Conduct of proceedings

Wasswa Semukutu & Co Ltd v Ochola & 3 ors (CIVIL APPEAL NO. 5 OF1990) [1991] UGSC 10 (27 February 1991);


Search Summary: 

The applicant was served on a Sunday and the High court
entered judgment for the respondents in the ex parte appeal.
His application to reinstate the appeal for hearing was
dismissed and he appealed.

Headnote and Holding: 

The court considered whether the appellant had been
effectively served. The court held that service could not be
effected on a Sunday. The court was satisfied that service
had been made on the appellant on a Sunday contrary to the
rules on service. The court accordingly concluded the
applicant was not effectively served and ordered for
reinstatement of the appeal.


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