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21:36
21:36

Kadaga Closes Debate on Constitution Amendment Bill 4 1

The Minister of State for Lands Persis Namuganza supported the move to increase the parliament term saying that most of the MPs wanted it as well but were afraid to speak out.
07:08
07:08

Justice Minister Fails to Block Debate on Opposition Constitutional Amendments 4 1 Top story

On Tuesday, Kamuntu asked Parliament to halt debate on the bill to allow the government to constitute a Constitutional Review Commission to handle the proposals in the bill and others that may arise. He also noted that the proposed amendments were many as they affect many entities, arguing that considering them would tantamount to overhauling Uganda's Supreme law.
09:14
09:14

Parliament Defers Debate on Opposition Constitutional Amendment Bill 4 1

The Bill moved by the Shadow Attorney General Wilfred Niwagaba seeks to scrap the representation of the army in Parliament, repeal of the Office of Prime Minister and Vice President, reinstate presidential term limits and prohibit the appointment of Ministers from MPs among other things.
20:02
20:02

Leader Of Opposition Ochan Decries Failure by Parliament to Trim President’s Powers 2

Betty Aol Ochan believes the President is too powerful and parliament has not done its part to put in place checks to prevent abuse of power by the head of state. She notes that government has deliberately avoided forming a constitutional review commission that would address some of these issues.
19:52
19:52

Legal Committee Starts Discussion on Opposition Proposed Constitutional Amendments 9 1

Led by the Leader of Opposition Betty Aol Ocan, the Shadow Attorney-General appeared before the Committee to present and defend proposals in the Constitutional (Amendment) Bill, 2019.
17:01
17:01

Oulanyah Directs Clerk to Parliament to Gazette Constitutional Amendment Bill 2 1

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has directed the Clerk to Parliament Jane Kibirige to publish the Constitutional Amendment Bill, 2019 in the gazette in enable its presentation in the House.
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