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17:43
17:43

Court Declares Tax Appeal Deposits Unconstitutional URA 1

The ruling today is a huge boost to business owners that have for long argued that their money is unnecessarily held up at URA as cases drag on for years at the Tax Appeals Tribunal. It is, however, a blow to URA that has been collecting this money before one could challenge its decisions.
18:22
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Court Overturns Elections In New Municipalities mps lose seats 1 Top story

The unanimous judgment by five Constitutional Court justices led by the Deputy Chief Justice, Alphonse Owiny-Dollo stems from an application filed by the former Bufumbira East MP, Eddie Kwizera challenging the legality of a number of constituencies created after the 2016 general elections.
14:32
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Constitutional Court Justices to Besigye-Seek Remedy in Your Court Attorney General 1 Top story

The judges note that since Besigye argues that there is no validly elected government, it implies that there are no legally constituted courts of law and therefore they can’t grant him the remedies he is seeking.
06:59
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There Is Still Space to Challenge Museveni’s Sole Candidature- NRM Lawyer Ruth Nankabirwa 1 2 Top story

However, on Tuesday, the NRM party lawyer, Kiryowa Kiwanuka told the panel of five Constitutional Court Judges led by the Deputy Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny Dollo that the NRM party Constitution is very clear on whoever wants to contest for the party ticket.
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09:41

MPs Fail to Access Tabled Electoral Reforms Attorney General 2 1

When a bill is tabled for first reading, MPs are provided copies for easy reference. It is also a culture for the bills tabled before Parliament to be forwarded to the Parliament Library and also uploaded on the Parliament website. However, this was not the case for the tabled reforms.
17:51
17:51

Constitutional Court Dismisses Petition against Tobacco Control Act BAT

In its petition, BAT argued that the Tobacco Control Act was unjustifiably enacted to single out the tobacco industry that amounts to a ban on the right to trade and consume a legal product in contravention of the right to freedom from discrimination.
16:21
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Munyagwa Seeks to Block Anti-Corruption Court Trial 1 Top story

Prosecution further alleges that in the same month while on 6th street in Kampala Industrial area, Munyagwa obtained another gratification to the tune of US$ 20,000 Dollars (UGX 76M) for the same purpose.
11:04
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Activists Petition Deputy Chief Justice Over Social Media Tax Case eron kiiza 1 Top story

Although the parties in the suit agreed on some legal matters in the case during conferencing before the Constitutional Court Registrar, Sarah Langa in November 2018, the matter hasnt been fixed for hearing.
18:34
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MPs to Challenge ‘Age Limit' Judgment in Supreme Court 6 1 Top story

Speaking to Journalists at Parliament today, the Leader of the Opposition in Parliament Winnie Kiiza, one of the petitioners, said they have decided to take the matter to the Supreme Court.She lauded Justice Kenneth Kakuru describing him as being a true Ugandan and being sincere and professional in his judgment.
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Should Museveni Relinquish Office On Clocking 75? uganda law society 4 1 Top story

The issue on whether the incumbent president should step down on clocking 75 years mid-term has emerged as the Constitutional Court hears a petition against the Constitution Amendment Act 2017.
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Age Limit Petitioners Query UGX 29m Share to MPs 1 3 Top story

At the center of the argument is whether Parliament should have used money from Consolidated Fund to legislate on a private Members Bill.The petitioners lawyers say Parliament breached article 93 of the constitution by drawing money from the Consolidated fund for Rapheal Magyezi Bill.
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Uganda Has No Constitution-Mabiriizi age limit petition 3 1 Top story

One of the petitioners challenging the 2017 constitutional Amendment Act says Parliament replaced the 1995 constitution. Hassan Male Mabiriizi Kiwanuka, in his submission on the second day of the Constitutional Court hearing in Mbale district, said the country now has no constitution.
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Age Limit Petition Hearing Starts in Mbale 1 1 Top story

Hearing of the Constitutional Court petition challenging the amendment of Article 102b to remove presidential age limits gets underway in Mbale today. A panel of five judges led by the Deputy Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo is set to hear the petitions at Mbale High Court. The other justices on the bench include; Remmy Kasule, Elizabeth Musoke, Cheborion Barishaki and Kenneth Kakuru.
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Opposition MPs File Age Limit Petition in Constitutional Court winnie kizza 1 5

Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago, the lawyer for the petitioner says the petition is challenging the process which culminated into the passing of the bill and the Act itself. He says the petitioners are demanding the constitutional court to declare the obnoxious legislation null and void.
18:45
18:45

CSOs Want Sign Language Interpreters in Health Facilities

Two civil society organisations have petitioned the Constitutional Court over the absence of sign language interpretation in accessing health care.
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Prof Sempebwa Warns Against Land Acquisation Without Prompt Compensation uganda compensation 3 1 Top story

Former Constitutional Review Commission CRC chairperson Prof. Frederick Ssempebwa, says parliament should not pass a law to deny individual land owners the right to prompt and adequate compensation.
19:20
19:20

Army Court Has No Mandate to Order My Arrest – Kabaziguruka summons 2

Kabaziguruka was speaking to journalists at parliament after the Makindye-based military Court issued criminal summons for the legislator for missing court proceedings. The MP is said to have missed court twice for mention of the case where he is accused of treason alongside 26 others including Uganda Peoples Defence Forces UPDF soldiers.
14:58
14:58

Muslim Clerics Lose Petition Against DPP

The nine suspects led by Sheikh Muhammad Yunus Kamoga, the leader of Jamat Dawal Salafiya had sought the Constitutional Court to hold the DPP in contempt of court orders.
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16:16

Voter Sues Electoral Commission Over Missing Name polls

Onega claims that whenever he enters his ID application number on the EC website to verify his votability, it brings particulars of a different person in the names of Pauline Alliango.
16:41
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Court Okays UGX3M Nomination Fees For MPs 1 Top story

Justice Remmy Kasule rules that granting an interim injunction against the raise in nomination fees would stop the entire electoral process for President and Members of Parliament.
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