25 Magistrates, Registrars Transferred

The changes take effect starting fron January next year

A total of twenty five registrars and Magistrates have been transferred from various courts in the country, remedy ChimpReports has learnt.

According to a notice dated December 23, 2016 signed by the Chief Registrar to the Judiciary, Paul Gadenya Wolimbwa and copied to among others the Chief Justice, his deputy, Principal Judge, Permanent Secretaries to the Judiciary and Judicial Service Commission, the transfers were meant to improve service delivery and also balancing gender.

“The transfers were made for the movement of judicial officers who have overstayed in stations, promoting better relations between the judiciary and stakeholders and filling posts in the recently created High Court circuits plus replacing retired judicial officers,” added the notice.

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Among those transferred include the High Court criminal division Deputy Registrar Eleanor Khainza who has been posted to Mukono whereas Kasese Grade one Magistrate George Miftundida has been sent to Ssembabule.

Former Buganda Road Chief Magistrate Olive Kazaarwe Mukwaya who has been a Deputy Registrar for the planning and development registry has been sent to the commercial court whereas Law Development Centre court grade one Magistrate Moses Baligeya Mufumbiro will now work in Kalangala.

Timothy Lumunye, who was formerly at Nakawa Chief Magistrate’s court before being sent to Kalangala is now the Private Secretary to the Principal Judge Yorokamu Bamwine.

Immaculate Busingye, a Deputy Registrar who has been on a study leave is now the Inspectorate of Courts.

The new changes, according to the Chief Registrar to the judiciary take effect starting January next year.


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