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    Critical appraisal of the fish act CAP 197 (2000) in respect of Ggaba areas in Lake Victoria in Uganda
    (Kampala International University, School of Law, 2016-10) Ochoko, Sylivia
    The study aimed at critical appraisal of the fish act cap 197 (2000) in respect of Ggaba areas in lake Victoria in Uganda. Fishing allover the world is a major source of food for humanity and a provider of employment and economic benefits to those engaged in the activity. However, with increased knowledge and the dynamic development of fisheries. Much has already been written on the Fish Act no 197 of 2000 by different people at different times in different reports, surveys and discussions in the different places as well as in different places both in Uganda, east Africa and international wise. The Fish Act further provides that any person who uses any vessel in any waters of Uganda unless with valid fishing license to fish either with long lines or with nets or any other methods or fishes. from any such licensed vessel but using any unauthorized method declared so by the Chief Fisheries Officer commits an offense. Therefore, if a vessel is licensed, the owner shall before using it or causing it to be used to fish, have the registration letters and serial numbers assigned to him or her to be painted on the vessel in the prescribed manner.1
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    Critical analysis of enforcement of pre-trial rights of suspects Under Uganda’s legal regime. Case study: Kasese district
    (Kampala international international: School Of Law, 2017-10) Stephen, Kimuli Goodwill
    This research paper is a critique of how the rights of suspects are violated. It handles the way police violates rights of suspects from the events of arrest, detention and investigation, that is to say its limited to suspects not the accused. The research proposal contains an introduction, background of the study, statement problem, objective of the study, research questions, scope of the study, limitations, methodology, synopsis and literature review, the domestic and international legal frame work of how arrest, detention and investigations are supposed to be conducted, cases
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    An examination of the rights of pregnant women and unborn Babies the law relating to abortion in Uganda
    (Kampala international international: School Of Law, 2018-05) Josephine, Nafuna
    Abortion is criminalized under the laws of Uganda, with only one vague and limited exception. Uganda's abortion laws and policies are confusing and their parameters remain contested among health service providers, law enforcement officers, judges, and women and girls. Despite the fact that the uncertainty of the legal position risks misapplication of the law, abortion laws are actively enforced. Women and girls, and health workers are left vulnerable to law enforcement personnel and face arrest, prosecution and imprisonment. Women and girls are also denied legal abortions and resort to unsafe means of terminating unwanted pregnancies. As a result, unsafe abortion contributes to an already high rate of maternal mortality in Uganda. The study set out to examine the trends of enforcement of Uganda's criminal abortion laws, and the particular impact that this enforcement has on the human rights of the healthcare providers, women and girls who are harassed, intimidated, arrested, convicted or imprisoned and those who are affected by the law. The study also makes recommendations aimed at promoting a progressive change in legal and societal attitudes towards abortion in order to protect the rights of women and health providers. The study revealed that abortion laws are being implemented at the national level as well as in the two study districts, though the numbers of arrests are very low compared to the estimated number of abortions carried out in Uganda every year. Nationally, at least 182 arrests were made on abortion-related charges during the four year period (2011-2014). At least 4 persons were arrested in Kampala in each of the five study years. In Kitgum, a total of 18 abortion-related arrests took place over the whole of the study period. Data from both of these two districts suggest that there was not much difference in the number of people arrested in each of the five years. National data, on the other hand, indicates a steady increment in the number of arrests over the course of the study period. The study revealed a much higher rate of reporting and arresting in Kitgum as compared to Kampala, proportional to the populations of each of these two districts. This finding suggests that urbanisation influences the measure of secrecy with which an abortion can be carried out and that someone living in a small, close-knit community is more likely to be outed to the public.
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    A legal analysis 0f the effects of armed conflicts on humanity
    (Kampala international international: School Of Law, 2019-06) Martha, NabbumbaMpanga
    Armed conflicts cause significant psychological and social suffering to affected populations and can undermine the long-term mental health and psychosocial wellbeing of the affected population.1 In situations of armed conflict, communities as well as individuals are often affected in a way which destroys unity and solidarity of the social networks. Households are left without breadwinners, the livelihoods of individuals are threatened and the safety of communities and the human rights of individuals are not preserved. Aside from the physical and emotional trauma of these oppressive and deliberate actions, such events have long lasting effects upon the ability of these communities to recover in the wake of armed conflict.2 Existing international legal literature recognizes that parties to armed conflicts and individual combatants are legally required not only to refrain from deliberately attacking non-combatants and civilian objects, but also to take care to ensure (to the extent feasible) that such persons are not killed or injured, and such objects not destroyed or damaged, by accident or incidentally during military operations. This study will therefore discuss the conventional and customary international humanitarian law (law of armed conflicts). The study will give a legal definition of armed conflicts, it will also discuss the types of armed conflicts as defined by the laws of armed conflicts and will provide the different laws that regulate armed conflicts for example the four Geneva convention and the two additional protocols and others. The study will then focus on the effects of armed conflicts on humanity, it should be noted that the women and children are the categories of people mostly affected by armed conflicts and therefore the study will discuss ways in which the children, women and other protected persons are continuing to be affected by armed conflicts and discuss the mechanisms put in place by the international community to minimize effects of armed conflicts on women, children and other protected persons under international humanitarian law, the chapter will discuss the principles set forth by the international humanitarian law to protect civilian objects and others who have ceased to take part in armed conflicts like the wounded, the sick and the prisoners of war (POW).
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    State sovereignty, an obstacle to regional integration case study east africa community
    (Kampala international international: School Of Law, 2010-05) Alexander, Ombori Nyandugu
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