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Research Papers/Topics in Law

The Discombobulation on the Legality of Child Marriage

IntroductionIf one child choses to marry another is there anything wrong with it? Let’s reinvigorate our minds to reminisce the traditional social settings of the African People, children  were  allowed  to  marry  in  fulfillment  of  parental  wishes.  However  today,  we  are concerned with the existence of certain customs that appear to be repugnant to both State laws and international legal instruments. Whilst we pro...

An Appraisal of Criminal Litigation in Nigeria With the New Provisions of the Nigeria Police Act, 2020

General IntroductionIn other to understand or comprehend the term “Criminal Litigation”, it may be expedient or necessary to appreciate or have an explicit knowledge of the terms “Criminal” and “Litigation” before delving into a wider definition of the criminal litigation.The adjective “Criminal” According to Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary 12th edition is referred to as anything having the quality or attribute of crime. Crime is another word for offence which in itself is...

What is Innovative in the Nigeria Police Act 2020

IntroductionThe Nigeria Police Act, 2020 which formally came into force on the 15th day of September 2020, by the assent of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Mohammadu Buhari repealed the Police Act Cap P19 Laws of the Federation 2004. The general desire or aim of the new Act is to provide for an effective police service system for Nigeria which is based on the principles of accountability and transparency, protection of human rights, management of its resources and ...

Relevancy in Evidence

Two kinds of fact are very important in the Law of Evidence. They are facts in issue and relevant facts. The concept of facts in issue has been dealt with by several authors and jurists. However, it is necessary to discuss it here because it has a very interesting relationship with relevant facts. Think of the relationship between facts in issue and relevant facts as that which exists between baking a plain cake and baking a chocolate cake. Yeah. This sounds weird. But stay with me....

Equity and Trusts Law

Contents: Historical Background of Equity and Trusts law, Equity  Versus  Common Law, Effects of Equity  on Legal Certainty,  Traditional role of Equity and Trusts Law, Literature ReviewIntroductionThe law in the United Kingdom is mainly described as a body of rules either which have evolved   over a  long   time   through court   judgements   or   that   which   is   clearly   defined by legislation. However, there is another source of law referred to as Equity. The source of ...

Misconceptions of Women's Rights in Islam and Its Refutations: A Conceptual Study Based on Sources of Islamic Law

AbstractThe status of women in Islam is clear and very unambiguous. Concerns are often raised about the status of women in Islamic law. Frequently, misunderstandings and misinterpretations about how women are handled by Islam are used to encourage. the notion that Islam is misogynistic in the western world. Consequently, the objectives of this study to identify the misinterpretation, misconceptions of woman's rights in Islamic and to provide appropriate refutations for the misc...

A Female Quazi Appointed in the Judicial Position: Islamic Law and Public Opinion in Sri Lankan Context

Abstract: A Woman’s Competent to Be Appointed as a Judge in Quazi Courts. In Muslim Societies Has Been a Debated Issue For Decades. Although Some Muslim Majority Countries, Including Indonesia, Malaysia And Arab Countries, Have Allowed Women Judges (Qudath) In Shariah Courts, The Muslim Religious Leadership In Sri Lanka, Namely All Ceylon Jamiyathul Ulama (ACJU) As Opposed To Such Appointment To Administrate The Muslim Marriage And Divorce Act Of 1951 (MMDA) Which Is Adm...

Inter Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD): Establishment And Functions of IGAD Based on one of Regional Integration Theories

IGAD  is  a  Regional  Economic Community  (REC)  in  Eastern  Africa  and one  of  the  eight  building  blocks  of  the African Economic Community (AEC) of the African Union (AU), (IAD,2016). The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in Eastern Africa was created  in  1996  to  supersede  the Intergovernmental  Authority  on  Drought and  Development&...

Company Law II: The Scope and Need for International Arbitration in Transnational Commercial Contracts

IntroductionIndia by giving its investors a market-oriented economy, it opted for liberalisation and globalisation in 1991. There was exponential growth that culminated in a rise in trade and investment. There is a strong connection between trade and production.The rise of cross-border tensions between foreign companies and sovereign states is one of the unavoidable ramifications of these economic activities. In international commerce and trade, participants come from various states with diff...

The Efficacy Of Uganda Police Force In Enforcing The Right To Freedom Of Speech And Expression

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION ........................................................................................ .iAPPROVAL .............................................................................................. .iiDEDICATION .......................................................................................... .iiiACKNOWLEDGEMENT .............................................................................. vLIST OF STATUS ........................................................

A Critical Analysis Of The Mortgage Act 2009: Possible Implications To Mortgage Business In Uganda.

ABSTRACTThe generation of this dissertation is divided into four chapters. Chapter one of thedissertation will contain, general introduction, statement of the problem, objectives ofthe study, methodology, hypothesis, literature revive chapterization, significance of thestudy and research question. Chapter two will be focusing on literature review; I will beable to handle the review in accordance to the research questions raised. They includeto explain the current state and shortfalls of ...

Protection Of Civilian Population By International Humanitarian Law During International Armed Conflict. Case Study 2008-2014 Israeli- Palestinian Armed Conflict

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION ........................................................................................... .iiAPPROVAL ................................................................................................. .iiiDEDICATION .............................................................................................. .ivACKNOWLEDGEMENT .................................................................................. vABBREVIATION ...........................................

Security Of Tenure Under The Land Act 1998(Land Amendment Act 201 0)

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION .................................................................................................. iAPPROVAL ...................................................................................................... IIDEDICATION ................................................................................................ IllACKNOWLEDGEMENT .................................................................................. ivTABLE OF CONTENTS ...........................

Policy And Legal Perspectives Of Internally Displaced Persons A Case Study Of Alebtong District

ABSTRACT:Most of the studies was done on the causes, effects of forced displacement and the Rights of theIDPs and the weaknesses and strengths of the law to that effect. The Research stipulated theUgandan Constitutional Fundamental Human Rights of the IDPs, other rights, Regional Vis-aVisinternational instrnments concerning the protection of forced Displaced persons.The assessments and the relevance of the legal framework of the displaced persons due to warsand other natural calamities h...

The Critical Legal Study Of Commercial Arbitration In Uganda

ABSTRACTThis research gives the background and the development of Law and practice ofCommercial arbitration in Uganda, its weaknesses, loopholes and benefits. Itgoes a head and points out the challenges that limit the effective operation ofCommercial arbitration then it finally gives the recommendations that make thepractice of Commercial arbitration a success In Uganda and a generalconclusion.


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