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Name: Prevention and Prohibition of Torture Act, 2012 (No. 3 of 2012).
Country: Uganda
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2012-07-27
Entry into force:
ISN: UGA-2012-L-94560
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=94560&p_lang=en
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 give effect, in accordance with Articles 24 and 44(a) of the Constitution, to the respect of human dignity and protection from inhuman treatment by prohibiting and preventing any form of torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment; to provide for the crime of torture; to give effect to the obligations of Uganda as a State Party to the United Nation's Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment and other related matters.
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