A CRITICAL REVIEW ON THE 2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION PETITION VIDE AMAMA MBABAZI VS YOWERI KAGUTA MUSEVENI, ELECTORAL COMMISSION AND ATTORNEY GENERAL NO.1 2016

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION ..................................................................................................................... .i

CERTIFICATION ................................................................................................................... ii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ..................................................................................................... iii

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS ................................................................................................ .iv

LIST OF STATUTES ............................................................................................................. vi

TABLE OF CASES .............................................................................................................. vii

TABLE OF CONTENTS ..................................................................................................... viii

CHAPTER ONE ...................................................................................................................... 1

1.0. INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................. I

1.1. STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM ................................................................................ 2

1.2. PURPOSE OF THE STUDY ............................................................................................ 2

1.3. HYPOTHESIS .................................................................................................................. 3

1.4. SCOPE OF THE STUDY ................................................................................................. 3

1.5. METHODOLOGY ............................................................................................................ 4

1.6. LITERATURE REVIEW .................................................................................................. 4

CHAPTER TWO .................................................................................................................... l2

ANALYSIS OF UGANDA'S ELECTORAL HISTORY ..................................................... 12

2.0 INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................ l2

2.l.THE 1958 ELECTIONS .................................................................................................. 12

2.2. THE 1961 ELECTIONS ................................................................................................. 13

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2.3. THE 1962 ELECTIONS AND THE ROAD TO INDEPENDENCE ............................. 13

2.4. THE 1979-1980 UNLF ADMINISTRATION ................................................................ l4

2.5.THE 1980 GENERAL ELECTIONS ............................................................................... 14

2.6. THE 1989 ELECTIONS ................................................................................................. 15

2.7. THE CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS ....................................................... 15

2.8. THE 1996 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS .................................................................... 16

2.9. THE 2001 ELECTIONS ................................................................................................. 16

2.9.1. THE MOVE TO MULTI-PARTY SYSTEM .............................................................. l7

CHAPTER THREE ................................................................................................................ 18

3.0 INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................ 18

3.1. PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION LEGISLATION AND HUMAN RIGHTS ................ 24

3.1.1. THE RIGHT TO VOTE AND BE VOTED WITHOUT DISCRIMINATION ...... 25

3.1.2. VOTER ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS ........................................................... 25

3.1.3. REQUIREMENT TO RUN FOR POLITICAL OFFICE ........................................ 26

3.2. FREEDOM OF ASSEMBLY, SPEECH, EXPRESSION AND ASSOCIATION ..... 26

3.3. FUNDING OF POLITICAL PARTIES ...................................................................... 27

3.4. FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT .................................................................................... 27

3.5. FREEDOM OF INFORMATION AND ACCESS TO MEDIA ................................ 28

3.6. GENERAL LIMITATION TO FUNDAMENTAL AND OTHER RIGHTS AND

FREEDOMS ........................................................................................................................... 28

3.7. CONCLUSION ........................................................................................................... 29

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Research, S. (2022). A CRITICAL REVIEW ON THE 2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION PETITION VIDE AMAMA MBABAZI VS YOWERI KAGUTA MUSEVENI, ELECTORAL COMMISSION AND ATTORNEY GENERAL NO.1 2016. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/a-critical-review-on-the-2016-presidential-election-petition-vide-amama-mbabazi-vs-yoweri-kaguta-museveni-electoral-commission-and-attorney-general-no-1-2016

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Research, SSA . "A CRITICAL REVIEW ON THE 2016 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION PETITION VIDE AMAMA MBABAZI VS YOWERI KAGUTA MUSEVENI, ELECTORAL COMMISSION AND ATTORNEY GENERAL NO.1 2016" Afribary (2022). Accessed December 04, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/a-critical-review-on-the-2016-presidential-election-petition-vide-amama-mbabazi-vs-yoweri-kaguta-museveni-electoral-commission-and-attorney-general-no-1-2016