Practice Relating to Rule 124. ICRC Access to Persons Deprived of Their Liberty
In 2003, in its initial report to the Human Rights Committee, Uganda stated:
325. The Prisons Act and the Rules made under it provide for visiting Justices to inspect Prisons to which they are appointed, at regular intervals. A visiting Justice may inspect all wards, cells and rooms to assess the living conditions and physical facilities of the prisons and prisoners. They are also supposed to hear complaints from Prisoners.
326. There are other bodies which have a supervisory role on prisons. These include the Red Cross Societies.