THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA IN THE MATTER OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE REPUBUBLIC OF UGANDA AND IN THE MATTER OF THE TRADITIONAL

RULERS (RESTITUTION OF ASSETS AND PROPERTICES) ACT CAP 247 AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA AND THE KABAKA OF BUGANDA RONALD MUWENDA MUTEBI II

This AGREEMENT is hereby made and entered into by and between the Government of the Republic of Uganda as represented by H.E President of Uganda of State House Entebbe, hereinafter referred to as “the Government” and “the Kabaka of Buganda Ronald Muwenda Mutebi of P.O. Box 58 Kampala herein referred to as “Kabaka”

WHEREAS the Government of Uganda and the Kabaka wish to cultivate and further develop cooperation for the mutual benefit of both parties through various programmes and projects. AND

WHEREAS in furtherance of the above objective, the Government and the Kabaka are desirous of making this Agreement; AND WHEREAS this Agreement is made pursuant to the Traditional Rulers (Restitution of Assets and Properties) Act 1993 and aims to develop and expand the framework of cooperation between the Government and the Kabaka.

NOW THEREFORE IT IS HEREBY MUTUALLY AGREED AS FOLLOWS;

A. THE GOVERNMENT SHALL 1. Return to the Kabaka the former estate of Buganda Kingdom comprising in; a. Land in Urban centres/ towns b. Land where former administration headquarters i.e. Gombololas and Masazas were situated. c. Land not claimed, utilized or occupied by any lawful or bonafide occupant as defined in the 1995 Constitution and Land Act in the rural or pen urban areas. Where a rural or peri urban area is occupied by many people who do not qualify as lawful or bonafide occupants, the Government and the Kabaka shall negotiate and amicably agree on the manner of handling the occupants such as Government compensating the Kabaka d. Land on Mityana Road (Jeza Farm). e. Former Buganda Kingdom markets. For markets already developed or under development by the Government, both parties shall negotiate and amicably agree on the mode of ownership. 2. Compensate the Kabaka for and comprised in Plot 52.Kampal road, Muteesa House in London (42 Queen Garden road, London, SW). 3. Return or compensate the Kabaka for properties that formally belonged to Buganda Kingdom but were transferred to Government.

The properties mentioned in Clause 1, 2, and 3 abovem are subject to be verified by the relevant Government agencies before they are transferred to the Kabaka or compensation is affected. 4. Renew on mutually agreed terms leases formerly granted to Buganda Kingdom but have since expired. The renewal shall not apply to properties or lands where the Government has already issued leases to third parties. The income derived from the properties shall be applied to support the promotion of culture and development of the people of Buganda. 5. Make final payment in agreed installments to the Kabaka of Ug Shs. 20,389,206,000 (Twenty Billion three hundred eighty nine million two hundred and six thousand only) in 2014- 2015 financial year covering all rental arrears, premium, dues, court awards, interest accrued etc. The said amount shall first be verified by Government ministries or Agencies or a team that shall be set up by both parties to the agreement before payment is effected. The Government, however, will immediately mobilize Ug Shs. 2,000, 000,000 (Two Billion) as part payment. 6. Ensure in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution, the Kabaka enjoys his freedom of movement in any and all parts of Uganda provided he respects the rights of other cultural institutions /leaders as enshrined in the Constitution and The Institution of Traditional or Cultural Leaders Act, 2011.

B. THE KABAKA SHALL I. Execute his mandate and responsibilities in accordance with the laws of Uganda. II. Ensure that the said land is used within the laws of Uganda for the promotion of

cultures and traditions in Buganda and for development of the Institution. III. lessor. IV. Respect the cultural norms of other related ethnic communities located in Honour all lawful interests issued by the Government on land where he is a

Buganda such as the Banyala and Baruli and leave to them land where the former administrative units were situated as was amicably agreed by both parties.

C. UNDERTAKING Both parties undertake to totally refrain from engaging in hostile propaganda against each other which has tended to sour relations between the parties in recent years. D. IMPLEMENTATION

It is hereby mutually agreed that H.E President shall set up a team to ensure implementation of this Agreement.

E. GOVERNING LAW

This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of Uganda.

F. COMMENCEMENT

This agreement shall come into effect immediately on the day of signing.

G. DISPUTE RESOLUTION Any disputes arising from this Agreement shall be resolved mutually. The Agreement is signed 1st day of August, 2013 at Kampala in the two original copies in English, both equally valid.