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28 December 2007

Uganda Government Gazette supplement dated 2007-12-28 number 72

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   'Uganda Gazette >
Vol. C No. 72 ’                                 28th December, 2007                                   Price: Shs. 1000

                CONTENTS                             Page    Paragraph 3 of the second schedule thereof states that “ for
Uganda Revenue Authority—Notice      ...      ...     559    the purposes of paragraph 1(a) of this schedule, the term
The Mining Act—Notice      ...       ...      ...     559    "unprocessed” includes low value added activity such as
The Trade Marks Act— Registration of applications 559-562    sorting, drying, salting, filleting, deboning, freezing,
Advertisements     ...      ...      ...      ...     562    chilling, or bulk packaging, where, except in the case of
                                                             packaging, the value added does not exceed 5% of the total
                  SUPPLEMENTS
Bill                                                         value of the supply.
No. 27—The Land (Amendment) Bilk 2007.
                                                             The purpose of this practice note is therefore to inform the
Act                                                          general public and officers of Uganda Revenue Authority
No. 11—The Finance Act. 2007.                                that ALL imported rice is considered to be unprocessed
                                                             agricultural produce for purposes of the Value Added Tax
Legal Notice
                                                             Act and therefore falls under the provisions of the second
No. 17—The Advocates (Academic Requirements for
                                                             schedule which provides for exempt goods.
Admission to Post-Graduate Bar Course) Notice, 2007.
Statutory Instruments
No. 60—The Electricity (Application for Permit. Licence                                         .ALLEN KAGINA (Mrs.),
and Tariff Review) Regulations. 2007.                                                             Commissioner General.

No. 61—The Universities and Other Tertian Institutions
• Leners of Interim Authority for Private Universities and
Provisional Licences for Private Other Degree Awarding       General Notice No. 811 of 2007.
Institutions) Regulations. 2007.
                                                                              THE MINING ACT, 2003
No. 62—The Universities and Other Tertian' Institutions                    (The Mining Regulations. 2004)
(Equating of Degrees. Diplomas and Certificates)                    NOTICE OF SUSPENSION OF WORKING
Regulations, 2007.
                                                                              OBLIGATIONS.
No. 63—The Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions
                                                                It is hereby notified that Exploration Licence, Number
(Minimum Entry Requirements for Admission to
Universities or Other Tertiary Institutions), Regulations,   EL. 0185 registered as Number 000210 has its working
2007.                                                        obligation been suspended from 1st September 2007 to 31st
                                                             August 2008 in accordance with the provisions of
                                                             Regulation 16(2) of Mining Regulations.
General Notice No. 810 of 2007.                              The Exploration Area subject to the Exploration License is
                                                             153Km2 and is on Topography Map, Sheet Numbers 28/11
          DOMESTIC TAXES DEPARTMENT
                                                             respectively and is situated in Nebbi District.
                    PUBLIC NOTICE
                                                             Dated at Entebbe this 6th day of November, 2007.
                                                                                                     C.B WANDERA.
                                                                            for Commissioner for Geological Survey and
                                                                                                   Mines Department.

                Uganda Ae</eoue Authority

                                                             General Notice No. 812 of 2007.
         PRACTICE NOTES ISSUED UNDER
       SECTION 79 OF THE VAT ACT. CAP. 349                                   THE TRADE MARKS ACT.
                                                                                       (Cap. 83).
The Commissioner General of Uganda Revenue Authority                                   NOTICE.
hereby issues these practice notes under section 79 of the     Notice is hereby given that any person who has grounds
Value Added Tax Act, Cap 349 for the guidance of the         to oppose the registration of any of the marks advertised
taxpayers and the officers of Uganda Revenue Authority.      herein may within sixty days from the date of this Gazette,
                                                             lodge a Notice of opposition on Trade Mark Form No. 6
    GUIDANCE ON THE TREATMENT OF VALUE
                                                             together with a fee of Shs. 4000 in case of National
        ADDED TAX ON IMPORTED RICE
                                                             applicants or USS 250 in case of Foreign applicants. The
Paragraph 1(a) of the second schedule of the Value Added     period of lodging Notice of opposition may fye extended in
Tax Act. Cap 349 provides that, "the supply of unprocessed   suitable cases by the Registrar as he thinks fit upon such terms
agricultural products and livestock is an exempt supply".    as he may direct. Formal opposition should not be lodged until

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