Irshaidat calls for ending defense orders

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AMMAN — Head of the Bar Association Mazen Irshaidat called on the government to do away with all defense orders, indicating that by keeping the Defense Law in effect the government has trespassed on the Constitution, according to JO24. اضافة اعلان

Irshaidat said that there is no country in the world which implements a defense law for more than six months, while it might be extended for three months maximum if necessary.

He also pointed out that applying the defense orders contradicts the Constitution, and that there are defense orders which go against the Constitution yet the government persists in implementing them, adding that most of the neighboring countries are not implementing any defense orders and Jordan has become an exception in this matter.

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