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.
Staff from Journey of Hope Uganda chapter together with US based chapter paid a courtesy visit to Uganda Law Reform Commission. The purpose of this visit was to advocate for the abolition of the death penalty and replace it with alternative forms of punishment. This will end the cycle of violence that capital punishment perpetuates in society. The speakers shared their stories about the process of healing through reconciliation. Among these included family members of those executed by death row and those exonerated from death row.
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.
Uganda Law Reform Commission together in a meeting with a technical working group with key stakeholders which was constituted to discuss a study a report on the Review of the Criminal Procedure Code Act Cap, 116.