|Name:||The Mining Act, 2003 (No. 9 of 2003).|
|Subject(s):||Protection in certain sectors of economic activity|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Legislation on-line Uganda Online Law Library (consulted on 2011-10-17)
Legislation on-line FAOLEX (Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations) PDF of Law in English (consulted on 2011-10-17)
|Abstract/Citation:||Preamble - An Act to repeal and replace the Mining Act, Cap. 248, with a new legislation on mining and mineral development, which conforms, and otherwise gives effect, to the relevant provisions of the Constitution; to vest the ownership and control of all minerals in Uganda in the Government; to provide for the acquisition of mineral rights; and to provide for other related matters.
In addition to regulating the mining sector, the Act also provides that a woman may be employed underground and it also provides that preference should be given for the employment of Uganda citizens.