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ULII

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The Uganda Legal Information Institute (ULII) is an internet facility that provides the public with legal information relating to Uganda, with a view of promoting and supporting the rule of law.

ULII publishes public legal information- that is decisions of courts, legislation and some publicly available secondary legal materials created by public bodies for purposes of public access, for example the Justice Law and Order Sector(JLOS), the Uganda Law Reform Commission and the Uganda Law Reform Commission (ULRC).

ULII has obtained the kind assistance of the Southern African Legal Information Institute (SAFLII) and the AfricanLII (African Legal Information Institute) in its development and is a member of the free access to law movement.

The Law Reporting department is a department of the Judiciary of Uganda and is currently operating at the Judicial Studies Institute. The department carries out various activities including on-line publication of case law and laws of Uganda.

The Uganda legal information institute (ULII) is an internet facility that provides the public with legal information relating to Uganda, with a view of promoting and supporting the rule of law. The website can be accessed on www.ulii.org.

ULII publishes legal information that is: legally significant decisions of courts, legislation, treaties and some publicly available secondary legal material created by public bodies for purposes of public access for example the JLOS (Justice Law and Order Sector) and the ULRC (Uganda Law Reform Commission).

The decisions of court that are published are from all courts of record, that is; the Supreme Court, Court of Appeal, Constitutional Court, High Court, Commercial Court, as well as CADER(Centre for Arbitration and Dispute Resolution) together with an electronic citation for each decision.

 

Objectives:

  1. Improve on-going collection of case law in electronic format from courts of record
  2. Ensure completeness of the database for covered years for all courts
  3. Scanning of older collection
  4. To digest the judgments to enhance the textual search capacity online
  5. Improve use of the website by conducting training and promotion
  6. Publish law reports from the case law already online.
  7. Publication of treaties entered into by the government of Uganda with other government and international organisations.

Uganda Legal Information Institute Resources

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Legislation
December 2011
Uganda

This Act provides administration arrangements for the city of Kampala and provides with respect to its development, physical planning. It establishes the Capital City Authority and the Metropolitan Physical Planning Authority.

Regulations
January 0001
Uganda

These Rules, made under section 15 of the Administration of Estates of Persons of Unsound Mind, concerns the administration of estates of persons of unsound mind by an appointed manager. The Rules make provision with respect applications for administration, security for the administration of an estate, discharge of a manager, forms and fees.

Legislation
Uganda
Africa
Eastern Africa

This Act amends the Land Act in section 98 to provide that, until the Land Tribunals are established and commence to operate under this Act, Magistrates’ Court and Local Council Courts shall continue to have jurisdiction they had immediately before the commencement of this Act.

Legislation
Uganda
Africa
Eastern Africa

This Act amends the Land Act with respect to a wide variety of matters including: Commissioner for Land Registration, organization and procedures of District Land Tribunals, annual nominal ground rent for tenancy, security of occupancy and protection of family (farm) land, restrictions on transfer of family land, and establishment of Land Committees.

Legislation
Uganda
Africa
Eastern Africa

This Act makes provision with respect to development and spatial planning in Uganda. It establishes the Town and Country Planning Board. The Act shall apply to declared planning areas. In respect of every area declared to be a planning area, there shall be a planning committee or planning committees.

Legislation
Uganda
Africa
Eastern Africa

This Act concerns the creation, consolidation, discharge and release of mortgages and related matters. It also defines powers of a mortgagee and of the Court in respect of a mortgage. There shall be implied in every mortgage covenants by the mortgagor to protect the mortgagee. One of these covenants concerns a mortgage of land used for agricultural or pastoral purposes.

Legislation
Uganda
Africa
Eastern Africa

This Act amends the Local Government Act in various provisions concerning, among other things: administrative organization of village or parish administrative units; local budgets including local development plans; review of local development plans; elections; interim councils and financial arrangements.

Amends: Local Governments Act 1997 (Cap. 243). (2000-12)

Legislation
Uganda
Africa
Eastern Africa

This Act makes provision for return of properties expropriated by the Government to their former owners and related matters. Any property or business which was vested in the Government or appropriated or otherwise acquired by the Government under specified legislation remain vested in the Government and be managed by the Ministry responsible for finance.

Legislation
Uganda
Africa
Eastern Africa

This Act concerns the creation, perfection registration and sale of security interest and rights and obligations relating to chattels. It also concerns security interests in crops and animals.

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