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Graft rulings cloud political outlook

ANALYSIS: Impending Charter Court, NACC decisions threaten to undermine the government's legitimacy and consolidate street protests

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Political tension will peak again next week when two independent agencies make decisions on cases involving the government-sponsored charter amendments. 

The rulings threaten to raise serious legal complications for the caretaker government ahead of the Feb 2 election.

The National Anti Corruption Commission (NACC) will decide on Tuesday whether it will press charges against 381 former MPs and senators who voted to pass the charter amendment draft to establish a fully elected Senate. The amendment was deemed unlawful by the Constitution Court on Nov 20.

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