Egypt's Shura Council upholds its legislative powers - presidency

Aswat Masriya
Fecha de publicación: 
02 Jun 2013

Egyptian presidency said on Sunday that the constitution, approved by the majority in a popular referendum, is a reference to all citizens for them to act accordingly.

The presidency added that respecting the constitution is dutiful to all the authorities of the state, in a statement published on its official page.

“The Shura Council (upper house of parliament) will continue to practice its legislative powers until the election of the lower house of parliament,” said the statement.

It added that the president is entitled to exercise his constitutional and legal rights in ensuring that each authority practices its full obligations according to the constitution.