Video: Why the Marriage Bill is good for Uganda

The Marriage Bill is a consolidated law on domestic matters that upholds the institution of marriage; offers protection of married people; promotes fairness to achieve social justice. The Bill provides for requirements of a valid marriage in line with the Constitution. These include age and consent of parties intending to marry. This is a Government Bill, Urge your Member of Parliament to pass it.

Marriage Bill on Requirements of a valid marriage

The Marriage Bill is a consolidated law on domestic matters that upholds the institution of marriage; offers protection of married people; promotes fairness to achieve social justice. The Bill spells out the rights and responsibilities of married people. It provides for the duty of both parents to care for and bring up their children. This is a Government Bill, Urge your Member of Parliament to pass it.

Marriage Bill on duties of parents

The Marriage Bill is a consolidated law on domestic matters that upholds the institution of marriage; offers protection of married people; promotes fairness to achieve social justice. The Bill provides for ownership of property – it defines matrimonial property owned in common and also allows married people to own property separately. This is a Government Bill, Urge your Member of Parliament to pass it.

Marriage Bill on Ownership of property

The Marriage Bill is a consolidated law on domestic matters that upholds the institution of marriage; offers protection of married people; promotes fairness to achieve social justice. The Bill provides for conjugal rights of both parties. It recognises the consideration of sexual needs of each partner. However, forced sexual acts are unacceptable. This is a Government Bill, Urge your Member of Parliament to pass it.

Marriage Bill on Safer Sex

The Marriage Bill is a consolidated law on domestic matters that upholds the institution of marriage; offers protection of married people; promotes fairness to achieve social justice. The Bill prohibits widow inheritance as a customary practice that undermines the dignity of women.This is a Government Bill, Urge your Member of Parliament to pass it.

Marriage Bill on Widow inheritence

The Marriage Bill is a consolidated law on domestic matters that upholds the institution of marriage; offers protection of married people; promotes fairness to achieve social justice. The Bill outlaws the demand of return of marriage gifts in case of breakdown of marriage and stipulates that payment of bride price will be optional. This is a Government Bill, Urge your Member of Parliament to pass it.

Marriage Bill on Marriage gifts