Administrative Law

SGS Societe Generale De Surveilance SA v Public Procurement & Disposal Of Public Assets Authority & Anor. (MISC APPLICATION NO. 43 OF 2011) [2012] UGHC 112 (22 June 2012);


Search Summary: 

In this case the applicant sought court for orders of certiorari and prohibition against
the first respondent’s report. The report was to the effect that the applicant was
unethical and had interfered in the bidding process which would most likely result in
the second respondent invoking a disciplinary action against the applicant.

Headnote and Holding: 

Court considered whether the first respondent conducted the administrative appeal in
accordance with principles of natural justice and the law and whether the applicant
was entitled to remedies sought. Court held that there had been violation of the
principles of natural justice by the first respondent. Court was satisfied that the
applicant had not been provided with an opportunity to be heard before the finalizing
of the report and furthermore the report itself did not indicate how unethical the

applicant had been. For that matter the applicant was entitled to the remedies sought
for of certiorari and prohibition against the respondents.
Accordingly court the applicant’s judicial review application.


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