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Name: Law No. 15 of 2012 concerning establishing the Constitutional Court.
Country: Jordan
Subject(s): Constitutional law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2012-06-07
Entry into force:
Published on: Al Jarida Al Rasmiyya, 2012-06-07, No. 5161, P. 2519 - P.2528
ISN: JOR-2012-L-94600
Bibliography: Al Jarida Al Rasmiyya, 2012-06-07, No. 5161, P. 2519 - P.2528
Legislation online in Arabic Legislation online in Arabic Prime Ministry, The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Jordan PDF in Arabic PDF in Arabic (consulted on 2013-11-23)
Abstract/Citation: This Law establishes the Constitutional Court Law, it is financially and administratively independent. The Constitutional Court will monitor the constitutionality of laws and regulations in force, interpret provisions of the Constitution when requested, and issue its judgements in the name of the King. The Court will carry out these tasks when requested, either by a decision of the Council of Ministers or by a resolution taken by the Senate or the Chamber of Deputies, passed by an absolute majority.
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