Res Judicata

Kamuhangire Miisi v Kashumba Gerald (Civil Appeal No. DR. MFP 8/90) ((Civil Appeal No. DR. MFP 8/90)) [1991] UGHC 11 (31 July 1991);


Search Summary: 

This is an appeal by the appellant against the ruling of the learned trial magistrate where he upheld a preliminary point of law raised by the respondent in that the subject matter of the appeal was the same subject matter that was decided in a previous case.

Headnote and Holding: 

In this case however, the court found that the parties were not the same and therefore that the trial Magistrate erred in law when he dismissed the appeal on the pretext that the appeal was res judicata.


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