Parliament now seeks to strengthen Integrity Bill
22 August 2012, 07:12
MPs are rooting for a stronger Leadership and Integrity Bill and have disagreed with the Executive for watering down the proposed law.
Consequently, two parliamentary committees have drafted amendments to strengthen the Bill to ensure that it meets the Constitutional threshold.
The Cabinet has come under criticism for weakening the Bill that would play a crucial role in vetting individuals seeking public office. The Bill actualises Chapter Six of the new Constitution but the Cabinet removed the vetting mechanisms that placed high threshold on those seeking public office.
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