Uganda Law Reform Commission and UPPC sign MOU aimed at enhancing cooperation and accelerating access to legal documents.

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Tuesday, August 27, 2019

The Uganda Law Reform Commission and Uganda Printing publishing Corporation signed a 5year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at enhancing cooperation, creating and building synergies to improve execution of their mandates. Under this new arrangement UPPC will allow ULRC access to specified soft copies of the laws  as published  by UPPC, this takes immediate effect .

UPPC will offer printing and publishing services to ULRC. The Ag.Managing Director Mr. Aristarco Mujuzi Kasekende signed  on behalf of UPPC while Mrs. Vastina Rukimirana Nsanze  represesented the ULRC in the presence of officials from both entities.

According to Mr. Kasekende, the MOU Validates  a good working relationship between the two institutions. "We are optimistic  that the MOU will register immense benefits and ULRC can ably review the acts and other laws comprising the laws of Uganda" Mr. Kasekende stressed.

ULRC and UPPC  are committed to  ensuring that  this partnership thrive and it contributes  to ULRC's  mission of reforming and updating the law in line with the  social cultural and economic values of the people of Uganda.

Similarly UPPC shall provide  requisite support in consultation with ULRC to enable  effective ralisation of  the objectives  under the MOU, Participate in performance review meetings and designate officials to implement the MOU.

ULRC and UPPC shall coordinate the pantership  activities through information and resource sharing and usage as agreed from time to time.

The two entities, also realized  the need  to increase  their efficiency through service delivery and shall engage in the area of ICT and come up with solutions to enhance information exchange.

Neither Party shall during the  term of this agreement or thereafter disclose to any person or use  for any purpose any confidential information obtained by it in connection with this MOU, except with prior written permission of the other Party

 

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