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AG to appeal Constitutional Court ruling on POMA

The Attorney General, Hon. William Byaruhanga The Attorney General, Hon. William Byaruhanga

 

#Press Statement

We would like to inform the public that the police as a law abiding institution, welcomed the ruling by the Constitutional Court of Uganda, that annulled section 8 of the Public Order Management Act, 2013. The section gave discretionary powers to the police, to stop or prevent the holding of a public meeting, where the public meeting is held contrary to the Act.

A task team led by the Director Legal and Human Rights Services is working with the Attorney General, to appeal against the ruling.

 

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Published: March 30, 2020