Posts Tagged: Electoral Bill 2021

Civil Society Statement on Need for the National Assembly to Act with Dispatch on the Electoral Bill on Resumption from Recess

Civil Society Statement on Need for the National Assembly to Act with Dispatch on the Electoral Bill on Resumption from Recess

Civil Society Statement on the need for the National Assembly to Act with Dispatch on the Electoral Bill on Resumption from Recess  17 January 2022 On Sunday 16 January 2022, the undersigned Civil Society Organizations hosted a Citizens’ Townhall Forum on the Electoral Bill 2021 the need for the National Assembly to prioritize the review …

Civil Society Statement On Drafting Errors and Cross-Referencing Gaps In the Electoral Bill 2011

Civil Society Statement On Drafting Errors and Cross-Referencing Gaps In the Electoral Bill 2011

Following the President’s decision to decline assent to the Electoral Bill 2021, civil society groups undertook an in-depth and comprehensive review of the bill to ensure all editorial, drafting and cross-referencing gaps are addressed. The review identified drafting errors, repetition and cross-referencing gaps in eleven sections of the bill. Cross-referencing errors were identified in five …

Memo on Drafting Errors in the Electoral Bill 2021

Memo on Drafting Errors in the Electoral Bill 2021

1.The undersigned Civil Society Organizations, following an in-depth and comprehensive review of the Electoral Bill 2021 for which the President declined assent, wish to draw the attention of the National Assembly to identified drafting errors and cross-referencing gaps in the Bill. 2. We urge the National Assembly to address these errors and gaps before re-submitting …