ISBN 9789970026098
Pages 112
Dimensions 216 x 140 mm
Illustrations B/W Illustrations
Published 2006
Publisher Fountain Publishers, Uganda
Format Paperback

Frequently Asked Questions on Decentralisation in Uganda

by S.W. Kisembo

Uganda instated a decentralisation policy in 1992 aiming to introduce a system that would meet local needs. The 1995 constitution consolidated the process, and the local government act of 1997 provided the legal framework. Changes in the system of local government were fundamental, given that the country had previously been governed under a centralised system.

This book brings together a series of 190 questions relating to these laws and systems of public administration. Areas covered include: financial management; central- local fiscal relationships; councils and councilors; independent bodies of local governments; institutions and linkages; personal payments; and procurement.

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About the Author

S.W. Kisembo

Sylvester Wenkere Kisembo was instrumental in the formulation and implementation of the decentralisation programme, laws, constitution and procedures in Uganda. Until his death in 2003, he was a professor at Makerere University.

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