Bill Progress

Object of the Bill

The object of this Bill is to amend the National Resistance
Army Statute, 1992—
(a) to provide for appropriate command and control structure for the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces;
(b) to amend section 2 to allow the establishment of the Land Forces and the Airforces;
(c) to provide for the creation of a common command and control structure for the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces;
(d) to create the command of the different services of the army; and
(e) to provide for the open procurement of all the requirement of the services.

Other Attachments

The National Resistance Army (Amendment) Bill, 2002

Sponsored By Hon. Amama Mbabazi (Minister of Defence and Veteran Affairs)

Committee: The Committee on Defence and Internal Affairs



First Reading/Committee

Bill is still at First Reading, the first reading being the first stage of a Bill passage through the Floor of Parliament and is usually a formality, it takes place without debate, and the first reading of a Bill can occur anytime in a parliamentary session.


Second Reading

Bill is in the second stage. The second reading is the first opportunity for MPs to debate the main principles of the Bill. It usually takes place up to 45 days after the first reading. Once second reading is complete the Bill proceeds to committee stage where each clause (part) and any amendments (proposals for change) to the Bill may be debated.



Third Reading


Presentation/Waiting Assent



Assented by President


Bill passed on 01/01/1970

Bill Withdrawn on 01/01/1970

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