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Legal news from Tuesday, January 2, 2018
by Andrew Morgan

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev on Tuesday vetoed an anti-corruption measure adopted last month by the country's National Assembly. The Law for Counteracting Corruption and Forfeiture of the Unlawfully Acquired Property, adopted by the National Assembly on December 20, would have created a single commission charged with investigating high government officials …

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by Andrew Morgan

The Parliament of Uganda on Tuesday announced that President Yoweri Museveni has assented to a controversial bill removing the presidential age limit of 75 years. Section 102 of the Ugandan Constitution had previously required that a candidate for president be between the ages of thirty-five and seventy-five. The latter provision was …

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by Sean Rohtla

Israel's legislature, the Knesset, passed a constitutional amendment Tuesday regarding status of land in the city of Jerusalem, now requiring a large majority vote of the Knesset to cede any land in Jerusalem to a foreign party. The amendment was passed by a vote of 64 to 51 with one abstaining vote. The amendment affects Sections 5, …

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