Egypt brings in new law for legislative polls

June 6, 2014 4:01 AM

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The presidency said that under the law passed by Mansour, the house will be made up to 567 members, of whom 540 will be elected and the rest named by the president.

Interim President Adly Mansour on Thursday passed a law for parliamentary elections guaranteeing at least 12 per cent of seats to women and four percent to Egypt’s minority Christians.

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