Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill

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A scanned copy of Bill 18 can be read in its entirety on Google docs here.  See Rachel Maddow’s explanation of American politicians’ involvement & reactions here.

Here is an outline of the penalties:

  •           SECTION 2.2  – THE OFFENCE OF HOMOSEXUALITY

– A person who commits an offence under this section shall be liable on conviction to imprisonment for life.

  •  SECTION 2.3 – AGGRAVATED HOMOSEXUALITY

– A person who commits the offence of aggravated homosexuality shall be liable on conviction to suffer death.

  •  SECTION 2.4 – ATTEMPT TO COMMIT HOMOSEXUALITY

 – A person who attempts to commit the offence of homosexuality commits a felony and is liable on conviction to imprisonment for seven years.

 – A person who attempts to commit the offence of aggravated homosexuality commits an offence and is liable on conviction to imprisonment for life. 

  • SECTION 2.7- AIDING & ABATING HOMOSEXUALITY

–  A person who aids, abets, counsels or procures another to engage in acts of homosexuality commits an offence and is liable on conviction to imprisonment for seven years.

December 4, 2009 12:05 pm

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