International beneficial ownership standards from the
Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and the Eastern and
Southern Africa Anti-Money Laundering Group (ES-
AAMLG) have fed into national efforts to strengthen
beneficial ownership transparency.
The Local Service Tax was introduced by the Local
Governments (Amendment) (No.2) ACT, of 2008
which allowed local governments to levy, collect
and charge additional taxes in order to provide new
sources of revenue for local governments, and for
In today’s data-driven era, people are increasingly concerned about who may collect, use and disclose their personal information, with much emphasis on the right to privacy. Article 27 of the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda guarantees every person in Uganda the right to privacy. In particular, the Constitution prohibits Interference with the privacy of a person’s home, correspondence, communication, or other property.