Other Legal Documents :: 20 Rajab 1438 / 15 April 2017
Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati, Posted by Marzieh Tofighi Darian, Student Editor, 09 August 2018
In this opinion, addressed to the Official Gazette, the Secretary of the Guardian Council invalidated Article 26 –Note 1 of the Law on the Formation, Duties, and Election of National Islamic Councils 1996. He argued that because Guardian Council does not have any supervisory authority over the decisions of the City Councils (unlike legislative acts), religious minorities could not represent Muslims where majority of residents are Muslims.
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