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Name: Local Governments Act, 1997 (Cap. 243).
Country: Uganda
Subject(s): Constitutional law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1997-03-24
Entry into force:
ISN: UGA-1997-L-94558
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Uganda Legal Information Institute (ULII), Uganda PDF of Act PDF of Act (consulted on 2013-11-18)
Abstract/Citation: An Act to amend, consolidate and streamline the existing law on local governments in line with the Constitution to give effect to the decentralisation and devolution of functions, powers and services; to provide for decentralisation at all levels of local governments to ensure good governance and democratic participation in, and control of, decision making by the people; to provide for revenue and the political and administrative setup of local governments; and to provide for election of local councils and for any other matters connected to the above.
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