President Museveni has appointed Sarah Langa Siu as the substantive Chief Registrar of courts of Judicature.
Her appointment is contained in Museveni’s August 14 letter to the chairperson of the Judicial Service Commission (JSC), Justice Benjamin Kabiito.
Langa replaces Esta Nambayo, who was elevated to the High Court Judge Bench last year.
Tom Chemutai had since last year, been the Acting Chief Registrar.
Prior to her appointment, Langa was the Deputy Registrar at the High Court, Civil Division.
The office of the Chief Registrar is created by Article 145 (1) of the Constitution.
The Chief Registrar is at the level of permanent secretary and assists the Chief Justice to carry out management of the Judiciary on a day-today basis and heads registrars and magistrates.
The Chief Registrar is also the official spokesperson of the Judiciary.
Museveni also appointed five registrars, according to a report by Daily Monitor.
The newly appointed registrars are; Harriet Nalukwago Ssali, Samuel Emokor, Amos Kwizera, Susan Kanyange and Godfrey Opifeni Anguandia.