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Principal Judge Deploys Newly Appointed High Court Judges

According to the circular, the former Judiciary Chief Registrar, Tom Chemtai is now the Jinja High Court Resident Judge, the former Deputy Director of the Law Development Centre, Justice Florence Nakachwa is now the resident Judge of Mukono High Court while the former Deputy Registrar in the Inspectorate of Courts, Justice Lawrence Tweyanze moves to Masaka High Court circuit.
The New Principal Judge Dr Flavian Zeija at the Conference
The Principal Judge Dr Flavian Zeija has deployed the newly appointed Judges of the High Court and subsequently made a few transfers. In his circular issued on Tuesday, Dr Zeija, said the deployment of newly appointed Judges takes immediate effect while the transfers will be effective November 8th 2021.  

"The Judges on transfer are required to complete matters in advanced stages at their current stations before relocation to the new stations and may not take on new matters" reads the circular that is copied to the Chief Justice, his Deputy, Judiciary Permanent Secretary, Chief Registrar and the High Court Registrar. 

According to the circular, the former Judiciary Chief Registrar, Tom Chemtai is now the Jinja High Court Resident Judge, the former Deputy Director of the Law Development Centre, Justice Florence Nakachwa is now the resident Judge of Mukono High Court while the former Deputy Registrar in the Inspectorate of Courts, Justice Lawrence Tweyanze moves to Masaka High Court circuit.

The former Deputy Director of Public Prosecutions, Vincent Wagona has been deployed to Fort portal high court while the former Assistant DPP Lady Justice Alice Komuhangi has been posted to both the family Division of High Court and International Crimes Division.  

In the transfers, Justice Duncan Gaswaga who has been at the Commercial Court has been transferred to the Lira High Court circuit as a Resident Judge while Lady Justice Elizabeth Kabanda moves from Mukono High Court circuit to the International Crimes Division.

Also deployed to the International Crimes Division is Lady Justice Jane Elizabeth Alividza from Fort portal where she has been Senior Resident Judge and Lady Justice Cornelia Kakooza from the Land Division to the Commercial Division. Dr Winifred Nabisinde who has been the resident Judge of Jinja High court has been elevated at the same station and made head of the circuit. 

Justice Isaac Muwata from the Lira High Court circuit moves to the Criminal Division while Vincent Emmy Mugabo and Victoria Katamba have been elevated from resident Judges to heads of Fort portal and Masaka High Courts respectively.

The deployments now bring to 57, the number of high court judges. On August 13th 2021, Museveni appointed the said newly deployed Judges in September this year. 

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