Welcome to the ULRC Web Portal

The Uganda Law Reform Commission is a constitutional body established under Article 248(1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda to study and keep under constant review the Acts and all other laws comprising the laws of Uganda with a view to making recommendations for their systematic improvement, development, modernization and reform. Read more…

Word from the Chairman

ChairmanIn the FY 2012/13, ULRC registered a number of successes across all the four major areas where we have been traditionally funded; namely, criminal justice, commercial justice, family justice, land justice and transitional justice, as well as other areas that do not fall under the above headings. We continued to contribute to the legislative process by completing a number of reports/draft bills which contained recommendations for changes in the laws of Uganda. We have completed the revision of laws contained in the 2000 Edition as well as those passed after 2000 which await publication. Read more…


  • Issues Papers

    In order to actively involve the community at an earlier stage, the Commission has decided to publish issue papers for appropriate investigations as the first step in the consultation process. The purpose of an issue paper is to announce an investigation, to elucidate the aim and extent of the investigation, to point to possible options available for solving existing problems and to initiate and stimulate debate on identified issues by way of including specific questions on relevant issues.

  • JLOS House Complex Construction

    KAMPALA – The Justice, Law and Order Sector on September 19, 2013 officially received the land title for the proposed JLOS House Complex from the Inspector General of Police, Gen. Kale Kayihura in a colorful ceremony held at the Uganda Police Headquarters in Naguru, Kampala. In attendance was the top leadership of the sector that included the Hon. Chief Justice (represented by Justice Yorokamu Bamwiine, the Principal Judge), Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs

  • ULRC Workplan for FY2013/14 Out

    The Commission is planning to implement a number of activities during the year 2013. The plan is to finalise the current ongoing activities that have not been finalised and commence new projects that will be supported under the 2013/14 Government funding cycle. The ongoing and new projects will fall under the different categories below: