The Law and Land Tenure Conflicts in Buganda: A Case Study of Mukono District

ABSTARCT

The topic of research was "The law and land tenure conflicts in Buganda: a case study of Mukono district". The main aim of the study was to investigate the law and the land tenure conflicts in Buganda.

The research findings were analyzed basing on the specific and a recommendation and conclusion drawn accordingly.


TABLE OF CONTENT

DECLARATION ......................................................................... ii

APPROVAL BY SUPERVISOR .................................................................. iii

DEDICATION ......................................................................... iv

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT ............................................................................. v

TABLE OF CONTENT ............................................................................... vi

ABST ARCT ...............................................

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION ...................................................................... I

I. 0 General Introduction ................................................................................ I

1.1 Back ground to the study ........................................................................ 2

1.1.1 Land tenure in colonial and post colonial Uganda ................................................................ 3

1.2 Statement of the problem .................................................................... 7

1.3 Purpose of the study ........................................................................ 7

1.4 Objectives of the study .............................................................................. 8

1.5 Research question ............................................................................ 8

1.6 Scope of the study ...................................................................... 8

I. 7 Methodology ......................................................................... 8

CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW ........................................................................... 9

2.0 Introduction .................................................................. 9

2.1 Pre-Colonial Era .................................................................. 9

2.2 Land Policy during the 1962-1971 period .............................................................................. 15

2.2.1 Strategies in Obote's Land Policy ........................................................ 16

2.2.2 Land policy between 1971-1979 ............................................................... 16

2.2.3 Land Policy 1986 -present. .................................................................... 18

2.3 The constitution of Uganda 1995 ........................................................................ 19

2.4 The Land Act (1996-1998) .......................................................................... 19

2.4.1 The land (amendment) Act 2004 ..................................................... 21

2.4.2 The land Amendment Act of 2010 ................................................................ 21

CHAPTER THREE: THE LAND TENURE SYTEMS IN BUGANDA REGION ............. 22

3.0 Introduction ............................................................................ 22

3.1 Freehold tenure .............................................................................. 22

3 .1.1 Freehold tenure in Mukono district ..................................................................... 23

3.2 Mailo Tenure system ...................................................................... 23

3.2.1 The incidents ofmailo tenure ...................................................................... 23

3.2.2 Legal recognition ofMailo tenure ................................................................... 24

3.2.3 The Existence ofMailo land tenure in Mukono district ................................................. : .... 24

3 .3 Customary tenure system ....................................................................................................... 24

3.3.1 The incidents of customary tenure system .......................................................................... 24

3.3 .2 Legal recognition of customary tenure system .................................................................... 25

3.4 Recognition by the community ...................................................................... 26

3.5 Rights of a holder of a ce1iificate of customary ownership ................................................... 26

3.6 Lease hold .............................

CHAPTER FOUR:THE CAUSES OF LAND CONFLICT IN MUKONO DISTRICT OF

UGANDA ........................................................................ 28

4.0 Introduction .................................................................... 28

4.1 Deficit in Dispute Resolution ................................................................................................. 28

4.2 Politics and Land ......................................................................... 30

4.3 Deficit in Land Administration ................................................................. 31

4.4 Cormption and Ignorance of the Law ............................................................ 33

4.5 Population Growth .............................................................................. 34

CHAPTER FIVE:RECOMMENDATIONS AND CONCLUSION ............................. 35

5.0 Introduction ..................................................................... 35

5. I Recommendations ............................................................................. 3 5

5.2 Conclusion ....................................................................... 39

BIBLIOGRAPHY ............................................................................... 42

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APA

Research, S. (2022). The Law and Land Tenure Conflicts in Buganda: A Case Study of Mukono District. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-law-and-land-tenure-conflicts-in-buganda-a-case-study-of-mukono-district

MLA 8th

Research, SSA "The Law and Land Tenure Conflicts in Buganda: A Case Study of Mukono District" Afribary. Afribary, 05 Sep. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/the-law-and-land-tenure-conflicts-in-buganda-a-case-study-of-mukono-district. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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Research, SSA . "The Law and Land Tenure Conflicts in Buganda: A Case Study of Mukono District". Afribary, Afribary, 05 Sep. 2022. Web. 23 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/the-law-and-land-tenure-conflicts-in-buganda-a-case-study-of-mukono-district >.

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Research, SSA . "The Law and Land Tenure Conflicts in Buganda: A Case Study of Mukono District" Afribary (2022). Accessed May 23, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/the-law-and-land-tenure-conflicts-in-buganda-a-case-study-of-mukono-district

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