The Commission is developing a 4-year Law Reform Program for the period 2018-2022. The program is intended to harness and harmonize law reform in Uganda by developing a reform roadmap based on identified priority areas.
The Commission undertook a two year study to develop legislation to impose strict liability for defective or unsafe products that may cause death, injury or damage to a consumer. The study sought to develop interventions to hold manufacturers
The Commission is undertaking review of selected geared towards harmonizing the varying rights and interests over land; to support commercial land utilization; improve land ownership, use, planning, management and administration.
The Commission undertook the review of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, Cap. 4; with a view of aligning the Act with international arbitration standards. The Commission has recommended for the amendment of the Act to operationalise the arbitration tribunal
The Commission is undertaking a study to reform the law on Medical Negligence in Uganda to provide recourse for acts or omission (failure to act) by medical professionals that deviate from the accepted medical standard of care and contribute
The Commission is undertaking a study to develop legislation on grooming of children. Grooming is where someone builds an emotional connection with a child to gain their trust for the purposes of sexual abuse, exploitation or trafficking.
The Commission, in partnership with FIDA Uganda, the Law Development Centre and the MacArthur Foundation undertook a study on sexual and gender based violence in conflict situations in Uganda. The purpose of the study was to investigate the nature and extent of the violations
The Commission undertook a study and made proposals for amendments of the Evidence Act. Some of the proposals include amendment of the definitions in the Act to provide for technological advancements, provisions for regulations to manage the production of electronic evidence and codification of the procedure regarding recording of confessions.
The Prevention and Prohibition of Torture Act No.3 of 2012, provides for the crime of torture; gives 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. In 2012, the Uganda Human Rights Commission developed a plan of action for the effective