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President of the Constitutional Council of Algeria: We are monitoring the validity of the legislative elections with full transparency

Kamel Fneish, head of the Algerian Constitutional Council (the highest constitutional body in the country), confirmed today, Tuesday, that the process of monitoring the validity of the legislative elections that took place last Saturday is being carried out in the Council with full transparency, impartiality and integrity.

Fneish said in his statements today in Algiers that Article 271 of the electoral law stipulates that the wilaya commission for elections, after completing its work within 96 hours and after the end of polling, and if the Independent National Electoral Authority does not extend those deadlines by an additional 48 hours, it (the commission) deposits The minutes are written by the council, and the same applies to the electoral district committees located outside the country.

Fneish explained that as soon as he receives those minutes, he, in his capacity as head of the Constitutional Council, distributes these files to the members of the Council who work within teams consisting of judges of the Supreme Court and the State Council, as well as study directors who are placed at the disposal of each member, and a book to help him monitor the manual process he performs. for the lecturer assigned to him.

He pointed out that copies of the same records obtained by a member of the Constitutional Council will be submitted to the computer management that accompanies this process in a second monitoring phase, provided that the findings of the rapporteur will be compared with the findings of the administration, and if necessary, a third monitoring will be resorted to.

He revealed that about 500 people have been allocated to ensure the monitoring process for those minutes in the parliament for a certain period, pending the announcement by the Independent National Elections Authority of the interim results of the June 12 legislative elections, after which the appeals period, if any, will open.

He explained that in the case of appeals, the appellant must be a candidate, a list of candidates, or a political party participating in the elections in the relevant constituency, in the event that the appellants assign someone to represent them to file the appeal, at the risk of declaring the appeal to be rejected in the form that the appellant holds an authorization that qualifies him for this purpose. .