Public Seal Act


Public Seal Act

Chapter 256

  • Published
  • Commenced on 1 October 1963
  • [This is the version of this document at 31 December 2000.]
  • [Note: The version of the Act as at 31 December 2000 was revised and consolidated by the Law Reform Commission of Uganda. All subsequent amendments have been researched and applied by Laws.Africa for ULII.]
An Act relating to the public seal.

1. Design of public seal

There shall be a public seal which shall show the armorial ensigns of Uganda circumscribed with the words "Republic of Uganda".

2. Control of public seal

The President shall be the custodian of the public seal and may by statutory instrument under his or her hand—
(a)assign the custody of the public seal to a Minister who shall countersign any document to which the public seal is affixed; and
(b)give other directions as to the manner in which it shall be kept and used.

3. Validity of existing documents

Nothing in this Act shall affect the validity of any instrument lawfully sealed before the commencement of this Act.
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History of this document

31 December 2000 this version
01 October 1963