Report of the sectoral committee on public service and local government on the Uganda Local Government (Amendment) Bill, 2016.
The Bill seeks to:
- amend the Local Government Act, Cap 243 to reduce the time for the display of the voters’ roll from 21 (twenty one) days to 2 (two) days for elections of village and parish councils;
- provide for the Electoral Commission to determine objections arising from the display of the voters’ roll in accordance with section 168B of the Local Governments Act;
- reduce the time provided for campaigns of village and parish councils from at least 7 (seven) days to at least 1 (one) day; and
- provide for other related matters.
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