Political Trial Law.  Deputies generally approve

Political Trial Law. Deputies generally approve

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Political Trial Law.  Deputies generally approve

With 273 votes in favor and 220 against, the The Chamber of Deputies approved this morning in general the Law of Political Trial and Declaration of Provenance to regulate said processes, as well as the one related to the criminal responsibility ofl President of the Republic.

Despite the opposition’s questions for considering the new law as unconstitutional and an instrument of political persecution, Most of Morena and her allies endorsed her in “fast-track”, with dispensation from all procedures, in the first ordinary session of the 65th Legislature.

Deputies from various parliamentary groups presented 61 reservations for discussion in particular.

According to the project, the President of the Republic may be charged and tried for treason, acts of corruption, electoral crimes and all those crimes for which any citizen could be prosecuted.