Justices Of The Court Of Appeal Discuss What Amounts To Sufficient Consideration In Contracts

Case Of Gerald Nsubuga V Petwa Rwomushoro, CA NO. 102 OF 2012. The learned Justices of the Court of Appeal in their judgment delivered on the 10th April 2019 discussed what amounts to sufficient consideration in contracts CORAM: Hon Justice Alphonse Owiny Dollo, Hon Justice Keneth Kakuru, Hon Justice Stephen Musota The appellant was the registered…

June 17, 2019
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Court Of Appeal Discusses The Instances Where A Contract Can Be Set Aside For Breach Of The Illiterates Protection Act

Case Of Stanbic Bank Ug Ltd V Ssenyonjo Moses Ca No. 147 Of 2015; CORAM; Keneth Kakuru, Stephen Musota, Christopher Madrama. The judgment was delivered on 29th March 2019. This was an appeal against a decision by Hon Justice Henry Peter Adonyo in which he held that the contract, the subject matter of the suit was…

June 17, 2019
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Justice Tibatemwa-Ekirikubinza Discusses Powers Of A Commissioner Regarding Land Title Cancellation

Case Of Hilda Wilson Musoke & Others V Owalla’s Home Investment Trust EA Ltd And Commissioner Land Registration. Supreme Court Civil Appeal No. 15 Of 2017. In her judgment delivered on the 25th April 2019, Hon Justice Tibatemwa Ekirikubinza discussed the powers of a Commissioner Land Registration to cancel title. In this appeal, the Commissioner…

May 25, 2019
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Supreme Court Confirms Life Sentence and Discusses Importance Of Corroboration In Identification Evidence Where Witnesses Are Of Tender Years

Case Of  Opolot Justine & Another V Uganda Scca No. 20 Of 2014 In the judgment delivered on the 27thof January 2019, the Justices of the Supreme Court; Hon Lady JusticeArach Amoko, Hon. Justice Mwangusya, Hon Justice Opio Aweri,  Hon. Lady Justice Mwondha, and Hon Lady Justice Tibatemwa Ekirikubinza confirmed the appellants’ sentence of life…

May 25, 2019
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A Summary Of The Age Limit Case: Mabirizi Kiwanuka & Other V Attorney General

Constitutional Appeal No.02 Of 2018 The judgment was delivered on the 18thApril 2019. Coram; Katureebe CJ, Arach Amoko, Mwangusya, OpioAweri, Tibatemwa Ekirikubinza and Mugamba JJSC, Tumwesigye JSC. This was an appeal from the judgment of the Justices of the Constitutional Court Owiny Dollo, DCJ, Kasule, Kakuru, Musoke and Cheborion The Chief Justice Katureeebe discussed the…

May 2, 2019
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Justice Stephen Mubiru explains how pleading guilty may mitigate a sentence in the case of Uganda V Kayondo

Criminal Session No. 0477 of 2015 Hon. Justice Stephen Mubiru in his judgment delivered on the 9th January 2019 discussed mitigating factors to sentencing. This was a case of aggravated defilement c/s 129(3) (4) (a) of the Penal Code and the accused pleaded guilty as charged.The accused having pleaded guilty, was convicted and sentenced to…

May 1, 2019
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Commercial advertising is not an exception to the right to privacy except with express consent says Hon Justice Wolayo in the case of Bassajabaka Yakub V MTN UG LTD

HCCS NO. 100 OF 2012 Hon Justice Wolayo in his judgment delivered on 26thday of March 2018 discussed the use of images for commercial purposes without consent verses the right of privacy. The plaintiffs photograph was illegally used on a billboard for advertising purposes by the defendant without his consent. It caused him stress and…

May 1, 2019
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Court clarifies what amounts to constructive dismissal in employment in the case of Mbiika Dennis V Centenary Bank

Industrial Court of Uganda. Labour Dispute Claim No. 023 of 2014 Hon. Justice Asaph Ruhinda and  Hon. Justice Lillian Tumusiime in delivering their  judgment  discussed what can amount to constructive dismissal in employment.  They stated that, where the contract service is ended by the employee with or without notice as a consequence of unreasonable conduct…

April 30, 2019
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Qualicell traders Lose Application to Amend Suit Against Drake Lubega and Mansur to court

Justice Bashaija of the Land Division dismissed with costs an application an application by traders in the contested city buildings to amend their suit against businessmen, Drake Lubega and Mansur Matovu alias Yang. He agreed with the respondents that there was no serious issue that required judicial of the appeal noting that the application would…

April 16, 2019
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Constitutional Court Dismisses An Appeal Unanimously In The Case Of Abale Muzamil V Uganda Criminal Appeal No.039 Of 2014

In the judgment delivered on 24thJanuary 2019 by the Hon Justices of the Constitutional Court; Hon. Justice Kenneth Kakuru, Hon. Justice Ezekiel Muhanguzi  and Hon. Justice Christopher Madrama unanimously dismissed an appeal where the appellant had been convicted for the offence of aggravated defilement contrary to section 129 (3) & (4) of Penal Code Act…

March 18, 2019
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