Expulsion of members

Saleh Kamba & Anor v Attorney General & 4 Ors (Constitutional Petition 16 of 2013) [2014] UGSC 5 (21 February 2014)

This was a consolidated petition and application challenging the constitutionality of the expulsion of members of parliament’s (MPs) from a political party. The MPs were expelled for contravening their party’s constitution and refusing to attend the disciplinary proceedings.
The court considered whether the expulsion of the MPs from the political party was consistent with the Constitution. The court also determined whether parliamentary seats of such MPs should be declared vacant.

Subscribe to RSS - Expulsion of members