Conduct of proceedings

Magembe v Uganda Electricity Board (CIVIL SUIT NO. 613 OF 1990) [1992] UGHC 21 (5 February 1992);


Search Summary: 

This was an application by Notice of Motion whereby the applicant sought an order of enlargement of time within which to file his Written statement of defense. 

Headnote and Holding: 

The court held that order 47 rule 6 of the Civil Procedure Rules empowers court to enlarge the time fixed for filing pleadings and must be exercised judiciously where “sufficient cause” is shown hence in the interest of justice, the application was allowed.


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