At about a year old, the insurance appeals tribunal is in the process of building the capacity to carry out its work. In a key training session, the members of the tribunal have been cautioned to make careful decisions bearing in mind that these have a far-reaching impact in shaping the future and growth of the Insurance sector.
Justice Musa Ssekaana giving the key note address on the role and mandate of the Appeals Tribunal noted that the decisions are most likely going to impact on how the insurance sector moves and that the objective of the training is to sensitize & equip members with knowledge of court processes and procedures as they apply to the Tribunal to ensure that Tribunal decisions are well reasoned and technically sound.
Also for the Judicial Training Institute, Hon. Lady Justice Patricia Basaza-Wasswa presented on the topic: PURPOSE, STRUCTURE & CONTENT OF A JUDGMENT, noting that for effective communication, the judgment must have three important qualities: clarity, simplicity and brevity.
- Additionally, she noted that facts are foundational and fundamental to judicial decision making. The quality of fact finding will be the bedrock of the decision
Video courtesy of daily Monitor