appointment as Justices of Appeal. The others were His Worship Paul
Gadenya, His Worship Alex Ajiji and His Worship Asiimwe Tadeo, nominated
for appointment as Judges of the High Court.
Upon receipt of the complaints, the O4ce of the Speaker set out to
investigate the matter. It should be noted that the complainants stated that
they had /led their grievances with the Judicial Service Commission and
therefore the Appointments Committee consulted the Commission on their
handling of the various matters complained of.
The complainants against the judicial o4cers included: Mr. Kercan Prosper, a
Grade II Magistrate, who complained about his administrative transfer from
Nabweru Court to Kiboga. He said his transfer was malicious and intended to
frustrate his pursuit of a masters degree. JSC noted that the Magistrate had
not formally informed his employer that he was pursuing a course of study.
The complainant was transferred due to the many complaints against him at
the court that included land disputes.
A one Male Mabirizi complained of being prevented from sitting at the Bar
while defending himself in a matter. JSC said the complainant is not an
advocate of the High Court and therefore has no right to sit at the Bar. It was
also noted that Mr. Mabirizi appears to be a serial complainant against the
Judiciary and other organs whenever decisions don’t go his way.
Other complaints forwarded to the JSC didn’t have substance to be formally
NoThe Appointments Committee established that all the complaints /led with