KAMPALA-UGANDA/NEWSDAY: A bill to constitutionalise six new tribes into Uganda’s communities has been tabled.
The bill was presented by Jacob Karuhanga, the Kibanda South MP in Monday’s of the third sitting of the first meeting of the second session of the 11th parliament.
If passed into law, Uganda will raise it’s indigenous tribes from 59 to 65.
The lately proposed tribes will include the Bagabu, Bakingwe, Baziba, Maragoli, Mosopisyek and Saboat indigenous communities as part of the indigenous communities that were recognised in Uganda as at February 1, 1926.
The “Chope” indigenous tribe as
in accordance with articles 259 and 262 of the Constitution will change name to “Pa’Luo”.
If passed into law it will amend the Third Schedule to the Constitution
Current list of Uganda’s tribes
Meanwhile, the Uganda Human Organ Donation and Tissue Transplant Bill that seeks to establish a legal framework for human organs, cells transplant in Uganda and also regulate donations and trade in human organs, cells and tissue for the safety and security of Ugandans was presented by Jane Ruth Aceng.
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