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21 Undergo SCP Training
Participants at the Small Claims Procedure Training

At least 21 Judicial and non-judicial staff are attending a two-day training on Small Claims Procedure (SCP).

The participants were drawn from courts where SCP was recently rolled out. These included Apac, Oyam, Kamuli, Ntungamo, Mitooma, Kanungu and Kisoro Magisterial areas.

Theyinclude eight Magistrates Grade One, seven clerical officers, four processservers, one office supervisor and one records assistant. 

The training was flagged off by the Executive Director JTI, Hon. Justice Dr Henry Peter Adonyo, who said the training was aimed at enhancing knowledge and skills of key players in SCP. He urged the participants to pay keen interest in the training so that thy can train others at their stations.

"...this training will introduce you the implementers to the rules used in Small Claims Procedure that will equip you with the necessary skills in case management system and data management so that you are able to apply the rules properly in your respective magisterial areas," he said.

He commended Hon. Justice Geoffrey Kiryabwire, the Chairperson of the Small Claims Implementation Committee, for his dedicated service in the implementation of SCP. 

The training introduced participants to the rules for the implementation of SCP as well as best practices. 

The participants were skilled in Small Claims case management system and data management among others.

Hon.Justice Geoffrey Kiryabwire described SCP as the cheapest way to settle disputes. "I am confident that the Small Claims Procedure will continue to be a model reform for the Ugandan Judiciary." 

The training was facilitated by Registrar HW Phillip Odoki; Deputy Registrar, HW Boniface Wamala and Ag. Assistant Registrar (Small Claims), HW Lillian Bucyana. 

Posted 14th, June 2018
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