Constitution of the Republic of Uganda

Date: Oct. 8, 1995

Relevant Keywords

Compensation - national proceedings
Disruption of trial - removal of the accused
Fair trial standards
Immunity - national proceedings
Legal Aid
National penalties - death sentence
Ne bis in idem
Nulla poena sine lege
Nullum crimen sine lege
Presumption of innocence
Rights during investigation - access to interpreter and translation if questioned in other language
Rights during investigation - arbitrary arrest or detention and deprivation of liberty
Rights during investigation - informed of belief that crime has been committed
Rights during investigation - legal assistance
Rights during investigation - not to be subjected to any form of coercion, duress or threat, to torture or to any other form of cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment
Rights during investigation - self incrimination
Rights during trial - adequate preparation of defence
Rights during trial - burden of proof
Rights during trial - conduct defence in person
Rights during trial - counsel of accused's choosing
Rights during trial - examine witnesses
Rights during trial - informed promptly and in detail of charges
Rights during trial - interpretation and translation
Rights during trial - legal assistance
Rights during trial - raise defences
State privileges and immunities
Trials in absentia