Research Papers/Topics in Law

An Examination of the Law On the Jurisdiction of International Criminal Court and Its Applicability in Africa

ABSTRACT The study made an examination of the law on the jurisdiction of international criminal court from African cases. The research steamed from the fact that on 12 th October 2013 the African Union made a decision that no criminal charges can be brought against a sitting head of state or government. 1 Following this decision, the African Union adopted the Protocol on Amendments to the Protocol on the Statute of the African Court of Justice and Human Rights 2 Given this empirical record, i...

A Legal Analysis of Banks Fiduciary Duties: A Case Study of Burundi

ABSTRACT This study specifically aims to critically analyze the application, practice and implementation of the law on Bank fiduciary obligation and the problems associated with it in Burundi, in order to identify possible interventions to control breach of fiduciary responsibilities in banks. Since there is a need to be critical and analytical, this study employed theoretical analysis of fiduciary duties in Burundi so as to derive conclusions and recommendations. The study findings indicated...

The Conflict Between Constitutional Provisions and Customary Rights of Women in Jonglei State-Bor County of South Sudan

Abstract This study investigated the conflict between constitutional provisions and customary rights of women in Jonglei state- Bor County, South Sudan. The study emerged as a result of gross violation of women’s rights on issues pertaining to marriage and widow inheritance, hence other rights of women such as right to work and participation in public life were excluded from this study. The study consisted of five chapters; chapter one contains problem and its scope, research objectives, re...

Child Labour and the Inadequacy of the Existing Legal Mechanism in Uganda.

ABSTRACT The research is based on the abuse of children's right where children are subjected to cruel work and the inadequacy of legal instruments against child labour. The research was a cross sectional duty under taken in the district of Kampala and mostly in the districts of northern Uganda. The research will cover the children who are mainly working in the urban areas as child domestic workers (C.D.Ws), bar /restaurant attendants, sex-workers, strippers and many others taken to work at fi...

Children and War; A Comprehensive Legal Approach to the Problem of Child Soldiers in Africa. A Case Study of Uganda

TABLE OF CONTENT DECLARATION ......•.......••............•..•.......•..•...........••.............••...........•..•...........•.............•.............•.•................. i DEDICATION ..............................•.................................................................................................•.................. ii APPROVAL ..................................................................................................................

Copyrights: Challenges, Policy and Legal Framework Case Study: South Sudan

Abstract Copyright is an integral part of intellectual property rights which requires better protection to enable its owners to exploit their rights exclusively without infringements by others. Doing so has not always been easy but come with challenges in regard to use of works, scope of protection, remedies available to the owners of works and limitation on protection. In South Sudan, there is no policy and legal framework yet in place to afford any protection to copyrights; thus this explai...

An Analysis of the Biosafety Act as A Domestication of the Cartagena Protocol On Biosafety Case Study: Kenya

TABLE OF CONTENTS Certification ................................................................................................................ i Declaration ................................................................................................................. i Dedication .................................................................................................................. ii Acknowledgements................................................................................

A Critic of the Right to Freedom of Expression in Uganda

ABSTRACT Freedom of Expression is becoming a theme of growing importance and visibility in Uganda. The study will aim at investigating how freedom of expression is commonly violated and what recommendations are currently being enforced in the effort of curbing the evermore increasing violation cases of this fundamental right in Uganda. It will tiniher explore the gaps or contradictions in the existing and new laws that limit the enjoyment of freedom of expression in Uganda- which in return is...

A Critical Appraisal of Article 27 Of The Ugandan Constitution 1995 On The Rights to Shelter in Uganda. A Case Study Gulu District

TABLE OF CONTENTS DECLARATION .............................................................................................................................. i TABLE OF CONTENTS ............................................................................................................... iii ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ............................................................................................................... v LIST OF ACRONYMS ............................................................

The Psycho - Social Impact of Torture On Victims and Their Families: A Critical Analysis of Article 1 Of The United Nations Convention Against Torture

TABLE OF CONTENTS DECLARATION ............................................................................................................................. i APPROVAL ................................................................................................................................... ii DEDICATION: .............................................................................................................................. iii APPRECIATION: .........................................

The Implementation of Children's Right to Education in' Pader District

TABLE OF CONTENT DECLARATION ............................................................................................... i APPROVAL .................................................................................................... ii DEDICATION ................................................................................................ .iii ACKNOWLEDGEMENT .................................................................................. iv CHAPTER ONE .................................

Juvenile Delinquency and Protection of Children in Uganda

TABLE OF CONTENT Declaration ....................................................................................... i Approval .......................................................................................... ii Dedication ...................................................................................... iii Acknowledgement ........................................................................... iv Table of statutes cited .........................................................

Analysis of the Effectiveness of the Legal Framework On the Protection and Enforcement of Work Rights in Uganda.

ABSTRACT The main objective of this study was to provide an analysis of the effectiveness of the legal framework on the protection and enforcement of work rights in Uganda. The study found out that numerous labour laws were enacted by parliament in the year 2006 to act as guidelines to both the employers and the employees in the pr?tection and observance of employees' rights in Uganda. These laws included the Employment Act of 2006, the labour Unions Act of 2006, the occupational health and s...

Debt in the Financial Sector - An Examination of Law and Practice in Uganda a Case Study of Commercial Banks in Kamp Ala Central Division

TABLE OF CONTENTS DECLARA'rION ......................................................................................................... i APPRC)V 1I, ............................................................................................................... ii DEDICArION ........................................................................................................... iii ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ......................................................................................... iv...

The Role of Ngos in the Promotion and Protection of the Children's Right to Education Case Study: Bushenyi District

ABSTRACT This study is a critical analysis of children right to education, the state of the law in promoting and protecting the same s well as the role played by the NGOs towards the promotion and protection of the right to education in Uganda. The study was undertaken because of the growing concern about of the illiteracy levels as well as the high numbers of school dropouts t all levels as witnessed in African countries, Uganda being an example. Children are involved in a number of practice...


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