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The Federal Court declares the constitutionality of the amendment of the election law and appeals are presented by {expanded}

The Federal Supreme Court, on Thursday, the constitutionality of the decision of the House of Representatives in the Third Amendment to the Law of the elections of the Council of Representatives No. 45 of 2013 amended, and the response of the appeals filed.

“The session of the House of Representatives to amend the election law is legal, as allowed by Article 60 and first of the Constitution and the internal order of the House of Representatives, which has exercised its authority in accordance with the Constitution,” said Medhat al-Mahmoud, the president of the court.

He added that “the validity of the House of Representatives and members of the Council, which was decided by the Constitution remain until the end of its electoral session on June 30,” noting that “the Federal Court respond to appeals to amend the election law and considers it constitutional.”

Al-Mahmoud explained that after studying the articles of this law in its final form and the proceedings of the session of the House of Representatives, which was initiated, the Federal Court decided to study the amendment of the election law and the facts of the session of parliament approved by.

He stressed that “the recount and the results of the elections manually conform to the Constitution to reassure the voters, and that the House of Representatives to conduct a regulatory to reassure the voter.”

The President of the Federal Court said that “excluding the results of minorities (quota) of the cancellation of the Constitution is contrary to the cancellation of the results of the elections abroad and the vote of displaced persons is a waste of votes and the Federal Court refuses to cancel the results of the outside and displaced and the Kurdistan region.”

He added that “the Federal Court supports the assignment of judges to occupy the task of the Electoral Commission,” pointing out “the unconstitutionality of Article 3 of the law to amend the elections and the abolition of the Federal Court decides not to prejudice the votes of voters that have received properly and have not received complaints.” Source