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Sunday, 7 July 2019

El Sisi swears in new heads of Court of Cassation, Administrative Prosecution Authority

El Sisi swears in new Court of Cassation, Administrative Prosecution Authority heads: Judge Abdallah Assr was sworn in before President Abdel Fattah El Sisi yesterday as the head of the Court of Cassation, the nation’s highest appeals court, according to an Ittihadiya statement. The president also swore in Essam El Din El Menshawy as the new head of the Administrative Prosecution Authority. El Sisi was granted the power to appoint the heads of four major judicial bodies — the Court of Cassation, the Council of State (Maglis El Dawla), the State Lawsuits Authority, and the Administrative Prosecution Authority — under controversial amendments to the Judicial Authorities Act in 2017.

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