|Case Number||APPLICATION NO. 2 OF 2019 (Arising from Reference No. 3 of 2019)|
This is an Application by Mssrs. Freeman A. Mbowe, Zitto Z. Kabwe, Hashimu Rungwe, Seif Sharif Hamad and Salum Mwalim (‘the Applicants’) for interim orders against the Attorney General of the United Republic of Tanzania (‘the Respondent’) pursuant to Articles 6(d), 7(2) and 39 of the Treaty for the Establishment of the East African Community (‘the Treaty’), and Rules 21(1), 48(a) and 73(1) of the East African Court of Justice Rules of Procedure 2013 (‘the Rules’).
The Applicants are natural persons, citizens and residents of the United Republic of Tanzania. They are also leaders or members of political parties registered in the United Republic of Tanzania. Their address of service for the purpose of this Application is c/o John Mallya, P.O.Box 62066, Ufipa Street, 91, Dar es Salaam.
The Respondent is the Attorney General of the United Republic of Tanzania who is sued in his capacity as the Principal Legal Advisor of the United Republic of Tanzania. His address of service for the purpose of this Application is the Attorney General of the United Republic of Tanzania, Office of the Solicitor General, 20 Kivukoni Road, P.O. Box 9050, Dar es Salaam.
|Respondent||THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA|
|Complainant||FREEMAN A. MBOWE & 4 OTHERS|
First Instance Judgment
|Verdict||For the above reasons, we decline to grant the interim orders sought by the Applicants and do hereby dismiss the Application. The costs thereof shall abide the outcome of the Reference. We direct that it be fixed for hearing forthwith. It is so ordered.|
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|Date delivered||June 17, 2020|