Museveni opens 22nd Judges Conference

Five months after Government doubled judicial officers’ pay, President Museveni has once again promised to raise the salaries and other benefits for judges in order “to get them out of temptation,” of engaging in corruption deals and delaying justice. The President assured judicial officers at all levels that their salary enhancement will continue until the comparable international standard is reached, adding that the “institution of Judiciary has a unique role…

CJ, PJ Emeritus awarded for Distinguished Service at Opening of the New Law Year

KAMPALA - The High Court grounds in Kampala literally lit up as Judicial Officers, members of the legal fraternity and representatives of the central government gathered for the launching of the New Law Year on Friday (January 31, 2020). It is at the New Law Year that the Judiciary accounts to the public for the authority and resources entrusted by the people in the Judiciary. The Chief Justice, Hon. Justice…

Justice Owiny-Dollo: Emulate Tax Appeals Tribunal Success

KAMPALA - Deputy Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo has advised judicial officials to emulate the approach applied by officials of the Tax Appeals Tribunal (TAT) while handling tax disputes. Justice Dollo lauded TAT for continuously delivering on their mandate despite the short time within which they have to handle a dispute before it is deemed a backlog. “If the matter is not disposed of in less than six months, it becomes…

Program for the Anti-Corruption Walk 2019

JLOS institutions will tomorrow 4th December 2019 join H.E the President in the Anti-corruption walk. The Chief Justice and Chairperson of the JLOS Leadership Committee Justice Bart Katureebe is expected to lead the Sector during the march to Kololo grounds where the main ceremony will be held. Download the day's program below. DOWNLOAD PROGRAM Published: December 3, 2019