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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.
IRA  trains Police officers on Insurance Fraud..

IRA's Director of Operations Mr. George Steven Okotha (Middle) with CID officers after the training at Kabalye Police training School in Masindi..

Officers of the Criminal Investigations Directorate have undergone training on insurance fraud and cyber-crime.

The one-month training organized by the Criminal Intelligence and Investigations Directorate took place at the Police Training school Kabalye in Masindi. Read more..

IRA  participates in the Jinja Agricultural Trade show..

Mr. Sande Protazio (extreme right) the Assistant Director of Market Research and Development talks to some of the MP's who visited the IRA stall at  the Agricultural show..

The Insurance Regulatory Authority took part in the recently concluded 22nd National Agricultural Trade show in Jinja. The show, which ran from 7th -13th July 2014, brings farmers and other relevant participants together to show-case their products as well as latest innovations in the sector. Read more.

IRA  signs MoU with Nigeria's Insurance Commission..

The IRA boss Alhaj. Kaddunabbi Ibrahim Lubega and the Commissioner of the Nigerian National Insurance Commission- Mr. Folla Daniel after signing the Memorandum..

The Insurance Regulatory Authority of Uganda has signed a Memorandum of Understating (MoU) with the National Insurance Commission of Nigeria.

The signing of the MoU establishes a formal basis for co-operation and recognizes a longstanding commitment to allow IRA and NAICOM to work together especially in exchange of information and investigative assistance to the full extent permitted by the laws, Regulations and rules applicable to their respective statutory functions.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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