Staff of Uganda Law Reform Commission share a light moment with the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Hon. Norbert Mao during the 5th Annual Uganda Law Society Conference at Munyoyo Commonwealth Resort Hotel on 25th August 2022. The team handed over a set of Compendiums of Laws of Uganda to the Minister.
On 3rd February,2022 and 4th February, 2022, Uganda Law Reform Commission held a Technical Working Group Meeting at Royal Suites Hotel in Bugolobi with various stakeholders to discuss the draft users guides for The Traffic and Road Safety Act 1998. Participants included, The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works and Transport, The Inspector General of Police, Uganda Taxi Operators and Drivers Association (UTODA), The Chief Registrar High Court of Uganda, The Director Public Prosecutions among others..
On the 8th of October 1995, Uganda adopted the currentConstitutionas the supreme law of the land. Accordingly, article 1(1) and the National Objectives and Directive Principles of State Policy provide that it is the duty of every citizen to acquaint himself or herself with the provisions of the Constitution in order to uphold and defend it.
TODAY, The Attorney General of Uganda, Mr.William Byaruhanga officiated the launch of the Compendium of Electoral Laws at Mestil Hotel in Kampala.
The Compendium of Electoral Laws is a project undertaken by Uganda Law Reform Commission and is expected to ease access to Laws of Uganda. The Compendium of Electoral Laws will provide courts, advocates and litigants with a quick reference to laws especially at this time of hearing electoral petitions.
On 6th October,2020 and 7th October, 2020, Uganda Law Reform Commission held a Technical Working Group Meeting with stakeholders to dicuss the draft Guide to the Children Act, Cap.59. Participants included, The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development,The Inspector General of Police,The Chief Registrar, High Court of Uganda,The Executive Director, National Children Authority,The Director Legislative Drafting/ First Parliamentary Counsel,The Senior Technical Advisor, Justice, Law and Order Sector (JLOS), Staff of the Uganda Law Reform Commission.
Uganda Law Reform Commission today 30th September 2020 launched a project to transcribe the 1995 Constitution into Braille. It is hoped that the transcription of the Constitution into Braille will enhance access to law for the visually impaired persons and empower them. In attendance was Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Uganda National Association of the Blind (UNABU), Uganda Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU) and the Center for Visually Impaired Children Uganda (CEVIC).
The Uganda Law Reform Commission held a Taskforce working group meeting comprised of various experts (both legal and medical) on 11th September 2019 to discuss proposals for legislative and non-legislative measures to address Medical negligence in Uganda.
Judicial officers together with Uganda Law Reform Commission on Tuesday, 27th August, 2019 gathered at Royal Suites, Bugolobi in Kampala to have their input in the review of the aw on bail in Criminal Justice systems in offing.
Uganda Law Reform Commission held a technical working group meeting at Royal Suites Hotel, Bugolobi on 14th August 2019 to discuss the Review of the Uganda Railways Corporation Act, Cap 331 consultation paper.
Uganda Law Reform Commission staff together with other stakeholders convened at Esella Country Hotel, Najjera from 17th -18th June, 2019 in a pretesting and validation workshop aimed at simplifying the Mortgage Act, Cap 229.