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The Legal Framework For Environmental Sust Ainability Of The Waters In Uganda

Uganda is endowed with significant surface and ground water resources. However, water resources are under increasing threat of degradation as exhibited in reduced quality and quantities in major freshwater bodies. Soil erosion and industrial pollution have reduced surface water quality. Watershed degradation and climate change also reduce surface and ground water quantities. Water is a key strategic resource and access to clean water is a fundamental human right. As such maintaining good...

The Role Of Non Governmental Organisations In The Protection Of Children's Rights Case Study Of Gulu District

The purpose of the study is to establish the role of NGOs in protecting children's rights in Gulu district Northern Uganda. The objectives of the study were; to establish the range of activities done by NGOs in protecting children's rights in Gulu district, to identifY the effects ofNGOs' work on the protection of children's rights in Gulu district and to investigate the existing legal framework and the protection of children's rights in Gulu district. The summary findings from objective...

Gross Violation Of Fundamental Human Rights -a Case Study Of The Rwandan Genocide

Rwanda was deeply destroyed in 1994. Among an endless host of problems, highly complex questions and dilemmas of justice, unity, and reconciliation haunt Rwanda to this day. The basic question confronting Rwanda is how to deal with the legacy of the conflict that culminated in the genocide of the Tutsi and in the massacres of Hutu opponents of the genocide. The UN set up an International Criminal Tribunal in Arusha, Tanzania, and Rwanda has its own courts. In both cases, the process of t...

Consumer Protection Law In Uganda: Adequacy Of The Laws Governing The Protection Of Consumers Of Goods In Uganda

ABSTRUCTThe study Consumer Protection Law in Uganda: Adequacy of the laws governing consumerprotection in Uganda, has been carried out with specific objectives of finding out whether thelaws relating to consumer protection in Uganda adequately protect the consumers. This wasestablished by exploring the background and !levelopment of Consumer Protection Law, thedifferent laws relating to consumer protection in Uganda, looking at the rights of theconswners and the different problems faced...

The Contribution Of Post Election Crises To The Growth Of Electoral Democracy In Africa; A Case Study Of The 2008 Post Election Violence In Kenya

ABSTRACT On 30th December 2007, following the announcement of the presidential election results in Kenya; violence broke out in several places across the country amidst claims that the electoral commission of Kenya (ECK) had rigged the presidential election. Sporadic eruptions continued for many weeks, bringing death and destmction to thousands of Kenyans. The general purpose of the study was to examine the contribution of the postelection violence to the growth of electoral democrac...

The Law Relating To Trademarks In Uganda. Challenges And Prospects

The study of the topic the law relating to trademarks, challenges and prospects Mainly analysis the protection of a Trademark under the existing law that's the trademarks ion act 2010,the relevancy of the protect ion offered and its extent of Confonnity with international treaties that's to say the TRIPS, the Paris Convention on the Intellectual Prope1ty Right. The study also answers the question of public awareness

Implementation Of Children's Right To Food In Uganda: A Case Stljdy Of Mbale District

ABSTRACTThis research set out to examine challenges facing implementation of childrcn·sright to food in Uganda. with Mbale as the case study. The research analyzed thelegal basis for children·s right to ltmd both at Municipal and international level.gender roles. control over linancial and physical resources and levels or decisionmaking in the household and the c!Tcct on fullillmcn1 or child rights.' 'Data was collected from 116 respondents using both qualitati,'C and quantitativemeth...

Effectiveness Of The Law In Protection Of Internally Displaced Persons In Kenya

ABSTRACT This study "Effectiveness of the Law in Protection of Internally Displaced Persons' was carried out in Kenya with specific aims of; establishing the circumstances that lead to formation of IDPs in camps; effectiveness of the law protecting IDPs; the legal challenges faced in protecting of IDPs and possible interventions to improve on the position of the IDPs. To comprehend this, the study reviewed literature from various scholars on the specific aims as well as different intern...

Kampala International University An Analysis Of The Law Of Extradition (The Case Study Of Kenya)

This study was mainly concerned with various aspects of extradition including its history, development, nature and the shortcomings of the law and practice of extradition. The study overed the law and practice of extradition in Kenya. The objective of this study was to bring out the challenges faced by the law of extradition, ~pecifical1y why States prefer other methods such as rendition as opposed to extradition and what reforms can be made in the law and practice of...

The effectiveness of consumer protection in uganda area of study kampala.

ABSTRACT The study will investigate the effectiveness of consumer protection in Uganda/ the Laws in place aimed at consumer protection for example the Uganda National Bureau Standard Act Cap 32~ The Weight and Measures Act Cao 103, National Drugs Authority Act Cap 206, The Foods and Drugs Act Cap 278/ Contract Act;. among others/ the bodies/ institutions which enforce consumer protection in Uganda like the Uganda National Bureau of Standar~ National Drugs Authori~ Uganda Consumer Protec...

The Role Of The Police In Administration Of Criminal Justice In The Republic Of Uganda

ABSTRACT The need for this study arose from the realization that Uganda Police Force plays a very important role in the administration of criminal justice. When an accused person is proved guilty before the courts of law, he I she is subjected to punishment. Thus, there is need to ensure that it is only the guilty that are punished but not the innocent. UPF evidence, although corroborative, plays a persuasive role in courts' decision making in cases where it is applicable. The main obje...

The Legal Framework Regulating Water Rights In Uganda: An Appraisal.

TABLE OF CONTENTDECLARATION A ........................................................................................................................ iAPPROVAL ................................................................................................................................... iiDEDICATION .............................................................................................................................. iiiACKNOWLEDGEMENTS .........................................

Money Laundering And The Legal Framework Governing Economic Crime In East Africa

ABSTRACTIn East Africa, the idea of economic c1ime is a new concept in the legal perspective and has onlybeen recently embraced in the 21" Century. Practically however, economic crimes, and morespecifically money laundering, have been taking place for centuries. Among others, weak andpoor legal systems and reluctance to enforce the laws has led to the growth of this type of crime.The end result is that East Afi·ica has become a huge hub for illegal drugs, illegal anns and mostrecently t...

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A Critical Analysis Of The Trademarks Law Of Uganda 2010 And Its Enforceability

AbstractSection 1 of Act 17 of20 10 defines trademark to mean assign or mark or combination of signs or of one under taking trom those of another undertaking. Section 1 defines a sign or mark to include any ward, symbol slogan logo sound smell colour Brand labelna;ne signature latter numerical or any combination of them. The private sector is the engine of Uganda's economic growth and the key to enforcement of legal regimes since the country is solely based on capitalism which is the mai...

The Efficacy Of The Law And Policy On The Regulation Of Foreign Direct Investment: Case Study Of Uganda

ABSTRACT The prevalence of poverty in developing countries demands that these countries should improvise ways of encouraging move revenue generating projects to supplement or significantly reduce dependence on foreign funding. Foreign investment is thus encouraged to get rid of this challenge. This paper examines foreign direct investment as a tool of increasing the contribution of tax revenue to Gross Domestic product and consequently a means of reducing the gap between the rich and th...


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