Contesting against emergency law

Type Constitutional
Public title Contesting against emergency law
Case number Year 15 constitutional 17
Case year 2013
Court Supreme constitutional court
Text contested against Article 3 of the Emergency Law (Decree Law No. 162 of 1958)
Adverse Mohamed Ahmed Abdul Salam – Contester
Verdict The court decided the unconstitutionality of the provision (1) of Article (3) of the Presidential Decree Law No. 162 of 1958 authorizing the President of the Republic to authorize arrest and detention and to search persons and places without complying with the provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure. The government committed to the expenses and the amount of 200 pounds for the lawyer.