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Section 1.

FIRST SCHEDULEE+W+S+N.I. LEGISLATIVE POWERS IN UGANDA

1The Colonial Laws Validity M1Act 1865 shall not apply to any law made by any legislature established for Uganda or any part thereof.E+W+S+N.I.

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M11865 c. 63. (26:1).

2No law and no provision of any law made on or after the appointed day by any such legislature shall be void or inoperative on the ground that it is repugnant to the law of England, or to the provisions of any Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, including this Act, or to any order, rule or regulation made under any such Act, and, subject to paragraph 5 of this Schedule, the powers of any such legislature shall include the power to repeal or amend any such Act, order, rule or regulation in so far as it is part of the law of Uganda or any part thereof and in so far as it relates to matters within the legislative powers of that legislature.E+W+S+N.I.

3Any legislature established for Uganda or any part thereof shall have full power to make laws having extra-territorial operation, so far as those laws relate to matters within the legislative powers of that legislature.E+W+S+N.I.

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Amendments (Textual)

5(1)Nothing in this Act shall confer on any legislature established for Uganda or any part thereof any power to repeal, amend or modify the constitutional provisions otherwise than in such manner as may be provided for in those provisions.E+W+S+N.I.

(2)In this paragraph “the constitutional provisions” means the following, that is to say—

(a)this Act;

(b)any Order in Council revoking the existing Constitution Order and establishing a new constitution for Uganda as from the appointed day;

(c)any law, or instrument made under a law, of any legislature established for Uganda or any part thereof which, being a law or instrument made on or after the appointed day, amends, modifies, re-enacts with or without amendment or modification, or makes different provision in lieu of, any provisions of this Act, of the Order in Council first mentioned in this sub-paragraph, or of any such law or instrument previously made.

Section 1.

SECOND SCHEDULEE+W+S+N.I. AGREEMENTS REFERRED TO IN SECTION 1 (3)

1The Uganda Agreement (Clan Cases),1924.E+W+S+N.I.

2The Bunyoro Agreement, 1955.E+W+S+N.I.

3The Buganda Agreement, 1961.E+W+S+N.I.

4The Toro Agreements, 1900 to 1961 (that is to say, the agreements which in accordance with the Toro (Provisional) Agreement, 1961, may be cited together by that title).E+W+S+N.I.

5The Ankole Agreement, 1901; the Ankole Agreement (Boundaries) 1914; the Ankole Agreement (Boundaries) 1923; and the Ankole Agreement, 1941.E+W+S+N.I.

Note.—The titles specified in paragraphs 1 to 3 of this Schedule, and the title “The Toro (Provisional) Agreement,1961”, are those by which the agreements in question provide that they may be cited; and the titles specified in paragraph 5 of this Schedule are those by which the agreements in question provide that they may be cited or by which they are commonly known.

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THIRD SCHEDULEE+W+S+N.I. AMENDMENTS NOT AFFECTING THE LAW OF UGANDA

Diplomatic immunitiesE+W+S+N.I.

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Amendments (Textual)

2In subsection (6) of section one of the Diplomatic Immunities (Commonwealth Countries and Republic of Ireland) Act, 1952, before the words “and the Republic of Ireland” there shall be inserted the word “Uganda”.E+W+S+N.I.

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C1The text of Sch. 3 para. 2, which is spent, is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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FinancialE+W+S+N.I.

4In subsection (4) of section two of the Import Duties Act, 1958, before the words “together with” there shall be inserted the word “Uganda”.E+W+S+N.I.

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C2The text of Sch. 3 paras. 4, 7, 8 and 14 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

Visiting forcesE+W+S+N.I.

5In the Visiting Forces (British Commonwealth) M2Act 1933 section four (which deals with attachment and mutual powers of command) shall apply in relation to forces raised in Uganda as it applies in relation to forces raised in Dominions within the meaning of the Statute of M3Westminster 1931.E+W+S+N.I.

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6In the Visiting Forces M4Act 1952—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)in paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of section one (which specifies the countries to which that Act applies) at the end there shall be added the words “Uganda, or”;

(b)in paragraph (a) of subsection (1) of section ten the expression “colony” shall not include Uganda or any part thereof;

and, until express provision with respect to Uganda is made by Order in Council under section eight of that Act (which relates to the application to visiting forces of law relating to home forces), any such Order for the time being in force shall be deemed to apply to visiting forces of Uganda.

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Ships and aircraftE+W+S+N.I.

[F47In subsection (2) of section four hundred and twenty-seven of the Merchant Shipping Act, 1894, as substituted by section two of the Merchant Shipping (Safety Convention) Act, 1949, before the words “or in any” there shall be inserted the words “or Uganda”.]E+W+S+N.I.

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Amendments (Textual)

F4By 1995 c. 21, ss. 314(1), 316(2), Sch. 12, it is provided (1.1.1996) that Sch. 3 paras. 7 and 8 are repealed

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C3The text of Sch. 3 paras. 4, 7, 8 and 14 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

[F58In the proviso to subsection (2) of section six of the Merchant Shipping Act, 1948, at the end there shall be added the words “or Uganda”.]E+W+S+N.I.

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F5By 1995 c. 21, ss. 314(1), 316(2), Sch. 12, it is provided (1.1.1996) that Sch. 3 paras. 7 and 8 are repealed

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C4The text of Sch. 3 paras. 4, 7, 8 and 14 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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11In the Whaling Industry (Regulation) M5Act 1934 the expression “British ship to which this Act applies” shall not include a British ship registered in Uganda.E+W+S+N.I.

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M51934 c 49 (52:3).

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Commonwealth InstituteE+W+S+N.I.

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F10Sch. 3 para. 14 repealed (7.1.2003) by 2002 c. 39, ss. 3, 4(2), Sch. 3

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