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National Legal Aid Open Day

L-R: Hon. Kahinda Otafiire, Justice Bahegaine and the Chief Justice Benjamin Odoki during the National Legal Conference in 2011 L-R: Hon. Kahinda Otafiire, Justice Bahegaine and the Chief Justice Benjamin Odoki during the National Legal Conference in 2011

 

Justice Centres Uganda, is coming to the end of the three year pilot phase on 30th June 2013. As part of the activities to mark the end of pilot phase, Justice Centres Uganda is holding a two day open legal aid clinic in which the public will be offered free legal aid services from 18th to 19th June 2013, at the Constitutional Square in Kampala.

 

In carrying out this activity, Justice Centres Uganda will collaborate with other Justice Law and Order Sector (JLOS) institutions including; the Uganda Police Force, Uganda Prisons Service, Judiciary, Uganda Law Council (ULC), Uganda Law Society (ULS), Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC), Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and Department of the Administrator General and other legal aid service providers and non state actors, such as Paralegal Advisory Services (PAS), Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET), Uganda Christian Lawyers Fraternity (UCLF), National Union of Disabled Persons in Uganda (NUDIPU), Uganda Women Lawyers Association (FIDA).

 

The activity is intended to bring together the access to justice institutions, for purposes of enabling members of the public have their legal and human rights issues addressed by the Institutions to which these challenges relate, in a bid to bring access to justice closer to the people.

 
For more information, contact:
 
Justice Centres Uganda.
National Coordination office
Mengo Chief Magistrates Court
Tel: Office: 256 759500440/1
Toll free line 080 010 0210
 
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You can also visit the Legal Aid Document Centre for instant downloads
 
 
By Edgar Kuhimbisa | Published: June 16 2013