Bank of Uganda

Brief History

Established on 1 July 1966 and became fully operational on 15 August 1966, under the Bank of Uganda Act 1966; amended by the Bank of Uganda Act (Cap.51) Laws of Uganda 2000. Article 161 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda 1995 provides that the Bank of Uganda shall be the central bank of Uganda. The bank is mandated under Article 162 (1) of the Constitution to promote and maintain the stability of the value of the currency of Uganda; to regulate the currency system in

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