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|Case Number:||Cause 8 of 2012|
|Parties:||David Kimani And 9 Others v Geothermal Development Company Limited|
|Date Delivered:||20 Dec 2013|
|Court:||Employment and Labour Relations Court at Nakuru|
|Citation:||David Kimani And 9 Others v Geothermal Development Company Limited  eKLR|
|Court Division:||Industrial Court|
|History Advocates:||Both Parties Represented|
|Disclaimer:||The information contained in the above segment is not part of the judicial opinion delivered by the Court. The metadata has been prepared by Kenya Law as a guide in understanding the subject of the judicial opinion. Kenya Law makes no warranties as to the comprehensiveness or accuracy of the information|
REPUBLIC OF KENYA
IN THE INDUSTRIAL COURT OF KENYA AT NAKURU
CAUSE NO. 8 OF 2012
DAVID KIMANI AND 9 OTHERS.............................................CLAIMANT
GEOTHERMAL DEVELOPMENT COMPANY LIMITED........RESPONDENT
(BEFORE HON. JUSTICE BYRAM ONGAYA ON FRIDAY 20TH DECEMBER, 2013)
The court delivered the judgment in this case on 7.06.2013. The applicant Geothermal Development Company Limited filed a notice of motion on 2.12.2013 brought under Rules 16 (1) (3) (4), 31(2) and 36 of the Industrial Court (Procedure) Rules 2010, Order 22 Rule 22 of the Civil Procedure Rules and sections 1A, 1B and 3A of the Civil Procedure Act and all other enabling provisions of Laws of Kenya. The substantive prayer was that the court be pleased to issue permanent orders barring the respondents, their servants and or agents from attaching the applicant’s property.
The application was supported by the affidavit of Thomas Mburu attached on the application and the stated supporting grounds included:
It is not disputed that the claimants had been paid by the respondent in satisfaction of the judgment but without explanation of the deductions made from the judgment dues. The applicant has submitted that the deductions were for income tax with respect to the payments to each of the claimants.
The claimants’ have submitted that claimants Nos. 1, 2, 5, and 6 who earned Kshs.720.00 per day being Kshs.20,160.00 per month were liable to pay income tax in view of the provisions of section 49(2) of the Employment Act, 2007. It was further submitted that the rest of the claimants were not liable to pay taxes. The respondent did not object to that submission as respondent’s counsel conceded and the court finds for the claimants in that regard.
The court has considered the submissions and finds that the claimants are entitled to be paid Kshs.681,836.58 less income tax due from claimants Nos. 1, 2, 5, and 6.
In conclusion, the court makes the following orders:
Signed, dated and delivered in court at Nakuru this Friday, 20th December, 2013.