Motion on declaration of new cities.
With a majority of 312 votes out of 313 present members, has considered and voted for the Motion for resolution of Parliament of Uganda on alteration of boundaries under Art 179(1) A of the Constitution and declaration of cities under Section 7(2a) of the Local Gov’t Act.
Cities to start operational effective 1st July 2020, the following cities shall take effect. Jinja City, Arua City, Gulu City, Mbarara City, Fort Portal City, Mbale City, and Masaka City.
Hoima City shall take effect on 1/07/ 2021
Entebbe and Lira Cities shall take effect on 1/07/2022.
Moroto, Nakasongola, Soroti, Kabale and Wakiso Cities shall take effect on 1/07/2023