Law Research Papers/Topics

The Effects of Poverty on Crime in Uganda Case Study of Arua District Westnile Region Northern Uganda

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION ....................................................................... iACKNOWLEDGMENT ....................................................... iiACRONYMS ..................................................................... iii·r ABLE OF CONTENTS .................................................... ivCHAPTER ONE ........................................................ 11.0 INTRODUCTION ........................................................... I1.1 DEFINITION O...

Children In Conflict With The Law- A Case Study Of The Juvenile Justice Institutions In Makindye West Division, Kampala District

ABSTRACTThis study aims to explore the characteristics of juvenile justice system in Makindye West division in Kampala district that is challenges of the juvenile, basic needs, diseases, theirremedies in court that is foster care, custody, guardianship orders, maintenance order among others.This study includes, the socio economic back ground, factors behind child deviancy, and rehabilitative mechanisms and its effectiveness are analyzed using the primary data collectedfrom a pu...

A Critical Analysis Of The Impact Of Mortgage Transaction On Uganda's Economy

AbstractThis study was conducted in Central Uganda with the research entitled 'A critical analysisof the impact of mortgage transaction on Uganda's development. Uganda economy issmallholder agro-based employing over 80% of the population which is mostly rural.Women contribute the bulk (over 70%) of the agricultural labour force. Traditionallyproceeds from these activities mostly accrue to men as they perceive themselves asowners of the land which women cultivate and as heads of households. On...

The Role of Local Community In The Fight Against Defilement A Case Study of Makindye Division

1.7.9. Introduction ............................................................................ 151.8.0 The purposes of data collection are: ..................................................... 151.8.1. Source of data ..................................................................... 151.8.2. Data processing ....................................................................... 151.8.3 Data analy.sis ..........................................................................................

The Law and Land Tenure Conflicts in Buganda: A Case Study of Mukono District

ABSTARCTThe topic of research was "The law and land tenure conflicts in Buganda: a case study of Mukono district". The main aim of the study was to investigate the law and the land tenure conflicts in Buganda.The research findings were analyzed basing on the specific and a recommendation and conclusion drawn accordingly.TABLE OF CONTENTDECLARATION ......................................................................... iiAPPROVAL BY SUPERVISOR ....................................

Adopting Human Rights- Based Approach To Counteract Trafficking In Women; A Case Study Of Uganda

AbstractTrafficking in persons which is akin to contemporary slavery is highly prevalent across the world.It is affecting thousands of persons in all corners of the globe. While men and boys can beexposed to trafficking, the women and girls constitutes a significant majority of victims oftrafficking. Uganda is among source countries of many women and girls exposed to trafficking.Each year thousands of Ugandan women and girls are trafficked across international border tomainly Middle East coun...

The Law On Human Trafficking And Its Effectiveness On Curbing The Crime In Uganda A Case Study- Kampala District

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION .................................................................... iAPPROVAL ...................................................................... .iDEDICATION .............................................................................. iiiACKNOWLEDGEMENT ................................................................... .ivLIST OF STATUTES ......................................................................... vLIST OF INTERNATIONAL LEGAL INSTRUMENTS .......

An Appraisal Of The Existing Legal Framework On The Right To Education And Its Violations On Rural Women: A Case Study Of Soroti District.

ABSTRACTThe right to education as enslu·ined in chapter four of the constitution is one of the fundamental human rights. It therefore follows that such a right is inalienable. The notion is premised on the key roles that these rights play in the life of a human being without which life is antagonized. It is therefore conceivable that any act that has the effect of alienating the right to education amounts to an abuse of the right and the victim is entitled to an adequate ...

The Analysis Of The Effect Of Forced Displacement Of Internally Displaced Persons: Case Study Northern Uganda

TABLE OF CONTENTSTABLE OF CONTENTS ................................................................................... .iDECLARATION ........................................................................................................................ iiiACKNOWLEDGEMENT ............................................................................................................ vLIST OF STATUTES ....................................................................................................

Efficacy of Principles of Natural Justice in Safeguarding a Right to a Fair Hearing in East Africa. Case Study of Uganda.

ABSTRACT The right to a fair hearing is one of the fundamental human rights that is recognized under article 28 of 1995 constitution of Uganda. The right to a fair hearing, like any other right to be promoted and protected throughout East Africa, especially Uganda. It is fundamentary entrusted in the hands of judicial officers and administrative officers in general who are charged with the duty that the principles contained therein are enjoined while administering just ice. The researcher was...

The Contribution of Post-Election Crises to the Growth of Electoral Democracy in Africa; A Case Study of The 2008 Post Election Violence in Kenya

ABSTRACT On 30th December 2007, following the announcement of the presidential election results in Kenya; violence broke out in several places across the country amidst claims that the electoral commission of Kenya (ECK) had rigged the presidential election. Sporadic eruptions continued for many weeks, bringing death and destmction to thousands of Kenyans. The general purpose of the study was to examine the contribution of the postelection violence to the growth of electoral democracy in Keny...

Enforcement of Environmental Laws and Its Socio-Economic Impact On the Environment: An Appraisal

ABSTRACT The study is designed to establish enforcement of environmental law and how it has caused an impact on environment. In particular the study will determine both the social and economic impact of the laws on the environment in Uganda. The study will also look at the tools of environmental law enforcement such as environmental standards and institutional framework for environmental management such as courts. Focus shall be placed on factors affecting environmental law enforcement and wa...

The Critical Analysis of the Doctrine of Separation of Powers and Checks and Balances in Uganda

ABSTRACT Separation of powers is the doctrine and practice of dividing powers of Government among different branches to guard against abuse of authority. Among the objectives that resulted into the-Tfromulgation of the 1995 constitution were the need to recognize and demarcate division of responsibility among the state organs of Executive, the Legislature and the judicially and create viable checks and balances between them. Therefore, the research exan1ines the provisions regarding separatio...

A Critical Analysis of The Human Rights Perspective on The Ljse of Force A Case Study: The Uganda Police Force (Updf)

ABSTRACTThe constitution of Uganda 1995 is the supreme law of the land and consequently no law should be in contravention of the crime.Chapter four of the constitution pertains to protection and fondarnental freedoms. These are envisaged under A1iicles 20, to 50 under Article 23 protection of personal liberty in Uganda.The constitution under article 51 establishes the Uganda Human rights commission which is mandate among other to promote the protection and observance of human r...

Kampala International University. Topic: Land Administration/ Control And Disputes Settlement In Uganda A Case Study: Ibanda District.

AbstractConi1icts have always been around and many countries today are still in conflict, many are recovering and no doubt conflicts will continue to exist.nThis study seeks to highlight the following:• Land administration and control• The Causes of land related coni1icts and• The key features and problems faced during and after conflicts• Suggesting guidelines for these resolving these guidelinesA substantial amount of this research focused on the technical areas of conflict man...


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