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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Cohabiting is not marriage according to the law regardless of the years spent says the High Court

In the case of BARYAMUREEBA JAMES V KABAKONJO & 6 OTHERS, CIVIL SUIT NO. 20 OF 2013 IN THE HIGH COURT OF UGANDA AT KABALE. CORAM; HON.DR. JUSTICE HENRY PETER ADONYO, Judgement delivered on the 17th of January, 2020. This case involved a dispute as to family land. The Plaintiff, in this case, stated that…

June 2, 2020
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High Court Highlights the Ingredients of Aggravated Rape in Uganda V Kayondo David Case

Section 129 (1) of The Penal Code Act provides that: (1) Any person who unlawfully has sexual intercourse with a girl under the age of eighteen years commits an offence and is liable to suffer death. Mention the ingredients of the Aggravated Rape Brief Facts The accused, on the 15thday of May 2015 had sexual…

October 22, 2018
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Court of Appeal discusses aggravating factors in a case of defilement

In The Case Of Ederema Tomasi V Uganda…Criminal Appeal No 554 Of 2014. This case was decided on 25thJuly 2019 in the court of appeal by Hon Justice Cheborion Barishaki, Hon Justice Stephen Musoota and Hon Lady Justice Night Percy Tuhaise. The background of the case was that the appellant was charged and convicted of…

August 14, 2019
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The absence of a nexus between the failure to perform at a music show and a violation of the freedom of expression leads to a dismissal says Justice Hellen Walayo

In the case of Hon. Robert Kyagulanyi Sentamu T/A Bobi Wine V Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander Frank Mwesigwa & Attorney General Misc. Cause No. 313 Of 2017. CORAM; HON. JUSTICE HELLEN WOLAYO, Judgement delivered on 10th May 2019. This case was brought under Article 50 of the Constitution, which gives the High Court jurisdiction to…

September 22, 2020
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Government is responsible for providing maternal health care services to uphold the right to health says Justice Cheborion Barishaki in the case of Center for Health, Human Rights & Development & 3 Others V Attorney General, Constitutional Petition No.16 of 2011

CORAM; HON. JUSTICE CHEBORION BARISHAKI, Judgement delivered on the 19th of August 2020. This was a petition which challenged governments omission to adequately provide basic maternal health care services in public facilities as a violation of the right to health and that it is inconsistent with and in contravention of the constitution. The respondent argued…

December 3, 2020
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A decree is not only personal but binds the assignees or representative of the judgment debtor and is enforced in rem says Justice Henrietta Walayo in the case of Dr Simon Sentumbwe v Nicholas Golooba, (Miscellaneous Application No. 639 Of 2019) [2020]

UGHCEBD 3 (September 1 2020); before Hon. Lady Justice Henrietta Wolayo Gulooba sued Patrick Sentongo for trespass upon a road reserve and encroachment on his property comprised in Kyadondo Block 23 Plot 777 at Lukuli. The court, in that case, determined that Patrick Sentongo had encroached on the road reserve and ordered him to compensate…

December 3, 2020
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Failure to grant an injunction might comprise the applicant’s ability to assert their claimed rights over land.

High Court: Mugumya Brian (suing as the Administrator of the Estate of the Late Regina Katahirima) v Deox Tibeingana and Others (Miscellaneous Application No. 1304 of 2020) before Hon Justice Alexandra Nkonge Rugadya The applicants were seeking an order restraining the respondents from evicting the applicant, his caretakers, agents and employees from the building situated…

December 3, 2020
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How The Arua Incident Ended Up In The High Court Of Uganda Sitting At Gulu Before Hon Justice Stephen Mubiru: The Case Of Uganda V Hon. Kassiano Ezati Wadri & 31 Others

Brief facts This ruling arises from the decision of the Chief Magistrate of Arua, who by letter dated 17th August, 2018in its own invoked the provisions of section 48 of the Criminal Procedure Code Act. It empowers the High Court to call for and examine the record of any criminal proceedings before any magistrate’s court…

November 5, 2018
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Hon. Justice Ssekaana Musa Discusses What Amounts To Contempt Of Court

Hon. Justice Ssekaana Musa Discusses What Amounts To Contempt Of Court in his ruling Ekau V Dr Ruth Aceng, The Minister of Health and Attorney General (Miscellaneous Application No.746 of 2018) [2019] UGHCCD 120; delivered on the 17th June 2019  This application arose out of an application for judicial review by the applicant (Mr. Ekau)…

June 21, 2019
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