REGISTRATION OF TRADEMARK IN TANZANIA AND ZANZIBAR

REGISTRATION OF TRADEMARK IN TANZANIA AND ZANZIBAR Even though Tanzania is a union of Tanzania Mainland (Tanganyika) and Zanzibar, registration is done on both parts of the country separately. Once you registered a mark in Tanzania mainland it’s only protected in the mainland, you also have to register it in Zanzibar. The main legislation in [...]

TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT IN TANZANIA

  Generally, the Labour Laws allow termination of employment. Either of the parties to the contract of employment may terminate such a contact provided she/he observes all duly stated and prescribed procedures. Termination may be regarded as fair or unfair depending on a number of factors which shall be discussed in the due course.  Whether [...]

MORTGAGES IN LAND LAW IN TANZANIA

MORTGAGES IN LAND LAW IN TANZANIA A mortgage may be referred as a security interest in real property held by a lender as a security for a debt, usually a loan of money. A mortgage in itself is not a debt; it is the lender's security for a debt. It is a transfer of an interest in land (or the equivalent) from the [...]

VOLUNTARY WINDING UP OF A COMPANY IN TANZANIA

VOLUNTARY WINDING UP OF A COMPANY IN TANZANIA In Tanzania a company incorporated or registered under the Companies Act No. 12 of 2002 may be dissolved or deregistered in different ways and for different reasons. One reason for closing down a business may be financial difficulties. The process of closing down a company and having [...]