The legal framework governing maritime administration in Uganda

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Kampala international University, School of Law
This research examined Ugandans maritime administration. Water transport is not a problem limited to Uganda. It is a wide spread problem in most communities both developed and developing world and as such it has attracted international attention by developing conventions aimed at smoothening operational safety and navigation on water resources. Uganda has ratified some of the instruments and conventions to signify her compliance with the obligations by developing comprehensive legal and institutional frameworks for management of water transport. The study will concentrate on the international, regional and national legal framework with a focus on the points of strengths and weaknesses to what extent to which these laws has been complied with thus supply accordingly the necessary recommendations. There are common problems like overcrowding/ marine accidents/ poor management thus the need for regulation as far as legal protection is concerned and supports to improve these areas.
A Dissertation Submitted to the School of Law in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Award of the Bachelors Degree of Laws of Kampala International University
Legal framework, Maritime administration, Uganda