Court of Appeal today commenced a three Civil Appeal session in which it will clear 117 cases within the month of March.
Basing on the cause lists issued and signed by this Court’s Acting Registrar, Ayebare Thaddeus Tumwebaze two panels have been selected to handle these cases
One panel which will be handling 42 appeals has Justices, Kenneth Kakuru, Geofrey Kiryabwire and Christopher Madrama, while another panel has Justices Fredrick Egonda-Ntende, Cheborion Barishaki and Muzamiru Kibeedi, and it will be handling 35 civil appeals.
Out of all these matters, 39 are land related claims, 8 are in respect to loans and 7 result from breach of contract.
Other matters in this session include administration of estate, fraudulent sale of property, stay of execution and recovery of debts.
“This Court will equally hold a weeding out session of 40 Civil Applications before Justice Elizabeth Musoke” Mr Tumwebaze said.
This part of the measures which have been adopted to reduce on cases backlog within the system.
At the close of last year, the Court of Appeal had 7,527 matters pending.
The court will continue with regional sessions where by in this very month a criminal appeals session will be held in Mbarara with 40 cases already cause listed.