Archive | January, 2014

EACJ 5th Quarter Sessions Resume Today

Arusha, 21 January 2014 The Appellate Division of the East African Court of Justice today resumed business of the 5th quarter session which will end on 31st January and the First Instance Division will proceed from 4th – 28th February 2014. The Division started with a hearing of an Appeal by the Republic of Uganda […]

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EACJ gets New Judges and Deputy Principal Judge

Arusha, 4 December 2013:The East African Court of Justice, on the 15th Ordinary Summit of the EAC Heads of State that took place on 30th November 2013 at Speke Resort and Conference Centre,in Kampala,Uganda, appointed Dr. Emmanuel Ugirashebuja from the Republic of Rwanda Judge of the East African Court of Justice (Appellate Division) to replace […]

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EACJ dismisss case against EAC Secretary General and 3 Partner States over delay to deposit declarations on the African Charter of Human and Peoples’ Rights

Arusha, 29 November 2013:The First Instance Division has dismissed a case against the Secretary General of the East African Community and three Partner States; the Republics of Burunig, Kenya and Uganda filed by the Democratic Party (DP) of the Republic of Uganda for alleged failure or refusal and delay to make respective declarations to accept […]

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Court orders Republic of Uganda to amend Rules of Procedure for EALA Elections to conform to EAC Treaty.

Arusha, 29 November 2013:East African Court of Justice First Instance Division, ordered the Republic of Uganda (1st Respondent) to cause the amendment of Rule 13(1) and (2) of Appendix B of the 2012 Rules of Procedure of election for EALA Members to bring it into conformity with Article 50(1) of the EAC Treaty, prior to […]

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EACJ dismisses dispute over the rules for the election of EALA Members in Uganda

Arusha, 25 November 2013:The East African Court of Justice First Instance Division today dismissed a Reference seeking the declaration by the Court, that the rules of procedure of the election of members of EALA adopted by the Parliament of the Republic of Uganda are contrary to the Treaty for the Establishment of the East African […]

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Court concurs with the SG that the Council of Ministers is responsible for determining the extended jurisdiction of EACJ

Arusha, 22 November 2013: The First Instance Division today in its decision emphasized that, it is the role of the Council of Ministers to determine the extension of the jurisdiction of the East African Court of Justice as stipulated in Article 27 (2) of the Treaty. However the Court declared that the failure by Council […]

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