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ULRC distributes various publications throughout the country

Senior Legal Officer, Mrs Tessa Bakayana handing over publications to the DPP

In line with  Uganda Law Reform Commission's mandate of increasing awareness and access to Laws of Uganda,  the Commission publishes and distributes publications to the public every year. This promotes promotes the rule of law and administration of justice in Uganda.This year, the Commission has  Read more......

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Call for articles of the Uganda Living Law Journal

 Uganda Law Reform Commission welcomes submission of articles from the general public for publication of the next issue of the Uganda Living Law Journal. The journal seeks to create public awareness on contemporary legal issues and to highlight efforts towards the promotion of access to justice in Uganda. the The theme of the next issue is "Covid-19, Public Health and Human Rights"

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Ugandan Constitution translated in different Local Languages

On the 8th of October 1995, Uganda adopted the current Constitution as 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.

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ULRC gets a new Secretary

Ms. Jackie Akuno has been appointed as the Secretary of Uganda Law Reform Commission by the Attorney General of Uganda, Mr. Kiryowa Kiwanuka effective 11th October, 2021. Ms. Jackie Akuno has previously worked in the Commission for a period of 18 years rising through various ranks in the Law Reform Department. 

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Clarification on printed copies of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda

                      PRESS STATEMENT

The Uganda Law Reform Commission is a constitutional body mandated to among others revise and update the Laws of Uganda. Since the promulgation of the Constitution in 1995, it has been amended five times by the following Acts of Parliament:

  • The Constitution (Amendment) Act, 2000, Act 13 of 2000;
  • The Constitution (Amendment) Act, 2005, Act 11 of 2005;
  • The Constitution (Amendment) (No.2) Act, 2005, Act 21 of 2005;  Read more....

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