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INSTITUTION OF TRADITIONAL OR CULTURAL LEADERS ACT, 2011.

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS.

PART I
PRELIMINARY.

   Section

   1.   Commencement.

   2.   Interpretation.

PART II
INSTITUTION OF TRADITIONAL OR CULTURAL LEADER.

   3.   Existence of the institution of traditional or cultural leader.

   4.   Institution of traditional or cultural leader.

   5.   Installation of traditional or cultural leader.

   6.   Publication of declaration of traditional or cultural leader.

   7.   Capacity of institution of traditional or cultural leader.

   8.   Publication of abdication or cessation of traditional or cultural leaders.

PART III
ROLE OF TRADITIONAL AND CULTURAL LEADERS.

   9.   Role of traditional or cultural leader.

PART IV
PRIVILEGES AND BENEFITS.

   10.   Privileges and benefits of a traditional or cultural leader.

   11.   Responsibility of the community where a traditional or cultural leader exists.

PART V
RESTRICTIONS ON A TRADITIONAL OR CULTURAL LEADER.

   12.   Exercise of administrative, legislative or executive powers.

   13.   Traditional or cultural leaders not to join or participate in partisan politics.

   14.   Prohibited customs or traditions.

   15.   Relationship with foreign governments.

PART VI
RESOLUTION OF DISPUTES.

   16.   Resolution of disputes.

PART VII
MISCELLANEOUS.

   17.   Liability of traditional or cultural leaders.

   18.   Symbols and seals of institution of traditional or cultural leaders.

   19.   Power of Minister to amend Schedules.

   20.   Regulations.

      Schedule 1   Currency point.

      Schedule 2   Privileges and benefits of traditional or cultural leaders.

INSTITUTION OF TRADITIONAL OR CULTURAL LEADERS ACT, 2011.

Commencement: 4 December, 2011.

   An Act to operationalise article 246 of the Constitution on the institution of traditional or cultural leaders; to provide for the existence of traditional or cultural leaders in any area of Uganda in accordance with the Constitution; to provide for the privileges and benefits of the traditional or cultural leaders; to provide for the resolution of issues relating to traditional or cultural leaders and for related matters.

PART I
PRELIMINARY.

1.   Commencement.

   This Act shall come into force on a date appointed by the Minister by statutory instrument



INSTITUTION OF TRADITIONAL OR CULTURAL LEADERS ACT, 2011.

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS.

PART I
PRELIMINARY.

   Section

   1.   Commencement.

   2.   Interpretation.

PART II
INSTITUTION OF TRADITIONAL OR CULTURAL LEADER.

   3.   Existence of the institution of traditional or cultural leader.

   4.   Institution of traditional or cultural leader.

   5.   Installation of traditional or cultural leader.

   6.   Publication of declaration of traditional or cultural leader.

   7.   Capacity of institution of traditional or cultural leader.

   8.   Publication of abdication or cessation of traditional or cultural leaders.

PART III
ROLE OF TRADITIONAL AND CULTURAL LEADERS.

   9.   Role of traditional or cultural leader.

PART IV
PRIVILEGES AND BENEFITS.

   10.   Privileges and benefits of a traditional or cultural leader.

   11.   Responsibility of the community where a traditional or cultural leader exists.

PART V
RESTRICTIONS ON A TRADITIONAL OR CULTURAL LEADER.

   12.   Exercise of administrative, legislative or executive powers.

   13.   Traditional or cultural leaders not to join or participate in partisan politics.

   14.   Prohibited customs or traditions.

   15.   Relationship with foreign governments.

PART VI
RESOLUTION OF DISPUTES.

   16.   Resolution of disputes.

PART VII
MISCELLANEOUS.

   17.   Liability of traditional or cultural leaders.

   18.   Symbols and seals of institution of traditional or cultural leaders.

   19.   Power of Minister to amend Schedules.

   20.   Regulations.

      Schedule 1   Currency point.

      Schedule 2   Privileges and benefits of traditional or cultural leaders.

INSTITUTION OF TRADITIONAL OR CULTURAL LEADERS ACT, 2011.

Commencement: 4 December, 2011.

   An Act to operationalise article 246 of the Constitution on the institution of traditional or cultural leaders; to provide for the existence of traditional or cultural leaders in any area of Uganda in accordance with the Constitution; to provide for the privileges and benefits of the traditional or cultural leaders; to provide for the resolution of issues relating to traditional or cultural leaders and for related matters.

PART I
PRELIMINARY.

1.   Commencement.

   This Act shall come into force on a date appointed by the Minister by statutory instrument*.

2.   Interpretation.

   In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

   "court" means the High Court of Uganda;

   "Constitution" means the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda;

   "corporation sole" means a continuous legal personality that is attributed to successive holders of certain monarchical positions such as kings;

   "currency point" has the value assigned to it in Schedule 1;

   "institution of traditional or cultural leader" means the throne, station, status or other position held by a traditional or cultural leader and "institution" shall be construed accordingly;

   "Government" means the Government of Uganda;

   "Minister" means the Minister responsible for culture;

   "partisan politics" includes—

   (a)   promoting, or supporting a political party or political organisation or an individual in respect of political activities;

   (b)   making statements against Government or opposition policies or programs;

   (c)   making statements or comments on bills or motions under consideration by Parliament with a view to influencing their outcome;

   "privilege" means a right, advantage or immunity, conferred on a traditional or cultural leader;

   "traditional or cultural leader" means a king or similar traditional leader or cultural leader by whatever name called who derives allegiance from the fact of birth or descent in accordance with the customs, traditions, usage or consent of the people led by that traditional or cultural leader.

PART II
INSTITUTION OF

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