Egypt's Supreme Council of Justice to supervise constitution referendum

Last Updated: Tue, Dec 04, 2012 05:50 hrs

-ANI): Egyptian Supreme Council of Justice has announced that it will delegate its judges and prosecution members to supervise the constitution referendum scheduled on Dec. 15, state-run Nile TV reported.

The council's move came one day after the Egyptian Judges' Club agreed on boycotting the supervision on the constitution referendum, protesting the constitutional declaration issued by President Mohamed Morsi last month.

During a meeting on Saturday at the Cairo International Conference Center with the 85 members of the beleaguered Constituent Assembly, which approved the draft constitution Friday after a 17-hour marathon vote, Morsi called Egyptians to cast their votes in the coming constitution referendum.

Morsi issued on Nov. 22 a new constitutional declaration which rules that all laws, decrees and constitutional declarations issued by the president since he came into office on June 30 are final and unchallengeable by any body. (Xinhua-ANI)

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