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CONTENTS Page ARTICLE 6
Provides for a new insertion on the RIGHTS AND DUTIES
The Political Parties and Organisations Act—Notice 7-8 OF THE MEMBERS.
The Companies Act—Notices ... ... ... 8
Provides for a new insertion on GENDER AND
General Notice No. 8 of 2008.
CHAPTER III- PARTY STRUCTURES
THE POLITICAL PARTIES AND ORGANISATIONS ACT
No 18 OF 2005 ARTICLE 8
SECTION 11(2) Provides for the repeal and replacement for the
NOTICE ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE.
b NOTIFICATION OF INTENDED CHANGES IN THE
CHAPTER IV-PARTY ORGANS
PARTY, NAME, CONSTITUTION, COLOURS AND
SYMBOLS OF SOCIAL DEMOCRATS OF UGANDA. ARTICLE 9
Notice is hereby given by the Electoral Commission in Provides for a new insertion on the NATIONAL
CONFERENCE OF THE PARTY.
accordance with Section 11(2) of the Political Parties and
Organisations Act, No 18 of 2005 that Social Democrats of ARTICLE 10
Uganda intends to alter/change its Name. Constitution, Provide for replacement and repeal of the DUTIES AND
Colours and Symbols as in the Schedules to the Notice. POWERS OF THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE.
SCHEDULE 1 ARTICLE 11
Provides for a new insertion on the NATIONAL COUNCIL.
.AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE
SOCIAL DEMOCRATS OF UGANDA (SDU): .ARTICLE 12
PREFACE: Provides for amendments and additional provisions to the
The founders of this Party named it the Social Democrats of NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE.
Uganda (SDU) and it was registered as so in 2004. with its .ARTICLE 13
symbol as a torch and Motto "You say we do” Provides for a new Insertion on the NATIONAL
The first National Convention of the SDU sitting at WORKING COMMITTEE.
Kampala on 11th November. 2007 resolved to adopt the
decision of the National Executive Committee of the SDU to
amend the Constitution and most particularly to Change the Provides for a new insertion on the DUTIES AND
Name to Social Democratic Party iSDP). Colours to FUNCTIONS OF THE NATIONAL PARTY LEADERS.
(Orange. White and Green. Mono to Justice for all and CHAPTER V -P.ARTY BRANCHES
Symbols to an Orange Rose Flower.
The Office of the Secretary General has according to the Provides for additional provisions on the Party's REGIONS
requirements of the Political Parties and Organizations Act Structures.
notified and submitted to the Electoral Commission
Amendments to the Constitution which in summary' stand as ARTICLE 16
hereto attached: Provides for a new insertion for the creation of the Party's
The Preamble of the Constitution is amended and replaced. ARTICLE 17
Provides for a new insertion on the Party's
CHAPTER I- THE PARTY
Provides for the repeal and replacement of the PARTY NAME. ARTICLE 18
ARTICLE 2 Provides for additions to the initial provisions on the
Provides for repeal and replacement of the AIMS AND DISTRICT BRANCH.
ARTICLE 3 Provides for a new insertion on the Party's
Provides for a new insertion on the CHARACTER OF THE CONSTITUENCY BRANCH.
ARTICLE 4 ARTICLE 20
Provides amendments for the PARTY HEADQUARTERS. Provides for a new insertion on the Party's LOWER
Chapter II -MEMBERSHIP BRANCHES.
ARTICLE 5 CHAPTER VI- QUALIFICATION, TERMS AND ELECTION
Provides amendments and replacement for MEMBERSHIP. TO PARTY OFFICE.