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Name: Domestic Violence Act, 2010 (Act No. 3 of 2010).
Country: Uganda
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2010-03-17
Entry into force:
ISN: UGA-2010-L-88097
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=88097&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Act on-line Act on-line Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Uganda PDF of Law in English PDF of Law in English (consulted on 2011-10-14)
Abstract/Citation: Provides for the protection and relief of victims of domestic violence as well as penalties for perpetrators of domestic violence. Sets out the court procedures to be followed in cases involving domestic violence.

Part I - Preliminary
Part II - Control of Domestic Violence
Part III - Miscellaneous

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