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Royal Decree

The Royal Decree was issued of appointing His Excellency Mr. Mohammad Madallah Al- a chairman of the Constitutional Court of Jordan on 28 of May, 2023 in addition of appointing, His Excellency Basel Abu Anzeh.

It is noteworthy, that the Constitution and the Constitutional Court Law, which was established as the merit of the constitutional amendments of 2012, provide that the term of membership in the Constitutional Court is six years non-renewable.

Accordingly, the constitutional and legal period of the former President of the Constitutional Court His Excellency Mr.Taher Hikmat and the members of the Court, Fahd Abu Al-Ethem Al-Nisour, Ahmed Tabaishat, Dr. Kamel Al-Saeed, Fuad Suwaidan, Yousef Al-Hamoud, Dr. Abdul Qader Al-Taura and Dr. Mohammad Al-Ghazawi was ended, wherease Mr.Marwan Dudin moved to the mercy of God before the end of the constitutional and legal period , Mansour Al-Hadidi, Dr. Noman Khatib, Mohammed Dweib, Mohammed Alawneh, Mohammed Mbaidin, Qasim Momani and Fayez Hamarneh.

It is worth mentioning that the constitutional court Law provides for the appointment of three new members every two years from the date of appointment of the first members of the Court . The court includes the current membership of  Mansour Al-Hadidi, Dr. Noman Khatib, Mohammed Dweib, Mohammed Alawneh, Mohammed Mbaidin, Qasim Momani and Fayez Hamarneh  in addition tothe new members.


Chairman Statement after issuing the Royal Decree

to form the Constitutional Court

Searching the constitutional issues including the issue of censorship and defend the legitimacy have become\ but even

must acquire special significance especially after the political, economic and social transformations which dramatically accelerated recently with respect to legal and \or legitimate researches of legal and political life.

Jordanian Constitution

Constitutional life is not new in Jordan , it is even in accompany with establishing Jordanian entity (Emara) at that time , its beginning return to the year 1924 when the prince of princes ( Late King Abdallah I) ordered establishing a committee , of its duty is to put basic law ( i.e a Constitution) this committee finished its work in 1924. However, the implementation of its recommendation of issuing the constitution did not apply until 1928 due to both prevailing circumstances in the region and British occupation, taking into consideration that this basic law -constitution -was not responsive and able at that time to comprehend the aspiration of citizens in the completion of establishing a democratic state by virtue of a set of circumstances and the regional situation that prevailed the region at that time including Franco.      Read more

Video: The establishment of an constitutional court established the separation of powers and the King stressed his absolute support for the court in performing its duties.