Egypt's constitution to be changed
Egypt's military-appointed commission has been tasked with amending six articles of the constitution, which President Hosni Mubarak had promised to change before he was ousted.
l Describes candidacy requirements for presidential elections, including one stating that a candidate must have the support of 250 elected officials.
l Establishes a six-year presidential term and states that the president "may be re-elected for other successive terms."
l Requires judicial monitoring of elections.
l Makes parliament the final decision-maker regarding the validity of its members' candidacy.
l Gives the president and the parliament power to amend the constitution.
Article 179 (to be removed)