Section 76 (4) of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA), 2015 provides that a Certificate of Financial Implication shall be deemed to have been issued after 60 days from the date of request of the certificate.
Last month, Niwagaba was granted leave of Parliament to table the bill that among others returns the term limits debate Parliament; two years after several MPs were left nursing fractured limbs over a controversial amendment that scrapped…
Byabakama proposed an amendment to the Presidential Elections Act to be given power to ban a candidate from campaigning for a given period for non-compliance with the campaign timelines.
He directed that the motion be put on the order for Parliament’s plenary sitting on Tuesday next week for Parliament to decide whether to grant Niwagaba leave to present his Constitutional Amendment Bill or not.
To stand as an independent candidate, one must have ceased being a member of a political party for at least one year.
Court has ordered the Attorney General to prioritise the implementation of all court recommendations in consultation with other organs including parliament and the executive.
The Leader of the Opposition in Parliament (LOP) Betty Aol Ocan said that such presidential candidates should have seats as ex-officio members in a bid to have an independent Parliament.
With the 2021 electioneering period in sight, MPs are worried that Parliament will not have enough time to exhaustively debate and pass the reforms.