THE REPUBLIC OF UGANDA
IN THE COURT OF APPEAL OF UGANDA
AT KAMPALA
CORAM: BYAMUGISHA, NSHIMYE&ARACH-AMOKO, JJA
ELECTION PETITION APPEAL NO.6/11
BETWEEN
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PAUL MWIRU:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: APPELLANT
AND
1. HON. IGEME NATHAN NABETA SAMSON
2. THE ELECTORAL COMMISSION:::::::::::::RESPONDENTS
3. NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

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[Appeal from the judgment and orders of the High Court of Uganda sitting at
Jinja (Mugenyi J) dated 28th June 2011 in Election Petition No.3/11]

JUDGMENT OF BYAMUGISHA, JA.

This is a first appeal from the decision of the High Court wherein the
appellant’s petition seeking to annul the election of the first respondent as a
Member of Parliament for Jinja East Constituency was dismissed. The court
ordered each party to bear its own costs. There is a cross-appeal against that
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order.

On 18th February, 2011 Parliamentary Elections were held throughout the
country. The appellant, the first respondent, Dhikusoka Cranimer, Mudago
Rogers, Mugabi Cyrus, Nagayi Moses, Osinde Oyo and Waiswa Alex were duly

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