Wildlife bill signed into Law

By Ben Jumbe.

The wildlife conservation and tourism fraternity in Uganda have received a great boost.

It follows assent to the Uganda Wildlife Bill, 2017 by president Museveni into law.

The commissioner wildlife conservation in the ministry of tourism, Dr Akankwasa Barirega says the new law UGANDA WILDLIFE ACT, 2019 comes with significant reforms which will enhance the country’s wildlife conservation efforts .

These include tough penalties for anyone engaged in wildlife crime involving endangered species with a life sentence and fine of 20 billion shillings or both introduced as he explains
Sound Akankwasa law signed