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Article 233-236 Uganda Constitution 1995

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Article 233-236 Uganda Constitution 1995

Article 233, 234, 235, and 236 of the Uganda Constitution 1995 are under Chapter 14 of the Constitution. Chapter 14 is titled ‘Leadership Code of Conduct‘.

Article 233 Uganda Constitution 1995

Leadership Code of Conduct

(1) Parliament shall by law establish a Leadership Code of Conduct for persons holding such offices as may be specified by Parliament.

See also  Article 43 Uganda Constitution 1995

(2) The Leadership Code of Conduct shall—
(a) require specified officers to declare their incomes, assets and liabilities from time to time and how they acquired or incurred them, as the case may be;
(b) prohibit conduct—
(i) likely to compromise the honesty, impartiality and integrity of specified officers;
(ii) likely to lead to corruption in public affairs; or
(iii) which is detrimental to the public good or welfare or good governance;
(c) prescribe the penalties to be imposed for breach of the code, without prejudice to the application of criminal penalties prescribed for the breach in question;
(d) prescribe powers, procedures and practices for ensuring the effective enforcement of the code; and
(e) make any other provision as may be necessary for ensuring the promotion and maintenance of honesty, probity, impartiality and integrity in public affairs and the protection of public funds and
other public property.

Article 234 Uganda Constitution 1995

Enforcement of code

The Leadership Code of Conduct shall be enforced by the Inspectorate of Government or such other authority as Parliament may by law prescribe.

Article 235 Uganda Constitution 1995

Disqualification for breach of code

Parliament may, by law, provide that a person who has been dismissed or removed from office by reason of breach of the code of conduct shall be disqualified from holding any other public office whether appointive or elective and either generally or for a prescribed period.

Article 235A Uganda Constitution 1995

Leadership Code Tribunal

There shall be a Leadership Code Tribunal, whose composition, jurisdiction and functions shall be prescribed by Parliament by law.

See also  Article 190-200 Uganda Constitution 1995

Article 236 Uganda Constitution 1995


In this Chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, “specified officer” means the holder of an office to which the Leadership Code of Conduct applies.

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