The president of Algeria oversees the running of the country. If for some reason the president cannot fulfill his presidency term there are a few regulations when it comes to selecting a replacement.
Firstly it is important to note that the term of the presidential office in Algeria is for five years. The President of the Republic of Algeria is only eligible to be president for a maximum of two terms.
If the president is unable to carry out his term due to a serious illness the Constitutional Council will meet de jure. They will then take the time to assess the situation and discuss how the president’s illness will affect him carrying out his job duties. Once they have gone through the proper channels to verify and propose a state of impediment to parliament. The Constitutional Chamber will then have to wait for the decision of parliament.
The parliament must have the majority vote of two third of its members in order to declare the state of impediment of the president. It will then give the presidential role to the president of the Council of the Nation for a maximum of forty five days.
If the president is unable to carry on after the forty five day period a declaration of vacancy by resignation de jure will have to be made. If the president has passed away or resigned the Constitutional Council will have to meet de jure again. The Constitutional Council will then ascertain the vacancy and announce the permanent vacancy declaration act to the parliament. The President of the Council of the Nation will assume the role again for a maximum of sixty days.
When a new election is due to be held prospective presidential candidates will have to fulfill a number of criteria before they can be considered for the role.