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Public Order Management Bill has “Serious Flaws,” Article 19 says


From the Article 19 website – “On 6th August 2013, the Ugandan Parliament passed the Public Order Management Bill (the Bill), despite broad criticism by domestic and international civil society organisations. For the Bill to become law, it must receive Assent by President Yoweri Museveni within six weeks. In this analysis, ARTICLE 19 warns that the … Continue reading

Uganda Public Order Management Bill 2011


Uganda Communications Act


“An Act to provide for the restructuring of the communications industry in Uganda by establishing the Uganda Communications Commission, providing for its functions and administration; providing for the incorporation of Uganda Telecom Limited, and Uganda Post Limited, to liberalise and introduce competition in the industry and for other purposes connected to the above.”

Uganda Electronic Media Act


“An Act to provide for the setting up of a broadcasting council to license and regulate radio and television stations, to provide for the licensing of television sets, to amend and consolidate the law relating to electronic media and to provide for other related matters.”

Uganda Computer Misuse Act 2011


“An Act to make provision for the safety and security of electronic transactions and information systems; to prevent unlawful access, abuse or misuse of information systems including computers and to make provision for securing the conduct of electronic transactions in a trustworthy electronic environment and to provide for other related matters.”

New Vision Printing and Publishing Act


“An Act of the Parliament of Uganda to establish the New Vision Printing and Publishing Corporation and for other matters connected therewith.”

Uganda Access to Information Act 2005


“An Act of the Republic of Uganda to provide for the right of access to information pursuant to article 41 of the Constitution; to prescribe the classes of information referred to in that article; the procedure for obtaining access to that information, and for related matters.”

Uganda Broadcasting Corporation Act 2005


The Uganda Broadcasting Corporation Act 2005 was passed by Parliament “to provide for the setting up of a broadcasting council to license and regulate radio and television stations, to provide for the licensing of television sets, to amend and consolidate the law relating to electronic media and to provide for other related matters.” Visit the … Continue reading

Uganda Press and Journalist Act


“An Act of Parliament to ensure the freedom of the press, to provide for a council responsible for the regulation of mass media and to establish an institute of journalists of Uganda.”

Uganda Communications Regulatory Authority Bill