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The Uganda Peoples' Defence Forces Act, 2005
An Act to provide for the regulation of the Uganda Peoples' Defence Forces in accordance with article 210 of Constitution, to repeal and replace the Armed Forces Pensions Act and the Uganda Peoples' Defence Forces Act, and for other related matters.

23.08.2005
02.09.2005
Yes
Uganda Gazette No. 56, Vol. XCVIII, 2 September 2005, http://www.kituochakatiba.org/index2.php?option=com_docman&task=doc_view&gid=940&Itemid=36  (last accessed on 01.06.2013)

Summary
On children in armed conflict:
Cf. Part IV; Section 52(2)(c): minimum age for recruitment is set at 18 years.

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