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Panel studying issue of amending election law over ‘constituencies’

Expert sees existence of constitutional violations in draft law KUWAIT CITY, May 28: The Interior and Defense Committee of the National Assembly is studying the issue of amending the elction law in terms of amendment of the constituencies, the number of votes, and geographical and regional distribution according to the …

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73 candidates are contesting in Municipal Council elections

Voting process to be held in 120 schools KUWAIT CITY, April 21, (KUNA): Kuwait’s general directorate of elections announced on Saturday the end of candidacy registration for the 2018 Municipal Council elections. It said that there are 73 male and female contesters in the elections slated for May 12. The …

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Panel discusses reduction of voting age from 21 to 18 years

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 16: The Legislative Committee of Parliament discussed several proposals, including modification to Law No. 35/1962 concerning the parliamentary elections to reduce the legal voting age from 21 to 18 years and imposing fees on remittances made by expatriates, reports Al-Rai daily. Members of the committee, MPs Al-Humaidi …

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Amir accepts resignation of Cabinet

MOVE HEADS OFF NO-CONFIDENCE VOTE IN ASSEMBLY KUWAIT CITY, Oct 30: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Sunday issued an Amiri Order accepting the resignation of His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah’s Cabinet. The Amiri Order, effective as of Monday, stipulates the …

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Cabinet expected to submit resignation Monday

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 26: MP Faisal Al-Kandari said he went to the Speaker’s office on Thursday to present his interpellation against the oil minister, but the Speaker informed him that there was no need for that because the government will not attend the next session. Al-Kandari said, “We all know …

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Speaker sees no ‘dissolution’ – Panels elected

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 25: National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim has confirmed there is no plan to dissolve the legislature and the government will not attend the session slated for the end of this month, stressing at the same time the need to face the external challenges that HH the Amir …

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‘Broken promises hurt people’s trust in govt’ – ‘Development suspended’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 4: The government needs a new phase to restore trust by rescheduling development projects on specific dates and addressing issues which remain suspended for decades, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting some activists who were speaking at symposium. The symposium was held two days ago under the title ‘Crisis …

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Ex-MPs lash out at those who ate their words

‘One vote system produced corrupt Parliament’ KUWAIT CITY, Sept 21: During a meeting held at the Diwaniya of former Speaker of the National Assembly, Ahmed Al-Saadoun and former MPs Khalid Al-Sultan and Abdullatif Al-Omair lashed out at those who ate their words, reports Al-Rai daily. The trio said those who …

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Bill seeks primary elections

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 26: MP Ahmed Nabil Al-Fadel has presented a proposal to amend Item Five in Article 45 of Law No. 35/ 1962 on the election of National Assembly members in order to allow primary elections under the supervision of the Elections Department in the Interior Ministry. The bill …

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MP’s bill defines crimes that bar candidates from contesting polls

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 21: MP Ahmed Nabil Al-Fadel has presented a bill on defining crimes which disqualify a citizen proven to have engaged in such acts from standing for parliamentary elections. In a press statement, Al-Fadel explained the bill includes stipulations on electing Parliament members and cancellation of the existing …

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