Uganda Police Force Salary Structure & Ranks

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Uganda Police Force Salary Structure & Ranks – Uganda Police, UPF Salary Scale. In this article, you will find how much personnel in Uganda Police Force earn per month.

Uganda Police Force Salary Structure & Ranks

The Uganda Police Force Salary just like every other military organization in the world has an organized chain of command. They have the enlisted and the officers. In some other context, these ranks could be divided into commissioned and non-commissioned officers.

The Uganda Police Force conducts its recruitment exercise on yearly basis, and as such a lot of search queries have been submitted with regards to Uganda Police Force Salary Structure and Scale.

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  • What is the highest rank in the Uganda Police Force (UPF)

We will try as much as we can to address some of these queries in this article. However, before we go deeply into Uganda Police salary structure, let’s find out more about Uganda Police Force Rank & salary Structure..

THE SALARIES AND ALLOWANCES (SPECIFIED OFFICERS)

ACT.

An Act to provide in pursuance of article 158 of the Constitution for
the salaries and allowances to be paid to the holders of certain offices,
the salaries and allowances attached to which are charged on the
Consolidated Fund, and for related matters.

1. Interpretation.

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

“commission” includes the National Citizenship and Immigration Board established by article 16 of the Constitution;

“specified officers” means the officers specified in the First Schedule to this Act.

2. Amendment of First Schedule.

Parliament may by resolution amend the First Schedule to this Act.

A resolution passed under this section shall, as soon as possible, be published in the Gazette.

3. Salaries and allowances of specified officers.

Specified officers shall be paid such salaries and allowances and afforded such benefits as are prescribed respectively in relation to their offices in the Second Schedule to this Act.

Parliament may, by resolution, amend the Second Schedule to this Act.

A resolution passed under subsection (2) shall, as soon as possible, be published in the Gazette.

Subject to article 158 of the Constitution, a resolution under this section may be given retrospective effect.

For the purposes of this Act, the salaries and allowances of the chairperson and members of a commission and the Inspector General of Police, the Deputy Inspector General of Police, the Commissioner of Prisons and the Deputy Commissioner of Prisons mentioned in the First Schedule to this Act shall be charged on the Consolidated Fund.

For the avoidance of doubt, the cost of any benefits afforded to specified officers under the Second Schedule to this Act shall be charged on the Consolidated Fund.

4. Regulations.

The Minister responsible for public service may, by statutory instrument, make regulations for carrying into effect the provisions and purposes of this Act.

5. Gratuity payable to certain specified officers.

Where under the terms of appointment of a specified officer, he or she is not entitled to receive any pension or gratuity in respect of his or her service, the specified officer shall, upon ceasing to hold office, be paid in respect of his or her service as a specified officer a gratuity amounting to one year’s salary in that office or at a rate of 30 percent of that salary for each completed year of his or her service in that office, whichever is the greater.

A specified officer referred to in subsection (1) is not entitled to gratuity under that subsection if he or she resigns from the office or is removed from that office in accordance with the Constitution for inability to perform the functions of his or her office or for misbehaviour or misconduct, except where the removal is as a result of infirmity of mind or body which does not result from his or her own willful neglect or default or misbehaviour.

Any gratuity payable under this section shall be charged on the Consolidated Fund.
6. Protection of accrued rights.

Nothing in this Act shall prejudice any rights acquired under the Salaries and Allowances (Specified Officers) Act, 1984, or any other enactment and accrued or otherwise lawfully enjoyed before the commencement of this Act.

Uganda Police Salaries for Specified officers.

Chief Justice

Deputy Chief Justice

Principal Judge

Justice of the Supreme Court

Justice of Appeal

Judge of the High Court

Auditor General

Inspector General of Government

Deputy Inspector General of Government

Chairperson of a commission established by the Constitution

Deputy chairperson of a commission established by the Constitution

Member of a commission established by the Constitution

Inspector General of Police

Deputy Inspector General of Police

Commissioner of Prisons

Deputy Commissioner of Prisons

Second Schedule.

s. 2.

Salary, allowances and benefits for specified officers.

Part I. Salary, allowances and benefits for judges.

 

Category
Salary
(shillings
per month)
Allowance (in shillings)
Benefits
Chief Justice
3,150,000
Medical allowance of 3,600,000 per year.
Furnished house. Transport: chauffeur driven car; security; travel 1st class.
Deputy Chief Justice
2,870,000
Housing allowance of 2,500,000 per month. Medical allowance of 3,000,000 per year.
Transport: chauffeur driven car; security; travel 1st class.
Principal Judge
2,730,000
Housing allowance of 2,300,000 per month. Medical allowance of 3,000,000 per year.
Transport: chauffeur driven car; security; travel 1st class.
Justice of the Supreme Court
2,640,000
Housing allowance of 2,200,000 per month. Medical allowance of 2,400,000 per year.
Transport: chauffeur driven car; security; travel club class.
Justice of the Court of Appeal
2,550,000
Housing allowance of 2,100,000 per month. Medical allowance of 2,400,000 per year.
Transport: chauffeur driven car; security; travel club class.
Judge of the High Court
2,460,000
Housing allowance of 2,000,000 per month. Medical allowance of 2,400,000 per year.
Transport: chauffeur driven car; security; travel club class.

Part II. Salary, allowances and other benefits for other specified officers .

 

Category
Salary
(shillings per
month)
Allowance (in shillings)
Benefits
Auditor General
2,900,000
Housing allowance of 2,500,000 per month. Medical allowance of 3,000,00 per year.
Transport: chauffeur driven car; travel club class.
Inspector General of Government
2,900,000
Housing allowance of 2,500,000 per month. Medical allowance of 3,000,000 per year.
Transport: chauffeur driven car; travel club class.
Deputy Inspector General of Government
2,700,000
Housing allowance of 2,300,000 per month. Medical allowance of 2,400,000 per year.
Transport: chauffeur driven car; travel club class.
Chairperson of Commission
2,900,000
Medical allowance of 2,400,000 per year.
Transport: chauffeur driven car; travel club class.
Deputy
Chairperson of Commission
2,700,000
Medical allowance of 2,400,000 per year.
Transport: chauffeur driven car; travel club class.
Member of Commission
2,600,000
Medical allowance of 2,400,000 per year.
Transport: chauffeur driven car; travel club class.
Inspector General of Police
1,840,473
Medical allowance of 2,400,000 per year.
Furnished house. Transport: chauffeur driven car; travel club class.
Deputy Inspector General of Police
1,778,032
Medical allowance of 2,400,000 per year.
Furnished house. Transport: chauffeur driven car; travel club class.
Commissioner of Prisons
1,840,473
Medical allowance of 2,400,000 per year.
Furnished house. Transport: chauffeur driven car; travel club class.
Deputy
Commissioner of Prisons
1,778,032
Medical allowance of 2,400,000 per year.
Furnished house; Transport: chauffeur driven car; travel club class.

Part III.
Allowances for part-time members of commission
established by the Constitution.

Sitting allowance: shs. 100,000 per sitting.

Transport: Mileage to office and back while on official duties. The amount to depend upon capacity of the car and distance covered at the existing Government rates.

Safari day allowance and night allowance shall be specified in Government Circular Standing instructions.

Part IV. Allowances for furniture for certain specified officers.

 

Office

Benefits
Deputy Chief Justice
The Deputy Chief Justice shall on appointment be given seventeen million shillings for the procurement of furniture.
Principal Judge
The Principal Judge shall on appointment be given sixteen million shillings for the procurement of furniture.
Justice of the Supreme Court
A justice of the Supreme Court shall on appointment be given fifteen million shillings for the procurement of furniture.
Justice of the Court of Appeal
A justice of the Court of Appeal shall on appointment be given fourteen million shillings for the procurement of furniture.
Judge of the High Court
A judge of the High Court shall on appointment be given thirteen million shillings for the procurement of furniture.

History: Act 4/1999; S.I. 41/1999.

Cross References

Constitution of 1995.
Salaries and Allowances Act, 1984, Act 6/1984.

However, there are some allowances and bonuses that are accrued to men and women of the Uganda Peoples Defense Force (UPDF). But the highest ranking officers get the highest allowances down.

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