A single executor or administrator cannot convey land of a deceased person without the express consent or authority of the co-executors or co-administrators

Supreme Court rules in Silver Byaruhanga V Fr. Emmanuel Byaruhanga & Rudeja (Civil Appeal No. 09 of 2014), 10th September, 2020.

00September 30, 2020October 1, 2020

Allowed Leave and holidays as provided for under the Employment Laws of Uganda

Annual Leave; an employee is entitled to a seven day holiday with full pay in respect of each four months of continuous service. Unless otherwise provided in the employment contract, an employee is entitled to annual leave of 21 working days in a year.

00August 26, 2019September 20, 2019

Is your employment contract legal and enforceable under Ugandan law?

The relationship between an employer and his/her employee is contractual in nature and regulated by the terms and conditions of the contract of employment. However even though Uganda upholds the principle of the right to contract and will enforce any contract, it is important to note that every employment contract must meet the legal requirements….

00August 26, 2019August 26, 2019

Key Highlights From The 2019 Amendments to the Ugandan Tax Legislations

The Budget Statement for the FY 2019/20 was read on 13 June 2019 by the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development, Hon. Matia Kasaija (MP) under the theme “Industrialization for Job Creation and Shared Prosperity”. It set out adjustments to the tax legislations effective 1 July 2019, the key highlights of which are set…

00August 26, 2019August 26, 2019

New Regulations on Money Lending

In 2016, Uganda reformed its laws by the enactment of the Tier 4 Microfinance Institutions and Money Lenders Act, 2016 (the Act). The purpose of the Act was to legitimize and build confidence in microfinance institutions (SACCOS, self-help groups, non-deposit taking, and community-based microfinance institutions) and money lenders who had for a long time remained outside…

00August 26, 2019August 26, 2019