Practice Relating to Rule 99. Deprivation of Liberty
Section B. Deprivation of liberty in accordance with legal procedures
In 2003, in its initial report to the Human Rights Committee, with reference to the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, Uganda stated that “where a person is restricted or detained under a law made for the purpose of a state of emergency”:
Not more than thirty days after the commencement of restriction of his or her restriction or detention, a notification shall be published in the gazette and in the media stating that he or she has been restricted or detained and giving particulars of the provisions of law under which his or her restriction or detention is authorised and the grounds of his or her restriction or detention.