Age Limit Appeal Ruling To Be Delivered This Thursday.

  • Posted on: 15 April 2019
  • By: sanyu-fm-news

Judges of the Supreme Court have notified parties in the age  limit  appeal  that  they will deliver their ruling in the this  Thursday.

The appeal was  heard by a panel comprising of the Chief Justice Bart Katureebe, Justices Jotham Tumwesigye, Paul Mugamba, Opio Aweri, David Mwangutsya, Stella Arach Amoko and Lillian Tibatemwa.

Last year by City Lawyer Male Mabirizi, Six Opposition Legislators and Uganda Law Society run to the Supreme court to appeal the AGE LIMIT petition ruling by the  the constitutional court  on  grounds that the constitutional court erred when it failed to nullify the amendments, despite a number of irregularities raised by the panel of Judges.

The petitioners questioned the facilitation of 29 million Shillings which was given to each legislator during the process. They further argued that the amendments damaged the basic structures enshrined in the constitution, which include, among others, the sovereignty of the people, duties of citizens to participate and defend the constitution from being abrogated, principles of unity and social justice