March 2016

Introducing Ms. Jane Adongo Anywar as a Commissioner, ULRC

Ms. Jane Adong Anywar was appointed Commissioner of the Uganda Law Reform Commission in February 2016.  She replaces the former Commissioner Mrs. Vastina Rukimirana Nsanze who was appointed as the Chairperson of the Commission.

Ms. Jane Adong Anywar has a legal background in Environmental Law, Land Law, Family Law and International Humanitarian Law.  Read more


The Uganda Law Reform Commission is established under Article 248(1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda. Its primary mandate is to study and keep under constant review the Acts and all other


The Commission in conjunction with the JLOS secretariat under the Criminal Justice Reform program (SIPI) undertook a study on reform of the law on sentencing that made recommendations for the need of sentencing guidelines.

Revision of Laws

The Commission prepared the Index of Laws of Uganda. It contains the status of Principal and Subsidiary Laws of Uganda including information on laws that have been repealed, revoked or amended during a given period of time.