Law Research Papers/Topics

Independence Of Judiciary In Dispensing Justice A Case Study Of High Court Of Uganda Kampala

ABSTRACT The notion of independence of judiciary need a supportive arm of government i.e legislature and executive. Indeed the judiciary should be fully independent as enshrined in Article 128 of 1995 constitution as amended 2005. And should be give all necessary measures to maintain its impedance like the increased of judges salary.

The Effects Of Poverty On Access To Justice. A Case Study Of Kamuli District Uganda

ABSTRACT According to the recently accepted definition, poverty is pronounced deprivation in well-being, and comprises many dimensions. It includes low incomes and the inability to acquire the basic goods and services necessary for survival with dignity'. This study was conducted in kamuli district in eastern Uganda with the objective of assessing the effects of poverty on the access to justice of the people in this region. The study population was 50 randomly selected respondents (strictly ...

The Impact Of Global Power Arrangements On Democracy In Contemporary African Countries: A Case Study Of Kenya.

ABSTRACT Political parties have in the recent past continued to shape audience opinion on socio-political and economic matters in the society. Global Power Arrangements (GPA) especially influences the people on many decisions they make in day to day operations. Behind these political parties are political parties' owners who influence on the course the party takes and what it disseminates to the public. This being the case, this research was conducted to find out the impact of Global Power A...

The Problem Of Child Labour The Law And Policy In Uganda A Case Study Of Child Labour In Makindye Division- Kampala

ABSTRACT This study was on the problem of child labour; the law and policy carried out in Makindye Division, Kampala- Uganda. It was aimed at finding out the effects of child labour on children's welfare; the law and policy in Makindye division - Kampala District. Both qualitative and quantitative methods were used in the study. Appropriate research questions were developed and pre tested in order to find out the effects of child labour on children's welfare in Makindye division - Kampala Di...

Possible Alternative Sentencing Of Parent Offenders And The Impact On The Criminal Justice Of Uganda - Case Study Of Kigo Prisons

ABSTRACT The study is an exploratory design which sought to analyze the impact of parental imprisonment on children; finding out how alternative sentencing orders can be carried in substitution to the imprisonment of parents and the impact of alternative sentencing on criminal justice and suggesting possible recommendations for a new course of action that will draw attention to the improvement of the position of the children whose parents have been incarcerated. The study was relied on qualit...

Pricing And Geopolitics In International Gas Trade …Could The Gas Exporting Countries Forum Unify Price Regimes?

  ABSTRACT Market-based pricing for Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) may be less remunerative or uncertain for exporters in the evolving market. The possibility of rent-maximizing could encourage them to collude through an influence mechanism. This book examined the feasibility of Uniform Pricing (UP) or Volume Control (VC) in the Atlantic Basin and analyzed the consequences of such a development on LNG trade. So far, no existing model specifically considers the sustainability and effects of an ...

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Analysis Of The National Industrial Court Act 2006 Under The Nigerian Constitution

ABSTRACT The National Industrial Court (hereinafter referred to as the NIC) was established in 1976 by the Trade Disputes Decree No 7 of 1976 with jurisdiction to settle trade disputes, the interpretation of collective agreements and matters connected therewith. There were identifiable lapses in the status, powers and jurisdiction of the NIC that impacted negatively on its operations; the jurisdiction of the Court which was expressed to be exclusive was shared with the Federal and State High...

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AN APPRAISAL OF THE ROLE OF LAW IN CURBING THE IMPEDIMENTS TO FOREIGN INVESTMENTS IN NIGERIA

ABSTRACT  The country’s prolonged inability to attract foreign investments has been an issue of major concern to successive administrations in Nigeria. The desire and urgent demand for a substantial inflow of foreign investment into Nigeria as triggers for national economic development nurtured the undertaking of this research. The research was aimed at identifying the factors that have impeded the influx of foreign investments into Nigeria in spite of the efforts made to attract foreign i...

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Electronic Evidence In Criminal Proceedings

ABSTRACT The research question central to the thesis is stated as follows: what are the implications of new technological phenomena in South African law to the existing legal frameworks in relation to (i) investigatory powers of law enforcement and security and intelligence agencies to obtain electronic evidence, and (ii) its subsequent admissibility in criminal proceedings? Written with an emphasis on South African law, but also taking into account aspects of foreign and international law, ...

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Criminal Prosecution And Awaiting Trial Incarceration In Nigeria Justice System: The Case Of Lagos State

Criminal prosecution is an essential and integral part of the criminal justice system. Criminal justice deliver prosecution service that should bring offenders to justice, help reduce both crime and the fear of crime thereby promoting public confidence. Awaiting trial is a general trend in all the prisons in Nigeria with over 65% of Nigeria prisoners still awaiting trial. It therefore becomes a phenomenon with the criminal justice system and it seemingly impinge inmates their right to fair pr...

The Prosecution Of International Crimes In Respect Of The Democratic Republic Of The Congo: Critical Evaluation Of The Factual Background And Specific Legal Considerations

ABSTRACT Since 1996 approximately 5.4 million citizens of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have lost their lives as a result of the humanitarian crisis currently going on. Various warring ethnic groups have been committing terrible crimes against international law. War crimes and crimes against humanity such as rape, murder, recruitment of child soldiers and indiscriminate attacks on the civilian population have caused unspeakable suffering to civilians, especially in the eastern ...

Welfare Of Children And Disposal Of The Matrimonial Property Upon Divorce: A Legal Analysis

Table of Contents CHAPTER 1 .......................................................................................................................................... 1 1.1 INTRODUCTION ....................................................................................................................... 1 1.2 BACKGROUND TO STUDY .................................................................................................... 1 1.3 STATEMENT OF PROBLEM ........................................

Interaction Between Islamic Law And Customary Law Of Succession Among The Yoruba People

ABSTRACT The issue of legal pluralism has been with Nigeria since the inception of British rule in the country in the middle of the 19th century. The 1979 Constitution merely affirms the existence of different systems of Courts. It will appear from Sections 226 242 and 247 of the Constitution that a great recognition is being given to both the Sharia (i.e. Islamic Low) and the Customary Law, but on the whole, the general law which, in the context of this thesis, md is the received English law...

The Right To Fair Hearing And The Criminal Process In Nigeria: A Study Of The Lagos Metropolis

ABSTRACT A system of justice that offers the citizens irrespective of gender, place of origin, social standing and circumstances of birth equal access to justice and fair hearing in criminal cases is indispensable in a democratic dispensation. This is highly desirable in Nigeria, particularly after long years of military rule that disregarded human rights and due process, This thesis is concerned with the right to fair hearing and the criminal process in Nigeria, with Lagos Metropolis as the ...

An Assessment Of The Taxation Of Income Derived From Illegal Activities In Zimbabwe.

ABSTRACT In Zimbabwe, the question as to whether income derived by a taxpayer whilst pursuing illegal activities should be made subject to the Income Tax Act of Zimbabwe2 (hereinafter the Act), is a relatively uncharted area of the law. Compared to other jurisdictions like South Africa and the United States of America (hereinafter USA), which have been developing this area of the law through case law and scholarly writings, the subject has been dormant in Zimbabwe. This research will draw com...


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