PROTECTION OF JUVENILE RIGHTS DURING DETENTION IN UGANDA

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

DECLARATION ............................................................................................................................. i

APPROVAL ................................................................................................................................... ii

DEDICATION ............................................................................................................................... iii

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ............................................................................................................. iv

CHAPTER ONE ............................................................................................................................. 1

INTRODUCTION .......................................................................................................................... 1

1.0 Introduction ........................................................................................................................... I

1.1 Back ground of the study ...................................................................................................... I

1.2 Problern Staternent ................................................................................................................ 3

1.3 Objectives of the study .......................................................................................................... 4

1.3.1 General Objective ............................................................................................................... 4

1.3.2 Specific Objectives ............................................................................................................. 4

1.4 Research Questions ............................................................................................................... 4

1.5 Scope of the stud y ................................................................................................................. 4

1.5.1 Subject ................................................................................................................................ 4

1.5.2 Geographi cal Scope ............................................................................................................ 4

1.5.3 Tilne Scope ......................................................................................................................... 4

1.6 Significance of the study ....................................................................................................... 5

1.7 Justification ................................................................ ........................................................... 5

1.8 Literature Rev iew .................................................................................................................. 5

1.8.2 Level of enjoyment ofrights by Juveniles in detention in Uganda .................................... 9

1.9 Methodology ....................................................................................................................... 1 I

1.1 0 Chapterization ................................................................................................................... 11

CHAPTER TWO .......................................................................................................................... 12

INTERNATIONAL AND CONTINENTAL FRAMEWORKS ON JUVENILE RIGHTS

UNDER DETENTION .............. .. ................................................................................................. 12

2.1 International Mechanisms ................................................................................................... 12

2.1.1 The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1989 ..................................................... 12

2.1.2 Two Optional Protocols to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child .................... 13

2.1.3 United Nations Human Rights Committee ...................................................................... 14

2.1.3 Universal Periodic Review ...................................................... ......................................... 14

2.1.4 United Nations committee against torture ........................................................................ 15

2.2 Continental fratnework ........................................................................................................ 16

CHAPTER THREE ...................................................................................................................... 20

LEGAL AND INSTITUTIONAL FRAME WORK ON PROTECTION OF JUVENILE

RIGHTS DURING DETENTION AND WITNESS PROTECTION .................. ........................ 20

3.0 Introduction ......................................................................................................................... 20

3.1 Lega l fran1ework ................................................................................................................. 20

3.1.1 The Constitution of Uganda, 1995 ................................................................................... 20

3.1.2 The Chi I dren"s Act, 2003 ................................................................................................. 20

3.1.3 The Penal Code, Cap 120 ................................................................................................. 21

3.1.4 Local Government Act, 1997 ........................................................................................... 2 1

3.1.5 National Council for Children Act, 1996 ......................................................................... 22

3.1.6 Child Labour Pol icy, 2006 .................................................... ........................................... 22

3.1.7 The Orphans and Vulnerable Children Policy, 2004 ....................................................... 22

3.1.8 Legal rights of Juveniles during detention in Uganda ...................................................... 23

3.1.9 Gaps in the legal framework ............................................................................................ 26

3.2 Institutional fratne>A'Ork ....................................................................................................... 29

3.2.1 The Courts Village Executive Committee Court ............................................................. 29

3.2.2 Family and Children Coutts ............................................................................................. 29

3.2.3 High Court ........................................................................................................................ 30

CHAPTER FOUR ......................................................................................................................... 34

PRESENTATION AND INTERPRETTION OF STUDY FINDINGS ....................................... 34

4.0 Introduction ............................................................................................... .......................... 34

4.1 Comparison of Juvenile rights protection in Uganda with other jurisdiction ..................... 34

CHAPTER FIVE .......................................................................................................................... 38

SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS ................................................... 38

5.0 Introduction ......................................................................................................................... 38

5.1 Conclusion ........................................................................................................................... 38

5.2 Recon1n1endations ............................................................................................................... 38

REFERENCES ........................................ ..................................................................................... 41


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Consults, E. (2022). PROTECTION OF JUVENILE RIGHTS DURING DETENTION IN UGANDA. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/protection-of-juvenile-rights-during-detention-in-uganda

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Consults, Education "PROTECTION OF JUVENILE RIGHTS DURING DETENTION IN UGANDA" Afribary. Afribary, 19 Jul. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/protection-of-juvenile-rights-during-detention-in-uganda. Accessed 08 Aug. 2022.

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Consults, Education . "PROTECTION OF JUVENILE RIGHTS DURING DETENTION IN UGANDA". Afribary, Afribary, 19 Jul. 2022. Web. 08 Aug. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/protection-of-juvenile-rights-during-detention-in-uganda >.

Chicago

Consults, Education . "PROTECTION OF JUVENILE RIGHTS DURING DETENTION IN UGANDA" Afribary (2022). Accessed August 08, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/protection-of-juvenile-rights-during-detention-in-uganda