Lawmakers’ no-confidence motion rights upheld

Taipei Times
Date: Feb 06, 2016
By: Jason Pan / Staff reporter

The Council of Grand Justices on Thursday ruled to uphold the legality of opposition lawmakers introducing a motion for a vote of no confidence during an extraordinary session in the legislature in 2012.

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) caucus whip Ker Chien-ming (柯建銘) said he welcomes the decision.

“This is belated justice for us,” Ker said yesterday. “It affirmed the action taken by the DPP at the time conformed to the spirit of the Constitution.”
The decision affirmed the right of legislators to introduce a no-confidence vote, a right granted by the Constitution.     [FULL  STORY]

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