Egyptian State Constitution (1923)
January 24, 2022
The 1923 Constitution, is a constitution that came into force in royal Egypt from 1923 to 1953. Following the issuance of the February 28, 1922 declaration recognizing Egypt as an independent and sovereign state, a new constitution was drawn up for the country issued on April 19, 1923 to replace the regular law Number 29 For the year 1913, it was established by a thirty-member committee that included representatives of political parties, popular leaders and leaders of the national movement. This committee was claimed by Abdel-Khaleq Tharwat. That constitution stipulates that the government of Egypt is a “hereditary monarchy with a representative form.” The 1923 Constitution remained in force since its issuance until it was abolished on the twenty-second of October 1930 and the issuance of a new constitution for the country known as the 1930 Constitution. Royal Decree No. 142 of 1935 from King Fuad I of 1935 on December 19, 1935 re-establishing the 1923 constitution. After that, the 1923 constitution remained in effect until the Revolutionary Command Council announced on December 10, 1952 that it was permanently abolished.