The Central Electoral Board resolves that Junqueras may not be mep

The Central Electoral Board has resolved on Friday that Oriol Junqueras may not be a member and intends to inform the European Parliament that there can be, in

The Central Electoral Board resolves that Junqueras may not be mep

The Central Electoral Board has resolved on Friday that Oriol Junqueras may not be a member and intends to inform the European Parliament that there can be, in application of article 6.2 of the Organic Law on the General Electoral Regime (Goel), which states that “they are ineligible those convicted by final judgment to imprisonment, the duration of the penalty.”

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The may 26, 2019 Junqueras was elected mep. However, the Supreme Court did not allow the leader of CKD leaving the jail to go to pick up your certificate of euro mp. Instead, the Supreme court submitted a prejudicial question to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) to be european judges who indicate how they had to behave in this case. The Luxembourg court ruled that the leader of ERC should have been released and that it enjoyed immunity when he was proclaimed member of the european parliament a day after the end of the trial of the procés; then came the judgment of the Supreme that disqualified the leader of the republicans.

Now the Supreme court has to make a decision on this matter after hearing the parties, that have already filed their written submissions on the case. Before that, PP, and Citizens appealed to the Central Electoral Board to demand that it be communicated to the European Parliament that Junqueras can not be politician.

The Central Electoral Board is composed of eight Supreme Court justices, appointed at the behest of the General Council of the Judiciary; and by five professors active in Law, Political Science or Sociology, appointed by the Congress at the proposal of the parties.

Updated Date: 04 January 2020, 01:00

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