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Muruli Mukasa wants protection for security officers in Anti Torture bill

Security minister Muluri Mukasa has supported the Anti torture bill currently being scrutinized by the legal and parliamentary affairs committee of parliament saying it will outlaw torture. However he suggests that the law should be balanced to protect the people who collect information from suspects which can be used for successful prosecution. Muluri who was […]

Paul Wabwire replaces former Clerk to Parliament Aeneas Tandekwire

Former Clerk to parliament Aeneas Tandekwire has been replaced by the parliamentary deputy clerk in charge of administration and services Mr. Chris Kijja and his second deputy Paul Wabwire. The two will run the parliamentary affairs in an acting capacity as the house awaits the official appointment of a substantive clerk to parliament by president […]

Uganda law society criticizes public order bill

 The Uganda law society has quashed the public order management bill currently before the committee on legal and Parliamentary affairs, saying its’ not good in its current form. Making a submission on behalf of the society, the President of the society James Mukasa Ssebugenyi says if the bill is passed into an act in its […]

Minister Ruhindi fails to defend Public Order management Bill

Members of parliament on legal and parliamentary Affairs thrown out the committee deputy Attorney General Fred Ruhindi for failure to defend the public order management bill which is under scrutiny. The deputy Attorney General Fred Ruhindi was asked to leave the committee when he told MPS that he wanted to first harmonize some issues in the bill […]

Uganda civil society appeal against public order management bill

Civil society organizations have asked parliament to clean the proposed public order management bill which was tabled before parliament because in its present form is intended to violate people’s rights. The civil society organizations made the demand a head of parliament public hearing on the public order management by the legal and parliamentary affairs committee […]

Clerk to Parliament Aeneas Tandekwire replaced

Former Clerk to parliament Aeneas Tandekwire has been replaced by the parliamentary deputy clerk in charge of administration and services Mr. Chris Kajja and his second deputy Paul Wabwire. The two will run the parliamentary affairs in an acting capacity as the house awaits the official appointment of a substantive clerk to parliament by president […]

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