Senate Speaker Lusaka recalls members for a 3-day sitting to debate Political Parties Amendment Bill

Senate Speaker Lusaka recalls members for a 3-day sitting to debate Political Parties Amendment Bill

  • In a gazette notice, Lusaka advised all Senators to attend the sitting following a request by Majority Leader Samuel Poghisio.
  • The sitting, which will have morning and afternoon sessions, will be held at Senate Parliament buildings at 10am and 2:30pm respectively.

Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka has recalled Senators for a special House sitting slated for January 25 to 27, 2022 to deliberate on the Political Parties Act (Amendment) Bill.

Following a request from Majority Leader Samuel Poghisio, Lusaka issued a gazette notice advising all Senators to attend the meeting.

The morning and afternoon sessions of the meeting will take place at the Senate Parliament buildings at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., respectively.

“...With the support of the requisite number of Senators, I have appointed Tuesday, 25th January, 2022, Wednesday, 26th January, 2022 and Thursday, 27th January, 2022 as days for special sittings of the Senate,” the notice read.

Heritage and Museums Bill, County Governments (Amendment) Bill, Intergovernmental Relations (Amendment) Bill, and County Oversight and Accountability Bill are among the other bills to be considered.

In accordance with the Senate's calendar, the Senate will then adjourn until February 8 at 2:30 p.m.

"...The business specified in this notice shall be the only business before the Senate during the special sittings, following which the Senate shall stand adjourned until Tuesday, 8th February, 2022 at 2.30 p.m." read the statement.

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