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Research Papers/Topics in Law

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...

Critical Analyisis Of The Legal Regime Governing The Use Of Weapons During International Armed Conflict

TABE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION ............................................................................................................................................ iAPPROVAL ................................................................................................................................................. iiACKNOLEDGEMENT ................................................................................................................................. iiiDEDICATION······...

The Law On Defilement And Its Enforcement In Uganda A Case Study Of Kampala District

Abstracthis study explored and described all factors connected to defilement cases in Uganda.Legislation on defilement was examined as to whether it's weak or strong. The study exploredfactors for continued raising cases of defilement in Uganda. It considered whether such casesare successful prosecuted and whether the courts orders passed in defilement cases areenforced. The factors responsible for the unsuccessful enforcement of court orders indefilement cases were looked into. Recomme...

Critical Analysis Of The Legal And Institutional Framework On The Enforcement Of Women's Rights In Uganda

ABSTRACTWomen have for a long period of time been seen as a weaker sex in society, the reason theirrights have violated and men mode to dominate the society , they are given better opportunitiesbecause ofthe fact that they are superior.The researcher looked at women's rights, trying to highlight the weaknesses of the various laws,both international and domestic, more specifically relating to their implementation in UgandaThe researcher used the quantitative method of data collection whic...

An Examination Of The Law Relating To The Prosecution Of Crimes Committed By Children During Armed Confuct

In situations of Armed Conflict, states and non-state actors recruit children to participate in either side. This is in violation of international law and has been condemned worldwide. In these armed conflicts, children are not only the victims but also at times the perpetrators of heinous crimes contrary to International Humanitarian Law. This dissertation covers the causes of recruitment of children into armed conflicts. The acts that the children are involved in and the acts that are ...

Legal Analysis Of Labour Unions In Uganda

ABSTRACTThe research is about an examination of the operations of labour unions given thecontinual struggle for effective representation of workers in Uganda; the studyexamines laws, regulations and statutory instruments, both nationainternationally bringing to light the strides of various key factors on workers'representation in the parliament of Uganda and at the work place. It further brings tolight the more crucial questions regarding the challenges faced by the labour unions, aswel...

An Analysis Of The Efficacy Of The Legal Framework On The Collection Oft Axes And Recovery Systems In Uganda.

A "tax" has been defined as a charge by the Government on the income of an individual, corporation or trust, as well as the value of an estate gift24. A "tax" has also been defined as any contribution imposed by Government upon individuals for the use and services of the state whether under the name toll, custom, excise, tribute, tallage, gable, impost, duty, subsidy but which essential characteristics is not a debt The Uganda Revenue Authority is the central body mandated to assess , co...

The Role Of The Local Govern!'Tlents In The Protectionof The Environment In Uganda A Case Study; Kyenjojo District

There are different legal defmitions of environment some of which are too narrow and provide a non exhaustive list of reasons that should be included in these definitions as mentioned below. Environment is a natural condition for example air, land and water in which people, animals and plants live 1 . It can also be defined as physical factors surrounding a human being including land, water and atmosphere sound2 . The right to a clean and healthy environment3 would therefore almost en...

Access To Justice Of Children's Right In Civil Matter, A Critical Analysis Of Legal Representation In Uganda

TABLE OJ< CONTENTSDECLARATION ...................................................................................................................................... iAPPROV AL. ...............•.............................................••................................................................................. .iiDEDICATION ....................................................................................................................................... iiiACKNOWLEDGEMENTS...

Widowhood Rites And The Rights Of Women In Uganda A Comparative Study Of Different Tribes In Uganda On Traditional Practices Against Human Rights

The link between fundamental human rights and the right to carry out traditional practices may come into conflict with each other. The study is an attempt to describe the practice of widowhood rites in the different ethnic groups in Uganda and find out the reasons that underlie the practice. Some of these rites include cruel and degrading treatment. It also sought to find out why widowhood rites persist in spite of Uganda being a signatory to many human rights instruments. The study focu...


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