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Submit a filled application form for a patent and attach the patent document with a title, abstract, description, claims and drawings; and proof of payment to Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) which will allocate the document a filing date and patent application number.

URSB will examine the application in order to determine if the invention is patentable.

You will then be inform
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Many times, you and I have purchased or been involved in land transactions.

In most cases we have not take steps to find out whether the subject land is actually in issue in one of the ongoing court cases.

The court of appeal has categorically held in Kayabura & 2 Ors v Kahangirwe (Civil Appeal-2015/8 [2019] UGCA 2048 (12 December 2019, that Whoever buys land which is a subject of co
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Article 18 of Uganda's Constitution mandates the Government of Uganda to register all Marriages that occur in Uganda. This is done with the Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB).

Customary Marriages and civil marriages conducted at the district are registered with the Sub-County Chief/Town Clerk who issues a Customary/Civil marriage Certificate.

All other Marriages must be registere
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Kabugo Sulaiman posted Feb 17 at 2:09 am
Offensive communication is an offence under the computer misuse Act,

Many of us find ourselves culpable and make others victims of what we say and post on different social media platforms like WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter etc,

If you find yourself in such a situation as a victim of someone's reckless posting of any writting, your nudes and use of abusive language against you, you can
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Many former candidates upon losing elections wish to challenge the election process and the manner in which votes were tallied.

The applicants must however note that they are limited by time. The application must at all levels be brought within 7 days from the date of the election. The Chief magistrate has got 74 days within which to determine the whether or not a recount should ensue.

T
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There are instances where people have for many years been permitted to use shortcuts cutting through neighbouring land.

This creates an easement which basically confers upon such a person the right to use or restrict the use of the neighbour's land in some way.

To prove the existance of the easement in such circumstances, there should be a long uninterrupted use of the land.

Easemen
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With the recent country wide shut down of the internet by the government we move to examine the legal implication of the internet shutdown.

The right to Internet access, also known as the right to broadband or freedom to connect, is the view that all people must be able to access the Internet in order to exercise and enjoy their rights to freedom of expression and opinion and other fundamenta
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THE UNLAWFUL PROSECUTION OF A HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER COUNSEL NICKOLAS OPIO

The arrest of Counsel Nickolas Opio is so sad but a reflection of the state’s lack of tolerance to all those defending against human rights violations.

Was this arrest legal? No it wasn’t. it is alleged that Chapter Four received $340,000 from one of it's donors. Chapter four is a duly registered Compa
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Nathanella Kigozi posted Dec 21 '20 at 10:41 am
You can vary the term of a subsisting lease through a variation deed made between the landlord (lessor) and yourself (lessee).

Steps:

Reach a consensus with the lessor on variation of the term of the lease.


Prepare and sign a variation deed showing the changes made.


If the lease was granted by a public body, make an application to them by letter for variation of the lease.

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Nathanella Kigozi posted Dec 21 '20 at 9:14 am
When an existing tenant rents all or part of their property to a third party, it is referred to as "subleasing/subletting".

Subletting depends on whether the underlying lease agreement permits it. If not, you need to obtain prior consent from from your landlord (the lessor).

Subletting is for a period of not less than five (5) years and not more than the period for which you have been gr
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To change your name, you need to swear a Deed Poll through the following steps:

Find a lawyer to draft a Deed Poll stating the changes you are making to your name, sign it and swear an Affidavit in support of it.


Have the Deed Poll registered with the Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB).


Publish the change of name in the Uganda Gazette at Uganda Printing and Publishing Corpor
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Nathanella Kigozi posted Nov 24 '20 at 7:07 pm
In order for one to make a valid will, he or she should have the capacity to make the will, meaning that he or she should be an adult (18 and above); and should be of sound mind at the time of making the will (not insane, drunk, too sick or too old to understand what he or she is doing).

In determination of capacity, consideration is given to whether the person making the will (testator) know
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Every arrested suspect in police custody has a constitutional right to be produced before the courts of law within 48 hours.

Failure of which hlthe suspect is entitled to an unconditional release.

We are witnessing hundreds of people being arrested and dumped in various detention facilities on the alleged breach of covid 19 rules and unlawful assembly during the ongoing demonstration agai
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Visit a law firm or Legal Aid Service Provider (if you cannot afford a private lawyer). You shall be interviewed to weigh the possibility of success or failure of your case.

If there are greater chances of success you can then give your instructions to your lawyer which are formalized through an engagement letter.

Before a lawsuit is instituted, the person suing (Plaintiff) is required t
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Article 52 (1) of the 1995 Constitution lays down the following functions of the Commission:-

To investigate , at its own initiative or on a complaint made by any person or group of persons against the violation of any human right.

To visit jails, prisons, and places of detention or related facilities with a view of assessing and inspecting conditions of the inmates and make recommendati
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Children have the right to give evidence in courts of law. Our criminal laws are specifically concerned with children of tender years who are 14 years and below.
When a child is presented to give evidence in court, court has to establish whether the child understands the duty of telling the truth and has the necessary intelligence to remember and recollect facts. This procedure is termed as
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Nathanella Kigozi posted Nov 4 '20 at 2:31 pm
In many instances, clients approach lawyers wanting to institute suits without understanding what the process entails. The foundation of every civil lawsuit starts with a defined injury or loss which constitute a cause of action.

A cause of action is a fact or combination of facts that give(s) a person the right to seek judicial redress or relief against another person; and the elements belo
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Nathanella Kigozi posted Nov 2 '20 at 11:30 am
All persons with legal capacity can sue and be sued. Legal capacity refers to the right or ability under the law to be able to engage in a particular undertaking. Legal capacity is generally determined by age and mental status. Therefore a person intending to sue should be an adult (18 years and above); and of sound mind. The law may also prescribe other circumstances under which a person may sue
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There have been controversies in clearly defining matrimonial property in Uganda's context but there have been attempts to outline what it constitutes.

In the case of Muwanga v Kintu (1997), Bbosa J noted that matrimonial property is understood differently by different people, but the property to which each spouse should be entitled is that property which the parties chose to call home and wh
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There is a legal requirement under S.39 of the Land Act for spousal consent to be obtained before any dealings in matrimonial property. This is because the law guarantees the spouse a right to have access to, and live on family land hence the spouse has a right to give or withhold his or her consent to any such transaction.

Therefore any sell, exchange, mortgage, lease or transfer of family l
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