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Parliament okays ‘Cuper’ law

Lawmakers yesterday voted to keep a controversial paragraph in a law on regional elected governments that would allow the central government to challenge the decisions of lower parliaments in what it felt was the national interest. A group of MPs, saying the state has no business interfering with the decisions of other elected bodies, has vowed to challenge the law in the Constitutional Court.

Compiled by Tom Nicholson from press reports.
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