By our reporter
The opposition at parliament has today opposed the proposed abolition of the county councils by the local Government Amendment Act 2012.
This follows government bringing to parliament the proposed Amendment for local Government Act to abolish LCIVon ground that its role was taken over by the district and that it has no money to sustain the county councils in the entire country.
While addressing reporters at parliament the shadow minister for local Government ,Betty Nambooze said that the abolition of county councils will cause people demand for a district at each county in the district which will be costly for public administration.
Hon Nambooze argued that if the county councils are abolished, RDCs and district women seats have to be abolished as well because they are of no importance.
She further said that the Lc1 councils should cease to have judicial powers because they will not be impartial since they belong to political parties.
Instead she recommended that government provide funds to the judiciary to recruit more Grade One magistrates for each sub county court to do the work of LCs to avoid bias in handling cases.