Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Tag: Supreme Court of Maldives

  • Violation of Constitution has no Consequences, Rules Supreme Court of Maldives

    —Ahmed Nazeer, P.h.D. Researcher in Public Law, University of Portsmouth  Introduction  The Maldives Supreme Court has ruled that violation of the constitution has no consequences unless the constitutional clauses explicitly stipulates a penalty. The ruling was part of the court’s justification in refusing disqualification of a government MP that decided to hold a position prohibited undersection 73(d) of the Maldives constitution.