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NIGHT ALLOWANCE IN TANZANIA

According to the Employment and Labor Relations Act, the term night is the period between 20:00 pm and 06:00 a.m. (of the following day). This is provided under section 20 (1) of the Employment and Labour Relation Act (CAP 366 R.E 2019) which provides that; “In this section, “night” means the hours after twenty hours
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THE TORT OF DEFAMATION AND HOW IT IS PROVED IN COURT.

The tort of defamation essentially lies in the publication of a statement which tends to lower a person, in the estimation of right-thinking members of the society generally, hence, to amount to defamation there must be publication to a third party concerning a matter containing untrue allegations against the reputation of another. Having elaborated the
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TOP FIVE (5) DOCUMENTS EVERY BUSINESS SHOULD HAVE IN TANZANIA.

The United Republic of Tanzania is a unitary state. It is a union between Tanganyika and Zanzibar, formed on 26th April 1964, and located in eastern Africa. Tanzania is one of the most widely attractive places to invest, due to favorable government policy, Availability of natural resources, and development of banking, financial, tourism, and agricultural
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Copyrights by Photographers in Tanzania

Copyright is the legal right to print, prepare, create, publish, perform, film, or record a literary, artistic, or musical work. In Tanzania, the copyrights of the photographer are protected by The Copyrights and Neighboring Act of 1999. Section 5(2)(h) provides that Authors of original Works in which literary and artistic works shall lie copyright may
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SUMMARY SUITS

Summary suits are a unique sets of legal procedures  where courts pass judgement without hearing the defense defendant’s case. Whereas these suits are applicable in the following set of matters: –                   I.        Bills of exchange (including cheques) or promissory notes;                 II.       Suits for the recovery of income tax and suits arising out of mortgages
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INSIGHT ON EMPLOYMENT PROBATION PERIODS IN TANZANIA

A probation period is a trial period of employment at the start of a new role. The period allows both employee and employer to see if they are a ‘good fit’ and gives the employer an opportunity to evaluate an employee’s conduct and job performance, and if necessary remove or reassign the employee.Probation periods usually lasts from 3 to
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CHILD CUSTODY

Custody is generally formulated and approved during the divorce or separation hearings. However, the law does not prohibit filing custody applications before getting divorced. The law provides for prerequisites and procedures to consider in filing a custody application in both the Law of Marriage Act R.E. 2019 and the Law of a Child act R.E.
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