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.
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.
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.
The Attorney General of Uganda Mr. William Byaruhanga paid a courtesy visit to Uganda Law Reform Commission on 23rd May, 2019. In picture above, the Attorney General is with the Commission Board Members.
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.