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Jurist Guardianship in Iran refers to the idea that
the courts hold the final authority in interpretation of law.
the Assembly of Religious Experts must be careful to select the most pious among them to serve as Supreme Leader.
the Guardian Council must remove candidates offensive to Islam from the ballot.
the the Iranian clergy has the right to rule on the grounds that they are the divinely appointed guardians of both the law and the people.
elections must be closely monitored by the Independent Election Agency for fairness.