Election can be delayed: Constitutional Court

national January 24, 2014 00:00

By The Nation

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The Constitutional Court ruled that the election can be postponed from February 2.

Constitutional Court judges voted 8:0 to rule that the election could be postponed, according to the court’s statement.
The judges voted 7:1 that it would be for the caretaker Prime Minister and the Election Commission chairman to discuss and issue a new royal decree to set a new election date.
The court held a session in camera and finished the discussion and issued a ruling at around 3:30 pm, according to Nation Channel.
The court did not make an announcement of its ruling but handed out its statement to the media.

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