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Haiti - Politic : The nominations of President Martelly, legal or not ?
Harry Marsan, Spokesman of the Organization of People in Struggle (OPL) denounces the illegal nature of these nominations and invite the Head of State to comply with the provisions of Article 142 of the Constitution.
An opinion that shade the head of the Grand Rally for Change of Haiti (GREH), the former colonel Himmler Rébu, for which, these nominations are not necessarily illegal. He recognizes that Article 142 of the Constitution obliges the Head of State to make these nominations in Council of Ministers, however, he pointed out that Article 136 of the same Constitution, made of the President the guarantor of the proper functioning of institutions.
According to former Senator Turneb Delp, the nomination of Directors General and Departmental Delegates have not been adopted in Council of Ministers, aying that it is a grave violation of the Constitution and is surprised of the lack of reactions from parliamentarians on this subject.
Me Patrick Laurent, abounds in the same direction, but goes further by arguing that the Head of State wants to set up his team before the arrival of the next Prime Minister in which he has not all confidence...
For his part, Me Reynold Georges, assimilates to a trial of intent, those who claim that the President Martelly would have made these nominations, because he would not have confidence in his future Chief of government. He noted that neither the outgoing Prime Minister, Jean Max Bellerive, nor the ministers who have resigned have challenged these nominations, which according to him, confirms that they have been accepted in Council of Ministers. Finally, the man of law, believes that the absence of a government, can not prevent the the Head of State to make these nominations.
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