Presidential term-limit clear-cut – Roopnaraine

APNU Executive Member Dr Rupert Roopnaraine says that he does not believe that the presidential term limit set out in the constitution leaves any room for a former president to contest again after serving two terms.

“I believe re-election means what it says; it means elections again, it doesn’t mean anything else,” Roopnaraine, a constitutional expert, told Stabroek News in wake of a suggestion that the omission of the word “consecutive” from the term-limit provision inserted into Guyana’s constitution in 1999 allowed for something which, among other things, various stakeholders worked to change.

Article 90 (2) of Guyana’s constitution reads:  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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