Prime Minister Salvador del Solar on Tuesday affirmed the
According to him, the confidence motion has been introduced "because our country's politics cannot remain as they are."
Via this mechanism, a State Minister —on an individual basis— or the Prime Minister —on behalf of the Cabinet— can ask Congress for a vote of confidence
regarding a law or government initiative, according to articles 132 and 133 of the Constitution.
Under article 133 of the Constitution, the denial of the confidence leads to a total crisis in the Cabinet.
Article 134 of the Constitution states that the President of the Republic has the power to close Congress if the latter has passed a motion of censure or denied a vote of confidence to two Cabinets.