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Ministers, MPs Out Of LC Race

By Vision Reporter

Added 2nd November 2001 03:00 AM

MINISTERS and Members of Parliament will not vie for LC elections, according to a Bill passed by Parliament yesterday.

By Richard Mutumba MINISTERS and Members of Parliament will not vie for LC elections, according to a Bill passed by Parliament yesterday. The Local Governments (Amendments) (No.2) Bill, 2001, tabled by local government minister Jaberi Bidandi Ssali also requires a member of LCI committee to resign his post if elected to the Parish or Ward committee. It also said that a member of a sub-county executive committee should not resign if elected chairperson or vice-chairperson of the county administrative council. It said election of local government councils should be at least 60 days before the expiry of the term of the existing Councils. Ends

Ministers, MPs Out Of LC Race

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