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21 November 2005

Uganda Government Gazette dated 2005-11-21 number 74

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        Vol. XCVIII No. 74                                  21st November, 2005                                       Price: Shs. 1000

                              CONTENTS                     Page            (b) A Technical Certificate or a Diploma awarded by
       The National Council for Higher Education—Notice 787-788                UNEB or other recognised examining body to a person
       The Political Parties and Organisations Act—Notices   788               who holds a UCE Certificate and has studied for at
       The Electoral Commission Act—Notices         ...     788                least two continuous years in a technical institution.
        ,                SUPPLEMENTS
                                                                           (c)    A Business Certificate awarded by UNEB to a person
       No. 16—The Presidential Elections Act, 2005.
                                                                                  who holds a UCE level Certificate and has studied for at
       Na 17—The Parliamentary Elections Act. 2005.
                                                                                  least two years continuously in a recognised Business
       iNo. IS—The Political Parties and Organisations Act, 2005.
                                                                                  Institution by the Ministry of Education and Sports.
       No. 19—The National Agricultural Research Act. 2005.

                                                                          (d)     Any person who holds a certificate issued by a
      General Notice No. 556 of 2005.                                             nationally recognised university after a mature entrance
          THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS ACT. 2005                                    examination will be deemed to have an Advanced level
                        (Act No. 16 of 2005).                                     standard equivalent.
                   Sections 4 (I) (c), 4(3)(c). 4 (8)
            THE PARLIAMENTARY ELECTIONS ACT. 2005                         (e)    A certificate or diploma awarded by a body recognised by
                         (Act No. 17 of 2005).                                   NCHE to a person as an engineer, technician or pilot who
                Sections 4(1) (c). and 4 (5), 4(6), 4 (7)                        holds "O” level certificate and who has taken a course
                                                                                 lasting for at least two continuous years after ”O" level.
/                      2005                                               (f)    A certificate or diploma awarded to a hotelier who has
        THE UGANDA ADVANCED CERTIFICATE OF                                       taken a course of at least two years duration after "O"
      EDUCATION AND ITS EQUIVALENT FOR PERSONS                                   level in an institution recognised by the NCHE.
       PARLIAMENTARY AND LOCAL COUNCIL FIVE                              (g) Nurse's Certificate awarded by the Nurses and Mid­
                  ELECTIONS. 2005.
     PREAMBLE                                                                wifery Council if the course lasted at least 2 years after
                                                                             "O" level.
      By virtue of the powers conferred upon the National Council
     for Higher Education (NCHE) under Section 4 of the
     Presidential Elections Act, 2005 and Section 4 Parliamentary        (h) A certificate awarded by a military, police or Prisons
     Elections Act. 2005 and Sectionl(2) the Local Governments               College or academy or school recognised by the
     (Amendment) Act, 2005. the National Council for Higher                  relevant Ministry to a person who has after ‘O’ level
     Education hereby publishes the following list of qualifications         completed an approved course of not less than nine
     considered as ‘A’ Level or its equivalent.                              months at the college, academy or school.
     1. A person shall be deemed to have an ‘A'level certificate
        of education on presentation of an original ‘A’ level            (i)     Or other qualifications acceptable to the Council as
        certificate issued by the Uganda National Examinations                   equivalent to ’A’ Level.
        Board (UNEB), the East African Examinations Council
        or Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate.                                                SCHEDULE 2
    2. In the event of the loss of the original certificate, a person
       purporting to have an ‘A* level certificate shall produce an     Equivalences based on qualifications obtained elsewhere:
       original letter of verification of resuits issued by UNEB.
                                                                        Candidates presenting qualifications obtained outside
    3. A person who does not possess an *A’ Level certificate as
                                                                        Uganda shall be required to prove to the satisfaction of the
       in (1) above shall be required to produce evidence of an
       equivalent qualification as in Schedules (1) and (2).            NCHE that admission to that programme (in a recognised
                                                                        institution) was obtained on the basis of Advanced Level
                          SCHEDULE 1
                                                                        Standard of Education or its equivalent.
    Equivalences based on qualifications obtained within
    Uganda from recognised institutions:                                                         SCHEDULE 3
    t'aj A Grade III Teacher’s certificate awarded by
         institutions recognised by the Ministry of Education           Candidates presenting their qualification to NCHE for
         and Spons and its agencies to a person who pursues a           verification/equating resulting into the issuance of a
         course for two years after UCE level or Grade II               certificate referred to in the Presidential. Parliamentary
         Teachers’ Certificate and has taken a Grade III course         Elections Acts. 2005 and The Local Govern/nej
         lasting for at least two continuous years.                     (Amendment) Act. 2005 shall pay UGX. 750 000.         I
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