Dissolution of the Congress: Carlos Ramos proposes to the Constitutional Court to declare unfounded demand

Carlos Ramos, magistrate of the Constitutional Court (TC) presented to the plenary of the instance an appeal to declare unfounded the competence claim presented by the holder of the Permanent Commission, Pedro Olaechea, with the dissolution of the Congress that was given in circumstances still unclear to The whole country.

“The idea of ​​the full Court is to have a position already taken before the elections. The idea is to have a pronouncement before the elections [on January 26]”, said the current head of the TC, Marianella Ledesma, who plans to discuss the paper on Thursday.

It should be remembered that the competence lawsuit filed by the President of the Congress of the Republic and today President of the Permanent Commission, Pedro Olaechea, occurred on October 10 after stating that the Executive does not have the competence to request a question of trust in choosing a magistrate of the TC.

In the words of the President of the Republic, Martín Vizcarra, the election of the magistrate could be «interpreted» as a «factual denial» and this was the main reason for dissolving the Parliament.