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Perfomance Review Meeting

Commission Staff recently participated in the 1st Quarter FY 2018/19 Performance Review meeting in the Commission Board room on 11th October 12, 2018. Key highlight of the day was a performance presentation from the three Commission departments (Law Reform, Law Revision and Finance and Administration). An evaluation of the overall Commission performance against set targets at the beginning of the financial year was done therafter.

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ULRC at the 12th Tax payers' Appreciation Week

Uganda Law Reform Commission participated in this year’s 12th Annual Tax Payers appreciation week at Kololo Independence Grounds from 16th September to 28th September, 2018. Themed “Stronger Together”, the URA Taxpayers Appreciation Week was a three days event intended to give a platform to government agencies and ministries to showcase what they have been doing with the taxes payers’ money.

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2017/2018 JLOS Recognition Awards: Call for Nominations

The Justice, Law and Order Sector (JLOS) will on October 4 2018 hold its 2017/2018 edition of the JLOS Recognition Awards Ceremony on the sidelines of the 23rd Annual Government of Uganda and Development Partners Sector Review. The Annual JLOS Recognition Awards are a highly visible component of the Sector’s goal of setting standards of  Read More ...

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Pre-enactment advocacy for reform of the Evidence Act

The Commission conducted a study on the Evidence Act which made various recommendations. The Commission is undertaking pre-enactment advocacy on the Evidence Act proposals intended to address the gaps and anomalies in the Evidence Act, (Cap. 6) and related laws and also bring the law in conformity with the changing technological circumstances and further address other emerging issues.

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Pre-enactment advocacy on the Witness Protection Bill

ULRC staff meeting with Hon. Deputy Speaker Hon. Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanya, Members of Parliament on the Legal and Parliamentary affairs Committee and Human Rights Committee. The purpose of the meeting was to create awareness, justify the need for the Witness Protection legislation and advocate for the quick tabling of the bill before parliament.

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Ordinances and Byelaws

Consultative meeting on the compilation of ordinances and byelaws with representatives from Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Ministry of Local Government and Uganda Local Government Association held at Essella Country Hotel on 15th August, 2018

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Preparation of the Law Reform Program 2018–2022

The Commission is at an advanced stage of preparing a law reform program 2018-2022. The program will contain the areas that require reform which and will be the focus of the Commission during the period. To establish these areas the Commission is consulting, among others, the public and private sector, academia, civil society, representative bodies and the business community. The Commission is now receiving proposals for law reform. Read More ...

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Vacancies at ULRC

Applications are invited from suitable and eligible Ugandans to fill the following vacant posts currently available at Uganda Law Reform Commission.

  1. COMMISSIONER - LAW REVISION
  2. ASSISTANT ACCOUNTANT
  3. OFFICE ATTENDANT

For more information about requirements of each job,  See more under the Jobs Section.

 

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Witness Protection Legislation in Uganda: What you need to know.

About the Proposed Witness Protection Legislation

The Uganda Law Reform Commission, within the sector objectives of the Justice Law and Order Sector, conducted a study on development of legislation to provide for witness protection in the Country’s justice system. Legislative recommendations have been made to the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs. Read on..

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