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FINANCE ACT, 2015.

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS.

   Section

   1.   Commencement.

   2.   Amendment of Second Schedule to Act No. 11 of 2009.

   3.   Amendment of Schedule 1 to Act No. 18 of 2013.

   4.   Amendment of S.I. No. 55 of 2013.

   5.   Amendment of Schedule 1 to Act No. 10 of 2014.

   6.   Operator licence fees under Cap. 361.

FINANCE ACT, 2015.

Commencement: 1 July, 2015.

An Act to amend the Finance Act 2009 to vary the environmental levy; to amend the Finance Act, 2013 to revise the application fees for passports; to amend the Finance Act, 2014 to provide for non refundable fees in respect of applications for work permits; to amend the Uganda Citizenship and Immigration Control (Fees) Regulations, 2013 and to impose annual operator licence fees in respect of vehicles and vessels.

1.   Commencement.

   This Act shall come into force on 1st"> July, 2015.

2.   Amendment of Second Schedule to Act No. 11 of 2009.

   The Finance Act, 2009, is amended in the Second Schedule by substituting for item (a) the following—

"(a)—

   (i)motor vehicles (excluding goods vehicles), which are between 5-10 years old;35% of the CIF value;
   (ii)motor vehicles (excluding goods vehicles) which are 10 years old or more"50% of the CIF value

3.   Amendment of Schedule 1 to Act No. 18 of 2013.

   The Finance Act, 2013 is amended by substituting for Part I of Schedule 1 the following—

"UGANDA CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION CONTROL ACT, CAP 66

Part I – Passports

32.

   (a)   Diplomatic

Shs. 300,000/=

   (b)   Official

Shs. 250,000/=

   (c)   Ordinary

Shs. 150,000/=

   (d)   East African

Shs. 80,000/=

   (e)   Conventional Travel Documents (CTD's)

Shs. 120,000/=

   (f)   Passports processed within two working days

Shs. 300,0000/="

4.   Amendment of S.I. No. 55 of 2013.

   The Uganda Citizenship and Immigration Control (Fees) Regulations, 2013 are amended in the Schedule by substituting for item (i) under visa fees the following—

   "(i)   Single entry visa

$100"

5.   Amendment of Schedule 1 to Act No. 10 of 2014.

   The Finance Act, 2014 is amended in Schedule 1 Part II by inserting immediately after subparagraph (4) the following—

      "(5)   Non refundable prepayment fee on application for a work permit under subparagraphs (1), (2), (3) and (4) USD 1,500"

6.   Operator licence fees under Cap. 361.

   The fees payable under section 70 and 106(5) of the Traffic and Road Safety Act for annual operator licence in respect of vehicles and vessels are as follows—

A.   OPERATORS LICENCE FEES FOR VEHICLES.

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No.

Vehicle category

Grouping

Fee (Ugshs)

1

Class 'O' Licences

8 to 19 passengers

300,000/=

20 to 39 passengers

500,000/=

40 passengers and above

1,500,000/=

2.

Class 'C'Licence (Country Taxis)

5 to 7 passengers

200,000/=

3.

Class 'R' and 'T' Licences (Rental Vehicles and Town Taxicabs)

Up to 10 passengers

200,000/=

10 to 20 passengers

300,000/=

Above 20 passengers

500,000/=

4.

Class 'A' Licence
(Tourist Vehicles)

Up to 7 passengers

200,000/=

Up to 20 passengers