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President to be sworn in the week following election

Published on : Tuesday, 17 December 2019 18:55   Read : 76 time(s)
President to be sworn in the week following election

ALGIERS- President-elect Abdelmadjid Tebboune will take the oath of office during the week, in line with the Constitution, as the Constitutional Council announced Monday evening the final results of the presidential election of December 12th.

Article 89 of the Constitution stipulates that the president-elect "takes the oath of office before the people, in the presence of the highest institutions of the nation, in the week following the election."

The president takes office immediately after taking the oath of office, according to the same article of the Constitution.         

The first mission of the president of the Republic after the oath of office is the appointment of a prime minister "after consulting the parliamentary majority," according to Article 91 of the Constitution.

Article 93 of the country's fundamental law stipulates that the president of the Republic "appoints the members of Government after the consultation of the prime minister who coordinates the Government's action." 

Last modified on Tuesday, 17 December 2019 19:16
President to be sworn in the week following election