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The Judiciary’s mandate is found in Article 126 (1) of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda: “Judicial Power is derived from the people and shall be exercised by the Courts established under this Constitution in the name of the people and in conformity with the law and with the values, norms and aspirations of the people.” Article 126 (2) outlines the following principles that should be applied when adjudicating cases:-
Justice shall be done to all irrespective of their social or economic status;
Justice shall not be delayed;
Adequate compensation shall be awarded to victims of wrongs;
Reconciliation between parties shall be promoted; and
Substantive justice shall be administered without undue regard to technicalities.
The courts shall furthermore be independent and shall not be subject to the control or direction of any person or authority.
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