The efficacy of section 46 of the Children Act on inter-country adoption in Uganda
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The study seeks to examine the effectiveness of section 46 of the Children Act on Inter-Country Adoption. It is divided into five chapters. Chapter one of the study will be introductory and it will give a brief explanation of the subject under study, the statement of the problem and the significance of the study together with the purpose of the research. This chapter will also include the scope of the study, hypotheses, methodology and literature review in addition to an outline of the chapters that will make up the research paper. Chapter two discusses the concept of inter country adoption in the domestic and international perspective, defines Inter Country adoption and also discusses the purpose of inter country adoption. The chapter further discusses in detail the international Legal regime on Inter Country adoption. Chapter three discusses the legal and institutional framework on inter- country adoption in Uganda. It delves much on the effectiveness of Section 46 of the Children Act and analyses the numerous Court decisions on the subject. It also in detail discusses the study findings giving the views of the various respondents. The chapter discusses the challenges faced in inter country adoption. Chapter four shall tackle inter-country adoption in Eastern and Southern Africa while drawing lessons for Uganda. Chapter Five gives the recommendations and Conclusions arising out of the study findings.
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