Author. Katunguka Rogers Paul. Advocate. Detailed Judgement Here The Court of Appeal on 29th November 2023 in Election Petition Appeal No. 05 of 2023; Agaba Gilbert and Others Versus Attorney General & 11 Ors unanimously held that the High Court of Uganda has jurisdiction to hear petitions arising from elections for Uganda’s Representatives to the […]
Uganda’s Court of Appeal upholds Employer’s Right to Terminate Employment Contract for No Cause in Stanbic Bank (Uganda) Limited vs. Nassanga Saphinah Kasule.
Written by Rita Edna Arinaitwe, A Legal Associate at JByamukama & Co. Advocates Download Full Article In a landmark decision delivered on 15th November, 2023, the Court of Appeal, has provided an interpretation of Section 65 (1)(a) of the Employment Act of 2006, in a manner that will be welcomed by Employers. Section 65 (1)(a) […]
Written by Rita Edna Arinaitwe, A Legal Associate at JByamukama & Co. Advocates Download Full Article Introduction In the landmark case of Surgipharm Uganda vs. Anatoli Batabane, Supreme Court Civil Appeal No. 11 of 2020, the Supreme Court delivered a significant judgement that sheds light on the legal consequences that unfold when an employer repudiates […]
Last year, Uganda’s Supreme Court clarified the jurisprudence on contempt of court. In Betty Kizito vs Dickson Nsubuga & 6 others (Civil Application Nos.25 & 26 of 2021 arising from Civil Appeal No.8 of 2018), the supreme court addressed the nature of contempt proceedings as well as the distinction between criminal contempt and civil contempt. […]
In a highly anticipated decision in SCCA 13 of 2021 Ham Enterprises Ltd & 2 others vs Diamond Trust Bank (U) Ltd & another, Uganda’s Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday 14th June 2023 that a syndicated loan facility arranged between a local bank Diamond Trust Bank Uganda Limited and a foreign bank for benefit of […]
A single executor or administrator cannot convey land of a deceased person without the express consent or authority of the co-executors or co-administrators
The Supreme Court in a unanimous decision on 10th September, 2020 declared that Section 272 of the Succession Act does not confer powers on a single executor or administrator to singularly exercise powers vested in the joint executors or administrators with respect to conveyancing of land belonging to the estate of a deceased without the express consent or authority of the co-executors or co-administrators. This overrules the interpretation that had been upheld by the court of appeal.
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