Constitutional Amendment Bill tabled in Ugandan Parliament

20 May 2015
photo credit: RedPepper
photo credit: RedPepper
<p>The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon. Jacob Oulanyah, appealed to legislators to “remain calm, reasonable and listen to each other’s views” as they consider the Bill.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">The Bill, laid by Justice Minister Hon. Kahinda Otafiire, seeks to change the name of the Electoral Commission to Independent Electoral Commission and prescribes the procedure for removal of Commissioners of the Commission.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 20.3999996185303px;">It also provides that persons wishing to stand as Independent candidates in an election will require signatures of at least one thousand registered voters in a constituency, for direct and district women parliamentary seats.</span></p>
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