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Vol. XCIV No. 82 19th December, 2001 Price: Shs. 1000

CONTENTS Page General Notice No. 563 of 2001.
Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development— Notice 597 THE ADVOCATES ACT.
The Advocates Act—Notice ........... ... 597 NOTICE.
The Trade Marks Act— Registration of applications 597-598
Advertisements ..................................... ... 598
It is hereby notified that an application has been
presented to the Law Council by Rose Nakayi who is stated
General Notice No. 562 of 2001. to be a holder of Bachelor of Laws of Makerere University
POLICY DIRECTIVE having been awarded a Degree on the 8th day of October
(This Policy Directive is issued in accordance with Section 18 1999 and to have been awarded a Diploma in Legal Practice
o f the Electricity Act, No. 9 of 1999). by the Law Development Centre, on the 9th day of February
In E xercise of the functions and duties conferred on the 2001 for the issue of Certificate of Eligibility for entry of her
Minister responsible for Electricity by Section 18 of the name on the Roll of Advocates for Uganda.
Electricity Act, 2000, this Policy Directive is issued to the
Electricity Regulatory Authority this 19th day of December, Kampala, JULIET NASSUNA (Ms),
2001. 13th November, 2001. Acting Secretary, Law Council.

1. Whereas it is possible for a person other than the Uganda
Electricity Board or the Uganda Electricity Transmission General Notice No. 564 of 2001.
Company (UETC) to finance and construct transmission
(Cap. 83).
2. Whereas under a Power Purchase Agreement ("PPA”) NOTICE.
signed on the 8th December, 1999 between AES Nile Notice is hereby given that any person who has grounds to
Power Limited ("the Company”) and Uganda Electricity oppose the registration of any of the marks advertised herein
Board it was agreed that the Company was to procure the may within sixty days from the date of this Gazette, lodge a
finance and construct a transmission line and associated Notice of opposition on Trade Mark Form No. 6 together with a
^ transmission facilities (known under the PPA as the "UEB fee of Shs. 4000 in case of National applicants or US$ 250 in
Line”) as part of the Bujagali Falls Hydroelectric Power case of Foreign applicants. The period of lodging Notice of
Project. opposition may be extended in suitable cases by the Registrar as
he thinks fit upon such terms as he may direct. Formal
3. Whereas the costs for the construction of the UEB line opposition should not be lodged until after reasonable notice has
may be met in several ways including through the tariff been given by letter to the applicant so that he may have an
and rate charges, approved by the Electricity Regulatory opportunity to withdraw his application before the expense of
Authority chargeable by the transmission or distribution opposition proceedings is incurred. Failure to give such notice
companies. will be taken into account in considering any application by the
opponent for an order for costs if the opposition is uncontested
4. Whereas Government acknowledges that including the by the applicant. Representations of the marks herein advertised
construction costs of the UEB line as a component of the can be inspected at the office of the Registrar of Trade Marks,
rates and tariff charges, chargeable by the transmission Parliamentary Buildings, P.O. Box 7151, Kampala.
and distribution companies, may result in a double charge
to electricity consumers in Uganda. (21) A pplication N o . 24427 in Part “A”.
Now therefore, the Minister hereby directs the Electricity (52) Class 17.
Regulatory Authority that in exercise of its functions under (54)
sections 11(0 and (g) of the Electricity Act, the Electricity
Regulatory Authority should not allow any costs associated LITHOR
with the construction of the UEB line to be part of the (53)
transmission costs included within the rates of charges or tariff (59)
of any transmission or distribution Company. (64)
(57) Nature o f goods— All goods in international class 17.
SYDA N.M. BBUMBA, MP (73) Name o f applicant— Mobil Petroleum Company
Minister o f Energy and Mineral Development. Incorporated.