional jurisdiction in Egypt - Amr Mostafa/Egypt Today

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The ceremony marking the golden jubilee of the constitutional jurisdiction in Egypt - Amr Mostafa/Egypt Today

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi tweeted Saturday marking the golden jubilee of the constitutional jurisdiction in Egypt, where he expressed his pride of the Supreme Constitutional Court for "its long-established judicial experience and traditions."

The Minister of Justice, Mohamed Hossam Abdel Rahim, said that on behalf of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the President of the Republic, and on behalf of Prime Minister Dr. Mostafa Madbouli congratulates the Supreme Constitutional Court as president, deputies and members.
 
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Minister Abdel Rahim pointed out that the constitutional judiciary confirms that the provisions of the legislation are subject to judicial supervision, to ensure that they comply with the constitutional provisions and are consistent with the rules repeated in the constitution. He stressed the extent of the legislative competence with the constitutional direction and the issuance of Law 81 of 1969 to establish the Supreme Court.
 
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The Supreme Constitutional Court is an independent judicial body, and is responsible for determining the constitutionality of laws and for interpreting legal texts, said the minister, adding that the court's success is linked to a sweeping popular will to raise the status of the court to uphold all the powers of the state, its presidents, deputies and independent commissioners.

Organized under the auspices of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi, the celebration was attended by 48 delegations representing supreme and constitutional courts in Arab, African and foreign countries.
 
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