Key duties and Responsibilities

 

1. Deputizing the DPP in all the latter’s functions as set out in the Constitution.

 

2. Manage and coordinate the requirements and facilitation needs of the departments under the Directorate.

 

3. Initiating, formulating and reviewing the Institutional policies, rules and regulations relating to the management of cross-border crimes, international crimes and international cooperation in criminal matters.

 

4. Ensuring overall coordination and harmonization of the various desks, units, sections, divisions and departments in the Directorate, towards fulfilling the Institution’s objectives in the management of cross-border crimes, international crimes and international cooperation in criminal matters.

 

5. Identifying the need, advocating and negotiating for support and additional resources for effective public prosecutions and administration of justice relating to international crimes and international cooperation in criminal matters.

 

6. Examine, develop and recommend effective, improved and sustainable systems for prosecution of international and other associated crimes, MLA, extradition and promotion of a common approach to handling those cases within the country.

 

7. Ensure cross-border and international collaboration with stakeholders in the administration of criminal justice.

 

8. Examine and initiate improvements in legislation for the country’s effective management of international and extra-territorial offences and international cooperation in criminal matters.

 

9. Ensure the proper identification and examination of jurisdictional and constitutional intricacies which inhibit international cooperation and enforcement in Uganda with a view to recommend appropriate measures for redress.

 

10. Coordinate and manage the participation of staff in seminars and conferences on matters of cross-border crimes, international crimes and international cooperation in criminal matters. 29

 

 

 

11. Examine and document regional and international instruments relating to international co-operation in criminal matters to which Uganda is a party and make recommendations for their ratification.

 

 

 

Vision And Mission

VISION

 “A crime free society”.

MISSION

 “To handle and prosecute criminal cases in a just, effective and efficient manner”.

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