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NDC COTE D'IVOIRE SUBMISSION, Nationally Determined Contribution from Côte d'Ivoire in 2022

Legislative Process

Côte d’Ivoire has a Presidential system. The Constitution of Côte d’Ivoire states that the executive power is composed of the President of the Republic, the Vice President of the Republic and the Government; the legislative power is exercised by a Parliament composed of the National Assembly and Senate, and the judicial power is comprised of the Supreme Court, Court of Auditors, Courts of Appeal, Courts of First Instance, administrative courts and Regional Audit Chambers. For Constitutional review purposes, article 126 of the Constitution identifies that a Constitutional Council is the independent and impartial body that has constitutional jurisdiction and that can provide for constitutional interpretation, as follows: “The Constitutional Council is a constitutional jurisdiction. It is independent and impartial. The Constitutional Council is the organ regulating the functioning of public bodies. The Constitutional Council is the judge of the conformity of the law with the constitutionality block”.