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EMOLUMENTS AND BENEFITS OF THE PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT AND PRIME MINISTER ACT, 2010.

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS.

   Section

   1.   Interpretation.

   2.   Salary, allowances and other benefits of the President.

   3.   Salary, allowances and other benefits of the Vice President.

   4.   Salary, allowances and other benefits of the Prime Minister.

   5.   Benefits for a President ceasing to hold office.

   6.   Benefits of surviving spouse or spouses and dependent children of a President who dies in office.

   7.   Benefits of surviving spouse or spouses and dependent children of a deceased retired President.

   8.   Benefits for a Vice President ceasing to hold office.

   9.   Benefits of surviving spouse or spouses and dependent children of a Vice President who dies in office.

   10.   Benefits of surviving spouse or spouses of a deceased retired Vice President.

   11.   Benefits of a Prime Minister ceasing to hold office.

   12.   Benefits of surviving spouse or spouses and dependent children of a Prime Minister who dies in office.

   13.   Benefits of surviving spouse or spouses and dependent children of a deceased retired Prime Minister.

   14.   Funeral benefits for a President who dies while in office.

   15.   Funeral benefits for a Vice President who dies while in office.

   16.   Funeral benefits for a Prime Minister who dies while in office.

   17.   Government's contribution towards funeral expenses.

   18.   Funeral benefits for the spouses.

   19.   Vice President acting as President to enjoy benefits of President.

   20.   Revocation of appointment of Vice President and Prime Minister.

   21.   Misconduct after retirement.

   22.   Ownership of house.

   23.   Payment of benefits on resignation.

   24.   Vehicle maintenance.

   25.   Expenses to be charged on Consolidated Fund.

   26.   Five yearly review.

   27.   Disapplication of the Parliament (Remuneration of Members) Act.

   28.   Amendment of Schedules.

   29.   Application of the Parliament (Remuneration of Members) Act.

   30.   Application of sections 2, 3 and 4.

   31.   Benefits to be granted collectively.

   32.   Repeal and transitional provision.

 

      First Schedule   Currency point.

      Second Schedule   Salary, allowances and other benefits of the President.

      Third Schedule   Salary, allowances and other benefits of the Vice President.

      Fourth Schedule   Salary, allowances and other benefits of the Prime Minister.

      Fifth Schedule   PART A   Benefits for a President ceasing to hold office otherwise than by resignation.

               PART B   Benefits for a President removed from office on grounds of physical or mental incapacity.

      Sixth Schedule   Benefits to be granted to the surviving spouse or spouses and dependent children of a President who dies while in office.

      Seventh Schedule   Benefits to be granted to surviving spouse or spouses and dependent children of a deceased retired President.

      Eighth Schedule   PART A   For a Vice President who ceases to hold office otherwise than by resignation.

               PART B   Benefits to be granted to a Vice President who resigns from office.

               PART C   Benefits to be granted to a Vice President who is removed from office on grounds of physical or mental incapacity.

      Ninth Schedule   Benefits to be granted to surviving spouse or spouses of the Vice President who dies while in office.

      Tenth Schedule   Benefits of surviving spouse or spouses of a Vice President who dies in retirement.

      Eleventh Schedule   PART A   Benefits for a Prime Minister ceasing to hold office otherwise than by resignation.

               PART B   Benefits to be granted to a Prime Minister who ceases to hold office upon resignation.

               PART C   Benefits for a Prime Minister removed from office on grounds of physical or mental incapacity.

      Twelfth Schedule   Benefits to be granted to surviving spouse or spouses and dependent children of a Prime Minister who dies while in office.

      Thirteenth Schedule   PART A   Funeral benefits of a President who dies while in office.

      Fourteenth Schedule   PART B   Funeral benefits of a Vice President who dies while in office.

               PART C   Funeral benefits of a Prime Minister who dies while in office.

 

EMOLUMENTS AND BENEFITS OF THE PRESIDENT, VICE PRESIDENT AND PRIME MINISTER ACT, 2010.

Commencement: 8 October, 2010.

   An Act to provide for the salaries, allowances and other benefits of a President, Vice President and Prime Minister in accordance with articles 106, 108 and 108A of the Constitution; to repeal and replace the Presidential Emoluments and Benefits Act, Cap. 263 and for other related matters.

 

1.   Interpretation.

   In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

   "abuse of office" means doing or directing to be done an arbitrary act prejudicial to the interest of a public body or a company in which the Government has shares or abuse of authority of a persons' office;

   "chauffer driven vehicle" means a four wheel vehicle driven by an official driver;

   "child" means a person below the age of 18 years and includes an adopted child;

   "currency point" has the value assigned to it in the First Schedule;

   "extra judicial killing" means the killing of a human being not in accordance with the law;

   "four wheel vehicle" means a vehicle with four axles;

   "Minister" means the Minister responsible for public service;

   "security guard" means a police officer assigned duties by the Inspector General of Police for purposes of guarding the person and residence of the former President, former Vice President and former Prime Minister as the case may be;

   "spouse" means a wife or husband;

   "subversive action" means an action or omission that is prejudicial to, or undermines the security of the State;

   "vehicle" means—

   (a)   in case of a President, a 4000 to 5000 cc vehicle;

   (b)   in case of a Vice President, a 3500 to 4000 cc vehicle; and

   (c)   in case of a Prime Minister, a 3000 to 3500 cc vehicle.

 

2.   Salary, allowances and other benefits of the President.

   The President shall be paid the salary and allowances and shall be afforded the other benefits specified in relation to the office of President in the Second Schedule to this Act.

 

3.   Salary, allowances and other benefits of the Vice President.

   The Vice President shall be paid the salary and allowances and shall be afforded the other benefits specified in relation to the office of Vice President in the Third Schedule to this Act.

 

4.   Salary, allowances and other benefits of the Prime Minister.

   The Prime Minister shall be paid the salary and allowances and shall be afforded the other benefits specified in relation to the office of Prime Minister in the Fourth Schedule to this Act.

 

5.   Benefits for a President ceasing to hold office.

   (1) A President who ceases to hold office otherwise than by being removed under article 107(1)(a) or (b) of the Constitution shall be granted the benefits specified in the Fifth Schedule to this Act.

   (2) A President to whom subsection (1) applies shall not qualify for a grant of benefits under that subsection—

   (a)   if he or she is convicted for subversive activities against Uganda or another country;

   (b)   if he or she is convicted for extra judicial killing;

   (c)   if he or she is convicted for a crime involving dishonesty or moral turpitude; or

   (d)   if he or she is convicted for stealing, money laundering, fraud or any similar unlawful activity.

 

6.   Benefits of surviving spouse or spouses and dependent children of a President who dies in office.

   The benefits specified in the Sixth Schedule to this Act shall be enjoyed together by the surviving spouse or spouses and dependent children of a President who dies while in office until the death of the spouse or spouses or in the case of the dependent children, until they attain the age of 18 years or until they die, whichever is the earlier.

 

7.   Benefits of surviving spouse or spouses and dependent children of a deceased retired President.

   The benefits specified in the Seventh Schedule to this Act shall be enjoyed together by the surviving spouse or spouses and dependent children of a President who dies in retirement until the death of the spouse or spouses or in the case of the dependent children, until they attain the age of 18 years or until they die whichever is earlier.

 

8.   Benefits for a Vice President ceasing to hold office.

   (1) A Vice President who ceases to hold o

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