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16:05
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MPs Task Minister Lokodo over Delayed Appointment of Substantive IGG 2 1

The Committee also learnt that the contracts of the remaining two Deputies are also close to expiry. According to Minister Lokodo, the contract of Deputy IGG George Bamugemereire expires in two weeks while that of Mariam Wangandya expires in four months.
09:11
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Masaka Voters Reject Proposed Restrictions on Independents 4 1 Top story

Agnes Namusiitwa, the Kakuuto Sub County Female Councilor to Kyotera district local government, says the proposal curtails principals of democracy, especially in scenarios where political parties fail to organize free primaries. Namusitwa, who is also Secretary of the Greater Masaka Civil Society advocacy group, is afraid that the bill will fuel dictatorial tendencies in political parties.
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Voters in Karamoja Want Joint Campaigns Electoral Reforms 4 1

Christine Akot, the Moroto District Vice Chairperson says joint campaigns help the electorate to make informed choices after hearing from all candidates in the same date. She also stresses that joint campaigns reduce fatigue and confusion of the electorate.
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MPs Seek AG's Opinion on Local Content Bill iraqi abuse 6 1

The Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee has directed the Attorney General, William Byaruhanga to give an opinion on whether the proposed National Local Content Bill, 2019 conflicts with the regional Protocol.
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Delay to Pass Adminstration of Judiciary Bill Irks Speaker 6 1

Speaker Kadaga ruled that the Bill will be debated on Tuesday next week without fail.
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Parliament Passes Movable Assets Bill 1

The new law comes at the time of increased lending from microfinance institutions which have been accepting alternative forms of collateral from those that had been excluded from the main banking sector.The law lays the legal groundwork for banks to lend against movable assets, including crops, livestock and vehicles.
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MPs Adopt Committee Report on Movable Assets Bill kampala water 7 1 Top story

Once approved, the bill will provide for the creation and perfection of security interest, rules for determining priority of claims among competing claimants and registration of security interest in movable property by notices and others.
17:47
17:47

MPs Okay Bill Allowing Movable Assets As Collateral kampala water

Once passed into law, the bill will provide for the creation and perfection of security interest, provide for rules for determining priority of claims among competing claimants, provide for registration of security interest in movable property by notices and others.
17:28
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Legislators Push for Creation of Human Rights Abuse Fund 1

This is part of the recommendations in the committee report on the Human Rights Enforcement Bill, 2015, which seeks to enforce Article 50 4 of the constitution
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Committee Endorses Human Rights Enforcement Bill patrick onyango 1

The Bill also seeks to remedy the gap arising from the Constitutional Court ruling in the case of Bukenya Church Ambrose Vs Attorney General in Constitutional Petition No. 26 of 2010.
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Legal Committee Endorses Administration of Judiciary Bill 1

The proposed law is meant to operationalize articles in the constitution that deal with the Judiciary as an independent arm of government.
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Opposition Wants DPP To Supervise General Court Martial 2 1 Top story

Sseggona contends that since court martial is established outside Article 129 of the constitution, it cannot be taken as an impartial and independent court.
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MPs Task Human Rights Commission on Re-arrest of Suspects 2 1 Top story

Members of Parliament sitting on the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee have criticised the Uganda Human Rights Commission UHRC for not taking action against security operatives who defy court to re-arrest suspects released on bail.
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Age Limit: Parliament Questions Inclusion of Term Limits, Extension of President's Tenure age limit report 1 1

In his response, Oboth-Oboth said there is nothing in their report that didnt emanate from the consultations they had with several stakeholders.
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Minority Report Wants Parliament to Reject ‘Age Limit' Bill 1 Top story

The minority report signed by eight legislators is against the recommendations carried in the committees main report signed by 20 MPs. The main committee report agrees with the Bill recommending for the removal of the upper presidential age limit and a reduction of the lower limit to 18 years.
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Committee Endorses Presidential Age Limit Removal committee report 1 Top story

According to the committee, age, as a qualification for election is not useful in limiting unsuitable persons from attaining the office of President. The report indicates that the committee did not receive any evidence that all persons above the age of 75 suffer from cognitive decline and therefore unable to lead.
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NRM, Opposition MPs in Caucus Meetings Ahead of ‘Age Limit' Debate age limit report 1 Top story

NRM legislators are meeting in the Presidents Office near Parliament while opposition MPs drawn from the Democratic Party DP, Forum for Democratic Change FDC and Uganda Peoples Congress UPC are meeting in the office of the Leader of the Opposition LOP on 5th floor, Parliament Building.
17:44
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MPs Draft Minority Report on Age Limit, Warn on Deployment 4

Muhammad Nsereko, the Kampala Central MP, says amending the constitution might change the fate of Uganda. He says they are working on getting each and every MPs vote before the second reading of the constitutional amendment bill no 2 0f 2017 bill before parliament.
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