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Parliament adopts report recommending UGX 126Bn additional funding to EC

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The House has adopted a report by its committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs in which MPs recommended additional budgetary allocation to the Electoral Commission (EC) to cater for administrative units elections, transfers to political parties and others. This followed the presentation of a report by …

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Parliament questions delays in procurement of new EC offices

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee has questioned the Electoral Commission-EC on the reported breach of procurement procedures in the move to acquire new premises for its headquarters. Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA) earmarked the current EC premises at Jinja road for construction of the Jinja-Kampala …

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UMSC faults MPs for ignoring Muslims views on Succession bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Second Deputy Mufti of Uganda, Ali Waiswa, has faulted Parliament’s Legal committee for dropping proposals of Muslims in their final reports to the house. Waiswa and the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council officials were appearing before the committee on Tuesday to give their views on …

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MPs disagree on reconsidering sexual offences bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Some of the legislators on the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee have expressed reservation on the recently returned Sexual Offences Bill, 2019. Last week, the Deputy Speaker Anita Among asked the committee to reconsider the bill following its return by the president. Tabled by the …

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Legal committee starts reconsideration of Succession Amendment Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee has started reconsidering the Succession Amendment Bill, 2018 that was recently returned to Parliament by President Yoweri Museveni. MPs on the committee met with Attorney General Kiryowa Kiwanuka, Administrator General Charles Kasibayo and the mover of the Bill, Rosette …

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