Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies
Author(s): Abbas Qabbari
Judicial customs have settled on formation of boards of directors for judicial bodies and agencies, with multiple powers and burdens, based on laws acquired by the judiciary from various regimes. Contrary to these established custom, the Supreme Council for Judicial Bodies and Agencies (SCJB) was incepted in 1969 under President Gamal Abdel Nasser, giving the first and last word in judicial affairs exclusively to the President of the Republic.
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