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Tuesday 4 April 2017

HM the King Appoints President, Members of Constitutional Court (Royal Office)

HM the King Appoints President, Members of Constitutional Court (Royal Office)

HM King Mohammed VI received, Tuesday at the Royal Palace in Casablanca, the president and members of the Constitutional Court, whom the Sovereign named to their new positions, said a statement by the Royal Office.

HM the King appointed Said Ihrai as president of the Constitutional Court.

Saadia Belmir, El Hassan Boukantar, Abdelahad Dekkak, Ahmed Salmi El Idrissi and Mohamed Atarkine as members of the Court, named by HM the King.

Mohamed Ben Abdessadak, Moulay Abdelaziz Hafidi Alaoui and Mohamed Lamrini, as members of the Court, elected by the House of Representatives.

Mohamed Al Ansari, Nadir Moumni and Mohamed Jaouhari, as members of the Court, elected by the House of Advisors.

The installation by HM the King of this constitutional institution takes place in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, in particular Article 130, and the Organic Law relating to the Constitutional Court. The rank of this institution was thus elevated from Constitutional Council to Constitutional Court, with broad and advanced prerogatives.

During this audience, the president and members of the Constitutional Court took oath before HM the King, in accordance with the provisions of the Organic Law relating to this Court.

It is worth to mention that Mohamed Atarkine, who was unable to attend, had already taken oath before HM the King.

MAP 04 April 2017