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Author Jesse, James E. M. C.,
Title The freedom of speech for members of parliament in Tanzania : an appraisal of law and practice in light of international human rights law and best practices / James E.M.C. Jesse.
Imprint Nairobi, Kenya : LawAfrica Publishing, 2009.
©2009

Author Jesse, James E. M. C.,
Subject Legislators -- Tanzania.
Freedom of speech -- Tanzania.
Description 1 online resource (112 pages)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; GENERAL INTRODUCTION; PREFACE; TABLE OF CASES; TABLE OF STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS; CHAPTER ONE -- THE RIGHT TO FREEDOM OF OPINION AND EXPRESSION; 1.1 FREEDOM OF SPEECH (EXPRESSION) AS A GENERAL HUMAN RIGHT TO EVERY INDIVIDUAL; 1.2 JUDICIAL ANALYSIS OF FREEDOM OF OPINION AND EXPRESSION; 1.2.1 Cases under the US Law; 1.2.2 Cases from International/Regional Human Rights Bodies; 1.3 THE RATIONALE FOR FREEDOM OF OPINION AND EXPRESSION; CHAPTER TWO -- FREEDOM OF SPEECH FOR MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT.
2.1 INTRODUCTORY REMARKS ON FREEDOM OF SPEECH FOR MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT2.2 THE PARLIAMENTARY IMMUNITY AND/OR PRIVILEGES; 2.2.1 The Meaning of Parliamentary Immunity and/or Privileges; 2.2.1.1 Power of Parliament to Conduct Inquiries; 2.2.1.2 Power of Parliament to Punish Contempt; 2.3 THE LEGAL BASIS FOR PARLIAMENTARY IMMUNITY; CHAPTER THREE -- THE LEGAL FRAMEWORK AND PRACTICE OF THE FREEDOM OF SPEECH FOR MPS IN TANZANIA; 3.1 THE LEGAL FRAMEWORK OF FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IN GENERAL; 3.1.1 The Era of One-Party State and Party Supremacy in Tanzania.
3.1.2 The Legal Framework of Parliamentary Freedom of Speech and Debate Today3.2 THE POWERS OF THE PARLIAMENT TO REGULATE ITS INTERNAL AFFAIRS, INCLUDING SPEECH, AND TO ENFORCE DISCIPLINE ON ITS MEMBERS; 3.2.1 Power to Regulate Its Internal Affairs through Standing Orders; 3.2.2 Freedom of Speech and Debate under the 2004 Standing Orders; 3.3 DISCIPLINARY MEASURES IN PRACTICE IN TANZANIA PARLIAMENT; 3.4 WHAT REFORMS HAVE BEEN DONE UNDER KANUNI ZA 'KUDUMU ZA BUNGE (STANDING ORDERS), 2007?; CHAPTER FOUR -- PRACTICE FROM OTHER JURISDICTIONS; 4.1 BALANCING FREEDOM AND REPUTATION OF OTHERS.
4.1.1 Rules of Debate that Control Speech4.1.2 Freedom of Speech as a Rule and Restrictions as Exceptions; 4.2 THE JUDICIAL POWER OF REVIEW; JUSTIFICATION AND CONCLUSION; 5.1 JUSTIFICATION FOR THE FREEDOM OF SPEECH FOR MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT; 5.2 CONCLUDING REMARKS; REFERENCES; Back cover.
Summary This book is an appraisal of law and practice in light of International Human Rights Law and Best Practices book is essential reading for anyone who wants to grasp the scope of the freedom of speech for Members of Parliament and even the general populace in a democratic setting. The book provides valuable insights into why the freedom of speech for Members of Parliament is so important. One of the most important pivotal statements alluded in this book is that, freedom of speech is crucial in any democracy, because open discussions of members are essential for voters to make informed decisions.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789966530011 (electronic bk.)
9966530010 (electronic bk.)
9789966723734
9966723730
OCLC # 889263071
Additional Format Print version: Jesse, James E.M.C. Freedom of speech for members of parliament in Tanzania : an appraisal of law and practice in light of international human rights law and best practices. Nairobi, Kenya : LawAfrica Publishing, ©2009 xvi, 94 pages 9789966723734


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