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The Challenges Facing Trade Facilitation in East African Community

ABSTRACT The major purpose of this study was to analyze trade facilitation and its impact on East African regional trade, analyze non tariff barriers and their impact on EAC trade. To achieve this major purpose, four research objectives were formulated and these included: to analyze trade facilitation in East Africa and establish its impact on trade within the region, to identify various NTBs and their impact on regional trade; to discuss key provisions of EAC Customs Management Act and how t...

An Overview of the Legal Regime for Oil Revenue in Uganda

ABSTRACT This study explored an overview of the legal regime for oil revenue in Uganda which intended to help the people of Uganda and government to üriplement their expectations from oil. This requires putting in place new legislations for oil and gas administration and management of petroleum revenues. This research provides details on how the anticj~ated revenues shall be managed and integrated into the existing government systems with a view of miti~qating the overall impact of these rev...

Forestry Governance in Mabira and Mpanga

ABSTRACT In Uganda, land use continues to change over time. Land use and forestry governance have continued to influence each other. There is increasing xiv public attention and debate about land tenure and forest degradation, privatization, and encroachment on land, and forest governance in Uganda. Poor governance is one of the main reasons for the decline of forest resources. This thesis is from a study that looked at land use and forestry governance in parts of central Uganda. The research...

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Pension Reform Act 2014 and Its Application to Persons and Firms in Nigeria

This article simply examines the Pensions Reform Act 2014 and applicability to individuals and organization in Nigeria. It goes further to discuss the guidelines and procedure to register under a micro pension plan provided for under the Act. It concludes by emphasizing that smaller organizations can participate under the via a micro pension plan. 

Analysis Of the Legal Framework for Combating Bank Fraud in Uganda

Abstract Bank fraud, defalcation and forgeries have unprecedented prepositions and dimensions in the banking industry. Fraud in Ugandan is epidemic and has its root firmly entrenched in the social setting1 . A report of the Uganda Bankers Association indicates that albeit the good performance of the financial system in supporting the economy through intermediation and operation of the payment system, the financial sector faces the problem of bank fraud which unfortunately is on the increase. ...

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Social-legal Implications of Violence Against Women: Case Study of the North and South Kivu Provinces In Democratic Republic Of Congo During The Armed Conflict

ABSTRACT This study examined aspects of sexual violence in the North and South Kivu provinces of DRC during armed conflict. Literature was reviewed based on the various sub themes; in all its aspects it alluded to sexual violence as a practice that emanates from unequal power relations and discrimination between men and women in all spheres of life. The study employed a descriptive study design with a triangulation of qualitative methods of data collection and analysis. The qualitative method...

Transboundary River Disputes; A Comparative Legal Analysis of Tigris - Eupharetes and the Nile Rivers Treaties.

ABSTRACT This study set out to examine the Trans boundary river disputes; a comparative analysis of Tigris-Euphrates and the Nile treaties. The study established that the riparian states comprising of the Nile basin and Tigris/Euphrates basin have for a decade discussed and failed to come up with an acceptable agreement between themselves on the use of the rivers traversing their territories. The study examined the International legal regime and a host of principals of laws and regulations re...

Fair Hearing and Legal Representation of the Indigents: An Assessment of Legal Aid Scheme in Kano State, Nigeria

ABSTRACT The idea oflegal aid in Nigeria was first conceived in 1961 with a Bill to establish the Legal Aid Act, which did not materialize as a result ofthe civil war. Legal Aid Association was formed by some lawyers with the purpose of providing legal aid to the poor, culminating in to the promulgation of the Legal Aid Decree no. 56 of 1976, which metamomphose in to the present LegalAid Act 2011.In order to assess the state of legal aid scheme in Kano State with a view to ascertaining the ri...

Legal Intersection between Corporate Governance and Bank Financing of Companies in Burundi

ABSTRACT  In Burundi, corporate governance is a new concept in the legal perspective; we find a poor legal system and reluctance to enforce the laws. The end result is that we find many companies in a bad position and in their downfall, they also involve banks that give them debts which they are unable to repay. The main objective of this study is to analyze whether the laws governing bank financing can, in one way or another, influence the way corporate governance is done in companies. What...

Women Reproductive Rights: An Examination of the Emerging Legal Practices in Uganda

ABSTRACT This research was focused on the Women Reproductive Rights: An Examination of The Emerging Legal Practices in Uganda. This was examined through different method of tools in relations to An Examination of The Emerging Legal Practices in Uganda, presented a description and explanation of procedures used in conducting the study, particularly in sampling and data collection. Qualitative method was used to collect from sample population earmarked for the study. The study discovered that t...

A Critical Analysis of the Independence of Judiciary in Kenya, Before and After the Promogulation of the 2010 Constitution.

ABSTRACT The judiciary in Kenya has been progressively viewed as subservient to the executive, an upholder ofstate power and a poor protector of cit,~ens’ rights. The rejection of the judicialy as an independent and impartial arbiter of disputes was a major contributor to the post-election violence experienced in December 2007 which resulted in anarchy and massive loss of ilves and property, therefore, this thesis contends that there is a contextually symbiotic llnk between separation of po...

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An Examination of the Regulatory Regime for Oil Prices in the Down Stream Sector in Uganda

ABSTRACT Uganda ilberalized the downstream petroleum sector fri 1994. It was belleved that by opening up the sector and letting the L’idustry manage and sustain itself the benefits of a regulated industry with open market operations and competition would translate into low prices and benefits the people. Price determination Is far from being determined by market forces. This fittle success has been overshadowed by failure to realize a competitive market that would have resulted into low dom...

An Analysis of the Legal and Policy Frameworks Governing Microfinance Institutions in Rwanda

ABSTRACT Today, microfinance is accepted as a necessary instrument for reducing poverty in Pwanda. As long as, the appropriate instruments are well used in a suitable legal framework, microfinance can help in strengthening the poor~ capacities~ to create jobs and to generate revenues on a sustainable basis. A National Microfinance Policy has been devised and adopted specifically for controlllng frauds and exploitative tendencies. This defines the orientations of microfinance and allows MFI5 t...

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A Critique of the Law Relating to Protection of Internally Displaced Persons: A Case Study of Rwanda Between 1990 -2010

ABSTRACT This chssertation analyses the laws related to the internal displacement problem during armed conflicts. The thesis analyses the problem of IDPs in the Rwandan genocide since the problem of internally displaced persons is crucial for building peace, The laws related to IDPs during armed conflicts are not only important for creating incentives for them to return home, but also for generating the means to re-establish their lives elsewhere, i.e., to resettle and reintegrate. The method...

A Critical Analysis of Voters’ Right to Participation in Electoral Process in Uganda: The Distinction Between the Theory and Practice After the 1995 Constitution

ABSTRACT This research focused on a critical analysis of voters’ riqht to participation in electoral process in Uganda: The distinction between the theory and practice after the 1995 constitution. The major objective was to Critic the legal framework of Uganda electoral legislation standards to voter~ ri~qhts of participation in election process, to critic the legal system of institutions in ensuring voter’s riqhts of participation in elections periods fri Uganda, to draw the gap between ...


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