Law

Research Papers/Topics in Law

Legitimacy Or Otherwise Of Death Penalty In Uganda Critique Of The Criminal Justice System

The purpose of the study was to investigate legitimacy or otherwise of death penalty in Uganda critique of the criminal justice system. The study objectives involved to investigate Crime prevention and the deterrence theory, to Evaluate Rational Choice and Deterrence Theory, and to Evaluate the Evidence against the Death Penalty. The study findings will help policy makers like the judiciary in double revising the gap identined in the study to implement new amendments regarding death pen...

The Effects Of Child Labour In The Welding Industry In Katwe, Uganda

This study on the child labour in the welding industry in Katwe, Uganda was under taken to analyze effects of child labour in the welding and its probable causes for an insight to legislators and policy makers charged with the duty of passing laws that enhance the protection of children. The research involved quantitative method of data collection; these were questionnaire interview guide and observation. The research selected 30 respondents as the population sample. The study targeted ...

The Money Laundering Phenomenon: Preventive Legal Measures And Practical Problems Of Implementation. A Study Of Kenya.

Money laundering is a global phenomenon. Globalization and technology have resulted in an increase in international commerce, capital flows and the movement of goods and services across borders. Such factors have also increased opportunities to launder money and reintegratethe proceeds of crimes into the legitimate economy, in response to such developments as well to perceive threats to the national economies. Although Kenya recently enacted a legislation to combat money laundering, it ...

A legal examination of the concept of carriers liability in international carriage of goods by sea. The case of kenya.

AbstractIn a world comprising cargo owning nations, and ship owning nations, and where most nations are both, there is a continual balancing of risk allocation concerning the damage or loss of sea-borne cargo. Therefore, on the fields of international trade and business law, the international law community such as united nation has sought uniformity and harmonization on cargo liability that would equitably address the often-conflicting interests of shippers and carriers. Historically, t...

The critical analysis on the effects of poverty on crime. A case study of kenya metropolis.

Abstract:t is said that a look at the laws of the country is looking at the people of the country :hemselves1 the law thus reflects the aspirations, fears and even the strength of the ieople. The Kenyan Legal System is entrenched with the spirit of shunning from what :auses discomfort to the people and embraces what brings pleasure to them2 by this :enet the Kenyan laws strictly outlaw any acts that are criminal in nature. rhe Kenyan legal system includes agencies for generating and admi...

An Examination Of The Status Of Women's Right To Equal Treatment In Uganda

Table of ContentsDECLARATION .................................................................................................................................... iAPPROVAL .......................................................................................................................................... iiDEDICATION ..................................................................................................................................... iiiACKNOWLEDGEMENT .......................

Status Of Unlawful Combatants And Their Protection Under International Humanitarian Law

ABSTRACTThe phenomenon of terrorism has brought so many challenges to InternationalHumanitarian Law. This dissertation analyses the provisions of InternationalHumanitarian Law which prohibit acts of terrorism and the legal issues raised byresponses to terrorist acts, i.e. by counter-terrorist operations or, as politiciansand the media have come to call it, "the war on terrorism". It has consideredthe views of various scholars regarding the status of so-called "unlawfulcombatants" and th...

The Examination Of The Right To Development In Uganda

AbstractThis Paper Attempts To Reflect On The Majority Of The Right To Development In Uganda AsProvided In The 1995 Uganda Constitution, Against The Background Of Principles AndDimensions Of The United Nations Declaration On The Right To Development And TheAfrican Charter On Human And People's Rights (Article 22). The 1995 ConstitutionRecognizes The Right To Development, Stressing The Role Of People And The State In TheDevelopment In Uganda, Bringing To The Fore To The Need For Balanced...

Absolute Prohibition Of Torture: 'a Myth Or Reality?'

This research addresses the absolute prohibition of torture and other forms of ill-treatment under treaty-based, international, regional, and national law; crimes of torture and duties of states to either initiate prosecution or extradite all persons of any status who are reasonably accused; the definition of torture and related criteria; types of unlawful tactics and serial criminality Torture has regained currency and been subject of scholarly debates. 'Absolute prohibition of torture'...

A Critical Analysis On The Law Of Juvenile Delinquency In Uganda. Case Study: Kampala District

ABSTRACTThis study is a critical analysis on the Jaw of juvenile delinquency in Uganda. Theresearch addressed the problem that despite the numerous Jaws available in Ugandaregarding juvenile delinquency such as the provisions in the 1995 Uganda Constitution/ The Childrens Act Cap 59/ The UN /Convention on the Rights of the Chilct The DomesticViolence Act 2010 among others/the law has not been followed by the dot and thuscreating loopholes and uneffectiveness which the research sought t...

Can The Law Do Away With Culture; A Case Study Of Fgm In Uganda (Kapchorwa)

FGM is the term used to refer to the removal of part or all of the female genitalia. 1 The procedure consists of clitoridectomy where all or part of the clitoris is removed, excision which is the removal of all or part of the labia menorah and cutting of the labia menorah2 Culture on the other hand is a long time practice by a group of people or within a pmiicular society which is recognized by law. Culture is recognized under the constitution, international conventions, and is inter ali...

Public Rights Claim Under Enviromental Law A Critical Analysis Of Public Interest Litigation In Uganda

ABSTRACTAn environmental law right has not been defined but vanous authorities, authors andenvironmentalists have categorized several of those human rights both substantive andprocedural rights to effect environmental law rights.The international instruments protecting these rights like Article 24 of African Charter onHuman and People's Rights (ACHPR) which states "All people have a right to generalsatisfactory environment favorable to the development"The other convention is the Intern...

A Critical Analysis Of Tax A Voidance In Tanzania Mainland: The Law And Practice Of Anti-A Voidance Provisions Under The Income Tax Act No.Ll Of 2004

ABSTRACTIt is expected by any society that they pay tax to raise government revenues so that in return thesociety is provided with all the services from the government. These are social services.maintaining law and order, ensuring defense and hosting other undeiiakings which the state feelsare better be provided by itself, like health services. Tax payment is not a new idea in Tanzaniamainland because it has had taxation system since the turn of the century all with the aim of beinga han...

Factors Influencing Low Productivity In Agro-development Company Limited, Ta Veta District, Kenya (A Case Study Of Sisal Workers In Ta Veta)

The study was carried out in Agro-Development company limited, Taveta district, Coast province. It was a descriptive cross-sectional study to determine factors influencing low production in Agro- Development company limited. The study subjects were workers in Agro-development Company. The study area was selected using systematic random sampling. Data was collected using self administered interviews, check lists and were analysed electronically using a computer. Data has been presented u...

Child Labour And The Wellbeing Of Children: The Law And Practice In Uganda

The study "Child Labour and the Wellbeing of Children" has been carried out in Uganda with pat1icular observation of the law against child labour. It was carried out with specific aims of examining the relevance of laws relating to children and their welfare; finding out govemment development effm1s in eliminating child labour and in improving their welfare and offering proposals for reform to child labour laws and policies which promote the welfare of children in Uganda. Literature was ...


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