Bill Progress

Object of the Bill

The object of this Bill is to amend Finance Act, 2003 to provide for the alteration of the rate of import duty on galvanized coils and to limit the application of the specific rate of excise duty on tobacco products to imported products only.

Other Attachments

The Finance (Amendment) Bill, 2004

Sponsored By Hon.Gerald M. Ssendaula (Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development)

Committee: The Committee on Finance, Planning and Economic Development



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Bill Withdrawn on 01/01/1970

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