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Research Papers/Topics in Law

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

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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...

A Critical Analysis Of Land Dispute Settlement In Uganda. A Case Study Of Kitovu Wakiso District.

This is a research on the topic of "the critical analysis of land dispute settlement in Uganda." It intends to analyze the issue of land policy in relation to the dispute settlement in Uganda and the reintegration into Kitovu Wakiso district. Land disputes are widespread in Uganda affecting 33% to 50% land holders. In Uganda, land disputes are the most significant form of conflict with many escalating to violence. Land disputes dropout throughout Uganda, with the greatest number of dispu...

Analysis Of Juvenile Justice System In Uganda: A Case Study Of Naguru Juvenile Remand Home

ABSTRACTThis study was sought to ascertain a relationship between analysis of Juvenileand Justice System in Uganda. The study was based on three objectives, thatis to establish the nature of Juvenile Justice System in Uganda, to identify theconditions of the detainee of Juvenile in Uganda and to find out the problemsinherent in the administration system of Juvenile justice.The review of Literature indicated that although there are many scholars whohave written about Juvenile Justice Sys...

The Legal Protection Of Minority Shareholders In Uganda.

ABSTRACTThis study exemplifies the law relating to minority shareholders protection m Uganda's legalframework. Although there has been some studies on the consideration as pati of a wider study oncorporate governance. The existing work has not addressed the protection of minority shareholdersunder the new companies' act 2012 with all previous studies relying on the old act. This researchconsiders the gap between the formal rules and the behaviour of the participants in corporategovernanc...

The Relevance Of The Amnesty Law On Justice In Uganda

ABSTRACTThis research pursues an insight into the enactment of the Amnesty Act 2000 and itsimplication on justice in Uganda, with particular regard to the criminal justice model.The jurisdiction of the research focuses on Uganda although relevance of otherjurisdictions is not precluded. The research has been conducted largely using aqualitative method of data collection as this is the method most suited. The researchshows that in the pursuit of peace, justice has been battered for polit...

A Review Of The Welfare Principle And Its Applicability In Uganda

ABSTRACTThis is an exploratory study that sought to analyze the law and the causes of the gaps betweenthe policy advocacy work of the child welfare related issues at the national level and the realitiesof the children under custody. The study was designed to examine the applicability of the welfareprinciples, a policy advocacy work aimed at bettering the position of the children and its linkageswith child survival and benefits to make recommendation for improvement.The study was based on...

Investigating The Extent Of Provision For Human Rights In Kenya's Succession Laws And Policies

ABSTRACTThe study highlights the interplay between land laws and laws governing successionand human rights dispensation in the application of the legal norms, focusing on howthe practices on land ownership influence the enjoyment of succession rights in Kenya.The land and succession laws are municipal in nature; they have great ramifications inrelation to the fulfillment of national obligations in international human rights law, andare influenced by the provisions pertaining to both civ...


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