Law

Research Papers/Topics in Law

Separation of power in African Governments. A case study of Kenya under the new constitution 2010.

AbstractThe principle of separation of powers is a system of vesting power of the state in separate branches that is the executive, legislature and the judiciary1 . The separation of power is a model for the governance of a state. This model was developed in ancient Greece and came into wide spread use by the Roman public as part of the unmodified constitution by the Roman public society. Under this model, the state is divided into three branches each with separate and independent pow...

The Quest For Domestic Relations Law In Uganda.A Case Study As To Whether Its Anaccessity Or Wastage Of Time And Resources

ABSTRACTThe research entitled the quest for domestic relations bill was aimed at the followingobjectives to establish and investigate inadequacies in the methodologies employed in theinitial processes of the domestic relation laws reforms, to assess the shortfalls within theadvocacy strategy employed from the time the domestic study report was made public in1998 until the current period,to investigate and establish the possible extraneous factorsresponsible for the delay of the passing o...

An Analysis Of The Concept Of Judicial Independence In Uganda In The Context Of Post 1995 Constitution.

ABSTACTThis is a study on the principle of judicial independence. This is a doctrine that hasattained universal force which requires that in the perfonnance of its functions, thejudiciary must act independently. The judiciary is the only institution that is entrustedwith the role to protect the freedom and liberty of persons by way of interpreting the law.It therefore means that for efficient protection of personal freedom and liberty thejudiciary must not be subject to any person or au...

Recruitment Of Child Soldiers In Armed Conflicts In The Great Lakes Region: The Role Of Legal And Human Rights Instruments In The Protection Of Children's Rights

AbstractThe Great Lakes Region which constitutes of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda. The Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi is a region that has been invariable embroiled in wars and conflicts spanning decades. Broadly, a number of factors are responsible for this state of affairs ranging from social, cultural, economic and political factors. More specifically however, divergence in political thought and opinion, ethnicity, imperialistic tendencies, the struggle for wealth and natur...

A Critical Examination Of The Administration Of Justice In The

TABLE OF CONTENTDECLARATION ........................................................................................................................................... iAPPROVAL ................................................................................................................................................. iiDECLARATION ......................................................................................................................................... iiiACKNOWLEDGEMENT .....

The Welfare And Protection Of Children In Uganda. A Critic Of The Children Act

ABSTRACT... the child, due to the needs of his physical and mental developmentrequires particular care with regard to health, physical, mental, moral andsocial development, and requires legal protection in conditions of freedom,dignity and security.Preamble to the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the ChildParagraph6This quotation above shows clearly that children's rights deserve the same level ofattention in the human rights discourse like the rights of every other categories...

Customary Dispute Resolution Mechanisms Among South Sudanese Commmunities: A Case Study Of Dinka Bor.

AbstractThis study was carried out in order to assess the effectiveness and problems associatedwith the use of customary dispute resolution mechanisms among the Dinka Bor of SouthSudan. It was carried out in the three counties of Bor, Twic East and Duk that make upwhat is called Greater Bor area in Jonglei State, South Sudan.Data was collected using interviews and questionnaires with a sample of sixty adultrespondents. Secondary sources of obtaining information about customary law of th...

The Money Laundering Phenomenon- Preventive And Practical Problems Of Implementation, A Case Study Of East Africa Region

ABSTRACT The above research was carried out on a cross-section of the East Africa region with an intention of examining the prevalence, causes, effect and factors impeding the fight against money laundering. The research attempts to trace the genesis of money laundering and its progress to date, showing the shifts of circumstances that have occured overtime making money laundering more multifaceted and mystifying to the layman. The research critically examines the various stages of mon...

A legal analysis on sexual violence and access to justice for minors and persons with disabilities in Uganda.

ABSTRACT The study's mam objective was to critically analyze access to justice m relation to sexual violence law in Uganda and the specific objectives were to; I. To analyze the existing Jaws in relation to defi Jement in Uganda. 2. To lind out legal and policy frame work on Access to justice and sexual violence on minors and persons with disabilities. The study was done in Uganda in the districts of Kampala and Kitgum in Notihern Uganda and the respondents were sampled li·om police, ...

The African Union's Response In Addressing Unconstitutional Changes Of Government In Africa Between 2000 And 2012

AbstractPublic International Law may be defined as the body of mles which are legally binding on States in their intercourse with each other. .. that govern the relations of States. But, States are not the only subjects of international law. International organizations and to some extent also individuals may be subjects .... 1 One of and perhaps the most impmtant functions of the United Nations is to maintain intemational peace and secm·it/ among the Nations of the world. As such, this d...

Protection Of Child Refugee's Right To Food In Refugee Camps A Case Study At Nakiv Aale Refugee Camp

AbstractMore than half of the world's refugees are children. In some refugee situations, children constitute as much as 65% of the displaced population. 1 Each day another 5000 children become refugees; one in every 230 person in the world is a child who has been forced to flee his or her own home. 2 Children under 18 years of age constitute 56% of all refugees in Africa. 3 The preamble of the Convention on the Right of the Child (CRC) recognizes that all minors are entitled to special ...

The legal perspective for the prevention of oil curse in Uganda

ABSTRACT The confirmation of commercially explorable oil deposits in the Albertine Graben region of Uganda has attracted a lot of attention, nationally and even internationally. This is not only because of the socio-economic impact oil production may have on Uganda but there is a lot of attention on whether Uganda will follow what seems to have become a trend in resource rich African countries. This trend is clear in ~ountries like Nigeria, Gabon, Angola and Equatorial Guinea. Despite ...

The challenges faced by the office of the inspectorate of government in the fight against corruption in uganda.

ABSTRACT This dissertation is about the challenges the Office of the Inspectorate of Government faces in the fight against corruption in Uganda between 1986 to present. The main objective being to ascertain the roles of the office of the Inspectorate of Government and the challenges it faces in the execution of its duties. The study is paramount in this era where corruption has become a social evil proving so hard to be fought. The study pinpoints those challenges faced so that proper w...

An Assessment Of The Legal Framework On Banking And How It Has Helped To Induce Economic Growth In Uganda: Case Study Of Kampala District

STRACTBanking is one of the crucial industries in nurturing economic growth or development of acountry that is why it is important to regulate the activities of banks by the central bank of acountry. In Uganda the Central Bank of Uganda is charged with responsibilities of regulatingthe banking industry. The central bank regulates other banks by requiring them to have anoperating license, maintaining minimum capital requirements, liquid assets, prohibits banksfrom engaging in some busines...

A Critical Analysis Of Consumer Protection Laws In Uganda

This thesis entitled "A critical analysis of consumer protection laws in Uganda". It's majorly to focus on consumer protection laws in Uganda which include; The Uganda communication Act of 2013(as amended), the Contract Act 2010, Sale of Goods Act Cap 82, and Uganda National Bureau of Standards Act Cap 327,the National Dmg Policy and Authority Act Cap 206, Foods and Dmgs Act Cap 278 the Hire purchase Act of 2009,Agricultural seeds and plant Apt Cap 28,the Bank of Uganda Act Cap51 and amo...


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