Local Governments (Amendment) Bill, 2019  

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The purpose of this Bill is to amend the Local Governments Act, Cap. 243 to provide for the creation of local government and magistrate units at least two years before the due date for the next general elections; to provide for the demarcation of electoral areas; to prescribe the manner of conducting campaigns; to bar persons not ordinarily resident in a local government area from contesting for councilor for that area; to provide for the procedure for commencement of polls at each polling station and to align the Local Governments Act with the provisions of the Constitution as amended by the Constitution (Amendment) Act, 2018.



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