Public Health (Notification of COVID–19) Order, 2020 (Statutory Instrument 45 of 2020)

Government Gazette no. 17
This is the latest version of this legislation commenced on 17 Mar 2020.

Uganda

Public Health Act

Public Health (Notification of COVID–19) Order, 2020

Statutory Instrument 45 of 2020

  • Published in Government Gazette no. 17 on 17 March 2020

  • Commenced on 17 March 2020

  • [This is the version of this document from 17 March 2020 and includes any amendments published up to 30 September 2020.]


IN EXERCISE of powers conferred upon the Minister by section 10 of the Public Health Act, Cap. 281, this Order is made this 13th day of March, 2020.


1. Title

This Order may be cited as the Public Health (Notification of COVID – 19) Order, 2020.

2. Notifiable disease

COVID – 19 is declared to be a notifiable disease for the purposes of the Public Health Act.

3. Application of act

Section 11 (Power to make Rules), Part IV (Prevention and Suppression of Infectious Diseases) and section 36 (Power to Enforce Precautions at Boarders) of the Public Health Act shall apply to COVID – 19.

4. Duration of order

This Order shall expire on notification by the Minister.