The Constitution of Kais Saied: What pleases the prince has the force of law

Kaïs Saied's draft of a new constitution reorganizes the entire political system: if his text is approved by the referendum of July 25, 2022, the President will have much greater powers than the legislative and judicial functions. Inkytalk looks at this system, which gives more power to the President and undermines the separation of powers.
22 July 2022
series [{"user_id":"1473","role":"Mixing - Sound Design - Music"},{"user_id":"1363","role":"Illustration"}] https://inkyfada.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/Podcast-Inkytalk-Ep6-.mp3 Inkytalk | Épisode 6 : La Constitution de Kais Saied :Ce qui plaît au prince a force de loi - إنكي توك | الحلقة 6 : دستور قيس سعيد: حكم الفرد Épisode 6 : La Constitution de Kais Saied :Ce qui plaît au prince a force de loi - الحلقة 6 : دستور قيس سعيد: حكم الفرد Avec son projet de nouvelle Constitution, Kaïs Saied réorganise l’ensemble du système politique : si son texte est approuvé lors du référendum du 25 juillet 2022, le Président aura des pouvoirs bien plus importants que les fonctions législatives et juridictionnelles. Inkytalk revient sur ce système qui donne plus de pouvoir au Président et met à mal la séparation des pouvoirs.
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This sixth episode of inkytalk looks at the proposed constitution by Kais Saied, which establishes a new state system with hyper-presidentialism.

In this discussion, our guests tried to explain the new organization of the State by analyzing the new terminology used (power vs. function) and more essentially, the weakening of the prerogatives of the legislative and judicial powers, to the benefit of the executive dominated by the Presidency of the Republic.


Mehdi El Euch, researcher with Legal Agenda

Said Benarbia, director of Middle East and North Africa Program (MENA) of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ)

Malek Khadhraoui, Executive Director of Inkyfada

Moderator: Emna Chebaane, Editorial Director of Inkyfada

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