38. Is there a ban on vote buying? - Uganda

Country: 
Uganda
Question: 
38. Is there a ban on vote buying?
Answer: 
Yes
Source: 

"A person who, either before or during an election with intent, either directly or indirectly to influence another person to vote or to refrain from voting for any candidate, gives or provides or causes to be given or provided any money, gift or other consideration to that other person, commits the offence of bribery and is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding seventy two currency points or imprisonment not exceeding three years or both."

(Article 64(1), Presidential Elections Act, 2005).

A person who, either before or during an election with intent. either directly or indirectly to influence another person to vote or to refrain from voting for any candidate, gives or provides or causes to be given or provided any money, gift or other consideration to that other person, commits the offence of bribery and is liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding seventy two currency points or imprisonment not exceeding three years or both."

(Article 68(1), Parliamentary Elections Act, 2005).