Bill Progress

Object of the Bill

The object of this Bill is to provide for the establishment of regional governments in accordance with the Constitution as amended by the Constitution (Amendment) (No.2) Act, 2005 (Act No. 21 of 2005); to provide for the functions and services of the regional governments; to provide for the formation by regional governments of regional assemblies and the composition, functions, services, speaker, and committees of regional assemblies;  to provide for headship of regional governments and for Ministers of regional governments; to require cooperation of regional governments with Central Government; to provide for a chief executive officer and staff of regional governments; to make financial provision for regional governments and for districts which do not form regional governments; to make provision for elections in respect of regional governments; to provide for take over of the administration of regional governments by the President in special circumstances and for related matters.

Other Attachments

The Regional Governments Bills, 2009

Sponsored By Hon. Adolf Mwesige (Minister of Local Government)

Committee: The Committee on Public Service and Local Government



First Reading/Committee

The bill is still at First Reading, and the first stage of a bill is a passage through the floor of parliament. This stage is usually a formality, primarily focusing on introducing the Bill to the Parliament. It takes place without debate, and the first reading of a Bill can occur anytime in a parliamentary session. The significance of this stage lies in the fact that it marks the formal introduction of the Bill to the Parliament, setting the stage for further discussions and debates.

Bill in Committee for more than 45 days


Second Reading



Third Reading


Presentation/Waiting Assent



Assented by President


Bill passed on 01/01/1970

Bill Withdrawn on 01/01/1970

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