The Nature and Purpose of a National Constitution

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A paper presented at the Kumi/Soroti RC development seminar held at Soroti on 20th February 1991 by the hon. Mr. Justice B. J. Odoki, Chairman, Uganda Constitutional Commission. The paper begins with a definition of the word "constitution" and deals with the purpose, objectives and contents of the New Constitution. It discusses different possible types of constitutions and why a new constitution is needed in Uganda.