Review of the Distress for Rent (Bailiffs) Act, Cap.76

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

The Uganda Law Reform Commission held a technical group meeting at Royal Suites Hotel, Bugolobi on 13th June 2019 to discuss the Distress for Rent (Bailiffs) Act, Cap.76 issues paper and increase stakeholder awareness on the proposed amendment in the existing law.

The Commission is undertaking a study to review the Distress for Rent (Bailiffs) Act, Cap.76. The review is intended to address the gaps and implementation challenges of the Act, make proposals to guide the administration and process of recovery of rent arrears by landlords, promote sustainable property investment through enhancing capacities of tenants and other stakeholders in the operations of renting both commercial and residential properties in Uganda. For more  information, download copy of issues paper here.