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Review of the Citzens Guide to the Children Act, Cap.59

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.

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Transcribing the 1995 Constitution into Braille

Transcribing the 1995 Constitution into Braille

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).

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New law restricting sale of fake products in offing

Judicial officers together with Uganda Law Reform Commission and other stake holders on Tuesday, 21st May, 2019 gathered at Royal Suites, Bugolobi in Kampala to have their input in the new law in offing, which if passed, will protect the vulnerable consumers against fake products that have since flooded the market.

 

 

 

 

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Journey of Hope Organisation visits the Commission

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.

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