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AGE LIMIT: Battle moves from Article 102(b) to Rule 201(b)

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Debate on the Constitution Amendment Bill (No2) of 2017 kicked off Monday evening and continues this morning after a dramatic day in which several MPs were thrown out of the house and Parliament’s Rule 201b was suspended. After the report of the committee on legal …

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LIVE: ‘Police ready for Age Limit debate’

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s Police chief Gen. Kale Kayihura has vowed that his officers will ensure proceedings in parliament are not interrupted when the constitution amendment bill 2017 comes up for its second reading today. “We support the Parliament and there must be order at Parliament. We …

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LIVE: Drama as Magyezi appears to defend Age Limit Bill at hearing

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  MP Raphael Magyezi, who moved the motion in parliament to change Article 102 b in the constitution, Tuesday stormed out of the Parliamentary and Legal Affairs committee after he complained about delaying tactics by the members. The chairperson of the Parliamentary and Legal Affairs committee …

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THIS WEEK: MPs refuse Age limit consultation cash

THIS WEEK: MPs refuse Age limit consultation cash Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | After Speaker Rebecca Kadaga asked MPs to consult with their voters, the parliamentary commission is said to be planning to facilitate each MP with Shs20million to fund their activities in the constituencies about the tabled constitutional …

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Age limit bill sent to Legal and parliamentary affairs committee

Kampala, Uganda | GODFREY SSALI | Igara West Member of Parliament Raphael Magyezi Tuesday tabled the con­tro­ver­sial Con­sti­tu­tion Amend­ment Bill 2017 for first read­ing as he seeks to remove the presidential age limit that is cur­rently capped at 75 among other things. The draft bill would pro­vide for the time within …

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TABLED: First reading of Constitution Ammendment Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  MP Raphael Magyezi (Igara West -NRM) has today tabled the Constitution (Ammendment) Bill 2017 for its first reading. Magyezi last week got leave of parlaiment to introduce a Private Member’s Bill to amend Articles 102 (b), 108(3a) and 108(4) of the constitution. It has …

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