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Constitution of the Republic of Uganda (as last amended in 2005)

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Year of current version:2005
Date of entry into force of original text:October 8, 1995
Date of Text (Adopted):October 8, 1995
Type of Text:Constitution / Basic Law
Subject Matter:Other
Notes:
Uganda’s current Constitution, its fourth since the country's independence in 1962, was adopted in 1995. Since then, the Constitution has been amended three times, most recently in 2005.

According to the Constitution, the traditional and customary rights are recognized and guaranteed in Chapter XVI on the 'Institution of Traditional or Cultural Leaders'.
Furthermore, Article 26 of the Constitution protects private property, providing in part: “No person shall be compulsorily deprived of property or any interest in or right over property of any description . . . .”
The Sixth Schedule (established under Article 189) also provides that the Government is responsible to administer intellectual property issues.
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Constitution of the Republic of Uganda (as last amended in 2005) Constitution of the Republic of Uganda (as last amended in 2005), Complete document (pdf) [7216 KB]

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:UG002

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