14 political parties rectified status, 9 set conference dates — IEC

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AMMAN — As of last Thursday, the deadline set by the Independent Election Commission (IEC) for political parties to rectify their status under the provisions of the Parties Law, 14 parties had completed the status rectification procedures, including one new party, Al-Saa News reported.اضافة اعلان

The commission spokesperson said that nine parties had completed the initial rectification of their statuses and set the dates for their conferences, however, they will not be able to finish the rectification process until after the conference is held with a legal quorum.

In 2022, Parliament passed amendments to the Political Parties Law requiring parties to meet certain membership demographic quotas focused on increasing the representation of women and youth, among other changes.

In May of last year, the IEC required all 56 parties registered at the time to rectify their legal status in accordance with the amendments, with a deadline of May 14, 2023.

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