Public Seal Act 1963

Chapter number: 

256

In-force: 

Yes

 

CHAPTER 256

THE PUBLIC SEAL ACT.

Arrangement of Sections.

Section

Design of public seal.

Control of public seal.

Validity of existing documents.

CHAPTER 256

THE PUBLIC SEAL ACT.

Commencement: 1 October, 1963.

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—

assign the custody of the public seal to a Minister who shall countersign any document to which the public seal is affixed; and

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.

History: Cap. 255; S.I. 156/1966; Act 36/1969.