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 (ŭn′kŏn-stĭ-to͞o′shə-nəl, -tyo͞o′-)
In violation of the requirements of the constitution of a nation or state.

un′con·sti·tu′tion·al′i·ty (-shə-năl′ĭ-tē) n.
un′con·sti·tu′tion·al·ly adv.
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[ˌʌnkɒnstɪˌtjuːʃəˈnælɪtɪ] n (frm) → anticostituzionalità
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The president has the dual duty to protect the Constitution and refrain from enacting laws "suspected of unconstitutionality" in the absence of the Constitutional Court, the party believes.
With this, Rodriguez reiterated their camp's claim of 'unconstitutionality' of the automated election system that was used in the 2016 polls.
The court decision on the ruled unconstitutionality of the laws for the freeze on pay rises and the wage cuts in the public sector from 2012 onwards, is difficult to comprehend.
Day of Republika Srpska, January 9th, will continue being celebrated regardless of the decision issued by the Constitutional Court of BiH on unconstitutionality of the Law on RS Day, which is politically motivated - it was a unanimous stance of representatives of all parties situated in RS.
Diko abstained from the vote, citing unconstitutionality of the law, while ruling Disy voted against, for the same reason.
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He pointed out that "the agreement concluded by the government of PM Fouad Siniora on 17/1/2007 is baseless for many reasons, especially since the Lebanese Parliament did not conclude this agreement nor was it briefed on its details due to our political team's belief in the illegitimacy of the Siniora government back then, and its unconstitutionality during the period in which the border agreement with Cyprus was signed." Moussawi stressed that "the new Lebanese government should take the necessary measures to establish Lebanon's right to its exclusive economic zone, including all the needed measures at the international legal level or the required political and diplomatic positions to that effect." R.Sh.
Petrobras, in relation to the news published in the media on the injunction rendered on December 19, 2018 by Minister Marco Aurelio Mello, in a declaratory action of unconstitutionality proposed before the Federal Supreme Court, understands that this decision does not affect its divestment processes involving the assignment of Exploration & Production rights started before May 2018, as expressed in art.
There is no law that vests the cabinet secretary or KNQA with power to set such standards and were it to be there, it would be unconstitutional and therefore and therefore null and void to the extent of its unconstitutionality." class="MsoNormalMr Kariuki added that the overall consequence of the analysis is that the KNQA regulations, to the extent that they purport to define the minimum qualifications for entry into the teaching service are void for being in violation of the constitution.
" "The Court, despite its vast powers, will not review the wisdom, merits, or propriety of governmental policies, but will strike them down only on either of two grounds: (1) unconstitutionality or illegality and/or (2) grave abuse of discretion," the SC's decision read in part.
In a session chaired by Speaker Atef Tarawneh and attended by cabinet ministers, the MPs endorsed a memo "suspecting the unconstitutionality" of Article 15 of the law on the independence of the judiciary, which allows the Judicial Council to refer any judge to retirement upon a recommendation by the Judicial Council.