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Associate Professor & Dean
Lecturer & Associate Dean
Lecturer & Head, Private Law Department
Lecturer & Head, Economic Law Department
Lecturer & Ag Head, Public Law Department
Emeritus Professor
Emeritus Professor
Emeritus Professor
Prof Issa Shivji
Emeritus Professor
Associate Professor
Associate Professor
Prof John Kabudi
Associate Professor
Associate Professor
Associate Professor
Associate Professor
Associate Professor & DVC-Academic
Senior Lecturer
Associate Professor
Senior Lecturer
Senior Lecturer
Senior Lecturer
Senior Lecturer
Lecturer
Assistant Lecturer
Assistant Lecturer
Assistant Lecturer
Assistant Lecturer
Assistant Lecturer
Assistant Lecturer
Assistant Lecturer
Assistant Lecturer
Assistant Lecturer
Assistant Lecturer
Assistant Lecturer
Assistant Lecturer
Assistant Lecturer
Assistant Lecturer
Assistant Lecturer
Assistant Lecturer
Assistant Lecturer
Assistant Lecturer
Assistant Lecturer
Assistant Lecturer
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Tutorial Assistant
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DR. BENEDICT THOMAS MAPUNDA

Dr. Mapunda is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Private Law. Dr. Mapunda has a Bachelor of Laws, LL.B in 1981-1984 at the University of Dar es Salaam-Tanzania, Master of Laws (LL.M) (1991 - 1993) at University of Dar es Salaam and PhD at University of Gent, Belgium (1995-2000).

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

1984 – 1994 State Attorney Grade II – Senior State Attorney Grade II

ADMINISTRATIVE POSTS (UDSM)

2002 August-June 2003   Associate Dean Administration –Faculty of Law UDSM

2003 July – 2009 June   Head Legal Theory Department – Faculty of Law UDSM

2009 July-2012 July       Head, Private Law Department

MEMBERSHIP IN BOARDS AND OTHER ENTITIES AT NATIONAL LEVEL

2003 – 2010 Board Member, Weights and Measures Agency of Tanzania

2009 – 2011 Member, Review Panel of SUMATRA

2011 – 2014 Part-Time Commissioner – Law Reform Commission of Tanzania

PUBLICATIONS, OPTHER WORKS AND CONFERENCE PAPERS

PUBLICATIONS (BOOKS)

-       General Principles of Criminal Liability

ISBN 9987 0 00177

Publisher: National Printing Company (KIUTA)

Year: 1996

-       Relevancy of Facts

ISBN 9987 0 0125 4

Publisher: National Printing Company Limited (Dar es Salaam)

Year: 2004

-       Witnesses

ISBN 9987 0 0124 6

Publisher: National printing Company limited (Dar es Salaam)

Year: 2004

-       Production, Proof and Effect of Evidence

ISBN

Publisher: Tanzania Printing Services Ltd.

Year: 2005

Chapters in Books

  1. “Personal Freedom and Police Powers in Tanzania” in Peter C,M., and Juma I, H., Fundamental Rights and Freedoms in Tanzania, Dar es Salaam: Mkuki and Nyota Publishers, 1998.
  2. “Legal Sector Reforms in Tanzania: An Examination of Development and Status” in Nassali, M., Reforming Justice in East Africa: A Comparative Review of Regal Sector Processes, Kampala: Fountain Publishers, 2008.

Journal Articles

-       “Treaty Making and Incorporation in Tanzania” in Eastern African Law Review, Vol.28-30, December 2003.

-       “Burden Sharing: Expanding Horizons of Assistance in Refugee situations” Orient Journal of Law and Social Science, (India), December 2004.

-       “Writing Study Material for the Open University of Tanzania Law Students” The Open University Law Journal [ISSN 182] 5327] Vol.1 of July 2007.

-       “Refugee Law in Tanzania: An Examination of the Law and Practice” Orient Journal of Law and Social Sciences (India) [ISSN 0973-7480], Vol.II issue 10, 2008.

-       “Combating Narcotic Drugs in Mainland Tanzania: Legal and Policy Challenges and Responses Thereto” Eastern Africa Law Review, 2014.

-       “Development of Economic Communities in Africa and Their Role in Safeguarding Refugee Rights: The Case of ECOWAS and EAC” Eastern African Law Review, 2015.

-       “Regulation of Motor Vehicles Air Pollution in Tanzania: An Exploration of the Policy, Law and Practice” Zanzibar Yearbook of Law, 2017.

CONFERENCE & SEMINAR PAPERS

-       “Sheria za Wakimbizi naTaratibu za Uhamiaji Katika Tanzania” a workshop paper presented at Bwawani Hotel, Zanzibar, April 2004.

-       “Prosecution of Fisheries Cases” a paper presented in a Seminar of Fisheries officers of the SADEC region, in March 2006.

-       “Fisheries Law Enforcement under the Law of the Sea Convention and Tanzania Law” a paper presented in a Seminar of Fisheries Officers of the SADEC region, in March 2006.

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