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Chief Justice against retirement of High Court Judges at 65

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Chief Justice Alphonse Owiny Dollo has castigated the retirement of High Court Judges at sixty-five years, adding that if he had authority, this is something he would change. He was addressing the seventeen judges on Wednesday who were appointed by President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni …

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Luwero high court to commence operations next month

Luwero, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Luwero High Court will commence operations next month. This was revealed by the Principal Judge Flavian Zeija. The court is one of the 20 that were designated in 2016 under the Judicature Statutory Instrument. In January last year, the Judiciary announced that effective July 2021, Luwero …

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Judicial officers asked to help distressed companies survive

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Judicial officers have been asked to support the survival of companies in distress instead of issuing decisions that lead to their extinction. This comes as companies continue to struggle to pay off bank loans and other obligations like suppliers and salary arrears, and other lagging …

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Principal judge to meet lawyers over proposed bail guidelines

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Principal Judge Flavian Zeija has invited members of the Uganda Law Society to meet and discuss the newly proposed guidelines governing bail applications for suspects and four other regulations. The other proposed rules are; The Constitution (Sentencing Guidelines for Courts of Judicature) (practice) Directions, …

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Judiciary to operationalize Luwero high court

Luwero, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Judiciary has finally operationalized Luwero High Court exciting leaders, lawyers and residents.    Luwero High Court is one of the 20 Courts that were designated in 2016 under the Judicature Statutory Instrument No. 55 of 2016. However, to date, the court had failed to …

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Principal judge roots for pay rise for police scientists

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  Principal Judge, Flavian Zeija, has cautioned that Uganda Police risks losing its scientists if they don’t increase their salaries. Zeija, who was the chief guest at the commissioning of the Directorate of Forensic Science at Naguru police headquarters, on Thursday, said that as police advance …

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Police distributes 300 scene of crime officers

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Police’s Directorate of Forensic Science – DFS has distributed 330 Scene of Crimes Officers to ease the collection of exhibits at crime scenes.     Andrew Mubiru, the Acting Director DFS said the personnel have been deployed at least in each of the districts in the …

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DPP set to free 220 remand inmates over lack of substantive evidence

Mbale, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | The office of the Director of Public Prosecution has withdrawn charges against 220 remand inmates citing lack of sufficient evidence to pin them.  The Director of Public Prosecutions, Justice Jane Francis Abodo disclosed this while speaking at the official opening of the plea-bargain session at Maluku …

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Conservationists petition principal judge over Bugoma forest giveaway

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT | Conservationists have petitioned the Principal Judge Dr. Flavian Zeija to intervene in the giveaway of Bugoma Forest to Hoima Sugar Factory.  In an open letter to the Principal Judge signed by over 30 groups, the conservationists want him to reallocate their application for judicial review …

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