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Other Decisions Constitutional petition no. 56 of 2013 (26/03/2020)

Authority: Constitutional Court of Uganda

Date: 03/26/2020

Subject: The decision of the Constitutional Court of Uganda, stated the constitutional illegitimacy of section 8 of the Public Order Management Act 2013 (POMA), where it gave the police, in person of the General Inspector, new powers aiming at interrupting, preventing and scattering public gatherings

Parties: Human Rights Network Uganda, the Development Network of Indigenous Voluntary Associations (DENIVA), the Uganda Association of Female Lawyers (FIDA), Hon. Muwanga Kivumbi, Bishop Dr. Zac Niringiye v. Attorney General

Original language: English

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 12 Freedom of assembly - Freedom of association

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