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Parliament asks Attorney General to table Judiciary bill

Parliament has demanded the office of the Attorney general to urgently table the Administration of the judiciary bill which is still lying in the Attorney general’s office.

The bill was proposed after the president promise to make undertaking to improve the retirement benefits of judges.

Dokolo county MP, South Felix Okot Ogong

The deputy speaker Jacob Oulanyah said that parliament had given leave to the MP for Dokolo county, South Felix Okot Ogong,  to introduce to parliament a similar bill but government pleaded for the member to abandon his private member’s bill  to wait for what government is bringing which is in vain .

The Deputy Attorney General, Hon. Mwesigwa Rukutana,  said that he regrets the delay to table this bill but his office is still in consultation with the ministry of finance so as when they come up with the provisions in this bill are sustainable and enforceable.

He added that the bill any time will be brought to parliament for consideration.

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