Uganda

The index below offers access to a diverse collection of land-related publications and resources related specifically to this country, which have been classified by contributing organizations.

Country land legislations: 40 entries

Treaties, laws and regulations on land and soil extracted from FAOLEX

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Access to Roads Act 1969 (Cap. 350).Date of entry: 15 Jul 2010 Last edit: 19 Jul 2010
Administration of Estates by Consular Officers Act 1940 (Cap. 154).Date of entry: 15 Jul 2010 Last edit: 19 Jul 2010
Administration of Estates of Persons of Unsound Minds Act 1951 (Cap. 155)Date of entry: 15 Jul 2010 Last edit: 22 Jul 2010
Distress for Rent (Bailiffs) Act 1933 (Cap. 76).Date of entry: 22 Jul 2010 Last edit: 26 Jul 2010
Estates of Missing Persons (Management) Act 1973 (Cap. 159).Date of entry: 22 Jul 2010 Last edit: 27 Jul 2010
Expropriated Properties Act 1983 (Cap. 87)Date of entry: 26 Jul 2010 Last edit: 30 Jul 2010
Historical Monuments Act 1968 (Cap. 46).Date of entry: 26 Jul 2010 Last edit: 30 Jul 2010
Land Acquisition Act 1965 (Cap. 226).Date of entry: 04 Aug 2010 Last edit: 17 Aug 2010
Land in Buganda (Provisional Certificates) Act 1922 (Cap. 228).Date of entry: 04 Aug 2010 Last edit: 06 Aug 2010
Mortgage Act (Cap. 229).Date of entry: 06 Aug 2010 Last edit: 09 Aug 2010
Registration of Titles Act 1924 (Cap. 230).Date of entry: 09 Aug 2010 Last edit: 18 Aug 2010
Succession Act 1906 (Cap. 162).Date of entry: 09 Aug 2010 Last edit: 19 Aug 2010
Survey Act 1939 (Cap. 232).Date of entry: 09 Aug 2010 Last edit: 19 Aug 2010
Surveyors Registration Act 1974 (Cap. 275).Date of entry: 09 Aug 2010 Last edit: 19 Aug 2010
Town and Country Planning Act 1951 (Cap. 246).Date of entry: 09 Aug 2010 Last edit: 20 Aug 2010
Judicature (Administration of Estates) Rules (S.I. 13-7).Date of entry: 10 Jan 2013 Last edit: 11 Jan 2013
Water Statute, 1995 (Statute No. 9 of 1995).Date of entry: 26 Mar 1996 Last edit: 15 Apr 2014
Development Loans Fund Act 1967 (Cap. 234).Date of entry: 22 Jul 2010 Last edit: 23 Jul 2010
Emergency Powers Act 1968 (Cap. 297).Date of entry: 22 Jul 2010 Last edit: 21 Dec 2013
National Enterpise Corporation Act 1989 (Cap. 312).Date of entry: 06 Aug 2010 Last edit: 09 Aug 2010
Uganda Development Bank Act 1972 (Cap. 56).Date of entry: 23 Aug 2010 Last edit: 26 Aug 2010
Land Act (No. 16 of 1998).Date of entry: 11 Apr 2000 Last edit: 04 Aug 2010
Reconstruction and Development Corporation Act, 1981 (No. 5 of 1981).Date of entry: 30 Dec 2004 Last edit: 01 Aug 2005
Land Act (Cap. 227).Date of entry: 04 Aug 2010 Last edit: 19 Feb 2013
Petroleum (Exploration and Production) Act 1985 (Cap. 150).Date of entry: 09 Aug 2010 Last edit: 17 Aug 2010
Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, 1995.Date of entry: 28 Apr 2014 Last edit: 02 Jul 2014
National Environment Statute, 1995 (Statute No. 4 of 1995).Date of entry: 02 Sep 1997 Last edit: 16 Apr 2014
National Environmental Management Policy.Date of entry: 13 Jul 2004 Last edit: 28 Jan 2013

FAO Land publications: 15 entries

Extracted from the FAO Corporate Document Repository

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Land evaluationYear of Publication: 2007
Forest resources and institutionsYear of Publication: 1998

IFPRI Land Publications: 21 entries

Recovered from the IFPRI e-brary

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Landesa Publications: 152 entries

Extracted from LandWise: A Women & Land Library, a project of the Landesa Center for Women's Land Rights

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Bride PriceYear of Publication: 2011
Collection of Children LawsYear of Publication: 2011
Customary Marriage (Registration) ActYear of Publication: 1973
Divorce ActYear of Publication: 1904
Domestic Relations Bill of UgandaYear of Publication: 2003
Domestic Violence Act 2010Year of Publication: 2010
Hindu Marriage and Divorce ActYear of Publication: 1961
Land Acquisition Act 1965Year of Publication: 1965
Land Act of Uganda, 1998Year of Publication: 1998
Land Amendment Act, 2001Year of Publication: 2001
Land Amendment Act, 2004Year of Publication: 2004
Land Amendment Act, 2010Year of Publication: 2010
Land Purchase RequirementsYear of Publication: 2012
Land Registration ProceduresYear of Publication: 2010
Local Council Courts Act 2006Year of Publication: 2006
Magistrates Courts ActYear of Publication: 1971
Magistrates Court (Amendment) ActYear of Publication: 2007
Marriage and Divorce Bill, 2009Year of Publication: 2009
Registration of Titles Act 1924Year of Publication: 1924
Securing Land Rights for WomenYear of Publication: 2010
Securing the Right to LandYear of Publication: 2011
Succession Act Amendment, 1972Year of Publication: 1972
Succession Act of UgandaYear of Publication: 1906
The Law of InheritanceYear of Publication: 2011
The Marriage ActYear of Publication: 1904
Traditional Institutions and LandsYear of Publication: 2002
Uganda National Land Policy, 2013Year of Publication: 2013
Uganda National Land Policy, 2011Year of Publication: 2011
Women's Land Rights in UgandaYear of Publication: 2014

Institute of Development Studies (IDS) Land Publications: 33 entries

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Documents
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Documents
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Documents
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Multimedia
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