By Kampala Post Reporter
KAMPALA. At least 46 judicial officers (Registrars and Magistrates) have been transferred or deployed to different courts across the country by the Chief Registrar, Esta Nambayo.
The judiciary, in a statement released on Monday says, the officers newly deployed to different courts around the country are 16 Magistrates of Grade One recently appointed by the Judiciary Service Commission.
The team was sworn-in by the Chief Justice, Bart Katureebe on Friday last week.
According to the transfer circular issued on October 5 by the Chief Registrar, majority of the other 30 judicial officers were either due for transfer or they were moved from less busy to stations with more workload, which is in line with Judiciary’s transfer policy.
“The judiciary officers who have been in the system shall move to new stations on November 1, whereas the newly deployed officers have to move with immediate effect,” Ms. Nambayo said.
The Chief Registrar said judicial officer should be able to work in any part of the country adding, “Most of judicial officers are transferred from one place to another based on the workload assessments of one station compared to the other.”
Among the magistrates who have been transferred is Yunusu Ndiwalana who has been hearing the treason case of Kyadondo East legislator, Robert Kyagulanyi and his co-accused. Ndiwalana has been moved from Gulu to Iganga and replaced by Imoran Isaac Kintu who has been serving in Iganga court.
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