Parliament Passes the Sexual Offences Bill 2019

   THE SEXUAL OFFENCES BILL 2019

Yesterday evening under the leadership of Rt. Hon. Rebecca.A. Kadaga, the Speaker of Parliament who chaired the session passed the Sexual Offences Bill 2019. This Bill was a private members Bill which was moved by Hon.Monica Amoding Woman MP Kumi District and sponospored by Uganda Women Parliamnetary Association (UWOPA). This is a law that will enhance punishemnt of sexual offenders to provide for the protection of victims during sexual offences trial, to provide for extra teritorail applaication of the law and to repeal some provisions of the Penal Codes Act Cap .120.