Egyptian Shura Council election, 2013

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Shura Council elections were scheduled to be elected in Egypt at most a year after the new House of Representatives was seated, according to Article 230 of the 2012 version of the Egyptian constitution.[1] The election did not take place because the Shura Council was abolished in the 2013 draft constitution;[2] the constitution has been passed;[3] meaning that the abolition is final.[2]


  1. ^ Saleh, Nivien. "The 2012 Constitution of Egypt, Translated by Nivien Saleh, with Index". Retrieved 21 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "50 member constitution committee eliminates Shura Council". Ahram Online. 1 December 2013. Retrieved 21 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Egypt constitution 'approved by 98.1 percent'". Al Jazeera English. 18 January 2014. Retrieved 21 January 2014.