Acronym: 
ULII
Data aggregator
Network

Location

Uganda
UG

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.

Share this page