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Research Papers/Topics in Law

Global Oil Companies - is the Sale of Influence an enethical business worthy of corruption

A global oil and gas company that intends to conduct operations in a foreign jurisdiction must have an understanding of how things work in that jurisdiction. This is done through a consultancy agreement between the company and the consultant. This agreement brings with it the anticipation of the company that the consultant will exercise some form of influence on its behalf. This kind of influence may include making expeditious payments to officials of state oil companies in order to secure ap...

Does the Public Policy Exception to Arbitral Awards cause inconsistency

In an ideal world, once parties pursuant to their agreement decide to submit their disputes to an arbitral tribunal, they have invariably agreed to be bound by the tribunal’s decision. However, in reality the unsuccessful party may wish to evade carrying out the award. To this end the New York Convention provides a remedy for the successful party. The successful party can enforce his award not only in the courts of the seat of arbitration but also in the courts where the unsuccessful p...

The Support of Renewable Electricity in the E.U - Is Integration of Support Schemes required (1)

Increase in the use of renewable in the EU power sector acts as a multi edged sword. It ensures security of energy supply and it mitigates the effects of climate change. Renewables are expensive and it is because of this that they can't compete on their own with conventional sources of power.. That is why EU member countries provide support to renewable. This thesis examines the different kinds of support systems in various EU countries and determines if they should all be integrated into a s...

A Critical Analysis of the Causes of Child Paid Labour in Uganda. Case Study of Kampala District

ABSTRACT  This research study was undertaken to analyze the causes of child paid labour in Uganda since it is so rampant in Kampala district. The rationale of the study was to raise awareness to policy makers and legislators to come up with appropriate strategies for the purposes of review and reform of the policies and laws on the welfare of the children in Uganda and also to sensitize the entire community about the rights of the child and the children at large. The study identified the dif...

The Protection of the Rights of Women Refugees in Kampala, Uganda

ABSTRACT This study explores the social construction of women refugees from the perspective of their human rights. To this end, this study examines the development of women refugees’ rights as a category within the human rights discourse. The main assumption of the study is that promoting and improving refugee women’s sexual, reproductive health and other rights in Uganda will contribute to their livelihood security in camps. Refugee women’s special needs are particularly related to the...

Towards the Abolition of the Death Penalty in Uganda (An Analysis of the Implications of the Susan Kugula Case)

ABSTRACT  The researcher embarked on the research topic: An analysis of the implications of the SUSAN KIGULA CASE; The study investigates two issues related to Uganda perception about the abolition of the death penalty and also discusses the implications and imports of the Kigula Case- a special type of ruling on the subject in Uganda. In the researcher’s report there is an introduction of the death penalty and its background in Uganda. The researcher looks at the background in Uganda and ...

The Legal and Economic Regime of Oil Price Fluctuation in Uganda as Compared to Nigeria and Norway

ABSTRACT A steep upward and downward trend in the price of crude oil in recent years, reaching a record nominal hígh in mid-2011, has led to increasing concern about its macroeconomic implications: both abroad and in Uganda given that the Ugandan economy is highly vulnerable to oil price fluctuations. This study analyses the dynamic legal and economic relationship between oil price fluctuations and major macroeconomic variables in Uganda. The study points out the asymmetric causes such as p...

A Critical Review of Effectiveness of Compulsory Treatment and Care for Victims of Gunshot Act 2017 in Nigerian Hospitals

ABSTRACT Background: victims of gunshot in Nigeria have for a long time found it very difficult to get prompt medical attention in healthcare centres all over the country; this is occasioned by the practice of demanding for a police report from injured persons before they can be given medical attention. On this basis, compulsory Treatment and Care for Victims of Gunshot Act was signed in January, 2018, to address the problem. Objectives: to examine the level of compliance of the Act by Nige...

Assessing The impact of Total Quality Management on Organizational Performance: Case Study Dangote Cement, Cameroon

The problem which led to the outcome of this topic was that irrespective of the fact that the implementation of TQM is becoming very popular in our corporate world, not all processing companies have found it easy to successfully implement and manage this program (Tata et al. 1999). From this problem, the following objectives were raised: to investigate the impact of continuous improvement, quality control, and lean manufacturing on organizational performance. This contributes to the raising o...

Appraisal of the Security Council as Machinery for the Maintenance of International Peace and Security under the UN Charter

ABSTRACT  The United Nations which was founded in 1945 after the Second World War reflects humanity’s aspiration for peace; security and progress. Thus, one of the cardinal points of the preamble of the Charter of the United Nations is that members of the organization resolve to pool their resources together to actualize certain objectives. These objectives include inter alia; the practice of tolerance; to live in peace with one another as good neighbours; to bring about an international r...

Critique of United Nations Sanctions as an Effective Means of Ensuring International Peace and Security

ABSTRACT  The quest for an international body authorized to regulate the conduct of states in international law and prevent war and aggression was long and arduous; and was seemingly achieved with the establishment of the League of Nations in 1919. International euphoria was short-lived however, as the League’s existence was truncated by World War 2 following which the United Nations (UN) was created in 1945 to maintain international peace and security. The UN via its mandate is empowered ...

ISLAMIC APPRAISAL OF ZAUREN ṢULḤ (RECONCILIATION FORUM) AS CONFLICT RESOLUTION MECHANISM IN BAUCHI STATE (2003 TO 2018)

Abstract As long as people live together, they might have their individual or collective interests, opinions, thoughts, tastes and beliefs to defend or guard, and in the course of protecting any, it may lead to a dispute. The effort of Sharī’ah Commission Bauchi State to adopt a device mechanism for resolving conflict amicably through the use of Islamic sources yielded great impact on the one side, and it faced some challenges on the other hand. This research investigated Zauren Ṣulḥ ...

Examination of the Impact of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2098 on the Protection of Civilians in North-Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo

ABSTRACT  The United Nations Security Council has taken several measures to stabilise the Democratic Republic of the Congo since 1960. Facing so many security issues and civilians’ human rights violations, in 2013 the Resolution 2098 created the Intervention Brigade with the mandate of using all necessary measures to protect civilians. This study intended to examine the impact of the UNSC Resolution 2098(2013) on protection of civilians in North-Kivu, DRC, with the following specific objec...

Beyond Compliance and Structuring in the Tech Industry: Focus on Values-Based Dispute Resolution Cover

Companies in the tech industry are often presented with mundane problems: that of what do we do with pending and imminent litigation? How to derive positive result from one? Whether protracted litigation or litigation generally may be prevented or preemptively resolved? How value assessment of concluded litigation may be used to identify potential areas of opportunity to mitigate risk? This paper offers answers to these questions and attempts to raise the reader’s consciousness toward the i...

The Enforcement of Bank Guarantee as a Form of Security An Examination of the Law and Practice in Uganda

ABSTRACT  The research study looked at the general introduction of banking in Uganda, the back ground, how it evolved from pre-independence to the present date of banking, it also looked at the nature, creation and performance of bank guarantee. The study looked at the guarantee as a form of security, its essential requirement being consideration, agreement and intention to create legal relation, capacity to give a guarantee, the requirement of writing, it looked at different ways of dischar...


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