Constitutional Interpretation: A Critical Analysis Of The Role Of The Constitutional Court In Uganda

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

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

APPROVAL ................................................................................................................................... ii

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

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

CHAPTER ONE

1.0 General introduction .................................................................................................................. ]

1.1 Background of the study ............................................................................................................ 2

1.2 Statement of the problem ........................................................................................................... 2

1.3 Significance of the study ........................................................................................................... 3

1.4 Objectives of the study .............................................................................................................. 3

1.4.1 General objective .................................................................................................................... 3

1.4.2 Specific objectives ................................................................................................................ 3

1 .5 Research Questions ................................................................................................................... .4

1.6 1-lypotheses ................................................................................................................................ A

I . 7 Scope of the study ...................................................................................................................... 4

1.8 Literature review ....................................................................................................................... .4

1.9 Research Methodology .............................................................................................................. 6

I. 9 .I Research design ...................................................................................................................... 6

1.9.2 Area of study .......................................................................................................................... 7

l. 9.3 Sample size and selection ....................................................................................................... 7

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1.9.4 Data collection methods ......................................................................................................... 7

1.9.5 Data collection instruments .................................................................................................... 7

1.9.6 Data collection procedure ....................................................................................................... 8

1.9.7 Measurements ......................................................................................................................... 8

1.9.8 Data quality contro1 ................................................................................................................ 8

1.9.9 Data analysis procedures ........................................................................................................ 8

1.9.1 0 Anticipated problems ............................................................................................................ 8

CHAPTER TWO

2.0 The Constitutional Court ........................................................................................................... 9

2.1 Role played in interpretation of the Constitution ...................................................................... 9

2.2 Principles of Interpretation of the Constitution ....................................................................... lO

2.3 Implementation of objectives .................................................................................................. I I

2.4 Constitutional Challenges ........................................................................................................ 11

2.5 Ruling of the court ................................................................................................................... I3

CHAPTER THREE

3.0 Introduction ............................................................................................................................. 16

3.1 Constitutional interpretations .................................................................................................. 18

3.2 Inconsistency in Articles 128 and 137 of the Constitution ...................................................... 23

CHAPTER FOUR

4.1 Definition of a Constitution ..................................................................................................... 25

4.2 Classifying Constitutions ......................................................................................................... 27

4.3 The Independence Constitution in Uganda ............................................................................. 32

4.4 The Pigeonhole Constitution ................................................................................................... 33

4.5 The Republican Constitution of 1967 ...................................................................................... 33

4.6 The 1995 Constitution ............................................................................................................. 34

4.7 Constitutional Decisions and Precedents ................................................................................. 36

CHAPTER FIVE

5.0 Introduction ............................................................................................................................. 38

5.1 Summary .................................................................................................................................. 38

5.2 Conclusions ............................................................................................................................. 39

5.3 Recommendations ................................................................................................................... 39

5.4 Future researchet·s should stick on the following issues ......................................................... .41

REFERENCES ............................................................................................................................ 42

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APA

SSA, R (2021). Constitutional Interpretation: A Critical Analysis Of The Role Of The Constitutional Court In Uganda. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 21, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/constitutional-interpretation-acritical-analysis-of-the-role-of-the-constitutional-court-in-uganda

MLA 8th

Research, SSA. "Constitutional Interpretation: A Critical Analysis Of The Role Of The Constitutional Court In Uganda" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 11 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/constitutional-interpretation-acritical-analysis-of-the-role-of-the-constitutional-court-in-uganda . Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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Research, SSA. "Constitutional Interpretation: A Critical Analysis Of The Role Of The Constitutional Court In Uganda". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 11 Jun. 2021. Web. 21 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/constitutional-interpretation-acritical-analysis-of-the-role-of-the-constitutional-court-in-uganda >.

Chicago

Research, SSA. "Constitutional Interpretation: A Critical Analysis Of The Role Of The Constitutional Court In Uganda" Afribary.com (2021). Accessed June 21, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/constitutional-interpretation-acritical-analysis-of-the-role-of-the-constitutional-court-in-uganda