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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 […]

Parliamentarians demand for election road map for villages and parishes

Parliamentarians demand for election road map for villages and parishes

Members of parliament on legal and parliamentary Affairs committee have demanded the Electoral commission to issue out the road map for elections of chairpersons for village (LC1) and parish (LC2) levels. The MPs’ demand came after they realized  that in the Electoral commission budget 2016/17 there is only 7 billion shillings allocated for L.CI and  L.CII elections […]

Electoral Commission will remain independent – Kiggundu

Electoral Commission will remain independent – Kiggundu

MPs the on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee have questioned  the independence of Electoral Commission on the decision they are making in as far as general elections of 2016 are concerned. Members, while meeting officials from Electoral commission led by its chairman Eng Badru Kuggundu, observed that the manner in which the Commission is handling the […]

Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee to proceed with the Constitution Amendment Bill

Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee to proceed with the Constitution Amendment Bill

Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee has vowed to proceed with the Constitution Amendment Bill which is before the Committee despite numerous calls to political Parties and other Ugandans who have kept a deaf ear to appear. Committee Chair Steven Tashobya says the Committee was given a limited time of 45 days to present the report […]

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