Baghdad / Media of the Federal Supreme Court
The Federal Court issued a decision in the numbered lawsuit 46/Federal /2020 which unified with 50 and 51 /Federal/2020 in 2021/10/27 that several texts listed in the Law based on certificate equivalence of Arab and Foreign Degrees (20) for 2020 are unconstitutional.
it noted that the court ruled that the phrase "special grades" in the article (2/2nd/Alif of the law) was unconstitutional.
The court judged that the term "embassies or cultural attachés" in paragraph (Beh) of section (2nd) of Article 2 of the law was unconstitutional.
The court judged that paragraph (Alif) of section (3rd) of Article (2) concerning the validity of the General Secretariat of the Council of Representatives was unconstitutional by equating the certificates issued by the Institute for Parliamentary Development.
Concerning the term (unless the duration of obtaining it corresponds to the period required to obtain certificates eligible to enter or train in those universities) contained in paragraph (Jim) of paragraph (3rd) of the article (2) of the Act, the Federal Court ruled that it was unconstitutional.
The court noted the unconstitutionality of paragraph (Dal) of paragraph (3rd) of the article (2) concerning the authority of ministries and bodies to equalize the certificates granted through their study institutes."
The court also judged that paragraph (Heh) of the item (3rd) of Article (2) relating to the validity of universities and the Federal Service Council was unconstitutional in the equation of training certificates.
It also judged that item (3rd) of article (3) of the law on limiting the equation and evaluation processes of certificates to the fulfilment of procedural aspects was unconstitutional.
It also judged that item (3rd) of Article 5 of the Law on the neglect of the requirement to obtain a secondary school certificate in the event of a university degree or higher certificate was unconstitutional.
The court also judged that article (11) of the law on the minister's authority to approve the equivalence of certificates that did not meet the conditions of residence was unconstitutional.
The court also judged that item (2nd) of article (12) of the law on the power of state departments to grant scientific titles was unconstitutional.
It also judged that item (2nd) of the article (14) of the Law concerning the exception of certain categories of residence periods necessary to obtain higher certificates was unconstitutional.