Research Papers/Topics in Law

ANALYSIS ON THE USE OF ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION (ADR) IN BACKLOG MANAGEMENT IN UGANDA

ABSTRACTThis study was carried out using the qualitative methodology of research, the study is basedon secondary information such as writings of high qualified state publicists as clearlyenvisaged in textbooks, novels, law journals, articles, websites and different literatureincluding class notice. The researcher also relied on judicial decisions made by differentjudges of different states, Acts of parliament relating to ADR and international Conventionswhere Uganda is party.Over the past sev...

A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE RIGHT TO EXPEDITIOUS TRIAL OF DETAINEES IN UGANDA -A SOCIO- LEGAL APPROACH.

ABSTRACTThis research paper analyses pre-trial detention (remand) in Uganda. It digs deep into thecauses and effects of lengthy pre-trial detention and provides suggestions to end it. The papergives appropriate hist01y of the wider context of pre-trial detentions in Uganda that spans Ji-omthe immediate post-colonial times of Uganda to the recent, highlighting major historical eventsthat have shaped the law on pre-trial deten 1;1m. It goes ahead to provide an analysis of theliterature both loc...

AN ANALYSIS OF THE PHYSICAL PLANNING ACT OF 2010 IN THE DEVELOIPMENT OF KAMPALA CITY. A CASE STUDY OF KAMPALA CENTRAL

ABSTRACTKampala as a capital city, has found itself with too many developed stmctures which are•illegally founded and in turn do cause an impact of an over whelming large populationwhose problems it can hardly cope with. Because of its centrality and function, it has andwill continue to grow. Due to the ever increasing business activities and urbanpopulation, the city has faced problems of housing, planning and unemployment. Thisaffects the political, social and economic policies, and incre...

PROSTITUTION AND THE LAW IN UGANDA- A CASE STUDY OF KABALA GALA PARISH- MAKINDYE DIVISION

ABSTRACTThe study is about prostitution and the law in Uganda and the area of intervention islocated in Kabalagala Parish in Makindye Division in the suburban residential andcharacteristically slum area. People living in this area are in condition of abject povertyand consequently they have no possibility to afford the costs of basic needs, such asshelter, education, healthcare and food.Prostitution was established to arise from Media influences, lack of career guidance,poverty, independence ...

THE SEARCH FOR GOOD CORPORATE GOVERNANCE PRACTICES IN UGANDA

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THE EFFECTIVENESS AND RELEVANCE OF PATENT SYSTEMS IN RELATION TO INTEllECTUl PROPERTY LAW IN UGANDA

TABLE OF CONTENTDECLARATION ........................................................................................................................... iAPPROVAL. ................................................................................................................................ iiACKNOWLEDGEMENT .............................................................................................................. iiiDEDICATION .................................................................

THE VICE OF COUNTERFEIT PRODUCTS.CRITICAL EVALUATION OF THE APPLICABILITY OF CONSUMER LAW AND PROTECTION IN UGANDA

ABSTRACTThis study vice of counterfeit products, critical evaluation of the applicability ofconsumer law and protection in Uganda was carried out in Uganda with specific aimsof assessing the various laws and institutions mandated to protect consumers who areexposed to counterfeit products and at the same time, pointing out the weaknesses thatare still existing within the laws and institutions in combating counterfeit.Despite the various steps that have been taken to curb counterfeit, this vic...

CAMPAIGN FINANCING AND COMMERCIALISATION OF POLITICS: A REVIEW OF THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE LEGAL FRAMEWORK IN UGANDA

ABSTRACTThe study investigated the effectiveness or adequacy of the electoral legal framework inregulation of Campaign financing in Uganda. The research objectives were to; identifY theelements of campaign financing in Uganda; identifY the gaps available in the electoral legalframework in regard to campaign financing in Uganda and make necessary recommendationstowards the electoral legal framework and campaign financing in Uganda. A cross-sectionalsurvey research design was used adopting both...

A CRITIQUE OF THE LEGAL AND INSTITUTIONAL FRAME WORK FOR CONSUMER PROTECTION IN UGANDA

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AN EXAMINATION OF THE EFFICACY OF ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN LAND DISPUTES IN UGANDA

ABSTRACTThe research is about an examination of the efficacy of ADR mechanisms as adispute settlement in land disputes in Uganda given the different methods ofdispute resolution; this research examines ADR development and evolution inUganda, its effectiveness, benefits and hindrances. It also goes ahead to look atthe different types of ADR that can be used by parties.The research also examined the law relating to ADR and how it implementsboth international and national laws which are applicab...

AN ASSESSMENT OF THE FACTORS INFLUENCING COMPLIANCE WITH EMPLOYMENT LAWS BY UGANDAN CORPORATIONS: A CASE STUDY OF MUKWANO GROUP OF COMPANIES

ABSTRACTThis research looked at the Assessment of the Factors Influencing Compliance with EmploymentLaws by Uganda Corporations. It was guided by the following objectives; to determine theextent to which Ugandan employees' knowledge about the existing employment laws affectedcompliance with the employment laws at the company, to evaluate the perceptions ofcorporations towards the existing employment laws affected compliance with the employmentlaws of the company, to examine how labour union a...

THE LEGAL AND INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK IN THE FIGHT AGAINST CORRUPTION

ABSTRACTThis study "The legal and institutional framework in the fight against corruption:The case law' was carried out in Uganda, with specific aims to: find out the cause ofcorruption in the existing institutional framework in Uganda; examine impact ofcorruption on the performance of institutions in Uganda; identifY the loopholes andexcesses of the performance of the anticorruption agencies and to suggest ways tocounter these loopholes and excesses. To comprehend this, the study reviewedlit...

CAUASE OF JUVENILE DEliNQUENCY AND THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN IN UGANDA.

ABSTRACTThe law requires that children are not supposed to be put in the same police or prison cells withthe adults. This is provided by the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda 1995.Similarly juveniles are not supposed to be kept for long hours before they are produced to thecourts of law for hearing.Juvenile delinquency Is against the law. This is because they cause a lot of inconvenience in thesociety and this leaves the society in unsecured state since most people will be in fear that t...

CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF LAWS RELATING TO PREVENTION OF CHILD ABUSE IN UGANDA

TABLE Of CONTENTSContentsDECLARATION .......................................................................................................... iAPPROVAL ............................................................................................................... iiDEDICATION ............................................................................................................ iiiACKNOWLEDGEMENT .............................................................................................

ANALYSIS OF THE RIGHT TO FREEDOM FROM TORTURE UNDER CHAPTER FOUR OF THE UGANDAN CONSTITUTION

ABSTRACTUganda's constitution has a wide range of provision under chapter fourthat make provision for Human Rights. Uganda is also signatory to the1984 Convention against Torture. The Convention obliges states to takeeffective legislative, judicial, and administrative and any other measuresnecessary to prevent acts of torture and other forms of ill-treatment withintheir jurisdictions. Following the Preamble of the Constitution whichrecognizes torture to have been part of Uganda's history, Uga...


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