Minor Incapacity to Contract in Electronic Commerce and its Legal Implications in Tanzania

Abrass, Safia Hija (2014) Minor Incapacity to Contract in Electronic Commerce and its Legal Implications in Tanzania. Masters thesis, The Open University of Tanzania.

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Since 1990’s Tanzanian government has liberalized its economy, from that it experience changes and developments in different sectors including the ICT sector. Actually, Tanzania has not left with the technological changes happening in the world although under legal regime there are no changes. The situation should not act as barrier to this branch of technological advancement. This dissertation specifically based on electronic commerce and minor incapacity to contract and its legal implication in Tanzania. Chapter one contains the background of the issue minority incapacity and its legal implication in electronic commerce. It traces the traditional way of contract formation ie. paper based contract and the changing and development of technology and the outcome thereof. It also contains literature review of various writers who have written on the topic of minority incapacity under development of technology. Chapter two contains literature review in details starting with introductory part of the research problem, the issues pertinent to minority incapacity under modern world of technology is discussed to. Chapter three discusses the methodology employed in this dissertation which include online libraries also interviews from several children and adolescents especially in the internet café, games shops and Primary and Lower secondary Schools, interview with parents and teachers was also undertaken. Chapter four provides for analysis and discussion of the findings including, legal framework, legal implication, proposal for changing the laws and reexamine the minority doctrine. Chapter five covers observations, recommendations and conclusions about electronic commerce and the question of minority incapacity in Tanzania and the way forward.

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Subjects: 300 Social Sciences > 340 Law
Divisions: Faculty of Law > Department of Economic Law
Depositing User: Mr Habibu Kazimzuri
Date Deposited: 14 Jan 2016 12:12
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 12:12
URI: http://repository.out.ac.tz/id/eprint/727

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