Article 289-294 Uganda Constitution 1995

National Objectives and Directive Principles of State Policy Preamble Article 1-4 [Chapter 1 – The Constitution] Article 5-8A [Chapter 2 – The Republic] Article 9-19 [Chapter 3 – Citizenship] Article 20 (Fundamental and other human rights and freedoms) Article 21 (Equality and freedom from discrimination) Article 22 (Protection of right to life) Article 23 (Protection of personal liberty) Article 24 (Respect for human dignity and protection from inhuman treatment) Article 25 (Protection from slavery, servitude and forced labour) Article 26 (Protection from deprivation of property) Article 27 (Right to privacy of person, home and other property) Article 28 (Right to a fair hearing) Article 29 (Protection of freedom of conscience, expression, movement, religion, assembly and association) Article 30 (Right to education) Article 31 (Rights of the family) Article 32 (Affirmative action in favour of marginalised groups) Article 33 (Rights of women) Article 34 (Rights of children) Article 35 (Rights of persons with disabilities) Article 36 (Protection of rights of minorities) Article 37 (Right to culture and similar rights) Article 38 (Civic rights and activities) Article 39 (Right to a clean and healthy environment) Article 40 (Economic rights) Article 41 (Right of access to information) Article 42 (Right to just and fair treatment in administrative decisions) Article 43 (General limitation on fundamental and other human rights and freedoms) Article 44 (Prohibition of derogation from particular human rights and freedoms) Article 45 (Human rights and freedoms additional to other rights) Article 46-49 (Human Rights and Freedoms During a State of Emergency) Article 50 (Enforcement of Rights and Freedoms by Courts) Article 51-58 (Uganda Human Rights Commission) Article 59 (Right to vote) Article 60-68 (Electoral Commission) Article 69-76 (Political Systems & General) Article 77-87A (Establishment Composition and Functions of Parliament) Article 88-97 (Procedure of Parliament & General) Article 98-110 (The President) Article 111-119A (The Cabinet) Article 120-125 Article 126-136 Article 137-145 Article 146-151 Article 152-160 [FINANCE – General] Article 161-164 [Central Bank of Uganda & Auditor-General] Article 165-175 [Chapter 10 – The Public Service] Article 176-189 Article 190-200 Article 201-207 Article 208-217 Article 218-222 Article 223-232 [Chapter 13 – Inspectorate of Government] Article 233-236 [Chapter 14 – Leadership Code of Conduct] Article 237-245 [Chapter 15 – Leadership Code of Conduct] Article 246 [Chapter 16 – Institution of traditional or cultural leaders] Article 247-257 Article 258-262 (Amendment of the Constitution) Article 263-274 Article 275-288 Article 289-294 First Schedule Second Schedule Third Schedule Forth Schedule Fifth Schedule Sixth Schedule Seventh Schedule

Article 289-294 Uganda Constitution 1995

Article 289, 290, 291, 292, 293, and 294 of the Uganda Constitution 1995, with others, are under Chapter 19 of the Constitution. Chapter 19 is titled ‘Transitional Provisions‘.

Article 289 Uganda Constitution

Term of current Parliament

Notwithstanding anything in this Constitution, the term of the Parliament in existence at the time this article comes into force, shall expire after seven years of its
first sitting after the general elections.

Article 289A Uganda Constitution

Application of Clause 2 of article 105

Clause 2 of article 105 shall come into effect upon dissolution of the Parliament in
existence at the commencement of this Act.

Article 290 Uganda Constitution

Five year term of local government councils not to apply to existing Councils

1. For the avoidance of doubt, the term of five years prescribed for local
government councils by clause (4) of article 181 of this Constitution shall only
apply after the expiration of the term of the local government councils which
were in existence at the time that that clause came into force.

2. The term of local government councils in being at the time of the
commencement of the Constitution (Amendment) Act, 2005 shall be deemed to
be extended to expire at the same time as the term of the President in office at
the commencement of that Act.

See also  Second Schedule Uganda Constitution 1995

Article 291 Uganda Constitution

Term of current local government councils

For the avoidance of doubt, the term of seven years prescribed for local government
councils by clause (4) of article 181 of this Constitution shall apply to the term of the
local government councils in existence at the commencement of this Act.

Article 292 Uganda Constitution

Preservation of rights in respect of existing offices

Subject to article 268, any person holding any office under this Constitution before
the coming into force of the Constitution (Amendment) Act, 2005 shall, so far as consistent with this Constitution, continue in office in an equivalent office.

Article 293 Uganda Constitution

Existing constituencies

Until Parliament prescribes the constituencies under article 63, the constituencies
shall be those into which Uganda was divided before the coming into force of the Constitution (Amendment) Act, 2005.

Article 294 Uganda Constitution

Movement organs continued

Until the first Parliamentary elections for the purpose of the multi party political
system are held, the organs under the movement political system as referred to in
clause (2) of article 70 of the Constitution shall remain in force and thereafter shall
be subject to clause (3) of article 70 and article 73.

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