Parliament rejects proposed constitutional amendments in Uganda

15 November 2023
Uganda flag outline (photo credit: Gordon Johnson via pixabay)
Uganda flag outline (photo credit: Gordon Johnson via pixabay)
Members of Parliament have put government to task on what they have termed as piecemeal amendments to the Constitution. The Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2023 that had been proposed for first reading, did not make it to the floor on [14 November]. In the plenary sitting held on Tuesday, 14 November 2023, legislators challenged the process to rationalize agencies, a provision that was provided for in the Bill, which seeks to merge the Equal Opportunities Commission with the Uganda Human Rights Commission. The Bill also seeks to rationalize the administrative framework for the performance of the law reform function in Uganda by establishing a department responsible for law reform in the Ministry for Justice.
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