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The Public Health (Control of Covid-19) Rules & The Public Health (Prohibition of Entry into Uganda) Order

The Public Health (Control of Covid-19) Rules & The Public Health (Prohibition of Entry into Uganda) Order As of 25th March 2020 Uganda had registered 15 confirmed cases of COVID-19, which number is expected to increase, in response to which The Government of Uganda has issued two (2) Corvid-19 focused Statutory Instruments, i.e., The Public Health (Control of Covid-19) Rules, 2020 SI No.52 of 2020 and The Public Health (Prohibition of Entry into Uganda) Order, 2020, SI No.53 of 2020
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Investing in Uganda: Law Regulations and Tax Considerations

Written: 24 Jul 2017
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Regulatory Environment Incorporating/ Registering a Company: Investment vehicles in Uganda take on various forms including among others single member companies, private limited liability companies, incorporated and unincorporated joint ventures, partnerships and trusts. The most common vehicle for investment is the private limited liability company.
Categorised under: Investing in Uganda, Legal Alerts, Tax
Also related to these departments: Commercial Transactions

The Capital Markets Authority (Amendment) Act, 2016

Written: 14 Jun 2016
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The Capital Markets Authority (Amendment) Act 2016 (the “Amendment”) was assented to by the President on 3rd May 2016 and came into force on 20th May 2016. The key provisions in the Amendment are as follows;
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Uganda Supreme Court reasserts constitutional right to protection from deprivation of property - UNRA vs. Irumba Asumani & Peter Magelah

Written: 12 Dec 2015
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Uganda National Roads Authority Vs. Irumba Asumani & Peter Magelah, Supreme Court Constitutional Appeal No.2 of 2014 The Supreme Court has confirmed the sanctity of property rights under the Constitution.
Categorised under: Legal Alerts, Supreme Court

A win for the environment

Written: 11 Dec 2015
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A landmark decision of the Supreme Court has raised the bar on environmental protection and has environmentalists all in applause. The case pitted environmental protection rights against individual property rights. Developers and lenders have further cause for caution.
Also related to these departments: Mining, Oil and Energy