CAIRO: Judges will now be subject to the maximum monthly wage of 42,000 EGP ($5,872), following a Sunday ruling by Supreme Constitutional Court head Adly Mansour, former interim President, Youm7 reported.
The decision will apply to the President of the Court and his deputies, besides the Court of Commissioners judges and President and the administrative staff.
The decision follows a presidential decree of the maximum wages issued July 2. On July 22, the Central Bank of Egypt governor Hisham Ramez applied the maximum wage law on the employees in the banks nationwide.
The maximum wage will not apply to diplomats and consuls during their duties abroad.
Former Minister of Justice Mohamed Abdel Azizi al-Gendi told The Cairo Post Monday that the highest wages in the system before applying the decision did not exceed the limit.