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ENGULI (MANUFACTURE AND LICENSING) ACT.

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS.

   Section

PART I
INTERPRETATION.

   1.   Interpretation.

PART II
LICENSING OF ENGULI.

   2.   Prohibition of manufacture, sale, etc. of enguli without licence.

   3.   Establishment of Central Licensing Board.

   4.   Objects and functions of Central Licensing Board.

   5.   Area licensing boards.

   6.   Exclusive buying licence.

   7.   Enguli licences.

   8.   Refusal of and disqualifications for enguli licences.

   9.   Form and duration of enguli licences.

   10.   Revocation of enguli licences.

   11.   Duplicate licences.

   12.   Special provisions for cooperative societies.

PART III
MANUFACTURE OF JAGGERY.

   13.   Manufacture of jaggery.

PART IV
GENERAL.

   14.   Powers of authorised officers.

   15.   Protection from personal liability.

   16.   Offences and penalties.

   17.   Rules.

   18.   Allocation of revenue.

   19.   Saving.

      Schedule   Area licensing boards.

CHAPTER 86
ENGULI (MANUFACTURE AND LICENSING) ACT.

Commencement: 20 January, 1965, 14 January, 1966.

   An Act to regulate the manufacture, licensing and sale of enguli and for other purposes connected therewith.

PART I
INTERPRETATION.

1.   Interpretation.

   In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

   (a)   "area licensing board" means a board appointed under section 4;

   (b)   "authorised officer" means any administrative officer, any police officer, any chief or any other person designated by the Minister to be an authorised officer for the purposes of this Act;

   (c)   "Central Licensing Board" means the board established by section 3;

   (d)   "collecting centre" means a place established by the Minister under section 6(3)(a) for the purchase of enguli by the exclusive licensee from the holders of enguli licences;

   (e)   "distil" includes "redistil";

   (f)   "enguli" means any spirits manufactured in Uganda but does not include refined spirits or any other spirits produced locally by the exclusive licensee;

   (g)   "exclusive buying licence" means a valid licence granted under section 6, and "exclusive licensee" shall be construed accordingly;

   (h)   "jaggery manufacturing licence" means a licence granted under section 13;

   (i)   "refined spirits" means potable spirits, blended from a specially prepared alcoholic concentrate and pure neutral spirit produced from enguli; the resultant blend, after a suitable period of maturing, being reduced or let down with treated water to drinking strength for bottling, and which is manufactured by the exclusive licensee and marketed under the trademark of "Uganda Waragi" or any other trademark approved by the Minister by statutory order.

PART II
LICENSING OF ENGULI.

2.   Prohibition of manufacture, sale, etc. of enguli without licence.

   (1) No person shall—

   (a)   manufacture, sell or otherwise deal in enguli;

   (b)   have in his or her possession any enguli; or

   (c)   have in his or her possession or under his or her management or control any apparatus used or intended to be used for the manufacture of enguli,

except under or by a virtue of a licence issued to him or her under this Act.

   (2) No person shall consume enguli.

   (3) No person shall export enguli.

3.   Establishment of Central Licencing Board.

   (1) There is established a Central Licensing Board which shall comprise a chairperson and six other members all of whom shall be appointed by the Minister.

   (2) The chairperson and members of the board shall hold office for two years from the date of their appointment but shall be eligible for reappointment.

   (3) The Minister may at any time in his or her discretion revoke any appointment and may appoint another person to fill the resulting vacancy for the remaining period during which the revoked appointment would have subsisted.

   (4) The chairperson and any other member of the board may resign from the board by notice in writing addressed to the Minister, and as from the date specified in that notice or, if no date is specified, from the date of the receipt of the notice, that person shall cease to be a member of the board, and the Minister may appoint another person to fill the resulting vacancy.

4.   Objects and functions of Central Licensing Board.

   It shall be the duty of the Central Licensing Board—

   (a)   to comply with any direction of a general or specific nature which, subject to this Act, the Minister may give to it;

   (b)   subject to any directions of the Minister, to determine the total number of enguli licences that may be issued in Uganda in any one year and limit the number of such licences that may be issued in any district by the area licensing board appointed under the provisions of this section;

   (c)   to limit the quantity of enguli which may be licensed for manufacture in any one year in each district, the to

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