Arbitration and Alternate Dispute Resolution

Barclays Bank Of (u) Ltd v N.v.c.c.p Tech Employees (Misc.cause no.314 of 1997) (Misc.Cause No. 314 of 1997) [1998] UGHC 14 (10 July 1998);


Search Summary: 

This was an application for Orders of Certiorari and prohibition to be issued calling for and quashing the interpretative decision of the Industrial Court and to issue a prohibition prohibiting that Industrial Court’s award from taking effects, and the Industrial Court, by its Chairperson or Deputy Chairperson or anyone else on the Court’s behalf, from causing the award to be published in the gazette or the respondent or any person from enforcing the award against the applicant.

Headnote and Holding: 

The court held that an award that was not published at the time it was referred to the Court for interpretation should not have been so referred and the Court should not have interpreted it. That its interpretation was ultra vires the Act and that it was null and void and should not be obeyed.


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