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News Night: Prof. Ogenga Latigo, Agago North MP, on parliament debating Shs6Bn oil cash
Prof. Ogenga Latigo, the MP for Agago North, analyses the Shs6Bn cash payment and the court order in the context of separation of duties of parliament, the executive and the judiciary.

On 10th January 2016, the Speaker of Parliament adjourned all parliamentary business indefinitely until the Attorney General vacated a court order banning parliament from debating the Shs6Bn payments to 42 government officials for their role in helping the country recover millions of dollars in capital gains tax from two major oil companies.

The court order had been produced in parliament by the the deputy Attorney General as a the debate on the legality and ethics of the Shs6Bn payment was about to be debated.

Prof. Ogenga Latigo, the MP for Agago North, analyses the cash payment and the court order in the context of separation of duties of parliament, the executive and the judiciary and the attempts by the judiciary to interfere with parliamentary debate on the oil cash matter and other matters before.