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Supreme Court starts hearing age limit appeal case

The Supreme Court in session (PHOTO: NilePost.co.ug) The Supreme Court in session (PHOTO: NilePost.co.ug)

 

The Supreme Court in Kampala today morning began hearing an appeal challenging the upholding of the amendment of the lower and upper age limit in the Constitution.

A group of three parties including the Uganda Law Society, lawyer Male Mabirizi and 11 MPs led by Winnie Kiiza are challenging the judgment by the Constitutional Court that okayed the removal of presidential age limit from the Constitution.

A panel of 7 judges including the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe,Paul Mugamba,Stella Amoko Arach, Ruby Apio Aweri, Jotham Tumwesigye, Eldad Mwanguhya and Lillian Tibatemwa Ekirikubinza will hear the petition for two days before delivering a judgment on the matter.

 

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Published: January 15, 2019