In July 2016, the United Nations declared access to the Internet to be a human right vide resolution A/HRC/32/L.20. An addition was made to Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), that provides; “Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to...seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media...” How
House arrest involves confinement of a person to his/her home or another specified location instead of incarceration in a jail or prison. House arrest may take on various forms such as curfew restrictions, home confinement/home incarceration, surrender of one's passport; among others.
Despite the fact that house arrests are not provided for under the law, Police in Uganda usually rely on Sec
Interesting innovations have been formed by various organisations to ease access to justice. To mention but a few these include the following:
The Podcasts by Legal Hub Uganda. Through those podcasts, they are able to use various media channels su ch as radio stations and social media to explain in brief the very complex legal terminologies for the benefit of the public.
Traffic officers are not allowed to get and keep your license, they are only allowed to get your details off it. You are not required to have a category (professional driving permit) if you are driving a vehicle for private use.
If you do not have your licence on you, no police officer is allowed to charge you on the spot. You should be given time to produce it.
Accord8ng to Uganda's Constitution, every person is entitled to ownership of property. This implies that, no matter the age, all persons are entitled to ownership of all interests in land which include, Mailo, freehold, customary land and leasehold interest.
Non Ugandans however can only own land in leasehold interest and not any other.. this implies that they cannot own land in perpetuity.
With the recent out break of the global pandemic of COVID 19, many countries in the world over are trying there best to control the spread and minimize the devastating impact of the pandemic on human lives and the economy.
With respect to Uganda, there has been among other things, the putting in place of the Public Health (Control of Covid 19) rules of 2020 by the minister of health.
Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) refers to any act that is perpetrated against a person’s will and is based on gender norms and unequal power relationships.
It encompasses threats of violence and coercion. It can be physical, emotional, psychological, or sexual in nature, and can take the form of a denial of resources or access to services. It inflicts harm on women, girls, men a
Many times we have found ourselves erroneously submitting wrong dates of birth, age, names or at times adopt different names along the way.
This may not only be questionable in regards to one's academic documents, birth certificate, national identity Card but it may also raise doubts during your job application, when vying for a political position or joining any academic institution.
Adoption is the legal process by which the court's order extinguished and terminates the rights and responsibilities of the biological parents of the child and transfers those rights and responsibilities to the adopter.
Many times parents are quick to give out their children to foreigners for adoption due to various reasons ranging from poverty anxiety and the belief that their children will