Constitutional Supremacy

Okupa v Attorney General & 3 Ors (MISC. CAUSE NO. 14 of 2005) [2018] UGHCCD 10 (31 January 2018);


Search Summary: 

The Applicants brought this application under
Article 50 of the Constitution of the Republic of
Uganda for enforcement of their rights against the
government of Uganda for actions of its servants
that violated their rights. This court met the matter
at its conclusion stage and proceeded to judgment,
The Applicants sought for declaratory orders of
rights and compensation for rights and property
violated and claimed damages and costs.

Headnote and Holding: 

In result, court observed that it is settled law that
costs shall follow the event unless Court shall for
good reason otherwise order. In the instant case
there appears to be no good reason as to why
Court should deny the costs to the successful
party. The court therefore ordered that the

successful Applicants are awarded costs of the


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