Regulatory Services

1. Standards and laws

In order to provide an enabling regulatory environment for the achievement of e-government in the country, various cyber laws and other related laws were operationalized, these include;

v  Electronic Transactions Act

v  Data Protection and Privacy bill

v  Electronic Signatures Act

2. Regulations

Through the Ministry of ICT, NITA-U has also put in place regulations to guide operations of e-government and other ICT related such as;

v   E-Government regulations

v   National Data bank regulations

v  Arbitration and Certification of IT Professionals and IT Training Institutions

v  BPO Standards and Accreditation guidelines

v  Government of Uganda social media guide

v  Guidelines for development and management of Government websites

v  Standards for structured cabling in Government MDAs

v  Guidelines and standards for acquisition of IT hardware and software for MDAs

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3. IT Certification

IT Certification has been put in place to ensure improved quality of IT products and services, ensure consumer/client protection, enforce laws, regulations and standards applicable to the IT industry and promote professionalism and best practices among IT personnel and service providers

The IT Certification Framework for IT Training, Service providers and IT Professionals has been approved and NITA-U has begun this exercise in partnership with a third party organisation, Comtel/CyberQ. Registration for Certification is done online at http: www.itco.go.ug/  for further information, please contact us through the addresses below