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  1. Uganda - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Interpretation of the Constitution (Procedure) Rules, 1992 (No. 25 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-10-19 | UGA-1992-R-32393

    Provides for definitions of "Constitutional Court" and "reference", procedure for making a reference to the Constitutional Court, notice to the Attorney-General, hearing of persons without notice, and evidentiary matters. Repeals the Constitutional Cases (Fundamental Rights and Freedoms) Rules. Made under the Judicature Act, 1967.

  2. Uganda - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Factories (Establishment and Appointment of Advisory Board) Instrument, 1992 (No. 24 of 1992)

    Adoption: 1992-02-10 | Date of entry into force: 1992-04-01 | UGA-1992-R-32392

    Provides for the establishment of the Factories Advisory Board, its composition, meetings, quorum and decisions. The Board shall include a representative from each of the National Organisation of Trade Unions, the Federation of Uganda Employers, and the Ministry responsible for Labour and Social Welfare.

  3. Uganda - - Law, Act

    Cooperative Societies Act 1991 (Cap. 112). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1991-09-19 | UGA-1991-L-39069

    Provides for the registration of cooperatives. Sets up qualifications for membership as well as their rights and liabilities. Sets forth the audit of registered societies. Authorizes societies to amalgamate into a single society. Creates the Board of Directors of the Uganda Cooperative Alliance Ltd whose object is to make recommendation to Government on matters of policy relating to the cooperative movement. Exempt cooperatives from certain taxes. Other provisions cover property and funds, supervision and inspection of affairs, dissolution and liquidation of cooperatives, surcharge and attachment, and settlement of disputes.

  4. Uganda - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Uganda Law Reform Commission Statute (Statute No. 7 of 1990)

    Adoption: 1990-10-19 | Date of entry into force: 1990-11-16 | UGA-1990-R-55302

    Establishes the Uganda Law Reform Commission in order to eliminate anomalies in laws, simplify laws, develop new areas in the law and adopt more effective methods for the administration of laws. Prescribes the Commission's composition, provides for its finances and provides for related matters.

  5. Uganda - - Law, Act

    Magistrate's Courts (Amendment) Act, 1990 (No. 6)

    Adoption: 1990-09-17 | Date of entry into force: 1990-09-28 | UGA-1990-L-55305

    Amends the Magistrates' Courts Act, 1970 so as to increase the jurisdiction of Chief Magistrates and Magistrates Grade 1, to abolish the procedure of preliminary proceedings in criminal trials and to render certain serious offences, such as rape and the issuing of false cheques, bailable only by the High Court.

  6. Uganda - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Trial on Indictments (Amendment) Statute, 1990 (No. 5)

    Adoption: 1990-09-10 | Date of entry into force: 1990-09-28 | UGA-1990-R-55304

    Amends the Trial on Indictments Decree 1971, so as to minimise the period of remand preceding the trial by the High Court of an accused person, to require that an accused person is provided with a summary of the prosecution case and sufficient notice prior to trial and to regulate the grant of bail for serious offences such as rape, defilement and the issuing of false cheques.

  7. Uganda - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Penal Code (Amendment) Statute, 1990

    Adoption: 1990-08-18 | Date of entry into force: 1990-09-28 | UGA-1990-R-55220

    Makes various amendments to the penal code including the prohibition of all persons, including public officials, from issuing false cheques. Sets penalties for offences.

  8. Uganda - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Control of Agricultural Chemicals Act (Cap. 29). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1989-08-10 | Date of entry into force: 1989-09-22 | UGA-1989-R-55221

    Controls and regulates the manufacture, storage, distribution, trade, import and export of agricultural chemicals and provides for related matters. Establishes an Agricultural Chemicals Board to control the registration and certify all agricultural chemicals used in Uganda. Establishes the procedures of the board. Creates an Agricultural Chemical Committee which is designed to advise the Board on the technicalities of agricultural chemicals. Regulates the inspection of premises for the purposes of carrying out the statute. Provides for the seizure and disposal of agricultural chemicals which contravene the statute or any regulations. Sets penalties for offences. Governs the certification of analysts. Grants the minister responsible for agriculture with the power to make regulations.

  9. Uganda - - Law, Act

    National Enterpise Corporation Act 1989 (Cap. 312). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1989-03-10 | Date of entry into force: 1989-03-10 | UGA-1995-L-56804

    Provides for the establishment of the National Enterprise Corporation. Defines its fuctions, powers, internal composition as well as several related matters.

  10. Uganda - - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Inspector-General of Government Statute (Commencement) Instrument (No. 21 of 1988)

    Adoption: 1988-03-19 | UGA-1988-M-7138

    Fixes 18 Sept. 1987 as the day on which the Inspector-General of Government Statute 1987 (Statute No. 2 of 1988) shall be deemed to have come into force.

  11. Uganda - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Industrial Licensing (Amendment) Regulations (No. 15 of 1988)

    Adoption: 1987-12-07 | UGA-1987-R-7139

    Inserts new Regulation 6A, classifying industries into small-scale, medium-scale and large-scale for purposes of the Industrial Licensing Act 1969 (No. 15).

  12. Uganda - - International agreement

    Exchange of letters amending the Public Officers' Pensions of 1 October 1982. Done at Kampala and Antebbe.

    Adoption: 1987-10-29 | INT-1987-IA-33661

  13. Uganda - - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Commission of Inquiry into Violation of Human Rights (Legal Notice No. 5 of 1986)

    Adoption: 1986-07-07 | UGA-1986-M-5140

    Establishes the Commission, which is to inquire into all aspect of violation of human rights and related practices committed against persons in Uganda by the regimes in power during the period from 9 Oct. 1962 to 25 Jan. 1986 and to recommend possible ways of preventing a recurrence.

  14. Uganda - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    National Social Security (Registration of Records) Regulations (No. 8 of 1986).

    Adoption: 1986 | UGA-1986-R-3894

    Provide for the machinery for registration of contributing employers and eligible employees. Issued under the National Social Security Act 1986.

  15. Uganda - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The National Social Security (Registration of employers and employees) Order (No. 5 of 1986)

    Adoption: 1985-12-18 | Date of entry into force: 1985-12-01 | UGA-1985-R-7878

  16. Uganda - - Law, Act

    The National Social Security Fund Act (No. 8 of 1985)

    Adoption: 1985-06-13 | Date of entry into force: 1985-12-01 | UGA-1985-L-7879

    An Act to provide for the establishment of a National Social Security Fund and to provide for its membership, the payment of contributions to, and the payment of benefits out of, the Fund and for other purposes connected therewith.

  17. Uganda - - Law, Act

    Aliens (Registration and Control Act) 1985 (Ch 61). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1985-01-01 | UGA-1985-L-88110

    1. Interpretation.
    2. Registration of aliens.
    3. Registration certificate.
    4. Application.
    5. Registration centres and officers.
    6. Register.
    7. Prohibition.
    8. Surrender of certificate.
    9. Power to make rules.
    10. Regulations.
    11. Offences and penalties.
    12. Incitement to sedition, etc.

  18. Uganda - - International agreement

    Agreement concerning public officers' pensions between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Uganda. Done at Entebbe.

    Adoption: 1982-10-01 | Date of entry into force: 1984-02-01 | INT-1982-IA-7562

  19. Uganda - - International agreement

    Agreement establishing the Eastern and Southern African Management Institute, signed by the Governments of the Republic of Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania and Republic of Uganda. Done at Arusha.

    Adoption: 1980-02-28 | INT-1980-IA-4059

    The objectives of the Institute established under the Agreement, with headquarters in Arusha, are to improve the performance and management effectiveness of public and private institutions and enterprises within the member States (open to designated countries of Eastern and Southern Africa). Its principal functions are training, research, documentation, consultancy and development of new management techniques. The Agreement is given force of law in Tanzania by the Eastern and Southern African Management Institute Act 1987 (No. 3).

  20. Uganda - - International agreement

    Agreement between United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and East African Community (Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda) concerning public officers' pensions. Done at London on 10 July 1978 and at Addis Ababa on 21 July 1978.

    Adoption: 1978-07-10 | Date of entry into force: 1979-03-09 | INT-1978-IA-29917

  21. Uganda - - Law, Act

    Trade Unions Decree, 1976 (No. 20).

    Adoption: 1976-07-23 | UGA-1976-L-50174

    Consolidates provisions regarding the National Organisation of Trade Unions, which shall be the only principal organisation of employees, and repeals the Trade Unions Act of 1970.

  22. Uganda - - Law, Act

    Agricultural and Livestock Development Fund Act 1976 (Cap. 233). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1976-03-26 | UGA-1976-L-88140

    This Act establishes the Agricultural and Livestock Development Fund as a body corporate and provides with respect to is powers and functions and its administration and organization. The Fund shall promote and develop the agricultural and livestock industries in Uganda by advancing loans to farmers or guaranteeing credits given to farmers. It may also, among other things: make recommendations to appropriate authorities relevant to the functions of the Fund; assist farmers and ensure that their activities are carried out on sound agricultural practices; and give advice to farmers in respect of financial administration.

  23. Uganda - - Law, Act

    Atomic Energy Act 1973 (Cap. 143). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1973-12-29 | UGA-1973-L-88141

    This Act establishes the Atomic Energy Control Board, the Radioisotope Advisory Committee and the Radiation Protection Service and in general provides with respect to safety in relation with nuclear energy. The Board shall make recommendations to the Minister on encouragement and promotion of the use of atomic energy and protection of health and the environment. The Committee shall advise the Board on matters referred to it by the Board. The Act requires a licence to use radioactive material to be obtained from the Board and defines the responsibility of a licence holder. The Radiation Protection Service shall establish standards for and carry out control of exposure to radiation.

  24. Uganda - - Law, Act

    Trade Unions Act (Amendment) Decree, 1973 (No. 29).

    Adoption: 1973-12-08 | UGA-1973-L-50173

    Establishes a National Organisation of Trade Unions and makes related amendments to the Trade Unions Act (No. 40 of 1970).

  25. Uganda - - Law, Act

    Uganda Trade Unions Act (Amendment) Decree (No. 29 of 1973)

    Adoption: 1973-12-07 | UGA-1973-L-16147

    A Decree to amend the Trade Unions Act 1970 (No. 40 of 1970), to re-establish the freedom of employment to form autonomous trade unions and for other matters connected therewith. Numerous amendments.

  26. Uganda - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Industrial Training (Apprenticeship) Regulations (No. 32 of 1973)

    Adoption: 1973-03-20 | UGA-1973-R-16146

  27. Uganda - - Law, Act

    The Social Security Act (Amendment) (No. 33 of 1972)

    Adoption: 1972-12-18 | UGA-1972-L-7880

    A Decree to amend the Social Security Act to authorise the withdrawal of benefits from the Fund in certain cases, to provide for a board of trustees of the Social Security Fund and for other purposes.

  28. Uganda - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Industrial Training Decree (No. 2 of 1972)

    Adoption: 1972-02-29 | UGA-1972-R-16654

    A Decree to make provision for the training needs of personnel in industry, to provide for a scheme of trade testing, to provide for the imposition of a training levy and for matters connected therewith. Repeals ss. 24 to 31 of the Uganda Employment Act, published in LS 1955 - Ug. 1 B.

  29. Uganda - - Law, Act

    Trade Unions Act (No. 40 of 1970)

    Adoption: 1970-12-14 | UGA-1970-L-17586

    An Act to establish and regulate an integrated employees' trade union, to dissolve the former Uganda labour Congress and all other trade unions registered under the Trade Unions Act 1965, to provide for the formation of branch unions and for other purposes connected therewith. Repeals the trade Unions Act 1965 (No. 11, 26 June 1965)1.

  30. Uganda - - Law, Act

    The Workmen's Compensation (Amendment) Act (No. 5 of 1969)

    Adoption: 1969-03-19 | UGA-1969-L-17938

    An Act to amend the Workmen's Compensation Act (Cap. 197). Numerous amendments.

  31. Uganda - - Law, Act

    Public Service (Negociating Machinery) (Amendment) Act (No. 24 of 1968)

    Adoption: 1968-10-26 | UGA-1968-L-18408

  32. Uganda - - Law, Act

    Social Security Act (No. 21 of 1967)

    Adoption: 1967-10-21 | UGA-1967-L-18775

    An Act to provide for the establishment of a Social Security Fund to provide for its membership, the payment of contributions to, and the payment of benefits out of, the Fund and for other purposes connected therewith.

  33. Uganda - - Law, Act

    Trades Disputes (Arbitration and Settlement) Act (No. 20 of 1964) (Chapter 200).

    Adoption: 1964-10-16 | UGA-1964-L-50599

  34. Uganda - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Uganda Peoples' Defence Forces (Conditions of Service) (Officers) Regulations (S.I. 307-02).

    Adoption: 1964 | UGA-1964-R-73753

    Originally made under the Armed Forces Act, 1964 Revision, Cap. 295. That Act was repealed by the National Resistance Army Statute, Statute 3/1992. Section 109 saved these Regulations. The Regulations establish the Commissions Board to give advice and examine the promotion of officers. It is also to monitor the retirement of officers and deals with any grievances officers may have.

  35. Uganda - - International agreement

    Public officers agreement. Done at Kampala.

    Adoption: 1962-10-10 | Date of entry into force: 1962-10-10 | INT-1962-IA-26201

  36. Uganda - - Law, Act

    Prisons Act (Chapter 304).

    Adoption: 1958 | UGA-1958-L-73951

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Constitution and administration of the Uganda Prisons
    Part III - Powers, duties and privileges of prison officer
    Part IV - Offences by prison officers
    Part V - Establishment and control of prisons
    Part VI - Admission, control and discharge of prisoners
    Part VII - Remission of sentences

    Sections 44 and 45 respectively deal with employment of prisoners and abolition of hard labour, and with employment of civil and unconvicted criminal prisoners.

  37. Uganda - - Law, Act

    Minimum Wages Board and Wages Council Act (Ord. No. 21 of 1957) (Cap. 221). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1957-10-17 | UGA-1957-L-50596

    An Act to provide for the establishment of minimum wages advisory boards and wages councils, and for the regulation of the remuneration and conditions of employment of employees.

  38. Uganda - - Law, Act

    Fish Act (Cap. 197). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1951-04-01 | UGA-1951-L-88144

    This Act makes provision with respect to fisheries in Uganda and the purchase, sale, marketing and processing of fish.
    The Act shall not apply to trout and the Minister may, by Statutory Order, declare that all or any specific provisions of this Act relating to licences shall not apply to any area or waters of Uganda and may, in his or her discretion, exempt any person or persons from all or any of the provisions of this Act either generally or in respect of any particular area or waters. The Act, among other things, places restrictions on specified fishing and use of fishing vessels by non-citizens, provides with respect to the licensing of fishing vessels and close seasons, prohibits the use of poison, grants powers to the Minister to control particular methods of fishing and regulates the introduction or transfer of (non-indigenous) fish or their eggs.

  39. Uganda - - Law, Act

    Penal Code Act, 1950 - Uganda online Law Library Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1950 | Date of entry into force: 1950-06-15 | UGA-1950-L-75312

  40. Uganda - - Law, Act

    Workmens' Compensation Act (Ord. 15 of 1949) (Chapter 197).

    Adoption: 1949-11-01 | UGA-1949-L-50597

  41. Uganda - - Law, Act

    Public Health Act 1935 (Cap. 281). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1935-10-15 | UGA-1935-L-88147

    This Act makes provision with respect to the protection of public health in Uganda. It provides rules relative to, among other things, prevention and suppression of (animal) diseases, sewerage and drainage, prevention and destruction of mosquitoes, storage of foodstuffs, the handling of food by diseased persons and control of potable water. The Act defines ample regulation-making powers of the Minister. The Minister may, by Statutory Instrument, establish sanitary boards. These Boards shall exercise the powers conferred on local authorities by this Act in respect of any specified area. The Minister shall also establish the Advisory Board of Health.

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