Museveni rejects sexual offences and succession Bills

President Museveni has rejected the sexual offences and succession Bills. Photo | File

What you need to know:

  • Ms Among referred the two Bills to the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee for reconsideration before a final decision is taken.
  • Article 19 of the Constitution grants the President powers to return a Bill if he has queries about it or particulars in it as passed by the Parliament.

President Museveni has rejected to assent to the Sexual Offences Bill, saying many provisions are redundant and already provided for in other legislations.

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