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The Ugandan Transfer of Convicted Offenders Act, 2012: A commentary
(Pretoria University Law Press (PULP), 2012)
Like many countries, Uganda is home to foreign nationals. The presence of foreign nationals in the prison of a country raises questions regarding their treatment. Countries are increasingly enacting legislation, ratifying ...
Why the Supreme Court of Uganda should reject the Constitutional Court's understanding of imprisonment for life
(Pretoria University Law Press (PULP), 2008)
The issue of life imprisonment is always a contentious one. Some people argue that life imprisonment should mean what it means, namely 'wholelife'. In Uganda, life imprisonment continues to mean imprisonment of 20 years. ...
International human rights law and foreign case law in interpreting constitutional rights: The Supreme Court of Uganda and the death penalty question.
(Pretoria University Law Press (PULP), 2009)
On 21 January 2009, the Supreme Court of Uganda handed down a judgment in which it held that the death penalty was constitutional, that a mandatory death sentence was unconstitutional, that hanging as a mode of execution ...
From archaic to modern law: Uganda's Refugees Act 2006 and her international obligations
(The Human Rights and Peace Center (HURIPEC), 2008)
Uganda enacted its first law to deal with refugees in 1955, which was repealed in 1960 by the Control of Alien Refugees Act. While the 1960 law was still in force, Uganda ratified international and regional human ...
How should the most evil of law breakers be punished: The death penalty vs life imprisonment in Uganda, 1993 – 2009
(The Human Rights and Peace Center (HURIPEC), 2011)
Article 22(1) of 1995 Constitution of Uganda protects the right to life and provides that it can only be taken away in the ‘execution of a sentence passed in a fair trial by a court of competent jurisdiction in respect ...
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 ...