Court name
High Court of Uganda
Case number
Civil Suit-1996/912
Judgment date
30 September 1998

UNICof Ltd v Interfreight Forwarders (Civil Suit-1996/912) [1998] UGHC 7 (30 September 1998);

Cite this case
[1998] UGHC 7
Short summary:
Insurance and indemnity

T RUBLIC OF UGANDA
IN T HIGH COURT OF UGANDA AT KA?WAIA
CIVIL SUIT NO. 912 OF
1996 
UNICOFI1TD. PLAINTIFF
— versus —
 INTERFREIGHT FQRWADERS ::: :::::::::::: DEFENDANT
BEFORE:- HON. THE PRINCIPAL JUDGE - MR. JUSTICE J.E[. NTABGOBA
RULING 

Unicof Ltd, brought this action under the insurance doctrine of subrogation. It is claiming a sum of US $ 86,223.91 from M/S. Interfreight Forwarders (U) Ltd. UNICOF claims that it is bringing this action for the benefit of its insurers! under writers who are represented by their agen MA’S. Henry Voet — Geninot B.V.B.A of Antwerpen, Belgium. The said insurers/underwriters, it is alleged in the plaint, paid the plaintiff (insured) the sum of US $ 86,223.91 for the loss of 600 bags of Uganda Robust Coffee. In paragraph 3 of the plaint the plaintiff avers, inter alia, that “The plaintiff shall produce and rely on the documents evidencing payment of the said sum of US 86,223.91 at the hearing