Bill Progress

Object of the Bill

The object of the bill is to amend the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda in accordance with articles 259 and 262 of the Constitution-

(a) to provide for the time within which to hold presidential, parliamentary and local government council elections under article 61;

(b) to provide for eligibility requirements for a person to be elected as President or District Chairperson under articles 102(b) and 183(2)(b);

(c) to increase the number of days within which to file and determine a presidential election petition under 104(2) and (3);

(d) to increase the number of days within which the Electoral Commission is required to hold a fresh election where a presidential election is annulled under article 104(6); and

(e) for related matters.

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The Constitution (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2017.

Sponsored By Hon. Raphael Magyezi (Minister of Local Government)

Committee: The Committee on Public Service and Local Government

Start

2017-03-01

First Reading/Committee

Bill in its first stage because it has just been introduced in the floor of Parliament

2017-12-20

Second Reading

Bill is being discussed for the second time in the floor of Parliament.

2017-12-20

2017-12-20

Third Reading

Bill is passed by Parliament.

2017-12-23

Presentation/Waiting Assent

Bill is waiting to be assented by the President.

2017-12-23

2017-12-27

Assented by President

Bill is now an Act of Parliament because the President has assented to it.

End

Bill passed on 2017-12-27

Bill is now an Act of Parliament because the President has assented to it.

Bill Withdrawn on

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