Uganda under colonial rule, in Government reports, 1903-1961

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9 volumes in Uganda under colonial rule, in Government reports, 1903-1961

Administration, 1909-1961

From the early years of the century the native authorities (and the Buganda Government) were responsible for the maintenance of certain services, with the Commissioners playing a more supervisory role in those areas. District Commissioners had from the earliest times submitted annual reports surveying district work during the previous year,...

  • Contributor:  British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
  • Reference:  73143A
  • Keyword:  african politics government

Finance, 1929-1962

The Treasury Department Reports and the Credit and Savings Bank records were held within Uganda, whilst the Auditor General and his Department were accountable to the Secretary of State for the Colonies. In combination, these records include a statement of the financial position of the Protectorate; the estimates of revenue...

  • Contributor:  British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
  • Reference:  73143B
  • Keyword:  african politics government

Judicial and Police, 1912-1960

The nature of the judicial authority passing judgement in Uganda depended on both the year and the location within Uganda of the offender. In the early years African offenders were tried in native courts for most crimes, whilst non-Africans were tried under colonial laws imported from India. Circuit Courts soon...

  • Contributor:  British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
  • Reference:  73143C
  • Keyword:  african politics government

Natural Resources, 1903-1961

The development of the natural resources of Uganda,with a view to financial self-sufficiency, was one of the primary concerns of the Protectorate Government in its early years, and it is hardly surprising that one of the first departments to be established was a Botanical, Forestry and Scientific Department, which was...

  • Contributor:  British Foreign & Commonwealth Office
  • Reference:  73143D
  • Keyword:  african politics government
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