TSJ ratifies President Nicolás Maduro is in full exercise of his functions

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The Constitutional Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) issued on Monday a ruling on which is ratified that the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, is in full exercise of his functions.

The ruling, published on the TSJ web portal, states that “This Chamber observes that the President of the Republic, citizen Nicolás Maduro Moros, once he was sworn in on April 19, 2013, and took possession of office, has given full exercise of his constitutional functions, highlighting in his management the decisions implemented to attend to the social, economic, political and administrative scopes, both in the internal politics as in the foreign relations of the Republic, manifesting among others the exercise of his Constitutional attributions, in the declaration of the State Of Exception and Economic Emergency (…) “.

In that sense, the document reiterates the unconstitutionality of the actions taken by the National Assembly, managed by the right wing, among which highlights the alleged declaration of abandon of duty of the Venezuelan President, who was elected by the majority of the people in 2013.

Thus, “The National Legislative Power has given, through parliamentary acts, an attack on the democratic and constitutional order, by being on the margins of the Magna Carta, of the decisions of the Supreme Court of the Republic, when initiating an alleged political trial and now under the veil of an alleged abandonment of the duties of the Head of State, with the ultimate purpose of delegitimizing and finally ‘dismissing’ the President of the Republic despite the orders to cease this, issued by this Supreme Court”, adds the ruling.

The Constitutional Chamber of the TSJ recalled that, according to the constitutional mandate, “it is configured with the occurrence of three elements such as the will to leave the office of President of the Republic, that there is no reason or justification to do so, and for this absence to be permanent and definitive”.

For this reason, the argument of the right wing in the Parliament, which presents as an excuse that the actions and decisions of the President are ‘outside the design and constitutional functions of the Presidency’, are unconstitutional.