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A call for articles for the Uganda Living Law Journal Thursday, October 26, 2017

The Uganda Living Law Journal is an annual publication of the Uganda Law Reform Commission (Commission). The Journal seeks to create public awareness on contemporary legal issues and to highlight efforts towards the promotion of access to justice in Uganda through publication of legal and socio - legal articles and leading judgments on topical issues.

The preparation for the next issue of the journal is underway and publication is expected by December, 2017. Read More....

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Validation workshop to build consensus on the proposed Explosives Bill Tuesday, October 3, 2017

The commission held a validation workshop on 15th September, 2017 in the Commission Boardroom to build consensus on the proposed Explosives Bill. In the year, 2015/16, the Commission undertook a review of the Explosives Act, Cap 298. The review was intended to update the Acts as to address the current circumstances.

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Shortlisted Candidates for Advertised Positions Monday, October 2, 2017

Commissioner - Law Reform

  1. Ronald Bosco Kali Obel
  2. Nalule Kizza Bernaddette Mudde
  3. Nabirye Catherine

Commissioner - Law Revision

  1. Ronald Bosco Kali Obel

 

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A delegation from the Parliament of Namibia on a benchmarking visit to ULRC Monday, September 25, 2017

Mr. Philip Odoki, the Ag. Commissioner Law Reform Department, making a presentation to a delegation comprising of seven members of parliament on the National Council Standing Committee on Security, Constitutional and Legal Affairs of the Parliament of Namibia.

The delegation visited the...

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New Commissioners to ULRC Board Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The President of Uganda  recently appointed five new Commissioner to the Commission board.  This means the Commission is now fully constituted. 

From Left to Right Mr.Rwakijuma Kantu Wilfred (Commissioner),...

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ULRC gets new Commissioners Wednesday, September 6, 2017

The President of Uganda  recently appointed five new Commissioner for the Commission. The five commissioners are:

1. Hon. Justice Edmund Lugayizi

2. Mr. Peter Wandera

3. Ms. Monica Emiru Enyou

4. Mr. Wifred Rwakijuma

5. Mr. Solomon Webalearaali

This means the Commission is fully constituted.  We welcome the new commissioners to Uganda Law Reform Commission.

 

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Stakeholders workshop organised by ULRC on the Marriage Bill, 2007 Friday, July 21, 2017

Stakeholders recently attended workshop to organised by Uganda Law Reform Commission at Speke Hotel, Munyonyo to discuss the proposals raised the public  following instruction from the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs to ammend them into the Marriage Bill, 2017.The commission is...

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The Marriage Bill, 2017- What you need to know. Thursday, July 20, 2017

The Proposed marriage law

The Uganda Law Reform Commission has developed legislative proposals to govern the institution of marriage. The proposed Bill provides for types of marriage, marital rights and duties, separation and divorce.

Objective of the Bill...

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Child grooming for sexual abuse and exploitation Thursday, June 15, 2017

Commission staff in a working group consultative meeting to discuss child grooming for sexual abuse and exploitation

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Planning and Performance Review Retreat Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Commission Staff recently participated in the 2nd Quarter FY2016/17 Performance Retreat at Esella Country Hotel, Najjera. The purpose of this workshop was to evaluate the performance of the commission during the 2nd Quarter of FY2016/17.

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