Munyagira v Mutayitwako (MISCELLENEOUS APPL. NO. 37 OF 1993 ) [1993] UGHC 28 (27 May 1993);


Search Summary: 

This application was brought seeking for an order to transfer Mengo Civil Suit No. G.K 1056/91 from the Chief Magistrate’s court of Mengo to the High Court for trial based on the ground that the quantum for damages sought by the applicant exceeds the jurisdiction of the Chief Magistrate’s Court.

Headnote and Holding: 

The Court held that the application under which the notice of motion was brought did not cite the rule under which the application was brought under. Court further held that all applications to the Court save where otherwise expressly provided for under the civil procedure rules are brought under o48ri and this must be cited. Failure of which makes the application defective. 


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