Institution of proceedings

Tumuhimbise Vs Centenary Bank Ltd (CIVIL APPEAL NO.111 OF 2012) [2019] UGCA 46 (8 April 2019);


Search Summary: 

This was an appeal from a decision of a high
court that dismissed the suit on the ground that
it was time barred. The appellant being
dissatisfied appealed on the ground that it was
wrong to hold that the matter was time barred
yet all the cause of action wasn’t founded on a
contract as the other part was founded on
malicious prosecution and unlawful

Headnote and Holding: 

The court held that as the first appellate court,
it has the duty to re appraise the evidence and
make inferences on the facts and the law. That
save for the issue on the contract which was
clearly time barred, the rest of the cause of

action was within the time for the limitation of
the cause of action in tort.


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