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Parliament to resume on Monday after being not in convene for three months 

The second legislative term concluded on 5 June


Egypt’s Parliament to resume the third legislative term on Monday after being not in convene for around three months.

The new term is scheduled to witness approval of certain laws that will include rights of persons with disabilities, external regulations for media and press institution, cuber crime law, labour unions, criminal procedures and consumer protection procedures.

The second legislative term that concluded on 5 June, witnessed the approval of 217 laws, which was higher than what was approved during the first round that witnessed approval of 82 bills.

Among the laws approved during the second term, Non-governmental organization law, amendments to protest law and criminal procedures,  Law of Illegal Immigration and Human Trafficking, and investment law.

In accordance to constitutional Article no. 115, the Parliament shall continue its session at least for nine months, that could be renewed throughout its term.

The parliament has began on January 13 with attendance of above 500 members after three years of absence, for the first time during President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s ruling.

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