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Procedures for Expropriation of FDI under the Ethiopian and International Law: Comparative Analysis

Abstract Well  managed  and  protected  FDI  without  doubt  is  an  engine to  economic  development  of  a given country. The main reason that justifies the of foreign investor‟s property and investment among other things trace protection backs to the right of the investors to own property and to encourage them to invest. However, this right is not without exceptions as the host states have inherent  sovereign...

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: EMERGING PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES

The 20th century is remarkably characterized by an increase in inventiveness due to more breakthroughs in science and technology and the emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems. Recent records show that AI systems, in addition to being an aid in the inventive process, are now capable of making independent inventions using data and instructions inputted by their programmers. Meanwhile, Intellectual property law (IP) ensures that one’s intellectual outputs (labour) is not exploited ...

Synopsis of Data Protection under the Nigerian Laws: Has the Universality of Right to Privacy Trickled Down to Nigeria?

The concept of personal data protection is no doubt, an off-shoot of the universal human right to privacy and confidentiality. Not only has it been ingrained under Article 12 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, but it has also been incorporated into most of the regional human rights conventions, charters, and treaties, except, of course, the African Charter on Human Rights (ACHR) to which Nigerian affiliates with.Despite its conspicuous absence in the ACHR, the revolution in the int...

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ADEQUACY OF THE LEGAL SAFEGUARDS OF THE PATIENTS’ CONFIDENTIALITY RIGHT UNDER THE SAUDI ARABIAN LAWS

The concept of patient confidentiality is nearly as old as the practice of health professions and has evolved over the years, from one jurisdiction to the other. The duty of patient confidentiality can be a fundamental human right, an ethical duty, or a legal duty. Under the Saudi Arabian jurisdiction, the concept of patient confidentiality has evolved around its Shari’ah-based (Islamic) legal culture, its history, and the concept of universality of human rights. Patient confidentiality is ...

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Record Deals and Music Contracts: A First Step Approach to Protecting Your Rights

According to the IFPI Global Music Report, global revenue from record sales in the music industry for the year 2018 was $9.1 billion. Beyond the thrill of having one entertained, music business is serious business. There is a strong air of astute seriousness associated with music- and it should be approached as such. Jay-Z, a multi-award-winning music artist who is listed on the Forbes list of billionaires is reputed have said, in the song “Diamonds from Sierra Leone” in which he...

The Discombobulation on the Legality of Child Marriage

IntroductionIf one child choses to marry another is there anything wrong with it? Let’s reinvigorate our minds to reminisce the traditional social settings of the African People, children  were  allowed  to  marry  in  fulfillment  of  parental  wishes.  However  today,  we  are concerned with the existence of certain customs that appear to be repugnant to both State laws and international legal instruments. Whilst we pro...

What is Innovative in the Nigeria Police Act 2020

IntroductionThe Nigeria Police Act, 2020 which formally came into force on the 15th day of September 2020, by the assent of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Mohammadu Buhari repealed the Police Act Cap P19 Laws of the Federation 2004. The general desire or aim of the new Act is to provide for an effective police service system for Nigeria which is based on the principles of accountability and transparency, protection of human rights, management of its resources and ...

Relevancy in Evidence

Two kinds of fact are very important in the Law of Evidence. They are facts in issue and relevant facts. The concept of facts in issue has been dealt with by several authors and jurists. However, it is necessary to discuss it here because it has a very interesting relationship with relevant facts. Think of the relationship between facts in issue and relevant facts as that which exists between baking a plain cake and baking a chocolate cake. Yeah. This sounds weird. But stay with me....

Equity and Trusts Law

Contents: Historical Background of Equity and Trusts law, Equity  Versus  Common Law, Effects of Equity  on Legal Certainty,  Traditional role of Equity and Trusts Law, Literature ReviewIntroductionThe law in the United Kingdom is mainly described as a body of rules either which have evolved   over a  long   time   through court   judgements   or   that   which   is   clearly   defined by legislation. However, there is another source of law referred to as Equity. The source of ...

Misconceptions of Women's Rights in Islam and Its Refutations: A Conceptual Study Based on Sources of Islamic Law

AbstractThe status of women in Islam is clear and very unambiguous. Concerns are often raised about the status of women in Islamic law. Frequently, misunderstandings and misinterpretations about how women are handled by Islam are used to encourage. the notion that Islam is misogynistic in the western world. Consequently, the objectives of this study to identify the misinterpretation, misconceptions of woman's rights in Islamic and to provide appropriate refutations for the misc...

A Female Quazi Appointed in the Judicial Position: Islamic Law and Public Opinion in Sri Lankan Context

Abstract: A Woman’s Competent to Be Appointed as a Judge in Quazi Courts. In Muslim Societies Has Been a Debated Issue For Decades. Although Some Muslim Majority Countries, Including Indonesia, Malaysia And Arab Countries, Have Allowed Women Judges (Qudath) In Shariah Courts, The Muslim Religious Leadership In Sri Lanka, Namely All Ceylon Jamiyathul Ulama (ACJU) As Opposed To Such Appointment To Administrate The Muslim Marriage And Divorce Act Of 1951 (MMDA) Which Is Adm...

Inter Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD): Establishment And Functions of IGAD Based on one of Regional Integration Theories

IGAD  is  a  Regional  Economic Community  (REC)  in  Eastern  Africa  and one  of  the  eight  building  blocks  of  the African Economic Community (AEC) of the African Union (AU), (IAD,2016). The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in Eastern Africa was created  in  1996  to  supersede  the Intergovernmental  Authority  on  Drought and  Development&...

The Efficacy Of Uganda Police Force In Enforcing The Right To Freedom Of Speech And Expression

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION ........................................................................................ .iAPPROVAL .............................................................................................. .iiDEDICATION .......................................................................................... .iiiACKNOWLEDGEMENT .............................................................................. vLIST OF STATUS ........................................................

A Critical Analysis Of The Mortgage Act 2009: Possible Implications To Mortgage Business In Uganda.

ABSTRACTThe generation of this dissertation is divided into four chapters. Chapter one of thedissertation will contain, general introduction, statement of the problem, objectives ofthe study, methodology, hypothesis, literature revive chapterization, significance of thestudy and research question. Chapter two will be focusing on literature review; I will beable to handle the review in accordance to the research questions raised. They includeto explain the current state and shortfalls of ...

Protection Of Civilian Population By International Humanitarian Law During International Armed Conflict. Case Study 2008-2014 Israeli- Palestinian Armed Conflict

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION ........................................................................................... .iiAPPROVAL ................................................................................................. .iiiDEDICATION .............................................................................................. .ivACKNOWLEDGEMENT .................................................................................. vABBREVIATION ...........................................


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