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 and262 of the Constitution;

(a) to provide amechanism for addressing regional imbalances in the recruitment, appointment and promotion of persons in public offices; and

(b)to establish Election Petition Tribunals to determine;

(i) the election petitions arising out of parliamentary elections;

(ii) whether a seat of a member of Parliament has become vacant; or

(iii) whether a person has been validly elected Speaker or Deputy Speaker or having been so elected, has vacated that office.

Other Attachments

The Constitutional (Amendment) (No. 2) Bill, 2020

Sponsored By Hon. Mwiru Paul (Mp, JINJA NORTH DIVISION)

Committee: The Committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs



First Reading/Committee

Bill is still at First Reading, the first reading being 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 anytime in a parliamentary session.

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Bill Withdrawn on 01/01/1970

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