Bill Progress

Object of the Bill

The objects and principles of this Bill are to amend the Electricity Act, Cap. 145 to provide for a staggered term of office for the members of the authority; to provide for additional functions of the authority; to increase funds allocated to the Electricity Regulatory Authority from 0.3 percent to 0.7 percent of the revenue received from generated electrical energy; to empower the Minister to prescribe the procedure for transfer of generation assets to the Government; to prescribe the circumstances under which a holder of a generation licence or transmission licence may supply electricity to persons other than a bulk supplier; to provide for deterrent penalties for theft of electricity and vandalism of electrical facilities; to provide for the membership and funding of the Electricity Disputes Tribunal; and to provide for related matters. 

Other Attachments

1 CFI for The Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022.pdf
Title: Certificate of Financial Implication
Author: Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development
2 NAR3-22-Report on the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022.pdf
Title: Report on the Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022
Author: Parliamentary Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.
3 The Electricity (Amendment) Act, 2022.pdf
Title: The Electricity (Amendment) Act, 2022
Author: Parliament of Uganda

The Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2022

Sponsored By Hon. Ruth Ssentamu Nankabirwa (Minister of Energy and Mineral Development)

Committee: The Committee on Natural Resources



First Reading/Committee

Still in the First stage


Second Reading

Bill is being discussed for the Second Time in the Floor of Parliament.



Third Reading

Bill is passed by Parliament.


Presentation/Waiting Assent

Bill is waiting for the president assent.



Assented by President

Bill is now an Act of Parliament


Bill passed on 2022-05-16

Bill is now an Act of Parliament

Bill Withdrawn on

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