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Article 5-8A 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 5-8A Uganda Constitution 1995

Article 5, 6, 7, 8 and 8A of the Uganda Constitution 1995 is under Chapter 2 of the Constitution. Chapter 2 is titled ‘THE REPUBLIC.’

See also  Article 41 Uganda Constitution 1995

Article 5 Uganda Constitution 1995

The Republic of Uganda

(1) Uganda is one sovereign State and a Republic.

(2) Subject to article 178 of this Constitution, Uganda shall consist of
a. regions administered by regional governments when districts have agreed
to form regions as provided for in this Constitution;
b. Kampala; and
c. the districts of Uganda;
as specified in the First Schedule to this Constitution, and such other districts as
may be established in accordance with this Constitution or any other law.
(3) The territorial boundary of Uganda shall be as delineated in the Second Schedule to this Constitution.
(4) Kampala, located in Buganda shall be the capital city for Uganda and shall be
administered by the Central Government.
(5) The territorial boundary of Kampala shall be delineated by Act of Parliament.
(6) Parliament shall, by law, make provision for the administration and development
of Kampala as the capital city.

Article 6 Uganda Constitution 1995

Official language

(1) The official language of Uganda is English.
(2) Swahili shall be the second official language in Uganda to be used in such circumstances as Parliament may by law prescribe.
(3) Subject to this article, any other language may be used as a medium of instruction in schools or other educational institutions or for legislative, administrative or judicial purposes as Parliament may by law prescribe.

Article 7 Uganda Constitution 1995

Nonadoption of a State religion

Uganda shall not adopt a State religion.

Article 8 Uganda Constitution 1995

National symbols and seals

The national flag, the national coat of arms, the public seal, the national anthem and the seals of the courts of judicature in use immediately before the coming into force of this Constitution shall continue to be in use.

See also  Article 43 Uganda Constitution 1995

Article 8A Uganda Constitution 1995

National Interest

1. Uganda shall be governed based on principles of national interest and common
good enshrined in the national objectives and directive principles of state policy.

2. Parliament shall make relevant laws for purposes of giving full effect to clause
(1) of this article.

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