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Legal expert: The constitutional period for the Prime Minister-designate ends on March 3

Legal expert Tariq Harb confirmed, on Saturday, that the constitutional period for Prime Minister-designate Muhammad Tawfiq Allawi ends at the end of the official working hours of the third day of March, indicating that there is no constitutional void even if the cabinet cabinet was not voted on tomorrow or after a month or more

Harb said in an interview with Alsumaria News, “The constitutional period specified for Prime Minister-designate Muhammad Tawfiq Allawi to hand over his government cabinet to the House of Representatives for a vote on it ends at the end of the official working hours of the third day of March, given that the issuance of the presidential decree mandated was on the first of February The past and this day are not counted, but rather the next day, which is the second of February. “Noting that” the constitutionally specified period is 30 days from the date of the assignment, and as long as the month of February is 29 days, this means that the end of the mandate will be on the third of the current month of March. “

Harb added that “Allawi did what he had to do when he called the House of Representatives to vote on his government cabinet on the first of March, which means that the ball today is in the court of the House of Representatives, whether by voting on it tomorrow or even after a month. Until “The House of Representatives either votes to reject the cab, and here the alternative option is to assign the President of the Republic to another candidate or the continuation of the Parliament’s dialogues until voting on the cab submitted to them by an official letter from the designated president.”

Harb stressed, “Whether voting is done tomorrow or after a month or more, there is no constitutional vacuum for the government even if the resigned Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi apologized for continuing, given that there are two deputy prime ministers and either of them can manage the functions of the acting Prime Minister until The coming of the new government and the official handing over of the government. Source