Administrative Law

Musinguzi Geoffrey v Kiruhura District Local Administration (HCT ) [2012] UGHC 99 (5 June 2012);


Search Summary: 

In this case the applicant sought court for several orders against the decision of the
chief administrative officer of the respondent dismissing him. Orders including but not
limited to; prerogative order of certiorari to quash the decision and have him reinstated
to his former position.

Headnote and Holding: 

Court considered whether the applicant was accorded a fair hearing before reaching
the decision to dismiss him. Court held that the applicant had been accorded a fair
hearing before his dismissal. Court was satisfied from its findings that the applicant
had been fairly had given the fact that he was allowed to write a statement and again
called upon to defend himself given the allegations against him. Furthermore he could
not make any claims of salary and other emoluments given that he had been dismissed
for dishonesty and forgery.
Accordingly court dismissed the applicant’s judicial review application.


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