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Rights of Women to Property, A Case Study of Isingiro District, Uganda,

ABSTRACT This reserach was based on examination of the rights of women to property. It was based on three specific objectives; to illustrate the law governing protection of women's rights to property ownership in Isingiro district, to examine the effectiveness of mechanisms of enforcing women's rights in Isingiro district and examination of the strategies to be employed in enforcing women's rights towards property ownership in Uganda. The study was · ·. based on a doctrinal research methodo...

Bail Practice in Uganda: A Critical Analysis of the Law in the Magistrate Courts and High Court

ABSTRACT This dissertation entails the right to bail as one of the fundamental rights that are stipulated under Article 23 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda 1995 as amended. The research is intended to critically examine whether the right to bail as enshrined in the constitution has been practically administered in the courts of law, by examining the legal machinery aimed at protecting and enforcing these rights and how the state has contributed to its enforcement among others. Th...

An Assessment of the Law Relating to Unfair Termination of Employment Contract in Uganda

ABSTRACT The research was based on analysis of the law relating to unfair termination of employment contract in Uganda. li was based on five chapters where chapter one Involved the introductlon~ background to the study, scope, signifinance, literature review and the methodology that was used to conduct the research. Chapter two was based on assessment of the legal framework on termination of employment contracts in Uganda; chapter three examined the challenges faced by employees under employm...

Examination of the Letter of Credit and the Fraud Exception Principle

ABSTRACT The study was carried out on the examination of the letter of credit and the fi'aud exception principle. In this case the research expounded the documentary credits and its effectiveness in relation to the prescribed laws and the provisions of the conventions against the documentary credits. A letter of credit is a financial device developed by merchants as a convenient and relatively safe mode of dealing with sales of goods to satisfy the seemingly irreconcilable interests of the se...

"A Legal Analysis of the Climate Change Convention and the Kyoto Protocol and Its Relevance to Uganda with Specific Emphasis On the Clean Development Mechanism"

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION ..................................................................................................... iAPPROVAL ............................................................................................................ iiDEDICATION ....................................................................................................... iiiACKNOWLEDGEMENT ..................................................................................... ivLIST OF ABBREVIATIONS ....

Dispensation of Justice at the Grassroots. A Case Study of the Local Council Courts in Uganda ·

ABSTRACT The quest for justice by mankind is a very old phenomenon that has existed since time immemorial. A majority of people in Uganda have always perceived justice as meant for only those with a high social standing in society and thus far away from them. However, the NRM government from the time of its inception has always purposed at bringing Justice closer to the poor. One of the avenues justice is being dispensed at the grassroots is through local council courts, major focus of this s...

Impact of the Enacted Laws on Alcoholic Drinks on Kenyas Economic, Social and Political Setting

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION .................................................................................................................................................. !APPROVAL ......................................................................................................................................................... !DEDICATION ....................................................................................................................................................

Investigation into Imbalanced Human Rights Towards a Multi-Party System of Governance in Uganda Since 1986

ABSTRACT The study is an exploratory design carried out in Uganda, which sought to; examine the role of the various human rights defenders in promoting equality in multiparty governance in Uganda; to investigate the cause of human rights imbalances experienced in multiparty governance in Uganda since 1986; and examining the efficacy of the law in countering human rights imbalances in Uganda. The study relied on qualitative methods of data collection and analysis to generate data. Study findin...

A Critical Analysis of Pre-Trial Detention in Uganda

ABSTRACT This research paper analyses pre-trial detention (remand) in Uganda. It digs deep into the causes and effects of lengthy pre-trial detentjon and provides suggestions to end it. The paper gives appropriate history of the wider context of pre-trial detentions in Uganda that 5pans from the immediate post-colonial times of Uganda to the recent, highlighting major historical events that have shaped the law on pre-trial detention. It goes ahead to provide an analysis of the literature both...

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...


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