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Trafficking in Women and Children in South Sudan: Analysis of the Legal Frame Work

ABSTRACT The research analyses the national legal framework for trafficking in women and children in South Sudan. After the independence from Sudan in 2011, South Sudan ratified number of international Anti Trafficking and Human Rights Treaties, as well as regulating its own legislation to combat crimes in general and trafficking in particular. But it has not ratified some international treaties concerning with the suppression of human trafficking for example the 2000 Protocol to Prevent, Sup...

Analysis of the Legal Framework on Consumer Protection in the Banking Service Delivery in Kenya.

ABSTRACT  In Kenya most bank customer are victims of unfair banking contract terms. Banking institutions fail to apply the available laws that can protect a bank customer. The central objective of this is to investigate into the existing legislations that relate to banking business in Kenya. By doing so to clearly see how effective they are to the banking business law. Also to examine if the existing laws are implemented to aid in bank customer protection. The cardinal research problems are ...

Abolition of Death Penalty and its Implications for the Justice System in South Sudan

ABSTRACT  Death penalty is a recognized punishment for a number of crimes in South Sudan Criminal Justice System. European Union under the umbrella of International Community, calls for moratorium or abolition of death penalty by the President of South Sudan Salva Kiir Mayardit, without due consideration of law making process in South Sudan and views of South Sudanese people. The main objective of the study is to determine the implications of abolition of death penalty in the criminal justic...

Analysis of the Legal Framework for Promoting Foreign Direct Investment in Burundi

ABSTRACT Foreign Direct Investment as a means of economic growth has been welcomed by most East African nations including Burundi. Considerable liberalization of the prevalent investment regulations has been undertaken to facilitate the smooth flow of FDI. A welcoming investment climate depends of the quality of national laws, foreign investment laws, policies and the international investment legal framework which very are important in attracting FDI to a large number of countries, Burundi i...

Land Laws and their effect on Foreign Direct Investment in Uganda.

ABSTRACT The benefits of Foreiqn Direct fri vestment for economic development have been well established in the exk~ting literature. Foreign investors need land to conduct their business when they move to in vest in a certah7 locailty. Yet llttle, if any, land in Uganda is vacant, idle and undaimecL As a result, many companies experience difficulties securing land for their operations. The researcher therefore set out to examine the laws governing lano, particularly in respect of access to la...

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Examination of the Law Governing Bank Secrecy in Burundi

ABSTRACT The principle of banking secrecy under the Penal Code protection is not specifically stipulated and assured by the Burundian law, the purpose of this study was to critically examine the Law governing Bank Secrecy in Burundi. Specific objectives were to: identify the law and policy of the bank secrecy; analyze the applicability of the laws related to bank secrecy; and analyse the challenges related to bank secrecy in Burundi and also from other jurisdictions. The study used doctrinal ...

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Aspects of Environmental Norms under the World Trade Organization

ABSTRACT  This study was to establish aspects of environmental norms under the world trade organization and to determine existing conflicts between trade rules with Multilateral Environmental Agreements (MEAs). The study uses qualitative comparative case-study methodology to analyze ten environmental-based, GAIT article XX exceptions cases. Each of these cases had been brought before the dispute resolution mechanisms of GATT and WTO respectively. The study is driven by a desi;~e to gain some...

The International Legal Mechanisms to Stamp out Impunity During Armed Conflicts; The Role of the International Criminal Justice

ABSTRACT  Humanity has suffered greatly from pain and the ravages of armed conflicts that have claimed the fives of millions of people and because of this, different international Tribunals were found to prosecute the criminals of the most serious crimes to stamp impunity. The latest mechanism of international criminal justice is the ICC. The research answers the questions of whether the ICC provides criminal justice to mankina~, what challenges the ICC faces, what are the weaknesses of the ...

A Critique of the Law Relating to Freedom of Expression in Uganda

ABSTRACT  This research analyzed the right to freedom of expression in Uganda; it begins by stating that Human rights are classified into four generations that is to say the first, second, third and fourth. Freedom of expression originates from the first generation rights which encompass all civil and political rights set forth under the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948). This right entails freedom of thought, conscience and religion; freedom of opinion and expression; freedom of ...

Critical Analysis of the Impact of the Anti Money Laundering Act on Commercial Banks in Uganda

ABSTRACT  The anti-money laundering law is recognized internationally as an important law in combating money laundering especially in banks. To detect money laundering in Uganda, the Anti-Money Laundering Act was enacted in 2013 to guide banks on what measures to implement. However, the AMLA counter measures have put a significant regulatory and compliance burden on the financial institutions and banks. These measures have not only increased the costs, risks, dilemmas incurred by the banks b...

An Analysis of International Humanitarian Law and Protection of Civilians During Internal Armed Conflict A Case of South Sudan

ABSTRACT  This thesis explored the position of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) in the on-going internal armed conflict in South Sudan. This topic became a subject of exploration in this study because there has been minimal scholarly inf01mation regarding violation of IHL in on - going armed conflicts in South Sudan yet many humanitarian challenges and human right abuses as well as violations that have been. This study found out that International Humanitarian Law encompasses various asp...

Land Use in Uganda A Critique of the Legal and Policy Framework

Abstract  This dissertation examines the question of Land Use in Uganda and analyses the legal and policy framework. It explores the nature of Land Utilisation; the need to regulate its use, the most suitable option land is put to use and most importantly the, the key aspects of land use; that is, land ownership (tenure) and accessibility. However, its focus stays on the legal and policy framework. Uganda has no sufficient laws governing the general issues of land use, though efforts have be...

Legal Mechanism of the East African Treaties in Fighting Cross Border Crimes Case Study: Gatuna Border

ABSTRACT In this study, the researcher has focused on four questions mainly: in order to ascertain the measures to promote and enhance peace and security of general interest, what are the mechanisms adopted by EAC Partner States? With respect to the Treaty for the establishment of the EAC strategies which emphasizes peace, security and good neighborliness, explain the EAC strategies in the maintenance of regional peace and security. Despite their willingness to cooperate, what is the quality ...

A Legal Analysis of Bank Duties and Liabilities in Relation to Customer Protection in Uganda

ABSTRACT The thesis “Legal Analysis of Bank Duties Liabilities in Relation to Customer Protection in Uganda” is motivated by the background of the study to pertinently contribute remedies that can securely address the banking sector challenges in meeting duties and obligations to protect customers. It should be noted that while there is a law in place to govern bank duties and obligations to customers, in total this law has not been successfully drawn and implemented. The study examines t...

Restrictive Abortion Legislation and Maternal Mortality: Case Study of Mityana and Kampala Districts

ABSTRACT Despite restrictive abortion legislation and all the efforts made by both the government and RHU in promoting family planning as a iii st step ~n r~du~ing unwanted pregnancies and the resulting abortions and mateiii~il n~nrtt~1it~, many ~ornen contirnie to seek and obtain unsafe abortions. Apart from causing death and other health complications, abortion has many undesired consequences to individual and the economy. Need was therefore seen to investigate a correlation, if any, betwee...

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