Constitutional reform and environmental legislative representation in Uganda

a case study of Butamira Forest Reserve in Uganda by Godber W. Tumushabe

Publisher: Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment in Kampala

Written in English
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 31-32).

StatementGodber W. Tumushabe [and] Arthur Bainomugisha.
SeriesACODE policy research series -- no. 10, 2004
ContributionsBainomugisha, Arthur.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 33 p. :
Number of Pages33
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23044593M
LC Control Number2008315660

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The following persons shall be citizens of Uganda by birth-(a) every person born in Uganda one of whose parents or grandparents is or was a member of any of the indigenous communities existing and residing within the borders of Uganda as at the first day of February,and set out in the Third Schedule to this Constitution; and.

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Reform of the voting system and the monarch’s role in appointing a prime minister in a hung parliament should feature in any future review of the UK’s constitution, a former supreme court.

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As part of the European Union bloc, unelected and immovable foreign authorities determined a large part of. Constitutional reform journey in Kenya. This led to the Lyttleton and Lennox-Boyd constitution increasing African representation in the legislative council to fourteen from eight.

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