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MPs disagree on regulations for judges on special assignments

Kampala, Uganda  | THE INDEPENDENT |  Parliament has failed to pass the Administration of Judiciary Bill, 2018 following a disagreement among the legislators provision for judicial officers seconded, appointed and assigned duties outside the judiciary.  The Bill seeks to provide for powers and administrative independence of the Judiciary. The Bill specifically …

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Attorney General, EC agree to review voter registration period

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Attorney General William Byaruhanga has undertaken to review legal provisions concerning registration of voters with a view of coming up with a reasonable deadline that will allow more people to qualify for voting in the 2021 general election. Byaruhanga said that this is an …

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Uganda in advanced stages of negotiations with DRC in plunder case

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Uganda is in final stages of negotiating with Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) over the 10 billion dollars plunder case. In 2005, the United Nation’s International Court of Justice ruled that Uganda violated the sovereignty of the Democratic Republic of Congo and is responsible for …

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Justice Ministry needs UGX 500b to clear court awards

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs lacks 545 Billion shillings to clear arrears in court awards that have accumulated in the past three years. Appearing before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee on Thursday, the Attorney General, William Byaruhanga said that there is …

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Attorney General denies plan to sell land to gov’t

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Attorney General William Byaruhanga has denied allegations that his company Pine Investments intends to sell 2.2 acres of land at Nakasero to government for the Afrexim Bank project. The land will house the headquarters of Africa Export-Import Bank also referred to as the …

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Tooro Kingdom asked not to evict gov’t from land

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Government has asked Tooro Kingdom not to evict institutions occupying land and structures belonging to the kingdom when the assets are returned. Since 2013, the kingdom has been demanding for the return of its assets that were reverted to the government after the abolition …

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Undelivered CPC vehicles: Parliament to seek Attorney general’s advise

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Clerk to Parliament Jane Kibirige says that Parliament will seek advice of the Attorney General William Byaruhanga on the undelivered vehicles for the recently concluded Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference (CPC). Uganda Radio Network-URN learnt that 12 vehicles including Executive Commuter Vans, Mini Buses and Executive …

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Gov’t not frustrating constitutional amendment bill- minister Ajedra

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  The State Minister for Finance-General Duties, Gabriel Ajedra has dismissed claims by Shadow Attorney-General Wilfred Niwagaba that he was denied a Certificate of Financial Implications for the Constitutional Amendment Bill, 2019. Niwagaba sought a certificate for his Bill immediately after being granted leave by parliament …

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