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JUDICIARY: 11 Resident Chief Magistrates posted at new stations

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Judiciary has deployed Resident Chief Magistrates in 11 different courts across the country which initially had visiting ones due to shortage of judicial officers. This is in the latest deployment of 161 judicial officers and 44 transfers communicated in a press statement signed by …

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Mbarara plea bargaining camp to handle 700 cases

Mbarara, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Two High Court judges have pitched camp in Mbarara main prison to expedite and conclude at least 700 cases through plea bargaining. They are Senior Mbarara Resident Judge, Joyce Kavuma, and Lady Justice Jane Okuo Kajuga, the focal person of the plea bargaining programme. They …

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Judiciary deploys 48 newly appointed magistrates

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Judiciary has deployed 48 newly appointed judicial officers at the rank of Magistrate Grade One to different stations across the country. In a bid to take judicial services closer to the public, the judiciary appointed the magistrates last month following a recruitment process by …

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Judiciary stuck with UGX26Bn bail cash

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The judiciary is stuck with 26 Billion Shillings bail cash. According to records, as of July 30, 2020, the money had accumulated to over Shillings 26.4 billion within 10 years. Addressing the media on Tuesday, the Chief Registrar of Courts of Judicature, Sarah Langa Siu …

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Judicial Service Commission promotes 32 officers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has promoted 32 judicial officers in the magistracy and registrar ranks. According to a press statement issued by the Judiciary Spokesperson Jameson Karemani, the new promotions include 9 judicial officers promoted to deputy registrar, 5 to assistant registrar, 14 to …

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Deadline for swearing in of local gov’t leaders set

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Judiciary has ordered all Chief Magistrates to set aside all their routine work and prioritize the swearing in of incoming district executive committees. Regulation 2 of the 3rd schedule and 8th schedule of the Local Government requires all elected local councils to take oaths …

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Corruption fight: Judiciary unveils staff uniform

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  Court clerks and support staff will soon start wearing distinct uniforms as part of the efforts by the judiciary to stamp out corruption.  The purple uniform that was officially unveiled by the Permanent Secretary to the Judiciary, Pius Bigirimana and Judiciary Chief Registrar, Sarah Langa …

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Judiciary reshuffles 73 officers

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | 73 judicial officials have been reshuffled to improve service delivery. Among those reshuffled include Registrars, Deputy Registrars, Assistant Registrars, Chief Magistrates and Magistrates grade one. Jameson Karemani, the Judiciary Public Relations officer says that the change comes after it was discovered that some judicial areas …

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