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AGC MANAGEMENT

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Ministry of Constitutional Affairs & Justice

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Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB)

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International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes

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The Republic of Uganda Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs

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Registration, Insolvency & Trusteeship Agency (RITA)

 

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Objective of this Division

To provide expertise and services on Constitutional development and Human Rights matters in all MDA's and the country at large

 

Functions

The functions of the Division are:

  • Initiate review of the Constitution
  • Prepare Human Rights reports and other related matters.

The Division is led by a Director and comprises two sections as follows:-

  • Constitutional Affairs Section.
  • Human Rights Section.

 

Constitution Affairs Section

The Section performs the following activities:-

  • Advise the government on matters relating to the constitution and constitutional developments.
  • Scrutinize legislation and bills to ensure compliance with the Constitution.
  • Provide opinion and advise to the government institutions, non governmental institutions and individuals on constitutional matters.
  • Conduct litigation on constitutional matters.
  • Sensitize public officials on constitutional matters.

The Section is led by an Assistant Director.

 

Human Rights Section

The Section performs the following activities:-

  • Carry out review of domestic laws to ensure compliance with existing international and regional instruments on human rights.
  • Advise government institutions responsible for ensuring compliance with the international and regional human rights instruments.
  • Prepare human rights reports under international and regional instruments.
  • Advise on human rights matters.
  • Sensitize public officials on human rights matters.
  • Carry out fact finding missions on human rights violations.
  • Conduct litigation on human rights matters before international courts, tribunals and commissions.

The Section is led by an Assistant Director.