LEGALITY / REGISTRATION - Constitution of the Republic of Uganda
HM The Omukama (King) of Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom
and the Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom were restored by the Amendment [No. 8] Act -
Statute No. 8, Article 118 (1)- of 1993 enacted by the Parliament of Uganda and officially recognized and
protected by the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda by Chapter IV.
–Article 37.-, Chapter XVI. -Article 246. (1) – (6)- of 1995 and by the Amendment [No. 2] Act
-schedule V. -Article 178.8- of 2005 and by
the Acts Supplement [No. 4] -Act 6. of 2011
Bunyoro-Kitara Kingdom is a subnational monarchy (traditional)
HM The Omukama Rukirabasaija Agutamba Solomon Gafabusa Iguru I. is a reigning constituent monarch, traditional ruler. He reigns over a legally recognised dominion, but with no sovereign governing / political power. His titles, however, are recognised by the Republic of Uganda.
In Uganda, the ancient kingdoms and chiefdoms that were met by the colonialists when they first arrived on the continent are now constitutionally protected as regional entities.