Stifling assemblies funds extremely worrying
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Stifling assemblies funds extremely worrying


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The Institute of Local Government Studies has urged the government to address the long-standing challenge of delay in the release of funds to the District Assemblies Common Fund.

The 1992 constitution, under article 252, imposes an obligation on the Administrator of the District Assemblies Common Fund to present a formula to Parliament for the distribution of monies allocated by Parliament for the Assemblies every year.

The Fund is then distributed among the Assemblies on the basis of a formula proposed by the Administrator of the Fund and approved by Parliament.


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