Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act of 2014 – Full Text

A pdf of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2014 as signed today in Uganda is here.

Some reports indicated that the penalty for “the offence of homosexuality” would be 14 years in prison. However, the penalty is actually life.

The offence of homosexuality.
(1) A person commits the offence of homosexuality if—

c) he or she touches another person with the intention of committing the act of homosexuality.

(2) A person who commits an offence under this section shall be liable, on conviction, to imprisonment for life.

Life in prison for touching.

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