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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 2013/14, the Commission was actively involved in a wide range of activities.  A significant element of our mandate is that we are the first step in the legislative process for many laws; doing the essential background research for the laws that Parliament deliberates on.  We also registered a number of successes on our major law revision project,  engaged in extensive sensitisation of the public on new and forthcoming laws, and published a number of translated or simplified laws for the better delivery of justice.

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  • JLOS House Expression of Interest- Released

    The Government of Uganda wishes to use Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) as a mechanism for procuring and financing the construction of JLOS office accommodation facilities (JLOS House Project) for JLOS institutions. This will involve the provision of approximately 102,000 square meters of office space delivered on a Build Operate and Transfer (BOT) basis comprising of:-

  • 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