The validity of the application of ignorance of the law as no defense in Tanzania

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Kampala international international: School Of Law
This research paper consists of the examination of the validity of the criminal rule of "ignorance of the law is no defense" in Tanzania. The first chapter defines and makes an analysis of the problem, its background, the coverage of the study, methodology along with the review of related literature to the study at hand. Chapter two covers the rule of ignorance the law as no defense in its broad sense and coverage, its limitation and inclusion. It puts forth the application of the rule in Tanzanian courts of law and people's knowledge of it. The third chapter discusses the issue of inaccessibility of the law in context of transitional online regulation at international level. The discussion of the validity of the rule of ignorance of the law in Tanzania is made under the fourth chapter of this paper. Chapter five discusses the impact of knowledge of law while chapter six concludes the paper and gives recommendations in respect to the problems illuminated in the work.
A research paper submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of the bachelor of laws degree (LLB) of Kampala international university, Kampala campus.
Law, Application of ignorance, Defense, Tanzania