"Bill" means the draft of an Act of Parliament and includes both a Private Member’s Bill and a Government Bill;
“Cabinet” means the Cabinet of Uganda and includes the President, the Vice President, the Prime Minister and such number of Ministers as may appear to the President to be reasonably necessary for the efficient running of the State;
“Chairperson” means a person presiding over a Committee; “Chief Opposition Whip” means a Member appointed by the party in opposition to the Government and having the greatest numerical strength in Parliament.
“Committee” means a Committee of the whole House, a Standing Committee, a Sessional Committee, a Select Committee, an Ad hoc Committee or any other Committee of Parliament;
“Government Chief Whip” means a Member appointed by the Government from among the Members of Parliament representing the ruling party.
"House" means a sitting of Members in the Chamber of Parliament;
“Leader of Government Business” means the Prime Minister appointed by the President, with the approval of Parliament and responsible for government business in the House;
“Leader of the Opposition” means the Parliamentary leader elected by the party in opposition having the greatest numerical strength in Parliament and officially announced as such by the Speaker
“Leave of Parliament or the House" or any expression of similar import, means permission or agreement given by the majority of Members of the House;
"Lobby" means the covered corridor adjoining the Chamber of Parliament; and includes any place which makes it possible to separate Members voting for any motion from Members voting against;
"Motion" means a proposal made by a Member that Parliament or a Committee of Parliament do something, order something to be done or express an opinion concerning some matter;
“Paper” means any document in any form that may be laid on the Table;
“Party or Organization” means a registered political party or organization that has representation in Parliament;
"Petition" means a written prayer or plea presented to Parliament; and includes all similar submissions whether relating to public or private matters of general policy, or to redress local or personal grievances; "Precincts of the House or Parliament" means the Chamber, the lobbies, the galleries and grounds of Parliament building and such other places as the Speaker may from time to time specify;
“Private Members Business” means business other than Government business and includes business of opposition parties or Individual Members;
"Precincts of the House or Parliament" means the Chamber, the lobbies, the galleries and grounds of Parliament building and such other places as the Speaker may from time to time specify;
“Recess” means a period during which the House stands adjourned to any other day other than the next normal sitting day;
"Session" is a period beginning with the date when Parliament commences to sit upon being summoned by the Speaker by proclamation under clause (2) of article 95 of the Constitution, and ending with the date when it is prorogued by the Speaker under clause (3) of that article or when it is dissolved under article 96 of the Constitution;
“Shadow cabinet” means Members of the Opposition in Parliament appointed by the Leader of the Opposition, in consultation with his or her Party leadership, with portfolios and functions that correspond to those of Cabinet Ministers; "Sitting" means a period during which Parliament is sitting continuously without adjournment and includes any period during which it is in Committee;
"Substantive motion" means an independent motion of which notice is duly given but which is neither incidental nor relating to a proceeding or order of the day already before the House;
“Tabling” means the laying of an official document on the Table and laying before Parliament shall be construed accordingly; “Whip” means a Member appointed by the leadership of a party or organization to look after the conduct of its Members in relation to the business of the House or Committee.