Parliamentary report on the Uganda Local Government (Amendment) Bill, 2016

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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