A critical analysis of the duties of Banks towards customers In Uganda.

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Kampala International University, School of law.
This is a study of "Bank's duties towards their customers". The law and practice was carried out in different banks with in Uganda, with specific aim of establishing the extent of compliance with these duties by banks and the legal issues put in to consideration to enforce and exercise these duties. Examining too on how banks have failed in their duties by investigating on the loop holes there in as we identity possible interventions to control the failures in banks. This study will also constitute literature review from various scholars on their say on specific duties as well as different laws from different countries that govern different relationships. This study was based on qualitative methods of data collection and this analysis was done through conducting library and internet research. The study findings indicated that the different duties that include; the duty of care, good faith, honouring of cheques and also fuctors that lead to the breach or failure in their duties as banks to customers for example Misleading advice, undue influence, fraud, misrepresentation and failure in conduct of due diligence and the possible defences that exclude liability from banks. The study recommended that being that laws are present but there is need for them to be enforced and other recommendations include the need to conduct with respect to be exercised towards customers, and being observant when conducting duties towards customers.
A dissertation submitted to Faculty of Law .in Partial Fulfillment of Requirements for the Award of Bachelors of Laws Degree of Kampala International University.
Banks, Customers, Critical Analysis, Uganda