A Critique Of The Legal Framework On Imported Goods Vis-A-Vis Standard M1d Quality In Uganda

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

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

AP PROV AL ............................................................................................................................ ii

DEDICATION ....................................................................................................................... iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ..................................................................................................... .iv

LIST OF ACRONYMS ........................................................................................................ viii

CHAPTER ONE ..................................................................................................................... I

1.1 Introduction and background ............................................................................................. 1

1.2 Statement of the problem ................................................................................................... 8

1.3 'fhe Objectives of the study ................................................................................................ 9

1.3.1 General Objectives .......................................................................................................... 9

1.3.2Specific Objectives ........................................................................................................... 9

1.4 Research questions ............................................................................................................. 9

1.5 Scope of the study ............................................................................................................ 10

1.6 Significance of the study .................................................................................................. 10

1. 7 Research Methodology ..................................................................................................... 10

1. 7 .1 Research Design ............................................................................................................. 11

1.7.2 Area and geographical scope of the study ..................................................................... 11

1. 7 .3 Data collection methods and instruments ...................................................................... 11

CHAPTER TW0 ................................................................................................................... 12

LITERATURE REVIEW, EFFECTS OF SUBSTANDARD GOODS AND

CHALLENGES FACED BY ENFORCING AUTHORITIES ........................................ 12

2.1 Literature Review ............................................................................................................. 12

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2 .2 Effects of substandard goods and challenges encountered in enforcement of laws

regulating importation of substandard goods ......................................................................... 21

2.3 Challenges faced by the enforcing bodies in preventing substandard imported goods ... 24

CHAPTER THREE ............................................................................................................. 26

EFFECTIVENESS OF THE LEGAL FRAMEWORK AND THE ROLE OF

STAKEHOLDERS IN REGULATING THE IMPORTATION OF SUBSTANDARD

GOODS IN UGANDA ......................................................................................................... 26

3.1 Executive Sunnnary ......................................................................................................... 26

3.2 Introduction ...................................................................................................................... 26

3.3 National :instruments ........................................................................................................ 27

3.3.1 The Uganda National Bureau of Standards Act Cap 327 .............................................. 27

3.3.2 The National Environment Act Cap 153 ...................................................................... .44

3.3.3 The Uganda Revenue Act ............................................................................................. 45

3 .3 .4 The Anti Counterfeit Bill of 2010 ................................................................................. 46

3.3.5 The Penal Code Act Cap 120 ........................................................................................ 46

3.4 International Instruments .................................................................................................. 46

3.4.1 Industrial Property Act, 2001 -...................................................................................... 47

3.4.2The Seed and Plants Variety Act- .................................................................................. 47

3.4.3 The Trade Marks Act - .................................................................................................. 48

3.4.4 Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act of USA .......................................................... .48

3.4.5 United Nations guidelines for consumer protection (as expanded in 1999) ................ .49

3.4.6 The UN convention on the law of the Sea for the International Maritime Organization .

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SSA, R (2021). A Critique Of The Legal Framework On Imported Goods Vis-A-Vis Standard M1d Quality In Uganda. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 18, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/a-critique-of-the-legal-framework-on-imported-goods-vis-a-vis-standard-m1d-quality-in-uganda

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Research, SSA. "A Critique Of The Legal Framework On Imported Goods Vis-A-Vis Standard M1d Quality In Uganda" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/a-critique-of-the-legal-framework-on-imported-goods-vis-a-vis-standard-m1d-quality-in-uganda . Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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Research, SSA. "A Critique Of The Legal Framework On Imported Goods Vis-A-Vis Standard M1d Quality In Uganda". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 04 Jun. 2021. Web. 18 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/a-critique-of-the-legal-framework-on-imported-goods-vis-a-vis-standard-m1d-quality-in-uganda >.

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Research, SSA. "A Critique Of The Legal Framework On Imported Goods Vis-A-Vis Standard M1d Quality In Uganda" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 18, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/a-critique-of-the-legal-framework-on-imported-goods-vis-a-vis-standard-m1d-quality-in-uganda