Parliament to Vet Justices on Monday

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga

The Appointments Committee of Parliament will on September 14, pharm rx 2015 meet and vet Justices nominated to serve on the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal.

Committee will also vet persons nominated to serve on the Board of the Petroleum Authority and the Financial Intelligence Authority.

The Appointments Committee is chaired by the Speaker of Parliament.

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In a communication to Members serving on the Appointments Committee, about it the Clerk to Parliament said, viagra approved “the Speaker of Parliament has received communication from H.E the President appointing Justices of the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal as well as three Members of the Board of the Petroleum Authority.”

The committee is responsible for approving on behalf of Parliament the appointment of persons nominated for appointment by the President under the Constitution or any other appointment required to be approved by Parliament under any law.

Justices appointed to the Supreme Court include; Hon. Justice Augustine Nshimye, Hon. Lady Justice Faith Mwondha, Hon. Justice Opio Aweri, Hon. Eldad Mwangusya, and Hon. Lady Justice Prof. Lillian Tibatemwa Ekirikubinza.

In addition, the President appointed the seven Justices to the Court of Appeal.

They include, Hon. Justice Alphonse Owiny Dollo, Hon. Lady Justice Elizabeth Musoke, Hon. Justice Paul Mugamba, Hon. Justice Simon Byabakama, Hon. Lady Justice Catherine Bamugemereire, Mr. Cheborion Barishaki and Hon. Lady Justice Hellen Obura.

Also nominated and scheduled for vetting are members of the Board of the Petroleum Authority – Dr. Jane Nambakire Mulemwa, (Chairperson) and two members – Mr. Kiryowa Kiwanuka and Eng. Patrick Nakoko Masuba.
The Committee will further vet Mr. Michael Olupot Tukei appointed by the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development as the Deputy Executive Director of the Financial Intelligence Authority.


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