Judicial Authority

Parliament to discuss draft law granting judges immunity after retirement

Thu, 13 Sep 2018 - 12:07 GMT

Helmy announced his intention to submit the proposal during the Parliament’s fourth session that starts in October.

Egypt’s judges backtrack on rejecting new law of judicial authorities

Sun, 30 Apr 2017 - 10:10 GMT

Egypt’s judges backtracked on their rejection of the newly passed judicial authority law, which allows the president to appoint heads of supreme judicial authorities

Court of Cassation will abide by law of judicial authority: VP

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 - 10:20 GMT

Judges will abide by the newly-passed law of Electing Heads of Judicial Authorities if it comes into force, Vice President of the Court of Cassation Adel El-Shorbagy said Thursday

State Council to elect new head May 20

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 - 11:00 GMT

Egypt’s Special Council, the top authority of the State Council, will have a General Assembly meeting on May 20 to elect a new council head.

Judges protest amendments broadening presidential power over judicial authority

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 - 03:02 GMT

Egypt’s supreme judiciary bodies are at loggerheads with the House of Representatives over a new bill that broadens the president powers in regard to the judiciary authority.