Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has issued a decree number 581 of 2022 to dismiss Mahmoud Mostafa Sayed Abdel Rahman, deputy head of the State Council, the Official Gazette reported on Thursday.
Abdel Rahman was dismissed “after reviewing the constitution, the State Council Law promulgated by Law No. 47 of 1972, and the ruling issued by the State Council Disciplinary Council members regarding the disciplinary case No. 11 of 68Q of October 26, 2022,” the decree read.
The decision was also taken “based on what was presented by the Minister of Justice,” the decree added.
The State Council, an autonomous judicial body, has the exclusive jurisdiction to settle administrative disputes and disputes related to the execution of its rulings, according to the State Information Service (SIS).
The State Council is also in charge of reviewing and drafting legislative bills and decrees as well as reviewing draft contracts to which the state or any other public authority is part of.
Source: Egypt Today Magazine