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Judges to oversee referendum vote

CAIRO: Egypt's Supreme Judicial Council has agreed to oversee the referendum vote on the draft constitution, a legal adviser to President Mohamed Mursi said.

Some judges had said they would refuse to oversee the referendum after Mr Mursi ignited a crisis last month by decreeing a temporary expansion of his powers – setting off nationwide protests.

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