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Civil Society Statement on the Imperative of Timely Assent to the Electoral Bill 2021

Civil Society Statement on the Imperative of Timely Assent to the Electoral Bill 2021

The Presidency on 19th November 2021 acknowledged the receipt of the Electoral Bill 2021 from the National Assembly for Presidential assent. The bill contains specific provisions that are directed at enhancing the quality and credibility of elections and address certain lacunas in the existing electoral legal framework. Such provisions in the Bill include: Legal backing …