Rule of Law vs. Rulers of Law. Justice Barnabas Albert Samatta's Road To Justice
Justice Barnabas Albert Samatta's Road To Justice
Publication Year: 2011
Published by: African Books Collective
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Retired Chief Justice Barnabas Albert Samatta has made an oustanding contribution to strengthening the rule of law in Tanzania. This volume showcases . . .
PART I - Justice Samatta’s Road to Justice: An Introduction
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Mr. Justice Barnabas Albert Samatta retired from the bench in July 2007 after a distinguished legal career spanning 41 years. Of the four decades of active life, . . .
PART II - Justice Samatta’s Life Journey
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This part provides a succinct account of the biography of Justice Samatta’s judicial career. In particular, it traces the foundations of his judicious . . .
PART III - How I Remember Justice Samatta
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Justice Samatta has travelled a long path in his career as a lawyer and a Judge. He has also had a social lifestyle. In the course of all these endeavours . . .
Hon. B. A. Samatta - A Model of Justice
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I first worked very closely with Hon. B. A. Samatta between 1993 and 1997 when I was the Registrar of the High Court of Tanzania. He was the Principal . . .
The Samatta I Know
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One day someone approached me and said he wished to have a word with Chief Justice Samatta. “But the man always wears a serious and intimidating look . . .
How I Remember Retired Chief Justice Barnabas Samatta
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The retired learned Chief Justice is an icon of human dignity and respect. Whether in office or out of office, he maintains a confident aura, all the time portraying . . .
Recollections on Justice Samatta
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It was an honour and privilege for me to be asked by the editors of this book to say something on how I remember Justice Samatta, Chief Justice now in . . .
B.A. Samatta (As he then was)
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B.A. Samatta – I often told him that his initials should have been C.J. and not B.A. as the former were more fitting and descriptive of the person. Barnabas Albert Samatta . . .
PART IV - Justice Samatta in His Own Words
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Justice Samatta’s Leading Judgements at the Bench
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This case raises some interesting points of law relating to the doctrine of sovereign immunity. Before the Second World War nearly all States treated . . .
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The two accused in this case stand charged with cattle theft, contrary to section 59(2) of the Economic and Organized Crime Control Act, hereinafter . . .
Ruling: IN THE HIGH COURT OF TANZANIA AT DAR ES SALAAM Civil Case No. 214 of 1992
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One of the principal questions I have to decide in this matter is whether the plaintiff (now the respondent), Mr. Lujuna Shubi Ballonzi, Senior, has . . .
Ruling: IN THE HIGH COURT OF TANZANIA AT DAR ES SALAAM Civil Case No. 206 of 1993
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This is an application for an interlocutory injunction restraining His Excellency Ali Hassan Mwinyi, the President of the United Republic of . . .
Ruling: IN THE HIGH COURT OF TANZANIA (MAIN REGISTRY) AT DAR ES SALAAM Misc. Civil Cause No. 3 of 1996
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This is an application by way of a chamber summons for an order of certiorari to bring up and quash a decision of the President of the United Republic of . . .
Ruling: IN THE COURT OF APPEAL OF TANZANIA AT DAR ES SALAAM Consolidated Civil Applications Nos. 19 of 1999 and 27 of 1999
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I have before me two applications which have been consolidated, brought under Rule 9(2)(b) of the Tanzania Court of Appeal Rules, 1979 (hereinafter . . .
Judgement of The Court: IN THE COURT OF APPEAL OF TANZANIA AT DAR ES SALAAM Coram: Samatta, C.J., Kisanga, J.A. and Lugakingira, J.A. Civil Appeal No. 64 of 2001
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This is an appeal from a decision of the high Court (Kyando and Ihema, JJ, Kimaro, J., dissenting) dismissing a petition filed by the appellant for a declaration . . .
Judgement of The Court: IN THE COURT OF APPEAL OF TANZANIA AT DAR ES SALAAM (CORAM: MFALILA, J. A., LUBUVA, J. A., AND SAMATTA, J. A.) Civil Appeal No. 24 of 1999
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The appellant, Lutter Symphorian Nelson, and the 2nd respondent, Dr. Ibrahim Said Msabaha, were two of the nine candidates in the Kibaha constituency . . .
Judgement of The Court: IN THE COURT OF APPEAL OF TANZANIA AT DAR ES SALAAM (CORAM: SAMATTA, C.J., MROSO, J.A., and MUNUO, J.A.) Criminal Appeal No. 53 of 2001
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This is an appeal from a decision of the High Court (Chipeta, J., as he then was) affirming, while exercising revisional jurisdiction, a conviction . . .
Justice Samatta in His Own Words
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Aside from the eloquent judgments and rulings, Justice Samatta also made a number of extra-judicial statements in the course of delivering speeches . . .
On Environmental Justice
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I wish, at the outset, to express my deep gratitude to his Lordship, the Chief Justice of Egypt, the Supreme Constitutional Court of this country and the . . .
On Tanzania’s Constitutional Order
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I would like to begin by thanking the Managing Director of the Mkuki na Nyota Publishers, the publishers of the Civics Sourcebook that I will later . . .
No One is Above the Law
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Every journey, regardless of its character, must have an end. As many of you assembled here know, I began my professional journey fortyone years ago. . . .
Judicial Protection of Democratic Values: The Judgment of the Court of Appeal on Independent Candidates
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17th June, 2010, will always occupy a special place in the history of administration of justice in this country. As all of you assembled in this Hall well . . .
Appendix: Events in Pictures
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Page Count: 274
Publication Year: 2011