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Judicial Service Commission

Speaker called out for lack of a moslem appointee to judicial service commission

Speaker called out for lack of a moslem appointee to judicial service commission

Moslem community has petitioned the speaker of parliament over failure by the president to appoint any Moslem on the judicial service commission. Yesterday the parliament appointments committee vetted seven members of the commission out of the eight that were appointed by the president and none of them was Moslem. This has prompted the speaker to ask […]

Judicial service commission members approved

Judicial service commission members approved

Members of parliament on appointments committee have approved the newly appointed members of the judicial service commission. The committee  chaired by the speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga  approved  the chairperson Justice Benjamin Kabito, Ruth Sebatindira, Norah Matovu, Laban Kirya, Rose Nyakikongoro, Amongin Aporu and Justine Mugabi. Rose Nyakikongoro who is the former MP for Shema district  […]

Vacant post in Judicial commission halts proceedings

Vacant post in Judicial commission halts proceedings

Judicial service commission budget is halted over absence of a substantive head of the Judicial service commission. The legal and parliamentary affairs committee chaired by Stephen Tashobya declined to scrutinize the proposed budgetary for judicial service commission unless the post of chairman in filed. The move comes at the time when the term for the previous chairman […]

FDC, DP and Justice Forum call for the return of presidential term limits

FDC, DP  and Justice Forum  call for the return of presidential term limits

Three political parties FDC, DP  and Justice Forum  have  tabled their constitutional amendment and electoral reforms before the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee of Parliament  calling for the return of presidential term limits,  a running mate for any  presidential candidate standing for presidency and appointing electoral commission by Judicial Service Commission The  group consisted of  FDC party leader Major General Mugisha Muntu , Democratic […]

Parliament insists on kicking out experienced journalists

Parliament insists on kicking out experienced journalists

The Clerk to Parliament, Jane Kibirige has maintained that an earlier directive to kick journalists, who have reported at the institution for more than five years out of Parliament, still stands, contrary to a decision by the Deputy Speaker, Jacob Oulanyah disregarding the same. The commission in a letter dated March 9th 2015, wrote to […]

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