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Supreme Court has directed that the four "rebel" Members of Parliament (MPs) are free to continue attending to Parliament business until September 18th.

Supreme Court has directed that the four "rebel" Members of Parliament (MPs) are free to continue attending to Parliament business until September 18th.
 
September 18th is when the same Court will sit to hear and determine an application by the four MPs challenging a decision by the Constitutional Court to deprive them of their seats in the House.
 
The decision was reached by the Supreme Court in a majority ruling of 6 to 1. Court ruled to stay the order by the Constitutional Court that the MPs could not attend Parliament and should forfeit their seats because they had been expelled from the National Resistance Movement (NRM) party. 
 
Judge Esther Kisakye declined to make orders staying the said ruling. She advanced no reason for disagreeing with her learned colleagues.
 
The ruling means that the MPs are free to access Parliament until the Supreme Court sits to hear their application and come to a decision.
 
The four MPs, who were in court, received the Supreme Court's decision warmly. They are Barnabas Tinkasiimire, Wilfred Niwagaba and Theodore Ssekikubo and Muhammed Nsereko.
 
However, prior to the ruling, the Speaker had written to registrar of the Constitutional Court John Ochepa Arutu requesting for a certified copy of the Constitutional Court ruling and orders. 
 
The letter also seeks to understand how to implement the order because the MPs have activities they conduct on behalf of Parliament in their constituencies over which she has no control.