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Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda
The Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda (IRA) was established under section 14 of the Insurance Statute 1996 now The Insurance Act,(Chap213) Laws of Uganda, 2000(Insurance Act)which came into effect on 4th April 1996 and commenced operations in April 1997

The main object of the Authority is to ensure the effective administration, supervision, regulation and control of the business of Insurance in Uganda.

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Our Key Functions
The Objective of the Authority is to ensure the effective administration, supervision, regulation  and control of the business of Insurance in Uganda.
  • establish standards for the conduct of insurance and reinsurance business;
  • license all persons involved in or connected with insurance business, including insurance and reinsurance companies, insurance and reinsurance intermediaries, loss adjusters and assessors, risk inspectors and valuers;
  • approve texts of policies proposal forms;
  • approve minimum rates of insurance premiums and maximum commissions in
    respect of all classes of insurance;
  • safeguard the rights of insurance policyholders and insurance beneficiaries to any insurance contract;
  • provide a bureau to which complaints may be submitted by members of the public;
  • advise the Government on adequate insurance protection and security for national
    assets and national properties;
  • promote a sound and efficient insurance market in the country;
  • supervise and control transactions between insurers and re-insurers;
  • ensure strict compliance with this Act and regulations made under it and any
    other law relating to insurance; and
  • undertake other functions as the Minister may designate.
Insurance chiefs deliberate on the future of Africa's insurance industry..

Across section of the Chief Executive Officers who attended the 4th Annual CEO's summit in Dakar Senegal.

About 100 Chief Executive Officers (CEO’s) of insurance firms, Regulatory bodies s and other stakeholders across the African continent and beyond gathered in Dakar, Senegal to discuss the future of insurance in Africa.

The CEO’s converged at the 4th Annual CEO’s summit organized by Continental Reinsurance Company Limited to deliberate on how to grow.. Read more.

Ugandan journalist wins Continental Re/Insurnce  award

The Commissioner of Insurance for the National Insurance Commission of Ghana Lydia Bawa (L) hands over an award to Isaac Khisa, the Ugandan Journalists of The Independent Magazine.

Ugandan journalist with the Independent Magazine, Mr. Isaac Khisa was among the winners of the second Continental Reinsurance Pan-African Reinsurance Journalism Awards.

Mr. Khisa was awarded the Best Re/Insurance Industry Analysis and Commentary for his article “Insurance industry tops Shs700bn.” The article published.. Read more.

IRA takes Insurance awareness campaign to Luwero District..

The Officer in Charge of Traffic of Luweero District, Mr. Willy Abaha, addressing journalists at the sensitization meeting held at Kasana sports grounds.

Motorists in Luweero district lament about the high Motor Third Party insurance costs and lack of knowledge on the benefits of insurance.

The Officer in Charge of Traffic of Luweero District, Mr. Willy Abaha, said that many motor cyclists in the area do not have motor third party insurance cover which is a basic cover meant to protect.. Read more.

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Our Contacts
Plot5,Kyadondo Road, Nakasero. Legacy Towers, Block B, 2nd Floor.
Kampala 22855 - Uganda
Telephone: 0312-266364/ 0414-346712 / 041-4253564
Fax: 256 414 349260
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Complaints Bureau
About the Bureau
The Authority set up a Complaints Bureau in 1998 as per Section 15(f) of the Insurance Act to handle complaits against Insurance players. The public is urged to always lodge complaints with the Bureau for prompt settlement to complaints and avoidance of lengthy and costly Court cases
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Insurance Players
Licenced Insurance Brokers
Licenced Loss Adjusters
Licenced Insurance Companies
Licenced Agents
Insurance Regulations 2002
HMOs Regulations
Investment Regulations of Paidup Capital

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