What are the functions of Parliament?
Parliament has powers to make laws on any matter “for peace, order, development and good governance of Uganda.”
The functions of the Parliament of Uganda are:
1. To pass laws for the good governance of Uganda.
2. To provide, by giving legislative sanctions to taxation and acquisition of loans, the means of carrying out the work of Government.
3. To scrutinise Government policy and administration through the following:
(a). pre-legislative scrutiny of Bills referred to Committees of Parliament;
(b). scrutinising of the various objects of expenditure and the sums to be spent on each;
(c). assuring transparency and accountability in the application of public funds; and
(d). monitoring the implementation of Government programmes and projects.