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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe : attacks on human rights through the misuse of criminal charges, London: Amnesty International, 1995, 15 p.;

AYUME, Francis J., Criminal procedure and law in Uganda, Nairobi : Longman, 1986, xxx, 257 p., ISBN: 0582644879;

BROWN, Douglas, 1928-, Criminal procedure in Uganda and Kenya, 2d ed., London: Sweet & Maxwell, 1970, 185 p. (series; Law in Africa, no.13);

BYAMUGISHA, J., "Criminal Responsibility under East African Penal Codes", (1971-72) 3-4 Zambia Law Journal 76-94; copy at the Supreme Court of Canada Library, Ottawa;

INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS, Report: Fact-finding Mission: Uganda -- Challenging the Death Penalty, number 425/2, October 2005, 46 p.; available at
(accessed on 27 September 2006);

KAKUNGULU WAGABAZA, Moses, The implications of capital punishment for prison system in Uganda, PhD thesis, 1997;

KARL's [i.e. KALR's] criminal practice legislation of Uganda / [ed by Ladislaus Kiiza Rwakafuuzi Rwakafuuzi], Kampala : Kampala Law Reports, [1999], 1 v. (various pagings); Contents: The Criminal Procedure Code Act as at 1 July 1999 -- Evidence as at 1 July 1999 -- The Magistrates' Courts Act as at 1 July 1999 -- The Penal Code Act as at 1 July 1999 -- The Trial on Indictments Decree as at 1 July 1999 -- Prevention of Corruption Act as at 1 July 1999; new edition  as of 1 April 2004;

MUTIBWA, Olivia M. N., 1939-, compiled by,  Human rights in Uganda from the colonial period to the present :  an annotated bibliography,  Kampala, Uganda : Human Rights and Peace Centre, Makerere University, [1993], xiv, 128 p. (series; Publication / Human Rights and Peace Centre, Library and  Documentation Unit ; no. 1);

NASABA, Alfred P.W., "Right to a Fair Trial: The Uganda Perspective" in David Weissbrodt and Rüdiger Wolfrum, eds., The right to a fair trial, Berlin; New York: Springer, 1997, ix, 779 p. at pp. 241 to approx. 286 (Series; Beiträge zum ausländischen öffentlichen Recht und Völkerrecht ; Bd. 129),  ISBN: 3540625933;

NSEREKO, D.D., "National Monographs: Uganda" in Lieven Dupont and Cyrille Fijnault, eds. International Encyclopaedia of Laws, Criminal Law, vol. 3,  The Hague, London, Boston: Kluwer Law International, 1993-, 330 p., ISBN: 9065449374;

ODOKI,  B. J. (Ben J.), A guide to criminal procedure in Uganda, 2nd ed., Kampala, Uganda : Law Development Centre, c1990, xvii, 198 p. (series; Introduction to law series ; no. 5);

The penal code, 1950, Entebbe: Printed by the Govt. Printer, 1950, viii, 83 p.;

Penal Code Act, available at  (accessed on 1 September 2007);

The Penal Code Act (Cap. 106), Kampala : Republic of Uganda, [1995] (Kampala : Kampala Law Reports), p. 299-405; note: Cover title. "(This reprint has been authorised and approved by the Attorney  General as per S.I. 107/95 under powers conferred upon him by  S.14 of the Acts of Parliament Act Cap. 15. In terms of S. 14(2) of the Act this reprint is to be judicially noticed  with effect from 1.8.95 as the authentic copy of the Penal Code Act)";

1978 reprint of the Penal Code Act (as at 1st January 1978), Entebbe, Uganda : Govt. Printer, 1978, 162 p. ; 25 cm.; copy at the US Library of Congress;

READ, James S., "Kenya, Tanzania, and Unganda",  in Alan Milner, ed., African penal systems, London:  Routledge & K. Paul, 1969, xiii, 501 p., at pp. 89-158, ISBN: 0710061277; copy at Ottawa University, MRT General, KQC 974 ,M54 1969;

RWAKAFUUZI, L.K., Juta's criminal practice legislation, 1st ed., Kampala, Uganda : Juta Uganda, 1997, 1 v. (various pagings), ISBN: 99709010001;

SSEKANDI, Francis M.,  Self-defence in Uganda law / by F.M. Ssekandi ; and revised by Florence Nakachwa D.,  Kampala : Law Development Centre, 2008; copy at Harvard University;  

TIBATEMWA-EKIRIKUBINZA, Lillian, Criminal Law in Uganda: Sexual Assaults and Offences Against Morality, Kampala: Fountain Publishers, 2005, x, 121 p. (series; Fountain series in law and business studies), ISBN: 2005329003;

UGANDA, The Penal Code Act : (Cap. 106) as at 31st August 1992 / The Republic of Uganda, Kampala : Kampala Law Reports, 1992, 139 p.;

UGANDA LAW REFORM COMMISSION, prepared by the, Reprint of various enactments relating to the courts, evidence, criminal law and criminal and civil procedure : (as at 1st  January, 1995), [Kampala? : s.n., 1995], ii, 613 p.;

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