Article 289-294 Uganda Constitution 1995
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Article 289, 290, 291, 292, 293, and 294 of the Uganda Constitution 1995, with others, are under Chapter 19 of the Constitution. Chapter 19 is titled ‘Transitional Provisions‘.
Article 289 Uganda Constitution
Term of current Parliament
Notwithstanding anything in this Constitution, the term of the Parliament in existence at the time this article comes into force, shall expire after seven years of its
first sitting after the general elections.
Article 289A Uganda Constitution
Application of Clause 2 of article 105
Clause 2 of article 105 shall come into effect upon dissolution of the Parliament in
existence at the commencement of this Act.
Article 290 Uganda Constitution
Five year term of local government councils not to apply to existing Councils
1. For the avoidance of doubt, the term of five years prescribed for local
government councils by clause (4) of article 181 of this Constitution shall only
apply after the expiration of the term of the local government councils which
were in existence at the time that that clause came into force.
2. The term of local government councils in being at the time of the
commencement of the Constitution (Amendment) Act, 2005 shall be deemed to
be extended to expire at the same time as the term of the President in office at
the commencement of that Act.
Article 291 Uganda Constitution
Term of current local government councils
For the avoidance of doubt, the term of seven years prescribed for local government
councils by clause (4) of article 181 of this Constitution shall apply to the term of the
local government councils in existence at the commencement of this Act.
Article 292 Uganda Constitution
Preservation of rights in respect of existing offices
Subject to article 268, any person holding any office under this Constitution before
the coming into force of the Constitution (Amendment) Act, 2005 shall, so far as consistent with this Constitution, continue in office in an equivalent office.
Article 293 Uganda Constitution
Until Parliament prescribes the constituencies under article 63, the constituencies
shall be those into which Uganda was divided before the coming into force of the Constitution (Amendment) Act, 2005.
Article 294 Uganda Constitution
Movement organs continued
Until the first Parliamentary elections for the purpose of the multi party political
system are held, the organs under the movement political system as referred to in
clause (2) of article 70 of the Constitution shall remain in force and thereafter shall
be subject to clause (3) of article 70 and article 73.