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Court name
Court of Appeal
Case number
SCA 2 of 2019
Counsel for plantiff
Joel Camille

Geers v Attorney-general (SCA 2 of 2019) [2019] SCCA 42 (16 December 2019);

Media neutral citation
[2019] SCCA 42
Counsel for defendant
Stefan Knights
Headnote and holding:

By majority (delivered by Fernando JA, MacGregor PCA and Robinson JA concurring), the appeal of the Petitioner-Appellant is dismissed and the appeal of the Respondent-Appellants is allowed by setting aside the order of mandamus issued by the Constitutional Court on the 2nd Respondent and the order to issue regulations within 24 months of the order of the Constitutional Court.

Seperate minority judgments were delivered by Twomey CJ and Tibatemwa-Ekirikubinza JA.

MacGregor, JA
Fernando, JA
Twomey, JA
Robinson, JA
Tibatemwa-Ekirikubinza, JA