Law

Research Papers/Topics in Law

Equity and Trusts Law

Contents: Historical Background of Equity and Trusts law, Equity  Versus  Common Law, Effects of Equity  on Legal Certainty,  Traditional role of Equity and Trusts Law, Literature ReviewIntroductionThe law in the United Kingdom is mainly described as a body of rules either which have evolved   over a  long   time   through court   judgements   or   that   which   is   clearly   defined by legislation. However, there is another source of law referred to as Equity. The source of ...

Misconceptions of Women's Rights in Islam and Its Refutations: A Conceptual Study Based on Sources of Islamic Law

AbstractThe status of women in Islam is clear and very unambiguous. Concerns are often raised about the status of women in Islamic law. Frequently, misunderstandings and misinterpretations about how women are handled by Islam are used to encourage. the notion that Islam is misogynistic in the western world. Consequently, the objectives of this study to identify the misinterpretation, misconceptions of woman's rights in Islamic and to provide appropriate refutations for the misc...

A Female Quazi Appointed in the Judicial Position: Islamic Law and Public Opinion in Sri Lankan Context

Abstract: A Woman’s Competent to Be Appointed as a Judge in Quazi Courts. In Muslim Societies Has Been a Debated Issue For Decades. Although Some Muslim Majority Countries, Including Indonesia, Malaysia And Arab Countries, Have Allowed Women Judges (Qudath) In Shariah Courts, The Muslim Religious Leadership In Sri Lanka, Namely All Ceylon Jamiyathul Ulama (ACJU) As Opposed To Such Appointment To Administrate The Muslim Marriage And Divorce Act Of 1951 (MMDA) Which Is Adm...

Inter Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD): Establishment And Functions of IGAD Based on one of Regional Integration Theories

IGAD  is  a  Regional  Economic Community  (REC)  in  Eastern  Africa  and one  of  the  eight  building  blocks  of  the African Economic Community (AEC) of the African Union (AU), (IAD,2016). The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in Eastern Africa was created  in  1996  to  supersede  the Intergovernmental  Authority  on  Drought and  Development&...

The Efficacy Of Uganda Police Force In Enforcing The Right To Freedom Of Speech And Expression

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION ........................................................................................ .iAPPROVAL .............................................................................................. .iiDEDICATION .......................................................................................... .iiiACKNOWLEDGEMENT .............................................................................. vLIST OF STATUS ........................................................

A Critical Analysis Of The Mortgage Act 2009: Possible Implications To Mortgage Business In Uganda.

ABSTRACTThe generation of this dissertation is divided into four chapters. Chapter one of thedissertation will contain, general introduction, statement of the problem, objectives ofthe study, methodology, hypothesis, literature revive chapterization, significance of thestudy and research question. Chapter two will be focusing on literature review; I will beable to handle the review in accordance to the research questions raised. They includeto explain the current state and shortfalls of ...

Protection Of Civilian Population By International Humanitarian Law During International Armed Conflict. Case Study 2008-2014 Israeli- Palestinian Armed Conflict

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION ........................................................................................... .iiAPPROVAL ................................................................................................. .iiiDEDICATION .............................................................................................. .ivACKNOWLEDGEMENT .................................................................................. vABBREVIATION ...........................................

Security Of Tenure Under The Land Act 1998(Land Amendment Act 201 0)

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION .................................................................................................. iAPPROVAL ...................................................................................................... IIDEDICATION ................................................................................................ IllACKNOWLEDGEMENT .................................................................................. ivTABLE OF CONTENTS ...........................

Policy And Legal Perspectives Of Internally Displaced Persons A Case Study Of Alebtong District

ABSTRACT:Most of the studies was done on the causes, effects of forced displacement and the Rights of theIDPs and the weaknesses and strengths of the law to that effect. The Research stipulated theUgandan Constitutional Fundamental Human Rights of the IDPs, other rights, Regional Vis-aVisinternational instrnments concerning the protection of forced Displaced persons.The assessments and the relevance of the legal framework of the displaced persons due to warsand other natural calamities h...

The Critical Legal Study Of Commercial Arbitration In Uganda

ABSTRACTThis research gives the background and the development of Law and practice ofCommercial arbitration in Uganda, its weaknesses, loopholes and benefits. Itgoes a head and points out the challenges that limit the effective operation ofCommercial arbitration then it finally gives the recommendations that make thepractice of Commercial arbitration a success In Uganda and a generalconclusion.

The Effectiveness Or Otherwise Of The Legal Regimes In Regulating The Insurance Sector Of Uganda; An Appraisal

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION A ...................................................................................................... IIDECLARATION B .................................................................................................... IIIAPPROVAL .............................................................................................................. IVDEDICATION ........................................................................................................... VA...

A Legal Analysis Of The Causes And Effects Of Drug Abuse In Kenya And The Methods Of Combating Drug Abuse As A Vice

TABLE OF CONTENTSTABLE OF CONTENTS ..................................................................................................................... v1.0 Introduction ................................................................................................................................. 11.1 Background of the study .......................................................................................................... 41.2 Statement of the problem .................................

Protection Of Ethnic Minorities In Uganda: A Case Study Of The Basongora Of Kasese District

ABSTRACT.The research analyzes the protection of ethnic minorities in Uganda and it was done inUganda. The study was guided by the research objectives.The research looks at the origin of the marginalization if the Basongora ethnic minority andwhat caused the same. It also looks at the problems faced by the Basongora ethnicminority and how the government has dealt with the aforementioned problem. Theresearch analyzes the legal framework and government policy on the protection ofminoritie...

Challenges Of Implementing The Right To Vote In Uganda: A Case Study Of The 2001 And 2006 Presidential And Parliamentary Elections, Rubaga Division - Kampala.

TABLE OF CONTENTS• Acknowledgement• Dedications• Declarations• List of AbbreviationsCHAPTER ONE:Background to the Study• Introduction and Background of the study• Statement of the Problem• Definition of key terms• Scope of the study• Objective of the Study• Hypothesis• Justification and Significance of the study• Review of Literature• Methodology• Arrangement of chapters• BudgetCHAPTER TWO:The Legal and Policy Framework.• Introduction• Constitutional Pro...

A Critical Analysis Of The Law Governing Land Tenure Systems And Rights Of Occupants Thereto In Uganda

ABSTRACTThe study involves critically analyzing the law governing land tenure systemsand rights of occupants thereto in Uganda; with specific aims of examining therights of lawful and bonafide occupants on land and the effectiveness of the lawiiiOVernin~> oooupants ' rililhts.This research shall mainly focus on the various laws and policies that haveinfluenced the existence of the land tenure systems and how these haveimpacted the rights of the occupants in Uganda.The research shall ass...


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