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Justice Owiny-Dollo Sworn in as new Deputy Chief Justice

ENTEBBE - President Yoweri Museveni has sworn in new Deputy Chief Justice, Alfonse Owiny Dollo, in a Saturday afternoon function at State House, Entebbe. Different stakeholders who included justices, members of the Judicial Service Commissioners, representatives of security agencies, the Ministry of the Presidency Esther Mbayo and the Head of Public Service, Mr. John Mitala, were in attendance. The President appreciated the outgoing DCJ, Steven B.K. Kavuma, who was also…

2017 JLOS Recognition Awards: Call for Nominations

DOWNLOAD AWARD CATEGORIES The Justice, Law and Order Sector (JLOS) will on November 21st 2017 hold its 2017 edition of the JLOS Recognition Awards Ceremony on the sidelines of the 22nd Annual Government of Uganda and Development Partners Sector Review at Speke Resort, Munyonyo. The Annual JLOS Recognition Awards are a highly visible component of the Sector’s goal of setting standards of excellence in the administration of Justice and the…

Judiciary ICT Strategy Launched

Chief Justice Bart Katureebe has today launched a 5-year ICT that will see most of the court activities automated to facilitate efficient delivery of justice. At the same occasion, the Judiciary also launched the Small Claims Procedure Annual Performance Report 2015/16, indicating a rise in court users' recoveries using this new justice innovation to Shs8 billion. The ICT Strategy would, among other things, ensure that court users who cannot appear…

Judiciary urges government to facilitate legal aid policy and law

The Judiciary has developed a robust Information and Communications Technology (ICT) strategy. It is expected that within the next three years, an e-justice will have been operationalized. Chief Justice Bart Katureebe revealed this on Friday while inaugurating the Legal Aid innovations conference at Hotel Africana in Kampala. Katureebe said it was imperative that the Government facilitates the development of a legal aid policy and law, adopts a-state-funded legal aid scheme…