In Libya, house of representatives publishes constitutional amendment without consultation from high council of state

By Abdulkader Assad, 24 February 2023
Flag of Libya (photo credit: jorono via pixabay)
Flag of Libya (photo credit: jorono via pixabay)
The House of Representatives (HoR) published the 13th constitutional declaration amendment in the fourth issue of the official gazette on [23 February], and it included 34 articles, according to the spokesman for HoR Abdullah Blehiq. The HoR approved the 13th constitutional amendment in a session held on February 07. This amendment defines the new system of government and the tasks of the elected president and prime minister, as well as the powers and tasks of the legislative authority, which the amendment divided into two chambers: the HoR and the National Assembly. The HoR referred the 13th constitutional amendment to the High Council of State (HCS) for opinion and consultation[.] [...] The HCS failed over the last few days to convene a session to deliberate the 13th constitutional amendment and refer an opinion to the HoR. It also put off its session that was supposed to see a vote on the amendment to next [26 February].
Read the full article here: The Libya Observer


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