Examination Of Arbitration As An Alternative Dispute Resolution Method In Uganda’s Legal Regime.

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ABSTRACT

Since the use of ADR as a means of resolving disputes arbitration is emerging fast, inexpensive and informal dispute resolution mechanism for all grievances. Arbitration is viewed as a dispute resolution mechanism which may prove particularly effective in matters commercial, employment, land, family, and consumer matters among others. Emphasis on the legislative and institutional and legal framework, the arbitration proceeding and how it is applied internationally using the qualitative method like the books from reputable authors, articles, journals and statutes. This is relatively new and potentially effective redress mechanism is described and evaluated in this study basing on one’s agency’s experience with arbitration, this study focuses on the objectives such as the legislative and institutional framework of arbitration, the procedures involved in the arbitral proceedings and the challenges and recommendations to improve arbitration as an ADR mechanism.



TABLE OF CONTENTS

RESEARCH QUESTION i

DECLARATION ii

DEDICATION

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT iv

LIST OF ACRONYMS v

LIST OFSTATUTES vi

TABLE OF CASES vii

ABSTRACT

TABLE OF CONTENTS

CHAPTER ONE

1.0 GENERAL INTRODUCTION 1

UTERATURE REVIEW 7

2.0 INTRODUCTION 7

2,1 RELATED LITERATURE 7

2.2 Theoretical perspective 12

2.3 CONCLUSION 14

CHAPTER THREE 16

ANALYSIS OF THE LEGAL AND INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK ON ARBITRATION IN UGANDA

3.1 INTRODUCTION 16

3.2 CENTRE FOR ARBITRATION AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION 17

3.3 HIGH COURT ANNEXED ARBITRATION 19

3.4 LEGISLATIVE FRAMEWORK 20

3.5 JUDICATURE ACT 21

3.6 CIVIL PROCEDURE ACT AND CIVIL PROCEDURE RULES 21

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3.7 ARBITRATION AND CONCILIATION ACT.22

3.8 1NTERNATIONAL CONVENTIONS ON ARBITRATION APPLICABLE TO UGANDA 25

THE ARBITRATION PROCEEDING 27

3.9 INTRODUCTION 27

3.10 APPOINTMENT OF ARBITRATORS 29

3.11 ARBITRAL TRIBUNAL 31

3.12 POWERS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF ARBITRATORS 32

3.13 ARBITRATION PROCEEDINGS 34

3.14 ARBITRAL AWARD AND ENFORCEMENT 35

3.15 CONTESTING AN ARBITRAL AWARD 36

3.16 CONCLUSION 37

CHAPTER FOUR 39

4.0 INTRODUCTION 39

4.1 REGIONAL APPLICATION OF ARBITRATION 39

4.2 KENYA 40

4,3 TANZANIA 43

4.4 CONTINENTAL APPLICATION 45

4.5 NIGERIA 45

4.6 GHANA 47

4.7 sq’~JTH AFRICA 48

4.8 GLOBAL APPLICATION 49

4.9 CONCLUSION 54

CHAPTER FIVE 55

5.1 RECOMMENDATIONS ss

5.2 CONCLUSION 58

BIBLIOGRAPHY 60

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Research, S. (2022). Examination Of Arbitration As An Alternative Dispute Resolution Method In Uganda’s Legal Regime.. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/examination-of-arbitration-as-an-alternative-dispute-resolution-method-in-uganda-s-legal-regime

MLA 8th

Research, SSA "Examination Of Arbitration As An Alternative Dispute Resolution Method In Uganda’s Legal Regime." Afribary. Afribary, 20 Aug. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/examination-of-arbitration-as-an-alternative-dispute-resolution-method-in-uganda-s-legal-regime. Accessed 02 Oct. 2022.

MLA7

Research, SSA . "Examination Of Arbitration As An Alternative Dispute Resolution Method In Uganda’s Legal Regime.". Afribary, Afribary, 20 Aug. 2022. Web. 02 Oct. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/examination-of-arbitration-as-an-alternative-dispute-resolution-method-in-uganda-s-legal-regime >.

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Research, SSA . "Examination Of Arbitration As An Alternative Dispute Resolution Method In Uganda’s Legal Regime." Afribary (2022). Accessed October 02, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/examination-of-arbitration-as-an-alternative-dispute-resolution-method-in-uganda-s-legal-regime