Uganda - Age of Sexual Consent
[Cool Teen Sites]
UGANDA LAWS: 1. Homosexual activity is illegal, criminalizes "carnal knowledge against the order of nature" with a maximum penalty of life imprisonment. Section 141 prohibits "attempts at carnal knowledge" with a maximum penalty of 7 years imprisonment. Section 143 punishes acts of, procurement of, or attempts to procure acts of "gross indecency" betweem men in public or private with up to 5 years imprisonment. Prosecutions are rare.
NOTE: 1. Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi, II, leader of the Ugandan kingdomof
Buganda, is extremely anti-homosexual.
Legislation against child sex tourism
Penalties relating to sex offences and crime against children in the country
NOTE FROM THE EDITOR: Copyright holders: We are not trying to assert any rights to your article. We operate as a repository with a virtually unlimited storage capacity. We capture and store articles to prevent loss due to system crashes and the space limitations that most sites operate under. We will remove your article if you wish. This is a non-profit site. AgeOfConsent.com is a repository of both legal and commentary information on laws relating to sexual activity. We do not, and can not offer any legal advice or provide any legal counsel. Do not write to us requesting our advice or suggestions -- your email will be ignored. This web site and its contents are in no way affiliated, funded, or regulated by any Local, State, Federal or International government agency or governing body. Information contained on this site has been provided by readers and/or has been discovered through the research of volunteers. Other than cursory review, no efforts have been made to independently verify the current status of the legal statutes contained in these page nor whether any cases used as examples are still precedent. Do not rely on this information to make legal decisions. You should contact a legal advisor in your area for a proper determination of law on any questions you might have. Any emails and other user comments and opinions included on this site are the opinions of the creator of the message and are not necessarily those of this site, its editors, advertisers or other affiliated entities.