Judicial council: Egypt decree should have limited use
LAST UPDATED: 11/25/2012 18:29
CAIRO - Egypt's highest judicial authority said a decree issued by President Mohamed Morsi and which shields his decisions from judicial review must only be applied to decisions or laws relating to "sovereign matters."
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The Supreme Judicial Council in a statement read on state TV also called on judges to keep courts and prosecution offices functioning after the influential Judges' Club called on Saturday for a countrywide strike in protest at Morsi's decree.