According to the judge, the plaintiffs are not acting on behalf of the State, but have requested the annulment on behalf of a specific sector.
(We invite you to read: Did the government disregard a judge’s order against the guarantees law?)
In a second point, it denies the request for annulment proposed by the Department
Administrative Office of the Presidency of the Republic, the National Agency for
Legal Defense of the State, the Ministry of Finance and Public Credit, the
municipalities of Pasto, Leticia, Montería, Manizales, Pereira, Tunja, Quibdó,
Gamarra, and Popayán, as well as the Special Districts of Cali and Barranquilla,
as stated in the motivating part.
(For context, you are interested in reading: Duque assures that the suspension of the guarantee law will be for one year)
In white silver, this ruling prevents the government of Iván Duque from advancing in the changes it made to the guarantee law that empowered governments and mayors to execute contracts at electoral time.
Now, the Constitutional Court will be in charge of making a substantive decision on the matter, since this modification was approved in the Congress of the Republic.
(We invite you to read: Court is already studying the request for the extradition of those involved in a drug plane)
The legislative body approved the bill that established the General Budget of the Nation and in one of its articles the guarantee law was modified, preventing the leaders from entering into contracts four months prior to the elections.
In March 2022 there will be a day to choose Congress and in May presidential elections.
– Supreme Court calls Jennifer Arias to free version for plagiarism of thesis
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