Our Mandate

To strengthen coordination and networking of LASPs, harmonisation and standardisation of legal aid service provision by the different service providers, lobbying and advocacy to facilitate a favourable legal and policy environment.

STATE, NON-STATE ACTORS TRACK IMPLEMENTATION OF SDG16 AT 4TH ACCESS TO JUSTICE CONFERENCE

Despite reforms by the Judiciary to ease dispensation of justice, the institution is still grappling with delays in disposing off cases, corruption, high prison congestion and few judicial officers among other challenges.

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PARLIAMENT GIVES ATTORNEY GENERAL 30 DAYS TO TABLE THE LEGAL AID BILL 2018

On Thursday 27th September 2018, Members of Parliament displayed a united front when debating the request to allow the tabling a motion to present a Private members Legal Aid Bill. 2018. This followed a passionate presentation by Hon. Lyandro Komakech, MP Gulu Municipality and the mover of the private members bill. This motion was seconded by Hon.Veronica Eragu, the Woman MP for Kaberamaido who justified the need for the bill saying it would enable citizens access justice irrespective of their economic and social status; greatly reduce the costs for family maintenance, reduce case backlogs in courts of law as well as address the land rights of women in Uganda.

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LAND ACTORS APPLAUD LEGAL AND PARLIAMENTARY’S REJECTION OF CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT NO 13 OF 2017

On Wednesday 5th September 2018, Civil society land actors welcomed the rejection by the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee of Parliament of the proposed changes to the Constitutional Amendment Bill No. 13/2017.

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  • 30 August , 2018
    “It is high time we contribute to our own needs, this will increase responsibility and accountability in access to justice”. Her Lordship Dr.Winifred Nabisinde said this as she officially launched the crowd funding software for Lwengo district. Crowd funding is an online fundraising software that allows collection of modest amounts of money from many people into a pool that realizes sufficient funding for a particular project or activity. 
  • 30 August , 2018
    On Tuesday 21st August 2018, LEGAL AID SERVICE PROVIDERS NETWORK (LASPNET) signed a partnership agreement with OXFAM in Uganda to implement a one-year   project titled “Campaign for pro-poor, effective and inclusive land reforms in Uganda” under its strategic goal of the right to be heard.  

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ABOUT LASPNET

The Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET) is a national member NGO established in 2004 to provide strategic linkages and a collaboration framework for the Legal Aid Service Providers and maintain a common front to interface with various actors in the Justice, Law and Order Sector in Uganda. It targets three critical aspects of coordination: a collective role bringing together different LASPs for solidarity in strategizing, sharing lessons and experiences, while minimizing duplication; capacitating them through collaborative research and analysis ; as well as documenting, providing needed feedback, and amplifying voice on key issues regarding access to justice/legal aid at regional, national or international level.

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