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Vol. CIH No. 43 9th July, 2010 Price: Shs. 1500
CONTENTS Page (iii) In Article 6,
The Electoral Commission Act—Notice ... 397-407 (a) Replace (i) with the following;
The Trademarks Act—Registration of Applications 407-412 i. Unite and facilitate reconciliation between
Advertisements ... ... ... ... 412 and among the people of Uganda.
(b) Delete the words “fight for social justice” and “by
SUPPLEMENT few individuals” appearing in (ii).
Bill (c) Insert a new clause to read;
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(d) Achieve sustainable peace, development, a
culture of dialogue, compromise, tolerance and
General Notice No. 273 of 2010. good governance.
THE POLITICAL PARTIES AND ORGANISATIONS ACT (e) Delete the word “deprivation” appearing in (iii).
No. 18 of 2005 (f) Delete all words after neighbours in (iv) and insert
Section 11(2) a new clause to read “Promote sub-regional and
regional integration efforts.”
(g) Insert a new clause to read;
NOTIFICATION OF AMENDMENTS IN THE
Act as a platform to promote democracy, good
CONSTITUTION OF FORUM FOR DEMOCRATIC
governance, constitutionalism and rule of law.
(h) Insert a new clause to read “support cultural and
Notice is hereby given by the Electoral Commission in traditional institutions.”
accordance with Section 11(2) of the Political Parties and
(i) Delete the words “thereby guarantee” in (ix).
Organisations Act, No. 18 of 2005 that Forum for
Democratic Change intends to alter/change its Constitution (j) Add the words “through the implementation of
as in the Schedule to the Notice. affirmative action” after the word “groups” in
FORUM FOR DEMOCRATIC CHANGE (k) Delete (xvi).
AMMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION. (iv) Add a new clause with the title “Affirmative Action”
CHAPTER ONE reading;
Insert the acronym “FDC” immediately after the word AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
“Change” appearing therein. 8. (i) In order to ensure that women are adequately
represented. in all party structures, the party
CHAPTER TWO shall implement a program of affirmative
Ammend article 3 by inserting the words “and a blue key” action for women of at least 40% in all its
after the word “sign” and deleting the words “and a key” structures.
(ii) The method of achieving such implementation
CHAPTER THREE shall be detailed in all party guidelines, party
(i) Delete article 4 and replace with the following: platform and manifesto.
GOAL, AIMS AND OBJECTIVES. (i) Insert a new clause:
GOAL (a) To read;
5. The goal of the Party shall be;
i. Membership of the party includes the
The establishment of a truly united and peaceful following categories;
Uganda; and the empowerment of the people of Uganda a) Life membership.
to achieve a better quality of life for all Ugandans. b) Annual membership,
(ii) (a) Ammend article 5 (ii) by inserting a new clause to c) Corporate membership.
read “Service to the Country and the Party.” d) Honorary membership.
(b) Add the words “good governance” in (ii). The National Executive Committee may from‘,IVe
(c) Add the words “women” and “the aged” after the to time determine other categories of thsai^
words “workers” and “other” after the word “all.” ' membership.