GOVERNANCE activist Isaac Mwanza has petitioned the Constitutional Court challenging, among other issues, the constitutionality of swearing in nominated members of parliament before they could take oath in Parliament. According to the originating summons filed in the ConCourt yesterday, Mwanza questioned whether, in terms of Article 81 of the Constitution, a person can legally be appointed to an office of minister and perform ministerial functions after the dissolution of Parliament and before its commencement. He is also seeking an interpretation on whether a person can legally be appointed to head...

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