Death resignation or permanent disability

Death resignation or permanent disability

- Constitution of East Timor
Death resignation or permanent disability
- The Constitution and Laws of the Democratic Republic of East Timor

Death resignation or permanent disability

Section 82

(Death, resignation or permanent disability)

1. In case of death, resignation or permanent disability of the President of the Republic, his or her functions shall be taken over on an interim basis by the Speaker of the National Parliament, who shall be sworn in by the Speaker a.i. of the National Parliament before the Members of the National Parliament and representatives of the organs of sovereignty.

2. Permanent disability shall be declared by the Supreme Court of Justice, which shall also have the responsibility to confirm the death of the President of the Republic and the vacancy of office resulting therefrom.

3. The election of a new President of the Republic in case of death, resignation or permanent disability should take place within the subsequent ninety days, after certification or declaration of death, resignation or permanent disability.

4. The President of the Republic shall be elected for a new term of office.

5. In case of refusal by the President-elected to take office or in case of his or her death or permanent disability, the provisions of this Section shall apply.


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