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(Law 73 of 1956 on the exercising of political rights) . القانون رقم 12 لسنة 1956 قانون تنظيم مباشرة الحقوق السياسية.

The Ministerial Council, Egypt Country Resources Human Rights Legislation Egypt 31 December 1956 Legislation/regulation human rights, political rights

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Legislation stating the political rights of Egyptians, aged 18 and over, the main of which being:
I: give his/ her opinion in every referendum stipulated in the Constitution,
II: electing each of the following:
i- president of the Republic;
ii- members of the People's Assembly;
iii- members of the Shura Council; and
iv- members of local popular councils.
The president of the Republic shall be elected in accordance with the Law Regulating
Presidential Elections, and the other rights shall be exercised in such manner and terms as
stipulated in this law.
Exempted from performing this duty are officers and personnel of the main, subsidiary and additional armed forces as well as officers and personnel of the police force, throughout their service in the armed forces or the police.

تشريعات تنص على الحقوق السياسية للمصريين، البالغين من العمر 18 وأكثر، و منها :
1- إعطاء رأيه/ رأيها في كل استفتاء ينص عليه الدستور
2- انتخاب كل من التالي:
(أ) رئيس الجمهورية
(ب) أعضاء مجلس الشعب
(ج) أعضاء مجلس الشورى
(د) أعضاء المجالس المحلية
يُنتخَب رئيس الجمهورية وفقًا لقانون تنظيم الإنتخابات الرئاسية، و تمارَس الحقوق الأخرى بمثل هذه الطريقة طبقًا للشروط المنصوص عليها في هذا القانون
يُعفى من أداء هذا الواجب ضباط وأفراد القوات المسلحة (الرئيسية والفرعية والإضافية) بالإضافة الى ضباط وأفراد قوة الشرطة طوال مدة خدمتهم في القوات المسلحة أو الشرطة.

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