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Egyptian Legal Panel Delays Challenge to Parliamentary Vote Law

May 06, 2012

A panel of Egyptian judges postponed a case contesting the constitutionality of parts of a law regulating last year’s legislative vote which Islamists won.

The advisory panel gave the government’s lawyers and the plaintiff who filed the case one month to present written arguments, the state-run Middle East News Agency reported. It is expected to issue a legal opinion about the case, MENA said.

To contact the reporter on this story: Abdel Latif Wahba in Cairo at alatifwahba@bloomberg.net

To contact the editors responsible for this story: Andrew J. Barden at barden@bloomberg.net


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