Egypt court rejects election law, may delay poll




 
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Egypt court rejects election law, may delay poll
 
February 18th, 2013  
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Egypt court rejects election law, may delay poll
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's constitutional court rejected five articles of a draft election law on Monday and sent the text back to the country's temporary legislature for redrafting in a ruling that may delay a parliamentary poll due in April. "The court has returned the draft parliamentary electoral law to the Shura Council after making five observations on five articles which it found unconstitutional," a statement said. The court said the election law was technically flawed and contradicted articles in the new constitution which the Shura council members themselves had drawn up. ...




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