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Welcome to the Judicial Service Commission Website. This website is intended to form a Backbone for information sharing on JLOS institutions.
The Judicial Service Commission is a Constitutional body established under Article 146 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, 1995, whose mandate is to recruit judicial officers and regulate their conduct.
The Commission is composed of 9 members with powers to facilitate improving the efficiency and effectiveness of Justice administration in Uganda.The Commissioners are drawn from persons of integrity and unquestionable character.
President Museveni named High Court Judge Benjamin Isingoma Kabiito the new Chairman of the Judicial Service Commission (JSC).
Justice Kabiito replaces Justice James Ogoola who retired in February this year after his four-year term elapsed and was not eligible for reappointment. He had turned 70, the retirement age ceiling.
Justice Kabiito, who is currently based at Fort Portal High Court, will be deputised by Supreme Court Judge, Justice Faith Mwondha.
The Commissioners are; Justice Jotham Tumwesigye, Hon. William Byaruhanga (Attorney General), former Uganda Law Society President Ms Ruth Sebatindira, Ms Norah Matovu Winyi, Dr Laban Nnini Kirya, Hon. Rosemary Nyakikongoro and Hon. Amongin Aporu Christine.
This website provides information on the composition, functions and mandate of the Commission as well as information on the Commission Secretariat and Departments.
The website is designed as an easy-to-use informative tool which will work towards fulfilling the JSC Vision of 'Establishing an effective and efficient Judiciary and contributing to the promotion of law and order.'
Through this website,therefore,the JSC aims to provide users a forum for quick information collection, access , analysis,dissemination and feedback about the services rendered by the Commission and by other Justice, Law and Order Sector(JLOS) institutions.
The JSC Toll free number 0800 100 222 has also been installed to ease communication with the Commission, and to encourage information flow both within and outside the JLOS sector.
The website is also intended to showcase the activities and outputs of the JSC as it strives to ensure that all persons in Uganda have access to improved Judicial Services through recruitment, training and disciplining of Judicial officers, provision of Civic Education, as well as investigation and handling of public complaints and suggestions about the Judicial system.
The Commission wishes you an educative and informative interaction as we work to establish and maintain an independent and efficient machinery for administering Justice for all; and promoting public awareness and access to Justice.
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