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Registered Trustees of Presbyterian University of East Africa v. Paul Mungai Mbugua

(2020) JELR 95027 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  Civil Application 372 of 2019  •  7 Aug 2020  •  Kenya

Coram
Hannah Magondi Okwengu

Judgement

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL

AT NAIROBI

(CORAM: OKWENGU, JA (IN CHAMBERS)

CIVIL APPLICATION NO. 372 OF 2019

BETWEEN

THE REGISTERED TRUSTEES OF PRESBYTERIAN

UNIVERSITY OF EAST AFRICA................................APPLICANT

AND

PAUL MUNGAI MBUGUA......................................RESPONDENT

(Being an Application for extension of time to file a Notice of Appeal out of time from the Judgment and Decree of the Employment and Labour Relations Court at Nairobi (Wasilwa, J) dated 19th September 2019 in Cause No. 1527 of 2015)

RULING

[1] On 19th September 2019, the applicant filed an application for contempt proceedings seeking to cite the respondent, his advocate and auctioneers for contempt of court orders. Hellen Wasilwa, J proceeded to find that the respondent as the decree holder and the auctioneers were in contempt of the court orders and proceeded to cite them for contempt. The Judge however failed to cite the counsel for the respondent for contempt.

[2] The applicants who were aggrieved that the Jud…

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