539 . . THe W T!»i R.’-Pr.HJJC CfT’GWJA ' ' T!2- REPUBLIC OFfC.ANn.X Registered ar rhe "^^F" *W Published se-Uganda Gazette x Vol. CI Xo. 61 5th December, 2008 Price: Shs. 1500 CONTEXTS Page (iv) To enhance access. Government should establish an Ministry of Education and Sports—Notice ... 539 Open University of Uganda within the Medium The Advocates Act—Notices ... ... ...539-540 Term while operationalizing the Students' Loan The Companies Act—Notices ... ... ... 540 Scheme in the short term. The Electoral Commission —Notices ................. 540-548 (v) Government should increase funding to Public Toe Trademarks Act—Registration of Applications 548-558 Universities to match surging numbers of students Ad’.erdsemen^ ... ... ... ... 558-561 created by UPE and USE policies and Universities SUPPLEMENTS Councils should have overall responsibility of Acts allocation of all Internally Generated Funds (IGF) No. 23—The Trial on Indictments (Amendment) Act. 2008. in Public Universities which should be contained in No. 24—The Atomic Energy Act. 2008. an integrated budget. Legal Notices (vi) Public Universities should strive to establish close No. 13—The Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions working links with the private sector in research and development as well as privatizing management of Act (Publication of Particulars of Private Other halls of residence and service therein. Tertiary Institutions issued with Provisional (vii) Makerere University in particular, should undergo Licences) (No. 3) Notice. 2008. an overhaul of its administrative structure and style, No. 14—The Universities and Other Tertiary' Institutions including financial administration. Management Act (Register of Public and Private Tertiary training and re-training are urgently required. In Institutions) Notice, 2008. particular, the mismanagement of IGF from private fees at Makerere University should be investigated General Notice No. 610 of 2008. by a respectable firm of Auditors/Accountants. (viii) Makerere and Kyambogo should match students MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AND SPORTS and facilities within a "consolidation period" of GENERAL NOTICE ON THE GOVERNMENT WHITE five years before embarking on new programmes or PAPER ON THE REPORT OF THE VISITATION admitting more students than those who match COMMITTEE TO PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES IN UGANDA available facilities. (ix) "All Public Universities students' enrolment should In March 2006, His Excellency Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, the match with facilities according to the National President of the Republic of Uganda, in his capacity as Visitor Council for Higher Education (NCHE) benchmarks." to all Public Universities as provided for in Section 26 Sub (x) Makerere University Business School (MUBS) Section (3) of the Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions should develop further as a Degree Awarding Act 2001. appointed a twelve person Visitation Committee to Tertiary Institution and then, more carefully Public Universities chaired by Professor Gordon P. McGregor. towards a University status through relevant legal > 1 ‘ The Terms of Reference were: Visit, study and make structures as per the Universities and Other Tertiary a situational analysis of Public Universities Institutions Act 2001. Makerere University, Mbarara University of Science (5) It is my honour and privilege to present the Government and Technology, Kyambogo University and Gulu White Paper on Higher Education for implementation University) and make recommendations. by all concerned stakeholders. 2 The Committee completed its work and submitted its rerxr. to the Ministry of Education and Sports on 10th HON. GERALDINE NAMIREMBE BITAMAZIRE (MP), A-Lgust 2007. Min ister of Education and Sports. 3 Gevemment has issued a White Paper. - The key recommendations in the White Paper which General Notice No. 611 of 2008. were accepted by Government with or without THE ADVOCATES ACT. amendments are: NOTICE. Councils and Senates should take urgent and full APPLICATION FOR A CERTIFICATE OF ELIGIBILITY. review of their own responsibilities and those of top It is hereby notified that an application has been administrators to clarify the conflicting powers presented to the Law Council by Luyambi Thomas who is exercised by the Senior Administrators. stated to be a holder of Bachelor of Laws of Makerere ii C-xociis should have the full autonomy to charge fees University having been awarded a Degree on the 27th day of nesec or unit cost in consultation with the Ministry of October, 2005 and to have been awarded a Diploma in Legal Erixzrim and Sports and with approval of Cabinet. Practice by the Law Development Centre on the 27th day of ii:; Gcnemmem should continue its affirmative policy of July, 2007 for the issue of a Certificate of Eligibility for nmcmg science and technology students because these entry of his name on the Roll of Advocates for Uganda. disem-iines are key to development, while undertaking renammatkm. modernization and expansion of Kampala. STELLA NYANDRIA. mmasmaemre in all Public Universities. 4th December. 2008. for Acting Secretary, Law Council.