THERE IS NO PROVISION WHICH SUGGESTS AN MP WHOSE SEAT HAS BEEN MULLIFIED CONTINUES TO HOLD IT IN ABSENCE OF STAY, SOLICITOR GENERAL TELLS COURT

By Chamuka Shalubala, SOLICITOR general Marshal Muchende says there is no provision in the constitution which suggests that a member of parliament whose seat has been nullified shall continue to hold it, even in the absence of stay, until an appeal is determined. In this matter, the Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) is seeking interpretationContinue reading “THERE IS NO PROVISION WHICH SUGGESTS AN MP WHOSE SEAT HAS BEEN MULLIFIED CONTINUES TO HOLD IT IN ABSENCE OF STAY, SOLICITOR GENERAL TELLS COURT”

Constitutional Lacunas

By Yohane Mbeeya Moono According to the Constitution Amendment Act No 2 of 2016 stipulates in Article 73 that 1. A person may file an election petition with the High Court to challenge the election of a Member of Parliament2. A petition shall be heard within ninety days of filing the petition3. A person mayContinue reading “Constitutional Lacunas”

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