Uganda's Justice, Law and Order Sector (JLOS) has announced the schedule for the office park for the JLOS Institutions PPP project.
The RFP for the project has been recently launched, the deadline is 20 April 2015. According to the published schedule the preferred bidder will be selected on between 25 May 2015 and 30 June 2015. Commercial closure is scheduled to be closed 2 month after selection of the preferred bidder and financial close is expected to take place a month later.
Nine teams were shortlisted in October 2014. The teams are the following:
The project involves the design, finance, construct, and maintenance of the new facilities. It will be developed on a build, operate and transfer (BOT) basis. The project includes:
The new facilities will provide 102,000 m² of office space for the following institutions: Police Headquarters; Appellate Courts; purpose built High Court House; Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs; Ministry of Internal Affairs; Police Headquarters; Uganda Prisons Services; Uganda Registration Service Bureau; Directorate of Public Prosecutions; Uganda Law Reform Commission; CADER; Tax Appeals Tribunal; and Judicial Service Commission.
The project aims to strengthen good governance principles, ensure improved institutional coordination as well as offer better services leading to enhanced transparency, accountability and improved ethical conduct across all the sector institutions.