CONSTITUTION Amendment Bill number 10 of 2019 has been deferred to a later date within the current sitting. Justice Minister Given Lubinda sought permission of the House, “with a heavy heart”, to put off debates on the bill for undisclosed reasons, Wednesday afternoon. Speaker of the National Assembly Dr Patrick Matibini, however, cautioned Lubinda to ensure that a date is found within Parliament’s current sitting, emphasizing that Bill 10 cannot be tabled at a later date than the last day of the current sitting. After the House adopted the report of the committee on media and information technology, the Clerk of the National Assembly announced the presumption of debate on the Bill 10 motion of 17th March, 2020 and Chipata…...

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