Special obligations of an NGO

Special obligations of an NGO operating in Uganda

Section 44 outlines the special obligations of NGO that an organization shall;-

  1. Not carry out activities in any part of the country unless it has received the approval of the DNMCs and Local Government of that area and signed a memorandum of understanding with the Local Government to that effect.
  2. Not extend its operations to any new areas beyond the area it is permitted to operate unless it has received a recommendation from the Bureau through the DNMC.
  3. Co-operate with local councils in its area and the relevant DNMC and SNMC.
  4. Not engage in any act which is prejudicial to the security and laws of Uganda.
  5. Restrict its operations to the area in which it is permitted to operate under the permit.
  6. Not engage in any act which is prejudicial to the interests of Uganda and the dignity of the people of Uganda.
  7. Be non partisan and shall not engage in fundraising or campaigning to support of oppose any political party or support or propose to register a candidate for a political office.
  8. Have a memorandum of understanding with its donors, sponsors, affiliates, local or foreign partners specifying the terms and conditions of ownership, employment, resource mobilization for the organization.