Uganda Citizenship and Immigration Control (Establishment of Immigration Custody Centers) Regulations, 2012

Date of promulgation: 

23 May 2011

STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

SUPPLEMENT No. 15                                                                                    23rd May, 2012

STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS SUPPLEMENT

to The Uganda Gazette No. 27 Volume CVdated 23rdMay, 2012 Printed by UPPC, Entebbe, by Order of the Government.

STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS 2012 No. 33.

The Uganda Citizenship and Immigration Control (Establishment of Immigration Custody Centers) Regulations, 2012.

(Under section 82 of the Uganda Citizenship and Immigration Control Act,

Cap.66)

In exercise of the powers conferred upon the Minister by section 82 of the Uganda Citizenship and Immigration Control Act and in consultation with the National Citizenship and Immigration Board, these Regulations are made this 2nd day of May, 2012.

  1. Title.

These Regulations may be cited as the Uganda Citizenship and Immigration Control (Establishment of Immigration Custody Centers) Regulations, 2012.

  1. Interpretation.

In these Regulations, unless otherwise requires—

“Act” means the Uganda Citizenship and Immigration Control Act, Cap. 66;

“custody” means lawful temporary confinement by the responsible authorities in an immigration custody centre, for the control, transfer and movement of persons that have been arrested under sections 52 and 63 of the Act;

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“immigration custody centre” means a gazetted area for temporary lawful confinement for persons that have been arrested under article 23 (2) of the Constitution and sections 52 and 63 of the Act.

  1. Purpose.

The purpose of these Regulations is to implement the law, protect society from immigration offenders, to provide safe environment for immigration offenders in custody, and to provide accountability and case management.

  1. Establishment of immigration custody centers.
  1. There shall be an immigration custody centre at the headquarters of National Citizenship and Immigration Board
  2. There shall be an immigration custody centre at the entry and exit points set out in the Schedule.
  1. Record of persons in custody.

The Director shall cause to be kept a register of all detained persons at all times

  1. Recovery of expenses.

The National Citizenship and Immigration Board may recover any expenses incurred by the Government during the detention, maintenance, medical treatment and deportation of prohibited immigrants held at the immigration custody centre, from the prohibited immigrant.

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Reg. 4(2)

ENTRY AND EXIT POINTS

1.

Afungi

-Ajumani-Moyo Road, District

2.

Amudat

-Alakas road, Amudat District

3.

Bugango

-Isingiro District

4.

Bunagana

-Bunagana road, Kisoro District

5.

Busia

-Busia customs road, Busia District

6.

Busunga

-Bundibugyo road and District

7.

Butiaba

-Lake Albert, Bulisa District

8.

Butogota

-Butogota-Kashenshero road, Kanungu District

9.

Cyanika

-Kisoro Road, Kisoro District

10.

Entebbe Airport

-Wakiso District

11.

Goli

-Goli-Muhagi road, Nebbi District

12.

Ishasha

-Ishasha-Kanungu road, Kanungu District

13.

Kamwezi

-Kabira road, Kabale District

14.

Kasese Airfield

-Kasese District

15.

Katuna

-Katuna road, Kabale District

16.

Kayanja

-Ntoroko District

17.

Kazinga channel

-Kasese District

18.

Kidepo Airfield

-Kidepo national park, Kaboong District

19.

Kikagati

-Kikagati-Kaisho Road, Isingiro District

20.

Kisinga

-Rubirizi District

21.

Lia

-Arua-Aliwala road, Arua District

22.

Lwakhakha

-Manafwa-Kibale road, Arua District

23.

Madi Opei

-Lokung, Kitgum District

24.

Malaba

-Malaba road, Tororo District

25.

Mirama Hills

-Ruhama road, Ntungamo District

26.

Mpondwe

-Bwera road, Kasese District

27.

Mutukula

-Kyotera-Mutukula road, Rakai District

28.

Nasal

-Moroto District

29.

Ngom-Orom

-Kitgum-Sudan road, Kitgum District

30.

Ntoroko

-Bundibugyo road, Bundibugyo District

31.

Odramachaku

-Arua-Aliwala road, Arua District

32.

Oraba

-Koboko-Kaya road, Koboko District

33.

Paidha

-Nabbi road, Zombo District

34.

Port Bell

-Kampala District

 
 

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35.

Sebagoro

-Lake Albert, Bulisa District

36.

Sigulu

-Mayuge District

37.

Suam

-Suam-Kitale road, Bukwo District

38.

Tonya

-Lake Albert, Bulisa District

39.

Vurra

-Vurru-Aru road, Arua District

40.

Wanseko

-Lake Albert, Bulisa District

 

HILARY ONEK, Minister of Internal Affairs.

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