Formation and validity of Contract

George Mwa Larum v Zaituna Kawuma (CIVIL APPEAL NO. 3 OF 1991) [1991] UGSC 1 (9 September 1991);


Search Summary: 

The appellant’s action against the transfer of a lease to the
defendant was dismissed. She appealed inter alia
contending that the transfer wasn’t voluntarily made.

Headnote and Holding: 

The court considered whether the transfer was voluntary.
The court held that it had to be ascertained whether the
consent was obtained by fraud, duress, threats or undue
influence. The court was satisfied that there was no
evidence of any fraud. duress or undue influence exercised
on the lessor to give its consent to the transfer. The court
accordingly concluded that the transfer was voluntary and
dismissed the appeal.


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