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Chief justice Owiny-Dollo asks president to appoint more judges

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The new Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo has called for the appointment of more judicial officers to enable Ugandans to access justice. Owiny-Dollo was speaking on Tuesday after being sworn in as Chief Justice together with his Deputy Richard Buteera at State House, Entebbe.  The event …

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Parliament approves bill providing for elderly representation

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament has approved a bill providing for the inclusion of five representatives of older persons in the house. These will now form part of the other marginalized groups that are currently represented in parliament. Article 78 of the constitution provides for the composition of Parliament …

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Attorney General asked to explain 2021 ballot paper deal dispute

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has directed that the Attorney General together with the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs explain controversies surrounding the procurement of ballot papers and the reported dismissal of staff at the Electoral Commission. The directive followed concerns by …

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Parliamentary committee divided on returned Local Government Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee on Thursday started reconsidering the Local Government (Amendment) Bill, 2019 recently returned by the President. On Thursday, the West Budama South MP Jacob Oboth and chairperson of the committee met the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Ephraim …

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President Museveni assents to four electoral laws

Kamuntu told Parliament that the President assented to the Electoral Commission (Amendment) Bill, The Political Parties and Organizations (Amendment) Bill, the Parliamentary Elections (Amendment) Bill, and the Presidential Elections (Amendment) Bill. He however said that the President declined to assent to the Local Government (Amendment) Bill. However, the Minister did …

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Attorney general to table new political parties regulations

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Attorney General William Byaruhanga says that he will table new regulations relating to operations of political parties. Without divulging details of the regulations, Byaruhanga said that he will present the regulations on Thursday for debate and possible approval.  But Uganda Radio Network-URN learnt that …

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