Patrick Kimbareeba v M/s Newlines Limited (Misc. Appl. No. 178 of 2000) ((Misc. Appl. No. 178 of 2000)) [2000] UGHC 6 (29 February 2000);


Search Summary: 

This was an application for third party proceedings that sought to add the state of the United States as a party to the suit as the respondent contends that the accident was caused by the agents of the state during their ordinary course of business. The subject was that the applicant was sued by the plaintiff for the accident caused by the officials of the embassy claiming damages from the same.

Headnote and Holding: 

The court held that in order that a third party may be legally joined the subject matter of the suit must be the same and the original cause of action must be the same.


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