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Clearance threshold for public procurements increased

The Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs has signed the Statutory Instrument increasing thresholds for clearance of contracts to facilitate timely execution of procurements. The Attorney General on 28th October 2014 signed the Statutory Instrument exempting contracts of UGX 200 million and below from application of Article 119(5) (Attorney General‘s clearance). This Statutory Instrument was gazetted on 17th November 2014, which is the effective date of its application. The implication…

ICC Prosecutor meets the Deputy Attorney General

KAMPALA - The International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Mrs Fatou Bensouda on February 27 2015 met the Deputy Attorney General and State for Justice and Constitutional Affairs Hon Fredrick Ruhindi. Hon. Ruhindi who represented the Attorney General who is out of the country on official duties was accompanied by a team comprising the Director of Public Prosecutions, Hon. Justice Mike Chibita, the Minster in Charge of Northern Uganda, Ms. Amuge…

JLOS participates in 2014 anti-corruption week

The Justice law and Order Sector (JLOS) held a high level breakfast meeting on 04th December 2014 at Hotel African to discuss key issues in regard to the fight against corruption in Uganda, but with specific focus to the sector. This meeting was organized in partnership with stakeholders from the Accountability Sector as part of the buildup events towards the commemoration of the 2014 International Anti-Corruption week. The theme of…

JLOS Recognition Awards 2014

The Justice, Law and Order Sector on October 30, 2014 awarded the prestigious and inaugural JLOS Recognition Award (JRA) to various individuals for their outstanding service. These included former Minister of Internal affairs, Hon. Hilary Onek, Justice, Henry Peter Adonyo, Justice Richard Buteera, Justice Asaph Ruhinda Ntengye, His Worship Gadenya Paul Wolimbwa, Mrs Christine Guwatudde Kintu, Mr. Ernest Bafaki, Mr. George Kasajja and Mrs Josephine Onya Wasike. The award ceremony…