An overview of the legal regime for oil revenue in Uganda

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Kampala International University, Colleges of Humanities and Social sciences
This study explored an overview of the legal regime for oil revenue in Uganda which intended to help the people of Uganda and government to implement their expectations from oil. This requires putting in place new legislations for oil and gas administration and management of petroleum revenues. This research provides details on how the anticipated revenues shall be managed and integrated into the existing government systems with a view of mitigating the overall impact of these revenues on the economy. The research required the highest standards of transparency and accountability in the management of oil and gas revenues and gives the institutional and governance structures to be used to achieve this. Lastly, to promote harmony and social cohesion, the research provided for a mechanism for the sharing of royalty revenues with the local governments within the oil producing region.
A thesis presented to the school of post graduate studies and research; Kampala international university, Kampala Uganda in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of master of laws degree.
Legal regime, Oil, Revenue, Uganda