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19 December 2001

Uganda Government Gazette dated 2001-12-19 number 82

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Vol. XCIV No. 82                                                         19th December, 2001                                   Price: Shs. 1000

                        CONTENTS                          Page                       General Notice No. 563 of 2001.
Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development— Notice 597                                              THE ADVOCATES ACT.
The Advocates Act—Notice                 ...........   ... 597                                                  NOTICE.
The Trade Marks Act— Registration of applications 597-598
                                                                                     APPLICATION FOR A CERTIFICATE OF ELIGIBILITY.
Advertisements ..................................... ... 598
                                                                                       It is hereby notified that an application has been
                                                                                     presented to the Law Council by Rose Nakayi who is stated
General Notice No. 562 of 2001.                                                      to be a holder of Bachelor of Laws of Makerere University
                                         POLICY DIRECTIVE                            having been awarded a Degree on the 8th day of October
 (This Policy Directive is issued in accordance with Section 18                      1999 and to have been awarded a Diploma in Legal Practice
              o f the Electricity Act, No. 9 of 1999).                               by the Law Development Centre, on the 9th day of February
    In E xercise of the functions and duties conferred on the                        2001 for the issue of Certificate of Eligibility for entry of her
Minister responsible for Electricity by Section 18 of the                            name on the Roll of Advocates for Uganda.
Electricity Act, 2000, this Policy Directive is issued to the
Electricity Regulatory Authority this 19th day of December,                          Kampala,                           JULIET NASSUNA (Ms),
2001.                                                                                13th November, 2001.          Acting Secretary, Law Council.

1.          Whereas it is possible for a person other than the Uganda
            Electricity Board or the Uganda Electricity Transmission                 General Notice No. 564 of 2001.
            Company (UETC) to finance and construct transmission
            lines.                                                                                    THE TRADE MARKS ACT.
                                                                                                                (Cap. 83).
2.          Whereas under a Power Purchase Agreement ("PPA”)                                                    NOTICE.
            signed on the 8th December, 1999 between AES Nile                          Notice is hereby given that any person who has grounds to
            Power Limited ("the Company”) and Uganda Electricity                     oppose the registration of any of the marks advertised herein
            Board it was agreed that the Company was to procure the                  may within sixty days from the date of this Gazette, lodge a
            finance and construct a transmission line and associated                 Notice of opposition on Trade Mark Form No. 6 together with a
^           transmission facilities (known under the PPA as the "UEB                 fee of Shs. 4000 in case of National applicants or US$ 250 in
            Line”) as part of the Bujagali Falls Hydroelectric Power                 case of Foreign applicants. The period of lodging Notice of
            Project.                                                                 opposition may be extended in suitable cases by the Registrar as
                                                                                     he thinks fit upon such terms as he may direct. Formal
3.          Whereas the costs for the construction of the UEB line                   opposition should not be lodged until after reasonable notice has
            may be met in several ways including through the tariff                  been given by letter to the applicant so that he may have an
            and rate charges, approved by the Electricity Regulatory                 opportunity to withdraw his application before the expense of
            Authority chargeable by the transmission or distribution                 opposition proceedings is incurred. Failure to give such notice
            companies.                                                               will be taken into account in considering any application by the
                                                                                     opponent for an order for costs if the opposition is uncontested
4.          Whereas Government acknowledges that including the                       by the applicant. Representations of the marks herein advertised
            construction costs of the UEB line as a component of the                 can be inspected at the office of the Registrar of Trade Marks,
            rates and tariff charges, chargeable by the transmission                 Parliamentary Buildings, P.O. Box 7151, Kampala.
            and distribution companies, may result in a double charge
            to electricity consumers in Uganda.                                      (21)        A pplication N o . 24427 in Part “A”.
Now therefore, the Minister hereby directs the Electricity                           (52)                       Class 17.
Regulatory Authority that in exercise of its functions under                                                      (54)
sections 11(0 and (g) of the Electricity Act, the Electricity
Regulatory Authority should not allow any costs associated                                                LITHOR
with the construction of the UEB line to be part of the                              (53)
transmission costs included within the rates of charges or tariff                    (59)
of any transmission or distribution Company.                                         (64)
                                                                                     (57) Nature o f goods— All goods in international class 17.
                                                      SYDA N.M. BBUMBA, MP           (73) Name o f applicant— Mobil Petroleum Company
                                      Minister o f Energy and Mineral Development.           Incorporated.

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