The chief justice of Uganda justice Bart katurebe has asked government to consider revising the judiciary budget to enable it operationalize all its institution and consequently ensure justice to all citizens.
While addressing judges during the judge’s conference today, the chief justice said that the judiciary is limping due to inadequate funding that affects the efficiency of the institution.
He said that many of magistrate still use paper leading to loss of files , the institution has no enough vehicles to enable judges visit areas of dispute especially in land wrangle cases .
He adds that courts at all levels are understaffed which consequently leads to case backlog.
He is now calling to review of the institutions budget this financial year 2017-2018 if the institution is to undergo total face lift.