The Uganda Law Reform Commission (ULRC) and Uganda Printing and publishing Corporation (UPPC) signed a 5year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at enhancing cooperation, creating and building synergies to improve execution of their mandates.
Under this new arrangement UPPC will allow ULRC access to specified soft copies of the laws as published by UPPC, this takes immediate effect .
UPPC will offer printing and publishing services to ULRC.
Mr. Kasekende Aristarco Mujuzi, CPA the Acting Managing Director signed on behalf of UPPC while Mrs. Vastina Rukimirana Nsanze represesented the ULRC in the presence of officials from both entities
According to Mr. Kasekende, the MOU Validates a good working relationship between the two institutions
"We are optimistic that the MOU will register immense benefits and ULRC can ably review the acts and other laws comprising the laws of Uganda" Mr. Kasekende stressed.
ULRC and UPPC are committed to ensuring that this partnership thrive and it contributes to ULRC's mission of reforming and updating the law in line with the social cultural and economic values of the people of Uganda.
Similarly UPPC shall provide requisite support in consultation with ULRC to enable effective ralisation of the objectives under the MOU, Participate in performance review meetings and designate officials to implement the MOU.
ULRC and UPPC shall coordinate the pantership activities through information and resource sharing and usage as agreed from time to time.
The two entities, also realized the need to increase their efficiency through service delivery and shall engage in the area of ICT and come up with solutions to enhance information exchange.
Neither Party shall during the term of this agreement or thereafter disclose to any person or use for any purpose any confidential information obtained by it in connection with this MOU, except with prior written permission of the other Party