Skilled laborers earn Shillings 500, semi-skilled Shillings 250 while unskilled inmates earn Shillings 100 each day. Although these processes are not entirely transparent, there is need for government to review the allowances paid to the inmates.
Mwesigwa Rukutana the Minister of State for Justice and Constitutional Affairs says that the absence of the Legal Aid Policy has resulted into uncoordinated delivery of Legal Aid Services to the poor and vulnerable in rural Uganda.
The giveaway paves way for the construction of headquarters for the Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, the Directorate of Public Prosecutions â€“ DPP and the Uganda Prisons Service â€“ UPS among others. JLOS will in turn construct at least a 21,000 square meters of office space for the police headquarters in exchange for the land.
It was also noted that 247 million shillings has been allocated to prosecute and defend cases both within and outside the country. This means each case including transport for state attorneys, meals, witnesses and all other expenses will cost 35,000 shillings.
Ladira says that the Justice Law and Order sector has availed money to police to pay fees to medical personnel for the examination of sexual offences. JLOS has already printed and saturated 75,000 copies of the newly redesigned police forms in the country. For every victim of sexual assault examined the medical personnel will be paid 25,000 shillings.