Bill Progress

Object of the Bill

The object of the Bill is to amend the East African Excise Management Act Chapter 28 of the Laws of the East African Community Revised Edition too provide for definitions of supply, telecommunications services and value added service; and to provide for related matters.

Other Attachments

The East African Excise Management (Amendment) Bill, 2013

Sponsored By Hon. Matia Kasaija (Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development)

Committee: The Committee on Finance, Planning and Economic Development



First Reading/Committee

Bill is still at First Reading. The first reading is the first stage of a Bill passage through the Floor of Parliament and is usually a formality. It takes place without debate, and the first reading of a Bill can occur at any time in a parliamentary session.


Second Reading

Bill is in the second stage. The second reading is the first opportunity for MPs to debate the main principles of the Bill. It usually takes place up to 45 days after the first reading.



Third Reading

Bill is at the The Bill is the third stage. The third reading is the final chance for the Members of Parliament to debate the contents of a Bill. Here debate on the Bill is usually short and limited to what is actually in the Bill rather than, as at the second reading, what might have been included.


Presentation/Waiting Assent

Bill is waiting for the President to assent to it. When the Floor of Parliament has passed a Bill, it shall be presented to the President, and the President shall declare either that he assents to the Bill or that he withholds assent.

Bill in Presentation for more than 30 days



Assented by President


Bill passed on 01/01/1970

Bill Withdrawn on 01/01/1970

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