Presidential Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Short Title: 

Presidential Elections (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Long Title: 

An Act to amend the Presidential Elections Act, 2005 to prescribe the period for holding presidential elections; to prescribe the time for campaigns; to provide for the participation of independent candidates in elections; to provide for restrictions on candidates’ sources of funding to finance elections; to provide for the electronic transmission of results and to align the Presidential Elections Act, 2005 with the Constitution as amended by the Constitution (Amendment) Act, 2018.

Number of Bill: 

No. 17

Date introduced: 

24 July 2019

Sponsor of Bill: 

Maj. Gen (RTD) Kahinda Otafiire, Minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs