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Kadaga to ‘Tactfully’ Handle Age-Limit Bill Tomorrow

Speaker Rebecca Kadaga

The Speaker of Parliament, ailment http://codesiconsulting.com/wp-admin/includes/class-wp-filesystem-direct.php Rebecca Kadaga is set to chair the house on Wednesday, when the controversial age limit bill is expected to be formally presented.

ChimpReports has learned that the Deputy Speaker who proceeded from the United States to the United Kingdom is going to return to the country on Thursday night and Kadaga is the one to handle business this week.

The two flew out of the country to the U.S late last month when the debate on the Bill that seeks to increase the retirement age of judges and also remove the restricted two terms of the Electoral Commission, was supposed to kickoff.

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The Bill has however been put last in the order of business tomorrow, and Parliament rarely exhausts all the matters on table.

It was also last on the 25th August when the motion was moved but Oulanyah who steered the sitting had to jump two other items on the order paper to give it the opportunity.

The Rules of Procedures of Parliament dictate that the Speaker is in charge of deciding the order of business in the house.

The Nakifuma County Member of Parliament, Ssekitoleko Kafeero who is the mover of the Bill said it will definitely be debated in Parliament however much it is delayed.

“I don’t determine business in Parliament but I am quite sure that my Bill will be discussed and passed no matter the time,” Ssekitoleko said.

When contacted, the Public Relations Manager of Parliament, Hellen Kawesa said all items on order paper are to be debated.

The bill is being deemed by opponents as geared toward providing a presidential for the removal of presidential term limits, to  benefit President Yoweri Museveni

 

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