Case Number Appeal No.2 of 2019
Summary

I opted to differ with the judgment which the majority of the Court delivered in respect of this Appeal. The Appeal is against the Judgment of this Court’s First Instance Division, dated 2nd July 2019 in Reference No.2 of 2018 whereby the Trial Court dismissed the Reference and ordered each Party to bear its own costs.

RespondentThe Secretary General of the East African Community AND Hon. Fred Mukasa Mbidde
ComplainantThe Attorney General of the Republic of Burundi
Date filed
CountriesBurundi , EALA , East African Community
KeywordEALA
Treaty Article

First Instance Judgment

Verdict
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Quorum

Appeal Judgment

VerdictThe Appeal is allowed. Accordingly, the election of the Speaker of the 4th Assembly was conducted in violation of Articles 57 (1) of the Treaty read together with Rule 12 (1) of the Rules of procedure of the Assembly, for want of the requisite quorum. The cross Appeal is disallowed with no order to costs. Each Party and Intervener shall bear its own costs. It is so ordered
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Date deliveredJune 25, 2020
Quorum