PAFFREL to file petition in SC

Published : 12:01 am  November 13, 2018 | No comments so far |  | 


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  • seeking a legal interpretation on the dissolution 


The election monitoring group, the People’s Action For Free and Fair Elections (PAFFREL) said yesterday the dissolution of Parliament violated the provisions of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution.

It said in a statement that its Board of Directors considered the events that began on October 26th and concluded with the dissolution of parliament were contrary to the provisions of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution.   

“As a civil society organization we are deeply concerned about the prevailing situation. We are also aware that there is much confusion among the people about the correct legal interpretations. PAFFREL will be filing a case in the Supreme Court to ascertain the correct legal position,” it said .