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Debate on bill deferred over funding of sugar council

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The debate on the Sugar (Amendment) Bill, 2023 has been deferred after the House failed to agree on the funding of the proposed Sugar Council, which if the bill is passed, will be the regulator of the sector. The Sugar Act, 2020 created the Sugar …

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Parliament approves new Aviation Bill

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Parliament passed the Civil Aviation Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2024 that will bring Uganda’s aviation authority in conformity with the Convention on International Civil Aviation. This follows the approval of eight amendments under the proposed Bill, which will now be forwarded to the President for assent. …

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Alcohol dealers cite loopholes in new bill

The issue of alcohol has an economic, social and health impact on society and we must strike a balance in the bill Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Alcohol Industry Association has brought to the attention of the Minister of State for Investment Evelyn Anite and the Minister of …

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New bill on importing petroleum products

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Hon. Ruth Nankabirwa, tabled the Petroleum Supply (Amendment) Bill, 2023 that seeks to regulate the importation and supply of petroleum products in Uganda. According to Nankabirwa, the Bill will empower the National Oil Company with (UNOC) exclusive mandate …

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New bill on rainwater harvesting

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The House has granted Tororo Municipality Member of Parliament Apollo Ofwono Yeri leave to introduce a Private Member’s Bill entitled, “The Rainwater (Harvesting and Storage) Bill”.The MP presented the motion seeking leave to introduce the Bill during plenary sitting on Oct. 11. The draft Bill …

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Government drafting bill to regulate sand mining

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources is making another attempt to regulate sand mining through a Bill that is yet to be tabled in Parliament. The draft bill comes hardly a year after Parliament did not nclude the regulation of sand as part …

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National Sports Bill to be reconsidered

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The National Sports Bill, 2023 that President Yoweri Museveni did not assent to was referred to the Committee on Education and Sports for reconsideration. The Bill which was passed 02 March 2023 seeks to create regulations governing the National Anti-Doping Organisation as an independent body …

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