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Research Papers/Topics in Law

The Analysis Of The Law On Protection And Conservation Of Forests In Uganda. Case Study Mabira Forest Mukono District

ABSTRACTThis paper is on the analysis of the Law on protection and conservation onforest resource in Uganda, carried out in Mukono District with the aim amongothers to identify the lacunae associated with forest law. The evils done on theforests which involve the ignoring of the rules and regulations, the politicalinterference, illegal harvesting and trading of forest products and irrational useof forests are all explained.This study is basically doctrinal and the researcher has visited...

Guaranteeing The Independence Of Electoral Management Bodies In East Africa: A Case Study Of The Electoral Commission Of Uganda

TABLE OF CONTENTDECLARATION .... ......... .... ............. .... ........... .................... ..... ... .................... ........... ................. ... ......... ... ivDEDICATION .............................................................................................. ............................................. vACKNOWLEDGMENTS .. ... ...... .. .. .... .. ...................................... ..................... .... .. ... .... .... .. .... .... ..... .... ........ ...

Truth, Justice And Reconciliation Commission Of Kenya: An Analysis Of Its Complementary Role To The International Criminal Court.

AbstractThis dissertation evaluates the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission (TJRC) as one ofthe modalities of addressing the 2007 post-election violence and the culture of impunity that hasmarred Kenya. It scrutinizes the credibility of the TJRC and examines to what extent it meetsinternational standards. The dissertation assesses the circumstances leading to the formation(TJRC), its composition, objectives, mandate and powers.The research analyzes the complimentarity principle...

The Effects Of Undermining Judicial Independence On The Rule Of Law In Kenya

Abstract This study has sought to address the levels of deterioration of Rule of Law in Kenya due to the undermining of judicial independence in the country. In studying the effects of undermining judicial independence on the Rule of Law, this study seeks to find the redresses available to solve the imminent problems brought about by the deterioration of Rule of Law in Kenya. This study adopts a descriptive design since the researcher seeks to establish solutions to significant problems...

The Rights To Personal Liberty, Have The Court Abused Their Discretion In The Grant Of Bail.

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATION ......................................................................... iAPPROVAL .............................................................................. iiDEDICATION ......................................................................... iiiACKNOWLEDGEMENT ........................................................... ivLIST OF ACRONYMS ............................................................. viiLIST OF STATUTES .................................

An analysis of the sufficiency of the domestic violence law in Uganda a case of Kampala district.

AbstractThis chapter entails the background to the area of the study, statement of the problem, research objective scope of the study, research questions significance of the study and chapterization, methodology, research design and the literature review. The above mentioned areas are of significance in this study since the chapter is the very foundation and reason why we are to carry out this study. 1.1.1 Background of the study Over the past decade, recognition of the scope and signif...

An Appraisal Of The Legal Duties Of Military Courts In The Uganda Criminal Justice System

Summary of the Report and Policy Recommendations The United Nations Human Rights Committee has emphasized that the right to a fair trial (which includes the right to an independent and impartial tribunal) applies in full to military courts as it does to the ordinary civilian courts. Based mainly on Uganda's military justice legal framework. this article critically examines the compliance of the country's military courts with the right to an independent and impartial tribunal. It is establishe...

Labour Discrimination In Uganda. A Case Study Of Uganda Police Force.

The researcher will be interested in investigating the labour discrimination in Uganda while focusing on police force as the area of interest. This was because of the emerging issues concerning labour and labour rights which are sensitive in the Uganda employment sector and one of the critical but often ignored concepts is that concerned with labour discrimination. Uganda is characterized by labour discrimination both in social, economic and political spheres of society. In the labor ec...

The International Criminal Court And The Discharge Of Modern Human Rights Regime: The Legal Challeng

AbstractThe disunity of the modem world is a fact; but so, in truer sense, is its unity. The essential and manifold solidarity, coupled with necessity of securing the rule of law and the elimination of war, constitutes a harmony of interest which has been basis more real and tangible than the illusion of the sentimentalists or the hypocrisy of those satisfied with the existing status quo. The ultimate harmony of interests which within the state finds expression in the estimation of privat...

An Examination Of The Causes Of Defilement And Its Impact On The Life Of The Girl Child. A Case Study Of Soroti Sub County In Eastern Uganda (In Light Of Section 129 Of The Penal Code Act Cap

This study was about defilement and the general objective was to examine the impact of defilement on the life of a girl child in Uganda with specific reference to soroti district, Eastern Uganda. Information was obtained through asking or inquiring from concerned people especially police, victims themselves, parents or guardians and NGOs that handle cases of defilement in uganda. The findings of the study show the significance of defilement. The researcher used different data collection ...

Review On Marital Rape Vis-a-viz The Customary Practice In Uganda". Case Study In Kampala.

This study under took to identify the causes, types and legal frame work towards marital rape. The main objectives to show whether marital rape can be accommodated in customary practices in Uganda, to explain the importance of including marital rape in penal provisions in society, to expose or show the effect of marital rape on victims, families and society as a whole, and to show the negative side of many myths and stereotypes surrounding marital rape. The methods used in the study inv...

The Effectiveness Or Otherwise Of The Motor Vehicle Third Party Risks Act In Regulating The Insurance Sector Of Kenya

The fundamental commercial concept of insurance has been amidst the African continent for quite a long time. Members of a cmrnnnnity pooled together resources to create a "social insurance fund". The concept of premiums ranged from material to moral support or other payments in kind. It was from these collected funds that payment was made from. Those who seemed to be less nnfminnate in the society and who were exposed to perils qualified from the fund, 1 "the emergence of cmrnnercial ins...

International Law Vis A Vis State Sovereignty. A Case Study Of The Arrest Warrant Against President Omar Elbashir Of Sudan.

Sovereignty have core meaning is supremacy of the state territories alongside others or without interference with other states, which is, supreme authority within a tetTitory, though the meanings given have varied across history. It is a modem notion of political authority. Historical variants can be understood along three dimensions, the holder of sovereignty, the absoluteness of sovereignty, and the intemal and external dimensions of sovereignty. The state is the political institution ...

Analysis Of The Right Of A Person Serving A Death Sentence In Uganda. A Case Study Of Luzira Prison In Kampala.

This study was designed to critically analyse the rights of people serving death sentence 1n Uganda, a case study of Luzira prison. The subject of analysis included looking at different laws: both international and domestic laws that safe guard the rights of people on death row. The study was based on research questions, and found that, Laws to protect the rights, of the people. on death penalty has limited its efficacy. From present, it is seen that so many countries, are on the verge o...

Impediments hindering peoples exercise of their power or choice of government in Uganda.

AbstractThis research is aimed at pointing out the impediments hindering people's exercise of their power or choice of government and assessing the manner in which the law has continuously failed to enforce fully the exercise of this right for people to choose leaders of their choice as guaranteed by the Constitution.Peolple can choose leaders through an exercise of Elections. The History of elections can be traced from old and ancient Greek and Roman States. Elections were also used in...


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