Bill Progress

Object of the Bill

The policy behind the Bill is to provide for the better development, regulation and promotion of the sugar industry; to provide for the establishment of the Uganda Sugar Industry Stakeholder Council.

Other Attachments

The Sugar (Amendment) Bill, 2023.

Sponsored By Hon. Francis Mwebesa (Minister of Trade, Industry and Cooperatives)

Committee: The Committee on Tourism, Trade and Industry



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Bill Withdrawn on 01/01/1970

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