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Parliament postpones discussions of Judicial Authority Law

The parliamentary Constitutional and Legislation Affairs Committee postponed on Monday discussions on the amendment of the Judicial Authority Law, in response to a request by the undersecretary of the committee, Ahmed El-Sherif.

The assembly law’s fate: What are the implications of the challenge to the British colonial-era statute

Human rights activists filed a lawsuit in front of the Court of Administrative Justice on January 31, contesting the existence of Law 10 of 1914, otherwise known as the assembly law. Introduced under British rule, the law functioned as an emergency measure during World War I and has been used …

Egyptian NGO files lawsuit to effectively repeal century-old assembly law

The Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies (CIHRS) filed a lawsuit with the Administrative Court to halt the implementation of a century-old Assembly Law that it found has been repealed 89 years ago by Egypt’s parliament, according to its press statement on Tuesday.

Parliament to have last word over Egyptian-Saudi demarcation deal despite State Council verdict: Abdul Aal

Parliament will discuss the Egyptian-Saudi maritime demarcation agreement in accordance to constitutional Article 151, parliamentary speaker Ali Abdul Aal asserted during a televised interview on Monday.

Parliament legislative committee passes new amendment on protest law

Parliament’s legislative committee passed amendment on the protest law in its meeting on Tuesday. The Supreme Constitutional Court (SCC) said in last December that article 10 of the protest law is unconstitutional. The article tackles the authority of interior ministry in blocking protests. The court also decided to terminate the second …

Egypt’s parliament, judiciary face off against each other

The 2014 Egyptian Constitution guarantees the independence of the judiciary and protects it from the interference of any other authority. And, according to Article 184, “The judiciary is independent. It is vested in the courts of justice of different types and degrees, which issue their judgments in accordance with the …

Scheduled protests against Red Sea islands deal postponed to Saturday

Political parties grouped under the Democratic Current decided to postpone their protest scheduled for Wednesday against the Egyptian-Saudi maritime demarcation deal to Saturday for legal reasons, lawyer Tarek Nagida told Daily News Egypt on Tuesday.

Wafd Party calls for ‘indefinite postponement’ of Red Sea islands parliamentary discussion

Wafd Party called on the parliament to postpone the discussions of Tiran and Sanafir agreement indefinitely, saying it is best to maintain unity among national powers and avoid disagreements during the “sensitive stage that Egypt is going through”.

Interior ministry receives notification of protest against Red sea islands deal

Rights lawyer Tarek Negeida said on Monday that the interior ministry received a notification of a protest against the referral of Egyptian-Saudi border demarcation agreement to the parliament.

Constitutional Court postpones government appeal against annulment of Red Sea’s Islands agreement to 12 February

The Commissioners Authority of the Constitutional Court postponed on Sunday viewing another appeal by the state against a previous court declaration that ruled on the annulment of the Egyptian-Saudi maritime demarcation agreement to 12 February.