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HW Chemutai Named Chief Registrar in New Judiciary Transfers
His Worship Chemutai

KAMPALA: The Chief Justice, Hon. Justice Bart M. Katureebe, appointed the Registrar High Court, HW Tom Chemutai, Judiciary's Acting Chief Registrar following the recent elevation of the incumbent, Hon. Lady Justice Esta Nambayo,as High Court Judge.

The Chief Justice has similarly appointed Assistant Registrar(Inspectorate), HW Karemani Jamson Karemera, as Judiciary's Public Relations Officer in the place of HW Vincent Emmy Mugabo, who was also appointed High Court Judge.

The appointments have come hand-in-hand with the transfers of 38 judicial officers who are being moved from one station to another in the interest of better service delivery in the Courts of Judicature.

Wrote the Chief Justice; "Following the appointment of Her Worship Esta Nambayo as Judge of the High Court, the Judicial Service Commission, under Article 147(1) of the Constitution and Regulation 19 of the Judicial Service Commission Regulations 2007/2005 has considered appointing you as Acting Chief Registrar for the Judiciary pending its next recruitment programme from mid-January 2020."  

He also said he had appointed HW Karemani PRO, in line with the Judiciary's Strategic Plan to enhance and sustain information sharing and communication on the institution. HW Karemani will handle the assignment alongside his normal duties as Assistant Registrar.

While transferring the 38 judicial officers, who include Deputy Registrars, Assistant Registrars, Chief Magistrates, Magistrates Grade One and Magistrates Grade Two, the outgoing Chief Registrar, HW Nambayo, said the transfers would be effective January 1, 2020.

She said the changes were in a bid to improve service delivery in the courts. "Some of the transfers are meant to fill the gaps created by the elevation of some Judicial Officers as well as routine transfers aimed at promoting better relations between the Judiciary and stakeholders especially with the JLOS community and district authorities."

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Posted 11th, December 2019
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