Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs

The Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs is the overseer of Uganda to ensure as a country upholds the rule of law, good governance and due process for all citizens and residents.

 

This Ministry is to provide legal advice and legal services to Government, its allied institutions and to the general public and to support the machinery that provides the legal framework for good governance.

 

This Ministry has a long term mission to promote and facilitate efficient and effective machinery capable of providing laws for good governance and delivery of legal advice all bodies related to Government and the public.

 

Mandate

The Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs is empowered to:

To represent Government in civil suits for and against Government;

To carry out legal advisory services and that is to drafting, perusal and clearance of contracts, treaties, provision of legal opinion on Government borrowing;

To draft bills and statutory instruments;

To regulate the legal profession and legal education;

To administer estates of deceased, unsound and missing persons;

To collect Non-Tax Revenue;

Leadership

 The Minister for Justice and Constitutional Affairs is Hon. Major General Kahinda Otafire is the Political Head of the Ministry.

Contacts

Plot 1, Parliament Avenue, Queens Chambers

P.O. BOX 7183, Kampala

Tel: +256-41 230537/8/9

Fax: +256-41-254829, 230802

 

REGIONAL OFFICES:

MBALE REGIONAL OFFICE

Plot 69, Republic Street

P.O. Box 84, Mbale.

Tel: 0454 33066 /Fax: 0454 33066

 

ARUA REGIONAL OFFICE

Plot 42-44, Packwach Road

P.O. BOX 826, Arua

Tel: 0476 420121 / Fax: 0476 420119

 

MBARARA REGIONAL OFFICE

Plot 1A, Kamukuzi

P.O. BOX 1318, Mbarara

Tel: 0485 20262 / Fax: 0485 20261

 

GULU REGIONAL OFFICE

Plot 1, Elizabeth Road

GuluMunicipality

P.O. Box 1482, Gulu

Tel: 0471 432143 /Fax: 0471 432143