This research establishes the aspect of power separation in Uganda that became
operational in 1995 after drafting of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda that
enabled and paved way to democratization in the country.
in the investigation of the aspect of power separation in Uganda, the researcher explored
the state bodies involved in power separation, the role of legislature in power separation,
the challenges facing the legislature and lastly, some solutions to curb the challenges
facing the parliament in the power separation process as specific objectives.
The researcher employed a case study employing both qualitative and quantitative
techniques and the research was conducted in Kampala involving all the divisions in the
district. Stratified random sampling was used to select respondents because of its
flexibility in permitting investigation of different personalities of interest for specific
subgroups. The researcher used interviews and questionnaires to gather the needed
information for the study and the reliability and validity of research instrument was done
by expert judgment method suggested by Adams et al (1985), The research analysis and
presentation was done qualitatively and quantitatively.
Findings show that there are three state bodies involved in the power separation and these
include the executive, legislature and the judiciary. Additionally, is has also been found
that the legislature that formed central part of this research is responsible for passing
laws, approval of the cabinet, verification of budget, overseeing development, monitoring
and ensuring sound security and sensitization of the masses on gov~rnment policies.
Concerning the challenges facing the legislature in power separation process, and these
include that issue of historical political tyranny, historical single party system.
programmatic and functional disorganizations, endemic corruption, lack of focus and
commitment among the legislature and low culture of rule of law in the country.
In the recommendation, the researcher suggests constitution amendments, drafting some
policy to sanction the power of political parties, complete empowerment of legislature,
peaceful political dialogue among others.
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