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New Supreme and Court of Appeal buildings commissioned

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | President. Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has commissioned two Appellate Court twin buildings to host the Supreme Court and the Court of Appeal which have been in rented premises since Independence. The buildings located in the middle of Kampala at Plot 2 were commissioned on Thursday. …

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Inadequate remand homes delaying justice for juvenile offenders

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT |  The absence of remand homes in most districts in the country has led to delays in the disposal of Juvenile cases, according to the Judiciary Annual Performance Report for the financial year 2022/2023. The report, a requirement under the Administration of the Judiciary Act, 2020 requires …

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Chief Justice warns new Chief Magistrates on bail terms

Mukono, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Chief Justice Alfonse Chigamoy Owiny-Dollo has warned the newly appointed Chief Magistrates regarding the imposition of unreasonable conditions on bail applications. Speaking through Justice Mike Chibita, who represented him during the inauguration of new chief magistrates at Collin Hotel-Mukono, the Chief Justice expressed his …

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Community engagement emphasized in Kitgum Open Court Day

Gulu, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Judicial officers in Uganda have been urged to increase their engagement with the community to bridge the gap between the legal system and citizens, and to simplify court processes. This call was made during the open court day held at the Kitgum Magistrate’s premises, …

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CJ Owiny-Dollo misses Justice Arach’s sendoff

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The judiciary has held a special session in honor of the late Supreme Court Judge, Lady Justice Stella Arach Amoko. Amoko died on Saturday at Nakasero Hospital aged 69 years. She was left with only one year to retire from the Judiciary where she …

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