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Research Papers/Topics in Law

An Analysis Of The Efficacy Of The Legal Framework On The Collection Oft Axes And Recovery Systems In Uganda.

A "tax" has been defined as a charge by the Government on the income of an individual, corporation or trust, as well as the value of an estate gift24. A "tax" has also been defined as any contribution imposed by Government upon individuals for the use and services of the state whether under the name toll, custom, excise, tribute, tallage, gable, impost, duty, subsidy but which essential characteristics is not a debt The Uganda Revenue Authority is the central body mandated to assess , co...

The Role Of The Local Govern!'Tlents In The Protectionof The Environment In Uganda A Case Study; Kyenjojo District

There are different legal defmitions of environment some of which are too narrow and provide a non exhaustive list of reasons that should be included in these definitions as mentioned below. Environment is a natural condition for example air, land and water in which people, animals and plants live 1 . It can also be defined as physical factors surrounding a human being including land, water and atmosphere sound2 . The right to a clean and healthy environment3 would therefore almost en...

Access To Justice Of Children's Right In Civil Matter, A Critical Analysis Of Legal Representation In Uganda

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Widowhood Rites And The Rights Of Women In Uganda A Comparative Study Of Different Tribes In Uganda On Traditional Practices Against Human Rights

The link between fundamental human rights and the right to carry out traditional practices may come into conflict with each other. The study is an attempt to describe the practice of widowhood rites in the different ethnic groups in Uganda and find out the reasons that underlie the practice. Some of these rites include cruel and degrading treatment. It also sought to find out why widowhood rites persist in spite of Uganda being a signatory to many human rights instruments. The study focu...

A Critical Analysis Of Land Dispute Settlement In Uganda. A Case Study Of Kitovu Wakiso District.

This is a research on the topic of "the critical analysis of land dispute settlement in Uganda." It intends to analyze the issue of land policy in relation to the dispute settlement in Uganda and the reintegration into Kitovu Wakiso district. Land disputes are widespread in Uganda affecting 33% to 50% land holders. In Uganda, land disputes are the most significant form of conflict with many escalating to violence. Land disputes dropout throughout Uganda, with the greatest number of dispu...

Analysis Of Juvenile Justice System In Uganda: A Case Study Of Naguru Juvenile Remand Home

ABSTRACTThis study was sought to ascertain a relationship between analysis of Juvenileand Justice System in Uganda. The study was based on three objectives, thatis to establish the nature of Juvenile Justice System in Uganda, to identify theconditions of the detainee of Juvenile in Uganda and to find out the problemsinherent in the administration system of Juvenile justice.The review of Literature indicated that although there are many scholars whohave written about Juvenile Justice Sys...

The Legal Protection Of Minority Shareholders In Uganda.

ABSTRACTThis study exemplifies the law relating to minority shareholders protection m Uganda's legalframework. Although there has been some studies on the consideration as pati of a wider study oncorporate governance. The existing work has not addressed the protection of minority shareholdersunder the new companies' act 2012 with all previous studies relying on the old act. This researchconsiders the gap between the formal rules and the behaviour of the participants in corporategovernanc...

The Relevance Of The Amnesty Law On Justice In Uganda

ABSTRACTThis research pursues an insight into the enactment of the Amnesty Act 2000 and itsimplication on justice in Uganda, with particular regard to the criminal justice model.The jurisdiction of the research focuses on Uganda although relevance of otherjurisdictions is not precluded. The research has been conducted largely using aqualitative method of data collection as this is the method most suited. The researchshows that in the pursuit of peace, justice has been battered for polit...

A Review Of The Welfare Principle And Its Applicability In Uganda

ABSTRACTThis is an exploratory study that sought to analyze the law and the causes of the gaps betweenthe policy advocacy work of the child welfare related issues at the national level and the realitiesof the children under custody. The study was designed to examine the applicability of the welfareprinciples, a policy advocacy work aimed at bettering the position of the children and its linkageswith child survival and benefits to make recommendation for improvement.The study was based on...

Investigating The Extent Of Provision For Human Rights In Kenya's Succession Laws And Policies

ABSTRACTThe study highlights the interplay between land laws and laws governing successionand human rights dispensation in the application of the legal norms, focusing on howthe practices on land ownership influence the enjoyment of succession rights in Kenya.The land and succession laws are municipal in nature; they have great ramifications inrelation to the fulfillment of national obligations in international human rights law, andare influenced by the provisions pertaining to both civ...

The Relationship Between Poverty And Criminal Behaviour In Kenya: A Critical Analysis On The Crime Of Theft.

ABTSRACTThe level of criminal propensity in areas faced with massive poverty is quite high.compared to the economically upgraded areas. This research has one of its objectives asascertaining the relationship between poverty and crime in Kenya.A number of studies may have been carried out on the causes of crime but specificattention has not been previously had to the relationship between crime and pove11yespecially the offence of theft.It is pertinent to note as is done in this research ...

Electoral Malpractices: An Analysis Of The Law And Practice In Uganda.

ABSTRACTWith the rapid growth of democratic processes on the continent, elections have become part and parcel ofpublic life and government has come up with a legal framework governing elections.1Among the objectives that resulted into promulgation of the I 995 constitution were the need to base thestate on democratic principles whic~ empower and encourage the active participation of all citizens intheir own governance. It is therefore the duty of citizen to vote.However electoral malprac...

The Efficacy Of The Law On Bail In Uganda "Critique

AbstractTbis Study Basically Introduces The Rights Of The Accused On The Grant Of Bail. Bail Is AConstitutional Right Provided Under Article 23(6)(A) Of The Constitution Of The Republic.The Researcher Arrived At Fmdings Through Desk Researching Which Included Reading AlreadyAvailable Information About The Topic, Internet, Text Books, And Any Other Literature Available. TheStudy Was Narrowed To Bail Rights, Procedures And Formalities In Uganda With Specific ReferenceTo Local And Internati...

An Appraisal On The Rights Of Freedom Of Expression And Association In Uganda. A Review Of Article 29 Of The 1995 Constitution And Other Existing Laws

ABSTRACTI7ze study apprised the rights of freedom of expression and association in Uganda. A review ofarticle 29 of 1995 constitution of Uganda. It was carried out with specific aims of identifYing themajor causes qf violation of rights of ji-eedom of expression and association under article 29 of199 5 constitution; appraising the extent to which rights of freedom of expression and associationhave been enjoyed and recommended a way of how restraint law should liberalized examine the...

An Appraisal On The Rights Of Freedom Of Expression And Association In Uganda. A Review Of Article 29 Of The 1995 Constitution And Other Existing Laws.

ABSTRACTThe study apprised the rights offreedom of expression and association in Uganda. A review ofarticle 29 of 1995 constitution of Uganda. It was carried out with specific aims of identifying themajor causes of violation of rights of ji-eedom of expression and association under article 29 of1995 constitution; appraising the extent to which rights ofji-eedom of expression and associationhave been enjoyed and recommended a way of how restraint law should liberalized examine thecon...


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