Public Health Act

Public Health (Prohibition of Entry into Uganda) Order, 2020

Statutory Instrument 53 of 2020

In exercise of powers conferred upon the Minister by section 36 of the Public Health Act, Cap. 281, this Order is made this 24th day of March, 2020.

1. Title and commencement.

(1)This Order may be cited as the Public Health (Prohibition of Entry into Uganda) Order, 2020.
(2)This Order shall be deemed to have come into force on 21st March 2020.

2. Prohibition of entry into Uganda

The entry into Uganda by any person and the introduction into Uganda of any animal, article or thing at or through any of the border posts of Uganda is with effect from Monday 23rd March 2020, prohibited.

3. Exemptions

This Order shall not apply to—(a)any person, animal, article or thing belonging to any United Nations Organisation and any humanitarian organization that seeks to enter into Uganda through any border post; and(b)any vehicle or aircraft used for the conveyance of cargo into Uganda through any border post.

4. Duration of Order

(1)This Order shall remain in force until 23rd April 2020, when it shall expire.
(2)The Minister may extend the duration of this Order.Dr. Jand Ruth Aceng,Minister of Health.

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