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UGANDA LAW REFORM COMMISSION ACT.

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS.

   Section

PART I
INTERPRETATION.

   1.   Interpretation.

PART II
ESTABLISHMENT AND MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION.

   2.   Establishment of the commission.

   3.   Composition of the commission and appointment of commissioners.

   4.   Qualifications of commissioners.

   5.   Quorum of the commission.

   6.   Tenure of office of the chairperson and commissioners.

   7.   Resignation of a commissioner.

   8.   Removal from office of a commissioner.

   9.   Reappointment of commissioners ceasing to hold office.

PART III
FUNCTIONS OF THE COMMISSION.

   10.   Functions of the commission.

   11.   Powers of the commission.

   12.   Appointment of experts and consultants.

   13.   Procedure of the commission.

PART IV
SECRETARY AND OTHER STAFF OF THE COMMISSION.

   14.   Secretariat.

   15.   Appointment, qualifications and tenure of office of the secretary.

   16.   Functions of the secretary.

   17.   Other staff of the commission.

PART V
REMUNERATION.

   18.   Remuneration of the chairperson and other commissioners.

   19.   Remuneration of committee members, experts and consultants.

   20.   Remuneration of the secretary.

   21.   Remuneration of other staff.

PART VI
FINANCIAL PROVISIONS.

   22.   Funds of the commission.

   23.   Remuneration and expenditure to be charged on the Consolidated Fund.

   24.   Commission to be self-accounting.

   25.   Financial year of the commission.

   26.   Estimates of the commission.

   27.   Accounts and audit.

   28.   Attorney General to lay Auditor General's report before Parliament.

PART VII
GENERAL.

   29.   Annual report.

   30.   Attorney General to lay the commission's annual report before Parliament.

   31.   Directions of the Attorney General.

   32.   Regulations.

 

CHAPTER 25
UGANDA LAW REFORM COMMISSION ACT.

Commencement: 16 November, 1990.

   An Act to establish the Uganda Law Reform Commission; to prescribe its composition; to define its functions and powers; to provide for its finances and to make provision for other matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

 

PART I
INTERPRETATION.

 

1.   Interpretation.

   In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

   (a)   "chairperson" means the chairperson of the commission appointed under section 3;

   (b)   "commission" means the Uganda Law Reform Commission established by section 2;

   (c)   "commissioner" means the chairperson and commissioners appointed under section 3; and

   (d)   "secretary" means the secretary of the commission appointed under section 15.

 

PART II
ESTABLISHMENT AND MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION.

 

2.   Establishment of the commission.

   For purposes of promoting the reform of the law, there is established a commission to be known as the Uganda Law Reform Commission.

 

3.   Composition of the commission and appointment of commissioners.

   (1) The commission shall consist of a chairperson and six other commissioners appointed by the President on the advice of the Attorney General.

   (2) Except where otherwise expressly provided in this Act, the commission may carry out its functions notwithstanding any vacancy in its membership or the absence of any of the commissioners.

 

4.   Qualifications of commissioners.

   (1) The chairperson and four of the other six commissioners referred to in section 3(1) shall be persons who are lawyers and who are—

   (a)   retired or sitting judges of the Court of Appeal or High Court of Uganda;

   (b)   qualified to be appointed as judges of the Court of Appeal or High Court of Uganda; or

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