CDMX.- The Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN) admitted to the formality the constitutional controversy promoted by the National Electoral Institute (INE) to challenge the decree of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) that reduces official times in radio and television. It should be noted that a minister of the SCJN denied the suspension requested by the NSO to stop the entry into force of the presidential decree, proposed for 15 May.
The Court granted a period of 30 days for the Federal Executive to submit its response, where it must provide copies of the decree and its background. To get the latest news about coronavirus, sign up by clicking on this space and we’ll send you the information instantly. Failure to comply with the stipulations will be fined. The presidential decree
The decree issued on April 22th would come into force on the following May 15th and plans to reduce the official times that the State has.You may be interested:INE launches constitutional controversy before SCJN by decree of AMLOThe reduction would be 18 to 11 minutes daily for television channels and 35 to 21 minutes daily on radio stations. The reduced minutes, multiplied by the number of private dealers, imply that 6 thousand 034 spots would be no longer transmitted nationally for these purposes, according to calculations by Aristeguinoticias.The INE
The institute assured by a press release that AMLO’s decision poses a danger to the exercise of the right of national political parties, which aims to ensure fairness in the contest.
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