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Domestic courts and the promotion and protection of the right to freedom from torture in Southern African development community countries
(University of Fort Hare, 2013)
The right to freedom from torture is protected not only in the constitutions of all SADC countries but also in some of the regional and international human rights instruments that have been signed, ratified or acceded to ...
Prisoner transfer to South Africa: Some of the likely challenges ahead
(North-West University, 2013)
For many years the South African government has been reluctant to enter into prisoner transfer agreements. This reluctance is demonstrated by at least two instances. The first is that in 2000 there was an attempt by an ...
The supreme court of Canada and the offender's right to be transfer to serve his sentence in Canada: Interpreting the International transfer of offenders in the light of Canada's National and International Human rights obligations
(De Gruyter Open, 2013)
In September 2013 in the case of Divito v Canada (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness) the Supreme Court of Canada dealt with the issue of whether section 6(1) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, the ...
The Ugandan Customary Marriage (Registration) Act: a comment
(University of Florida, 2013)
Different marriages in Uganda are govemed by different pieces of legislation. For example, church or civil marriages are govemed by the Marriage Act (1904),' which is in the process of being amended.^ Muslim marriages ...
Implementing Article 45 of the UN Convention against Corruption in Africa: prospects and challenges
(Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, 2013)
Article 45 of the United Nations Convention against Corruption empowers states parties to enter into bilateral or multilateral agreements or arrangements on the transfer of offenders convicted of offences in one country ...
Legal pluralism and the right to family life and the transfer of offenders who are nationals of African countries, within Africa to Africa
(Routledge Taylor Francis Group, 2013)
Globalisation has been accompanied by, inter alia, the movement of people from their countries of nationality or citizenship to other countries in search of better opportunities. Some of these people have been convicted ...