Law

Research Papers/Topics in Law

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 ...

Legal And Institutional Structures For Combating Money Laundering In Uganda: A Critical Evaluation Of The Problem, The Challenges And The Way Forward

This study critically appraises the legal and institutional infrastructure for combating money laundering in Uganda, with the view of assessing the lacunas in the law and challenges facing the institutional mechanism. The major objective of the study is to evaluate the adequacy of the law and the capacity of the relevant institutions to fight money laundering in Uganda. The study attempts to address four main questions. The first is, whether the absence of a comprehensive law makes it un...

Death Penalty And Human Rights In Uganda A Case Study In Uganda

AbstractThe researcher carried out the study on death penalty and human rights inUganda a case study in Kampala.The researcher discussed the following topic in chapter one. An overview, deathpenalty and intemational and domestic instruments, effects of death penalty and conclusion and recommendations.

Tile Efficacy Of The Law And Policy On The Regulation Of Foreign Direct Investment: Case Study Of Uganda

The prevalence of poverty in developing countries demands that these countries should improvise ways of encouraging move revenue generating projects to supplement or significantly reduce dependence on foreign funding. Foreign investment is thus encouraged to get rid of this challenge. This paper examines foreign direct investment as a tool of increasing the contribution of tax revenue to Gross Domestic product and consequently a means of reducing the gap between the rich and the poor. T...

Bail Practice In Uganda: A Critcal Analysis Of The Law In Magistrate Courts And High Court.

ABSTRACTThis dissertation entails the right to bail as one of the fundamental rights that arestipulated under Article 23 of the constitution of the Republic of Uganda 1995 asamended.The research is intended to critically examine whether the right to bail as enshrined inthe constitution has been practically administered in the courts of law, by examining thelegal machinery aimed at protecting and enforcing these rights and how the state hascontributed to its enforcement among others.The ...

The Impact Of Administrative Conflicts On Service Delivery In Local Governments In Uganda: The Case Of Mayuge District

This study investigated "The impact of administrative conflicts 011 service delivery in local governments in Uganda: the case of Mayuge district." Because of this, there was need to establish whether administrative conflicts in local governments were caused by the gaps and violation of the legal framework in a decentralized environment and how it impacts on employee performance and service delivery. The study particularly sought to establish causes; examine the impact of conflict on empl...

The Effectiveness Of The Law On Refugees In Uganda: A Case Study Of Congolese Refugees

ABSTRACTWe have seen for a very long time how Uganda as a country has been flooded by refugees fromall over the world however the greatest inflow of refugees was from the Congolese people afterthe first and second Congo war which caused a whole lot of them to migrate from their countryse!"king for shelter and safety in the neighbming countries, Uganda however welcomed many ofthose and along the years they became petmanent residents waiting for the Congo war tosubsidize and eventually t'e...

The Role Of Women In Conflict Resoltion In Northern Ljganda A Case Study Of Bar-Dege Division Gulu Municipality Gulu District

ABSTRlJCTThe study examined the role of women in conllict resolution in northern Uganda case study ofbar-dcge division Gulu 111unicipality Gulu district The study specific objectives were to find outthe role women in conflict resolution in northern Uganda. ;\ descriptive research design \\asapplied because it enabled the researcher to describe hm, political. social and ccono111iccontribution ofwo111en towards the prevailing peace.The research includes literature from various authors for ...

Election Offences And Multi Practices In Uganda A Critical Analysis Of The Law

The foundation for election right is found m Article 21 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). This provision has been reinforced by article 25 of international covenant on civil and political rights .However elections in Uganda have been questionable in spite of the existing laws and institution put in place. The question therefore, that this research aims to look at is does electoral laws in place, institution and electoral processes in existence in Uganda sufficient eno...


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