Electoral Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Short Title: 

Electoral Commission (Amendment) Bill, 2019

Long Title: 

An Act to amend the Electoral Commission Act, Cap.140 to establish the Electoral Reform Committee; to provide for the use of technology in the management of elections; to re-designate registrars as district election administrators; to provide for the appointment of assistant returning officers by the commission; to require the commission to publish in the Gazette, places at which voters’ registers and polling stations are to be displayed and to align the Electoral Commission Act with the Constitution as amended by the Constitution (Amendment) Act, 2018.

Number of Bill: 

No. 19

Date introduced: 

24 July 2019

Sponsor of Bill: 

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