Attorney General & Anor v Muriisa (CIVIL APPPEAL NO. 95 OF 2012) [2017] UGCA 35 (16 October 2017);


Search Summary: 

The appellants appealed against the decision of the trial judge in regard to the preliminary objection raised by counsel for the respondent requiring the respondents to purge themselves of contempt of court before the application could be heard. The preliminary objection was upheld hence this appeal.


Headnote and Holding: 

The Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal holding that the matter had been abated and overtaken by events for the matters raised emanated from an election petition in 2011 and that the election period of 2011 to 2016 had since passed  and fresh elections had already been conducted.


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