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Abel Marcel Okoth Okello V Kenya Medical Research Institute KEMRI) [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Cause 1800 of 2011 Date Delivered: 31 Mar 2014

Judge: Maureen Onyango Atieno

Court: Employment and Labour Relations Court at Nairobi

Parties: Abel Marcel Okoth Okello v Kenya Medical Research Institute KEMRI)

Citation: Abel Marcel Okoth Okello V Kenya Medical Research Institute KEMRI) [2014] eKLR

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Boni Khalwale V Attorney General & 2 Others [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Constitutional Petition 6 of 2014 Date Delivered: 31 Mar 2014

Judge: George Matatia Abaleka Dulu

Court: High Court at Kakamega

Parties: Boni Khalwale v Attorney General Inspector General & National Police Service Commission

Citation: Boni Khalwale V Attorney General & 2 Others [2014] eKLR

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Kawamambanjo Limited V Chase Bank (Kenya) Limited & Another [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Civil Case 344 of 2013 Date Delivered: 31 Mar 2014

Judge: Jacqueline Kamau

Court: High Court at Nairobi (Milimani Law Courts)

Parties: Kawamambanjo Limited v Chase Bank (Kenya) Limited & Redhill Fisheries Limited

Citation: Kawamambanjo Limited V Chase Bank (Kenya) Limited & Another [2014] eKLR

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Nazareth Sisters Of Annunciation Generaliate Registered Trustees V County Secretary Isiolo & Another [2014] eKLR

Case Number: ELC 43 of 2014 Date Delivered: 31 Mar 2014

Judge: Peter Muchoki Njoroge

Court: High Court at Meru

Parties: Nazareth Sisters of Annunciation Generaliate Registered Trustees v County Secretary Isiolo & County Government of Isiolo

Citation: Nazareth Sisters Of Annunciation Generaliate Registered Trustees V County Secretary Isiolo & Another [2014] eKLR

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Beatrice Kahai Adagala V Postal Corporation Of Kenya [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Cause 234/2013 Date Delivered: 31 Mar 2014

Judge: Hellen Wasilwa Seruya

Court: Employment and Labour Relations Court at Kisumu

Parties: Beatrice Kahai Adagala v Postal Corporation of Kenya

Citation: Beatrice Kahai Adagala V Postal Corporation Of Kenya [2014] eKLR

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Kithure M'mwenda Nyaga VTeachers Service Commission [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Miscellaneous Application 16 of 2014 Date Delivered: 31 Mar 2014

Judge: Linnet Ndolo

Court: Employment and Labour Relations Court at Nairobi

Parties: Kithure M'mwenda Nyaga vTeachers Service Commission

Citation: Kithure M'mwenda Nyaga VTeachers Service Commission [2014] eKLR

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John Ngari & 3 Others V Ndathi Mbiti [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Civil Application 35 of 2013 Date Delivered: 31 Mar 2014

Judge: Alnashir Ramazanali Magan Visram

Court: Court of Appeal at Nyeri

Parties: John Ngari & 3 others v Ndathi Mbiti

Citation: John Ngari & 3 Others V Ndathi Mbiti [2014] eKLR

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Global Petroleum Products Kenya Limited V Sonal Holdings (K) Limited & Another [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Civil Suit 430 of 2011 Date Delivered: 31 Mar 2014

Judge: Jacqueline Kamau

Court: High Court at Nairobi (Milimani Law Courts)

Parties: Global Petroleum Products Kenya Limited v Sonal Holdings (K) Limited & Paresh Kumar Dodhia

Citation: Global Petroleum Products Kenya Limited V Sonal Holdings (K) Limited & Another [2014] eKLR

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Republic V Onesmus Kaingu Kulola Alias Mtawali [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Criminal Case 15 of 2012 Date Delivered: 31 Mar 2014

Judge: Christine Wanjiku Meoli

Court: High Court at Malindi

Parties: Republic v Onesmus Kaingu Kulola alias Mtawali

Citation: Republic V Onesmus Kaingu Kulola Alias Mtawali [2014] eKLR

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Charles Magu Nyakuya V Joseph Karuu Mutiga & Another [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Civil Suit 76 of 2011 Date Delivered: 31 Mar 2014

Judge: Peter Muchoki Njoroge

Court: High Court at Meru

Parties: Charles Magu Nyakuya v Joseph Karuu Mutiga & Peter Kariuki Njeru

Citation: Charles Magu Nyakuya V Joseph Karuu Mutiga & Another [2014] eKLR

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William Mwangi Nguruki V Barclays Bank Of Kenya Ltd [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Civil Application 1 of 2014 Date Delivered: 31 Mar 2014

Judge: Alnashir Ramazanali Magan Visram, Martha Karambu Koome, James Otieno Odek

Court: Court of Appeal at Nyeri

Parties: William Mwangi Nguruki v Barclays Bank of Kenya Ltd

Citation: William Mwangi Nguruki V Barclays Bank Of Kenya Ltd [2014] eKLR

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Eliud Munene Kiragu V Republic [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Criminal Application1 of 2014 (Ur 1/2014) Date Delivered: 31 Mar 2014

Judge: Alnashir Ramazanali Magan Visram, Martha Karambu Koome, James Otieno Odek

Court: Court of Appeal at Nyeri

Parties: Eliud Munene Kiragu v Republic

Citation: Eliud Munene Kiragu V Republic [2014] eKLR

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Margaret Amimbo T/A Igare Auctioneers V Lasit Limited & Another [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Miscelleneous Application 372 of 2013 Date Delivered: 31 Mar 2014

Judge: Abigail Mshila

Court: High Court at Nakuru

Parties: Margaret Amimbo T/A Igare Auctioneers v Lasit Limited Rebania Limited

Citation: Margaret Amimbo T/A Igare Auctioneers V Lasit Limited & Another [2014] eKLR

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Gitamaiyu Trading Company Ltd V Nyakinyua Mugumo Kiambaa Co. L & 6 Others [2014] eKLR

Case Number: ELC 4496 of 1994 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Lucy Nyambura Gacheru

Court: High Court at Nairobi (Milimani Law Courts)

Parties: Gitamaiyu Trading Company Ltd v Nyakinyua Mugumo Kiambaa Co L, Wariara Njenga, Mumbi Gichuru, James Njenga Karume, J R Njenga, Commissioner of Lands & Attorney General

Citation: Gitamaiyu Trading Company Ltd V Nyakinyua Mugumo Kiambaa Co. L & 6 Others [2014] eKLR

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Francis Njiru Nyaga & Another V Jemimah Waruguru [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Succession Cause 551 of 2009 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Hedwig Imbosa Ong'udi

Court: High Court at Embu

Parties: Francis Njiru Nyaga & John Gicovi v Jemimah Waruguru

Citation: Francis Njiru Nyaga & Another V Jemimah Waruguru [2014] eKLR

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Bart Kibati – Chairman & 2 Others V Harrow Investment Ltd & Another [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Elc Suit 355 of 2012 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Lucy Nyambura Gacheru

Court: High Court at Nairobi (Milimani Law Courts)

Parties: Bart Kibati – Chairman & 2 others v Harrow Investment Ltd & another

Citation: Bart Kibati – Chairman & 2 Others V Harrow Investment Ltd & Another [2014] eKLR

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Joyce Wanjiru Baru V Samuel Wambugu Mwangi & Others [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Civil Case 241 of 1998 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Antony Ombwayo

Court:

Parties: Joyce Wanjiru Baru v Samuel Wambugu Mwangi & others

Citation: Joyce Wanjiru Baru V Samuel Wambugu Mwangi & Others [2014] eKLR

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Charles Mwangi Ringuru & 7 Others V Nancy Wangari Mathenge & 7Others [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Civil Case 136 of 2011 & 122 of 2010 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Antony Ombwayo

Court: Environment and Land Court at Nyeri

Parties: Charles Mwangi Ringuru,Wambui Mathenge & 6 Others v Nancy Wangari Mathenge, Nancy Wangari Mathenge & 6 Others& 6 Others

Citation: Charles Mwangi Ringuru & 7 Others V Nancy Wangari Mathenge & 7Others [2014] eKLR

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James Gicheru Muriuki & Others V Rose Mumbi & Others [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Misc. Appl. 113 of 2007 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Antony Ombwayo

Court: High Court at Nyeri

Parties: James Gicheru Muriuki & Others v Rose Mumbi & Others

Citation: James Gicheru Muriuki & Others V Rose Mumbi & Others [2014] eKLR

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Clyde Alielo Khayiya & 27 Others V Board Of Governors Ngara Girls High School & Another [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Cause 1667 of 2011 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: James Rika

Court: Employment and Labour Relations Court at Nairobi

Parties: Clyde Alielo Khayiya & 27 others v Board of Governors Ngara Girls High School & another

Citation: Clyde Alielo Khayiya & 27 Others V Board Of Governors Ngara Girls High School & Another [2014] eKLR

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Mutinda Anthony Nzioka V Teachers Service Commission [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Cause No. 198 of 2013 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Stephen Radido Okiyo

Court: Employment and Labour Relations Court at Mombasa

Parties: Mutinda Anthony Nzioka v Teachers Service Commission

Citation: Mutinda Anthony Nzioka V Teachers Service Commission [2014] eKLR

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Ramji Megji Gudka Limited V Alfred Morfat Omundi Michira & 2 Others [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Environment And Land Civil Case 40 of 2001 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Samson Odhiambo Okong'o

Court: High Court at Kisii

Parties: Ramji Megji Gudka Limited v Alfred Morfat Omundi Michira, Getembe Thrift Company Ltd & Thomas Oresi Omwoyo

Citation: Ramji Megji Gudka Limited V Alfred Morfat Omundi Michira & 2 Others [2014] eKLR

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Joseph Wamburu Tumbu V Benard Mutiso Mutisya [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Civil Appeal 133 of 2013 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Beatrice Thuranira Jaden

Court: High Court at Machakos

Parties: Joseph Wamburu Tumbu v Benard Mutiso Mutisya

Citation: Joseph Wamburu Tumbu V Benard Mutiso Mutisya [2014] eKLR

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Stephen Wang’ang’a Njoroge V Stanley Ngugi Njoroge& Another [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Civil Appeal 13 of 2011 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Hatari Peter George Waweru

Court: High Court at Nairobi (Milimani Law Courts)

Parties: Stephen Wang’ang’a Njoroge v Stanley Ngugi Njoroge& another

Citation: Stephen Wang’ang’a Njoroge V Stanley Ngugi Njoroge& Another [2014] eKLR

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Grace Njeri George V Bank Global Management Ltd [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Civil Appeal Cases 111 of 2011 And Cmcc No. 5056 of 2010 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Rose Edwina Atieno Ougo

Court: High Court at Nairobi (Milimani Law Courts)

Parties: Grace Njeri George v Bank Global Management Ltd

Citation: Grace Njeri George V Bank Global Management Ltd [2014] eKLR

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Festus Nyambeka V Texco Spinning Mills [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Civil Appeal 158 of 2009 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Roseline Pauline Vunoro Wendoh

Court: High Court at Nakuru

Parties: Festus Nyambeka v Texco Spinning Mills

Citation: Festus Nyambeka V Texco Spinning Mills [2014] eKLR

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Kenya Armed Forces Old Comrades Association Registered Trustees V Registered Trustees Of Agape Fellowship Centre [2014] eKLR

Case Number: ELC 503 of 2012 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Lucy Nyambura Gacheru

Court: Environment and Land Court at Nairobi

Parties: Kenya Armed Forces Old Comrades Association Registered Trustees v Registered Trustees of Agape Fellowship Centre

Citation: Kenya Armed Forces Old Comrades Association Registered Trustees V Registered Trustees Of Agape Fellowship Centre [2014] eKLR

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Teresiah Wangechi & 2 Others V Mbugua Thiga [2014] eKLR

Case Number: ELC 705 of 2007 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Lucy Nyambura Gacheru

Court: High Court at Nairobi (Milimani Law Courts)

Parties: Teresiah Wangechi & 2 Others v Mbugua Thiga

Citation: Teresiah Wangechi & 2 Others V Mbugua Thiga [2014] eKLR

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Irene Wariara Njuguna V Peter Nyamu Njuguna & 2 Others [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Succession Cause 504 of 2001 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Luka Kiprotich Kimaru

Court: High Court at Nairobi (Milimani Law Courts)

Parties: Irene Wariara Njuguna v Peter Nyamu Njuguna & 2 others

Citation: Irene Wariara Njuguna V Peter Nyamu Njuguna & 2 Others [2014] eKLR

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Tobias Ongany Auma & 5 Others V Kenya Airways Corporation [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Civil Application Nai 23 of 2009 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Wanjiru Karanja, George Benedict Maina Kariuki, Stephen Gatembu Kairu

Court: Court of Appeal at Nairobi

Parties: Tobias Ongany Auma, Aaron Muisyo Mwailu John Otieno Owili, Walter Ojwang Awich, Henry Munene Karubiu & Fidelis Nthunthi v Kenya Airways Corporation

Citation: Tobias Ongany Auma & 5 Others V Kenya Airways Corporation [2014] eKLR

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Paul Chege & 3 Others V Charles K Githiomi [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Civil Case 656 of 2013 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Rose Edwina Atieno Ougo

Court: High Court at Nairobi (Milimani Law Courts)

Parties: Paul Chege, Susan Ndunge Muendo, Olympus Investment Limited & Prime Logistics v Charles K Githiomi

Citation: Paul Chege & 3 Others V Charles K Githiomi [2014] eKLR

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Mavji Ramji Patel V Eunice Wairimu Muturi & Another [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Civil Application 329 of 2013 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Wanjiru Karanja, Patrick Omwenga Kiage, Stephen Gatembu Kairu

Court: Court of Appeal at Nairobi

Parties: Mavji Ramji Patel v Eunice Wairimu Muturi & Washington Muchiri Muturi

Citation: Mavji Ramji Patel V Eunice Wairimu Muturi & Another [2014] eKLR

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Simon Ndege V Team Construction Limited [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Bankruptcy Notice 8 of 2013 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Francis Gikonyo

Court: High Court at Nairobi (Milimani Commercial Courts Commercial and Tax Division)

Parties: Simon Ndege v Team Construction Limited

Citation: Simon Ndege V Team Construction Limited [2014] eKLR

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John Kipkemboi Kilel V Wilfred Riitho Njeru Interim Liquidator Of Lakestar Insurance Company Limited (In Liquidation) [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Civil Cause 363 of 2008 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Francis Gikonyo

Court: High Court at Nairobi (Milimani Law Courts)

Parties: John Kipkemboi Kilel v Wilfred Riitho Njeru Interim Liquidator of Lakestar Insurance Company Limited (In Liquidation)

Citation: John Kipkemboi Kilel V Wilfred Riitho Njeru Interim Liquidator Of Lakestar Insurance Company Limited (In Liquidation) [2014] eKLR

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Joyce Wanjiru Baru V Samuel Wambugu Mwangi & Others [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Civil Case 241 of 1998 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Antony Ombwayo

Court: Environment and Land Court at Nyeri

Parties: Joyce Wanjiru Baru v Samuel Wambugu Mwangi & others

Citation: Joyce Wanjiru Baru V Samuel Wambugu Mwangi & Others [2014] eKLR

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Rongi Kirandi V Nicodemus Machoka Nyakenyanya [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Cause 151 of 2013 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Byram Ongaya

Court: Employment and Labour Relations Court at Nakuru

Parties: Rongi Kirandi v Nicodemus Machoka Nyakenyanya

Citation: Rongi Kirandi V Nicodemus Machoka Nyakenyanya [2014] eKLR

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Santam Services (E A) Ltd V Rentokil (K) Ltd & Another (K) Ltd [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Civil Appeal 23 of 2014 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Hatari Peter George Waweru

Court: High Court at Nairobi (Milimani Law Courts)

Parties: Santam Services (E A) Ltd v Rentokil (K) Ltd & Kentainers (K) Ltd

Citation: Santam Services (E A) Ltd V Rentokil (K) Ltd & Another (K) Ltd [2014] eKLR

An appeal from the Industrial Property Tribunal automatically stays the decision appealed against

Santam Services (E A) Ltd v Rentokil (K) Ltd & Another

Civil Appeal No. 23 of 2014

High Court of Kenya at Nairobi

H.P.G. Waweru, J

March 28, 2014

Reported by Andrew Halonyere & Anne Mbuthia

 

Brief Facts

The Appellant brought an appeal against the decision of the Industrial Property Tribunal to revoke its patent, Number AP 773, with costs on the higher scale, registered with the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO) on October 15, 1999.

Despite the fact that the Industrial Property Act did not require it, the Appellant brought an application under Order 42, rule 6 of the Civil Procedure Rules, 2010, seeking stay of the decision of the Tribunal pending the hearing and disposal of the appeal, as a matter of caution.

Issue

  1. Whether it was necessary to make a formal application for stay of a decision of the Industrial Property Tribunal, pending the hearing and determination of an appeal

Civil Practice and Procedure- Stay of proceedings in case of appeal- Appeal to the High Court against a decision of the Industrial Property Tribunal-– Civil Procedure Rules, 2010, Order 42, Rule 6

Statutes – Interpretation of statutes – Interpretation of section 104 of the Industrial Property Act - Whether section 104 of the Industrial Property Act implied that an appeal against a decision of the Industrial Property Tribunal operates as a stay of the decision

Section 104 of the Industrial Property Act provided:

(1)       Any revoked or invalidated patent, utility model or industrial design or claim or part of a claim of a registered industrial design shall be regarded as null and void from the date of the grant of the patent or certificate of registration of the utility model or the industrial design.

(2)      As soon as the decision of the Tribunal is no longer subject to appeal, the Chairman of the Tribunal shall inform the Managing Director who shall register and publish it as soon as possible in the Kenya Gazette or in the Industrial Property Journal.

Held:

  1. Although the wording of section 104 (2) of the Industrial Property Act was not express enough, the provision implied that an appeal acted as a stay of registration and publication of the decision of the Tribunal in the Kenya Gazette or the Industrial Property Journal. 
  2. There could not be any doubt, upon a closer look at section 104 (2), that the intention of the legislature was that an appeal once duly lodged, and as long as it remained undisposed of, operated as a stay of the decision of the Tribunal, which decision could not be registered or published in the Kenya Gazette or the Industrial Property Journal, pending disposal of the appeal.
  3. The Appellant needed not have applied for stay of the order of the Industrial Property Tribunal pending the hearing and disposal of the appeal. All it needed to do was to inform the Chairman of the Tribunal that it had appealed against its order, and to provide evidence of such appeal.

 

Application was allowed.

 

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John Irungu Mwangi V Irembu Farmers Co-Operative Society Ltd [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Cause 8 of 2013 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Nelson Jorum Abuodha

Court: Employment and Labour Relations Court at Nyeri

Parties: John Irungu Mwangi v Irembu Farmers Co-Operative Society Ltd

Citation: John Irungu Mwangi V Irembu Farmers Co-Operative Society Ltd [2014] eKLR

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C K V A R C A [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Divorce Cause 254 of 2013 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Luka Kiprotich Kimaru

Court: High Court at Nairobi (Milimani Law Courts)

Parties: C K v A R C A

Citation: C K V A R C A [2014] eKLR

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Godfrey Otieno Onyango (Suing On Behalf Of Ronald Onyango) & 2 Others V Crispin Oduor Obudo & 8 Others [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Civil Case 86 of 2013 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Eric Kennedy Okumu Ogola

Court: High Court at Nairobi (Milimani Commercial Courts Commercial and Tax Division)

Parties: Godfrey Otieno Onyango (Suing On Behalf Of Ronald Onyango), Donald Rabala & Harvey Agumbah v Crispin Oduor Obudo, George Omondi Kagumba, Griffin Legal Kenya Limited, Griffin Claims Management Limited, Griffin Legal Uk, Tadem Law T/A Xja Limited, Griffin Legal Claims Limited, Cris Boyd Limited & Fashion Heaven Limited

Citation: Godfrey Otieno Onyango (Suing On Behalf Of Ronald Onyango) & 2 Others V Crispin Oduor Obudo & 8 Others [2014] eKLR

COURT OUTLINES WHAT A FREEZING ORDER ENTAILS

Godfrey Otieno Onyango (suing on behalf of Ronald Onyango) & 2 Others v Crispin Oduor Obudo & 8 Others

Civil Case Number 86 of 2013

Milimani Commercial & Admiralty Division

High Court of Kenya at Nairobi

E K O Ogolla J.

Reported by Emma Kinya and Opiyo Lorraine

 

 

 

Brief facts

Three Applications were brought before court for determination as follows:

  1. Plaintiffs/ Applicants’ Notice of Motion dated 8th March 2013.
  2. Plaintiff/ Applicants’ Amended Notice of Motion dated 8th March 2013.
  3. 1st and 2nd Defendants Notice of Motion dated 23rd April 2013.

The 1st and 2nd Defendants also filed a Preliminary Objection dated  23rd April 2013 raising issues of jurisdiction and stating also that the suit filed was against the provisions of Order 1 and 2 of the Civil Procedure Rules and the tenets of Public Policy.

 

Issues

  1. Whether the jurisdiction of a court when filing a suit was limited to where a party was domiciled
  2. Whether the orders of specific performance and mandatory injunctions could be issued at an interlocutory stage.
  3. What were the ingredients of a freezing order?
  4. Whether a Plaintiff residing outside the court’s jurisdiction ought to provide security for costs.

 

Jurisdiction- Jurisdiction of the High Court – where the parties were not domiciled in the place where the cause of action arose - whether a court has jurisdiction to hear and determine matters arising outside the court’s territory- Civil Procedure Act(Cap 21) section 15.

Civil Practice & Procedure – Injunctions – interim injunctions -  nature of an order of specific performance and mandatory injunctions – where the parties were seeking an injunction to prevent the transfer of property and money to third parties - whether orders of specific performance and mandatory injunctions could be granted at an interlocutory stage.

Civil Practice & Procedure – injunctions – freezing injunctions – nature of a freezing injunction – principles governing freezing orders.

 

Civil Procedure Act, Cap 21

Section 15

“Subject to the limitations aforesaid, every suit shall be instituted in a court within the local limits of whose jurisdiction:

  1. The defendant or each of the defendants (where there are more than one) at the time of the commencement of the suit, actually and voluntarily resides or carries on business, or personally works for gain; or
  2. Any of the defendants (where there are more than one) at the time of the commencement of the suit actually and voluntarily resides of carries on business, or personally works for gain, provided either the leave of the court is given, or the defendants who do not reside or carry on business, or personally work for gain, as aforesaid acquiesce in such institution; or
  3. The cause of action, wholly or partly arises.

 

Held

  1. The jurisdiction of filing a suit was not limited to where the Defendants were domiciled. Section 15 of the Civil Procedure Act, Cap 21 also considered where the cause of action arose and in this case it arose in Kenya.
  2.  A freezing order was normally issued in personam and was aimed at enjoining or restraining a person from dissipating an asset directly or indirectly.
  3. As per Goode on commercial Law 4th Edn at page 1287, the grant of a freezing injunction is governed by principles quite distinct from those laid down for ordinary interim injunctions. Before granting a freezing injunction the court will usually require to be satisfied that:-
  1.  The claimant has ‘a good arguable case’ based on a pre-existing cause of action;
  2.  The claim is one over which the court has jurisdiction;
  3.  The defendant appears to have assets within the jurisdiction;
  4. There is a real risk that those assets will be removed from the jurisdiction or otherwise dissipated if the injunction is not granted; and ;
  5. There is a balance of convenience in favour of granting the injunction;
  6. The Court can also order disclosure of documents or the administration of requests for further information to assist the claimant in ascertaining the location of the defendant’s assets”

 

  1. An order of specific performance was final and could not be granted at an interlocutory stage. There needed to be proof of valid agreements as between the two conflicting sides that showed the Defendants were indeed bound to perform certain duties. Mandatory Injunctions could only be issued where the Plaintiff established a clear and summary case (Kenya Breweries Limited & 2 Others vs. Washington Okeyo (2002) eKLR). They were final in nature and would only be granted on an interlocutory application in special circumstances.
  2. Generally, security for costs is required for Plaintiffs residing outside the court’s jurisdiction. (Shah v Shah (1982) KLR, 98). It was not sufficient that the 1st Plaintiff merely stated that they were citizens of good standing with careers and assets, they instead should have filed an affidavit of means to dispel the Defendants fears that there were no known assets.

Preliminary Objection dismissed; Plaintiffs’ Notice of Motion allowed; Amended Notice of Motion dismissed; Defendants’ Notice of Motion allowed.

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Jack Kaguu Githae V James Mugo Kinga & 9 Others [2014]eKLR

Case Number: Hccc 58 of 2012 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Antony Ombwayo

Court: High Court at Nyeri

Parties: Jack Kaguu Githae v James Mugo Kinga & 9 others

Citation: Jack Kaguu Githae V James Mugo Kinga & 9 Others [2014] eKLR

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Ahmed Musa Ismael V Kumba Ole Ntamorua & 4 Others [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Civil Application 256 of 2013 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Paul Kihara Kariuki, Patrick Omwenga Kiage, Stephen Gatembu Kairu

Court: Court of Appeal at Nairobi

Parties: Ahmed Musa Ismael v Kumba Ole Ntamorua, Saroni Ole Ntamorua, Parsaaya Ole Kutu, County Council of Narok & Commissioner of Lands

Citation: Ahmed Musa Ismael V Kumba Ole Ntamorua & 4 Others [2014] eKLR

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Josephat Muriithi Migwi V Hillary Muthie Mureithi [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Civil Appeal 13 Of 2013 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Oscar Angote

Court: Environment and Land Court at Malindi

Parties: Josephat Muriithi Migwi v Hillary Muthie Mureithi

Citation: Josephat Muriithi Migwi V Hillary Muthie Mureithi [2014] eKLR

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Charles Mwavita Mwangome V Grace Anyango [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Civil Case 57 of 2007 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Christine Wanjiku Meoli

Court: High Court at Malindi

Parties: Charles Mwavita Mwangome v Grace Anyango

Citation: Charles Mwavita Mwangome V Grace Anyango [2014] eKLR

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Owino Caroline V Castro Otiende [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Civil Case 95 of 2013 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Christine Wanjiku Meoli

Court: High Court at Malindi

Parties: Owino Caroline v Castro Otiende

Citation: Owino Caroline V Castro Otiende [2014] eKLR

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Philomena Murugi Ngugi V Jane Njeri Kamau [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Civil Case 297 of 2010 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Mathew John Anyara Emukule

Court: High Court at Nakuru

Parties: Philomena Murugi Ngugi v Jane Njeri Kamau

Citation: Philomena Murugi Ngugi V Jane Njeri Kamau [2014] eKLR

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Kazungu Kitsao Mlewa Rondo & 3 Others V Ibrahim Daudi Osman [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Civil Suit 81 of 2012 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Christine Wanjiku Meoli

Court: High Court at Malindi

Parties: Kazungu Kitsao Mlewa Rondo, Julia Anne Perry, William Kombe Yeri & David Nyantika (Suing for and on Behalf of Trustees, Parents, Sponsors and Charitable organization of Indi Academy) v Ibrahim Daudi Osman

Citation: Kazungu Kitsao Mlewa Rondo & 3 Others V Ibrahim Daudi Osman [2014] eKLR

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Marine Park Investments Ltd V Beach Life Limited [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Civil Case 15 of 2011 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Christine Wanjiku Meoli

Court: High Court at Malindi

Parties: Marine Park Investments Ltd v Beach Life Limited

Citation: Marine Park Investments Ltd V Beach Life Limited [2014] eKLR

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Antiochia Limited V Commissioner Of Lands & 2 Others & Others [2014] eKLR

Case Number: J.R Misc. App.14 of 2011 Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Oscar Angote

Court: Environment and Land Court at Malindi

Parties: Antiochia Limited v Commissioner of Lands, Chief Land Registrar & Kilifi Land Regisrar & others

Citation: Antiochia Limited V Commissioner Of Lands & 2 Others & Others [2014] eKLR

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Zephania Gichure Ndungu V Rwaikamba Rwathia Trading Co. Ltd & Another [2014] eKLR

Case Number: Elc 78 of 2009 (Os) Date Delivered: 28 Mar 2014

Judge: Lucy Nyambura Gacheru

Court: Environment and Land Court at Nairobi

Parties: Zephania Gichure Ndungu v Rwaikamba Rwathia Trading Co. Ltd & City Council Of Nairobi

Citation: Zephania Gichure Ndungu V Rwaikamba Rwathia Trading Co. Ltd & Another [2014] eKLR

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