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Constitutional Court

Court of Appeal/Constitutianal Court

Supreme Courts (Highest Instance)

The Supreme Court is the highest judicial instance and final court of appeal in Uganda. The Court consists of a Chief Justice and 6 other judges. The jurisdiction of the Supreme Court is limited to hearing criminal and civil appeals from the Court of Appeal. In case of Constitutional matters , a full bench of members is required.

Supreme Court

Appellate Courts

The Court of Appeal hears appeals from the High Court. The court has original Jurisdiction in matters of constitutionality, acting as a constitutional court.

Court of Appeal

High Courts

The High Court has unlimited jurisdiction in both criminal and civil cases. In addition, it hears appeals from magistrates' courts and suprevises these courts. The High Court is divided into Civil, Criminal, Commercial, Family and Circuit Divisions.

High Court

First Instance Courts

Local Council Courts
Magistrates Courts Grade I
Magistrates Courts Grade II
Quadis Courts

Other Courts

Family and childrens Courts
Land Tribunals
The Commencial Court

Jurisprudence (Case Law)

Cases related to elections
Center for Arbitration and Dispute Resolution Decisions
Commecial Court Decisions (Ulii)
Constitutional Court Decisions (Ulii)
Court Judgments
Court of Appeal decisions (Ulii)
High Court Decisions (Ulii)
Judgements / Court Decisions
Supreme Court Decisions (Ulii)

Judiciary (general)

Courts of Judicature
Directorate of Public Prosecutions

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