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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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The Roles of Ngos in the Promotion and Protection of Women's Rights in Gulu District. A Case Study of Holy Rosary Parish, Laroo Division, Gulu Municipality

ABSTRACT The research is about the roles of NGOs in the promotion and protection of women's rights, the causes of women's rights violations, effects of violations of the women's rights, the state of laws concerning rights of women and the roles and procedures played by the NGOs towards the promotion and protection of women's rights in Gulu, particularly in Holy Rosary Parish, Laroo Division. The idea of Human Rights is proclaimed long time ago and the same were incmporated in the African Char...

Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in United Nations Peace Keeping Operations in Africa and Accountability of the United Nation

TABLE OF CONTENTS DECLARATION............................................................................................................................... ii APPROVAL.................................................................................................................................... iii DEDICATION..................................................................................................................................iv ACKNOWLEDGEMENT.....................................

A Critique of the Law Relating to Refugee Rights in Burundi: A Case of Kavumu Refugee Camp

ABSTRACT This thesis establishes a critique of the law relating to refugee rights in Burundi in particular reference to refugees in Kavumu Camp in Burundi. This is geared to the fact that violations and abuses of refugee rights have become greater issues globally as most of the world’s refugees wait for durable solutions foi their predicament. While most refugees have been granted provisional or temporary asylum in neighbouring countries, they are not able to regularize their status or inte...

An Examination of the Law On the Jurisdiction of International Criminal Court and Its Applicability in Africa

ABSTRACT The study made an examination of the law on the jurisdiction of international criminal court from African cases. The research steamed from the fact that on 12 th October 2013 the African Union made a decision that no criminal charges can be brought against a sitting head of state or government. 1 Following this decision, the African Union adopted the Protocol on Amendments to the Protocol on the Statute of the African Court of Justice and Human Rights 2 Given this empirical record, i...

An Examination of the Legal, Institutional and Social Aspects of Oil Exploration in Uganda

ABSTRACT Uganda oil discoveries gain Uganda a lot on the world map when commercial quantities of oil were reported in the Albertine Graben in the western Arm of the great East African Rift Valley. Preparations were made to get revenues from the discoveries and contracts were signed with the Tullow Oil Company and Heritages Oil Company, Gas Ltd and Dominion Petroreum limited which is presently enlisted in the London Stock Exchange for the exploitation, development and production of the oil. I...

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The Relevance of the Protection of Trade Secrets: A Critical Analysis of the Law and Practice in Uganda

ABSTRACT Trade or commercial secrets are a critical part of intellectual property protection in Uganda. Broadly speaking, trade secrets are a type of confidential information. This area oflaw is concerned with secrets ofa personal, commercial or industrial nature or the state and its administration. The study ascertains the relevance of the protection of trade secrets within the context of the existing legal and institutional amework in Uganda. The study looked at the various pieces of legisl...

An Examination of the Application of International Humanitarian Law During Internal Armed Conflict: Study of Rwanda 1990 — 1994 Armed Conflict

ABSTRACT All in all, armed conflicts, whether international or non international; confront humanity every day with cruelty suffering, death, and destruction of property which have nothing to do with military objectives, and there is no doubt that the same thing took place in Rwanda during the 1990 — 1994 armed conflict. The problem this study therefore seeks to address is what law was applicable during the 1990-1994 Rwandan conflict and why the principles of humanitarian law were not obser...

A Legal Analysis of Banks Fiduciary Duties: A Case Study of Burundi

ABSTRACT This study specifically aims to critically analyze the application, practice and implementation of the law on Bank fiduciary obligation and the problems associated with it in Burundi, in order to identify possible interventions to control breach of fiduciary responsibilities in banks. Since there is a need to be critical and analytical, this study employed theoretical analysis of fiduciary duties in Burundi so as to derive conclusions and recommendations. The study findings indicated...

The Conflict Between Constitutional Provisions and Customary Rights of Women in Jonglei State-Bor County of South Sudan

Abstract This study investigated the conflict between constitutional provisions and customary rights of women in Jonglei state- Bor County, South Sudan. The study emerged as a result of gross violation of women’s rights on issues pertaining to marriage and widow inheritance, hence other rights of women such as right to work and participation in public life were excluded from this study. The study consisted of five chapters; chapter one contains problem and its scope, research objectives, re...


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