A Critical Analysis On The Law Of Juvenile Delinquency In Uganda. Case Study: Kampala District

KWARIJA APOPHIA 88 PAGES (19411 WORDS) Law Dissertation
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ABSTRACT

This study is a critical analysis on the Jaw of juvenile delinquency in Uganda. The

research addressed the problem that despite the numerous Jaws available in Uganda

regarding juvenile delinquency such as the provisions in the 1995 Uganda Constitution

/ The Childrens Act Cap 59/ The UN /Convention on the Rights of the Chilct The Domestic

Violence Act 2010 among others/the law has not been followed by the dot and thus

creating loopholes and uneffectiveness which the research sought to solve. The

research objectives included critically analyzing the law relating to juvenile of

delinquency in Uganda/ to examine the legal framework and institutional legal

framework of juvenile delinquency in Uganda/also to examine the international legal

framework on juvenile delinquency, to find out the factors contributing to juvenile crime

in Uganda as well as to suggest the possible recommendations to relevant

recommendations to relevant institutions in Uganda and conclusions. The research

questions arising out of the problem were that what are the legal and institutional

framework on juvenile delinquency effective0what are the international legal

framework on juvenile delinquency effective 0 what are the factors contributing to

juvenile crime in Uganda? and what are the possible recommendations to relevant

institutions in relation to juvenile delinquency in Uganda? The research further used the

doctrinal legal research methodology which includes analyzing primary and secondary

document~ the primary materials include stautes and Acts like /The 1995 Uganda

Constitution The Children 5 Act and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

among others.Secondary materials included textbooks /articles and journals that ere

relevant to the topic.And in the last chapter the research discussed the findings of the

study,and the researcher also looked at recommendations that can be incorporated in

the law to ensure its effectiveness in handling issues relating to juvenile delinquency in Uganda.

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APA

APOPHIA, K (2021). A Critical Analysis On The Law Of Juvenile Delinquency In Uganda. Case Study: Kampala District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/a-critical-analysis-on-the-law-of-juvenile-delinquency-in-uganda-case-study-kampala-district

MLA 8th

APOPHIA, KWARIJA "A Critical Analysis On The Law Of Juvenile Delinquency In Uganda. Case Study: Kampala District" Afribary. Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/a-critical-analysis-on-the-law-of-juvenile-delinquency-in-uganda-case-study-kampala-district. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

MLA7

APOPHIA, KWARIJA . "A Critical Analysis On The Law Of Juvenile Delinquency In Uganda. Case Study: Kampala District". Afribary, Afribary, 12 Jun. 2021. Web. 25 Jul. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/a-critical-analysis-on-the-law-of-juvenile-delinquency-in-uganda-case-study-kampala-district >.

Chicago

APOPHIA, KWARIJA . "A Critical Analysis On The Law Of Juvenile Delinquency In Uganda. Case Study: Kampala District" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 25, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/a-critical-analysis-on-the-law-of-juvenile-delinquency-in-uganda-case-study-kampala-district