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Parliament

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PARLIAMENT

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Parliament name Parliament Parliamentary building
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Structure of parliament Unicameral
Affiliation to the IPU Yes
Affiliation date(s) 1981 - 1985
1991 -
LEADERSHIP
President

Rebecca Kadaga (F) 

Notes Elected on 19 May 2011, re-elected on 19 May 2016.
Secretary General Jane Lubowa Kibirige (F) 
Notes 8 Feb. 2012 -
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 458 / 427
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Percentage of women
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Women (current number) 143 (33.49%)
Mode of designation directly elected 422
indirectly elected 25
other 11
Notes Indirectly elected members include:
(a) Five youth representatives; (b) Five representatives of disabled persons; (c) Five workers' representatives; and (d) 10 representatives of the Uganda People's Defence Forces. At least one person from categories (a) to (c), and two from category (d) must be women.
In addition to the 447 members, the President of the Republic may appoint as many ex officio members as he/she wishes. The number of ex officio members (ministers who do not have voting rights), and thus the statutory number of members, may vary during the course of the legislature.
Term 5 years
Last renewal dates 18 February 2016
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Address Parliament
Parliamentary Buildings
Parliament Avenue
P.O. Box 7178 - KAMPALA
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Phone (256 414) 37 71 00
37 70 00
Fax (256 414) 23 12 96
34 68 26
E-mail speaker@parliament.go.ug
clerk@parliament.go.ug
mail@parliament.go.ug
Website http://www.parliament.go.ug/

This page was last updated on 19 May 2016
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