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By: Njeri Githanga & Felix Okiri[1] TABLE OF CONTENTS 1.0INTRODUCTION 1.1.DISSOLUTION I. Instances when a company may be dissolved from the Register of Companies II. The effect of dissolution of a company 1.2 RESTORATION OF A COMPANY TO THE REGISTER OF COMPANIES. I. Types of restoration of a company. a) Administrative restoration (restoration by the […]

1. Download the Supreme Court (Presidential Election Petition) Rules, 2017 (L.N. 113/2017) The object of these Rules is to enable the Court to exercise its exclusive original jurisdiction under Article 163(3) (a) of the Constitution. These Rules apply to petitions in respect of presidential elections including petitions arising upon declaration by the Commission of the […]

 By Emma Kinya. 1. INTRODUCTION This paper studies the electoral process in Kenya. In so doing, it evaluates the functionality of Kenya’s electoral system by analysing the electoral process on the basis of its structure and general performance. It deploys some of the widely used indicators including: – electoral participation; party structure, organization, powers and […]

The Legal Resources Foundation Trust (LRF) and Resources Oriented Development Initiatives (RODI-Kenya) under the umbrella of National Council on Administration of Justice (NCAJ) partnered to conduct a comprehensive Audit of Kenya’s Criminal Justice System with focus on pre-trial detention focusing on case-flow management and conditions of detention. The Audit sought to provide a comprehensive analysis […]

REVISITING THE KOINANGE-GACHOKA CASE: REFLECTIONS ON CONTEMPT OF COURT UNDER THE CONSTITUTION OF KENYA, 2010 Ochiel J Dudley* 1. Introduction The purpose of this article is to review the current status of the law of contempt in Kenya. The essay explores the concept and origin of contempt of court and examines the doctrine under the […]

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE COUNTY ALLOCATION OF REVENUE ACT, 2014 *Ochiel J Dudley Citation: County Allocation of Revenue Act, 2014 Act No: 15 of 2014 Assent: 5th September, 2014 Commencement: 5th September, 2014 1. SUBJECT MATTER The Act provides for the equitable allocation of revenue, raised by the national government, among the county governments as well […]

THE CONSTITUTION OF KENYA 2010 AND JUDICIAL REVIEW: WHY THE ODUMBE CASE WOULD BE DECIDED DIFFERENTLY TODAY *Ochiel J Dudley Introduction The recent appearance of Maurice Odumbe, Kenya’s cricket legend, on the Television Show Jeff Koinange Live (#JKL) has renewed the interest of the public in his plight. In an investigation authorized by the International […]

147/95-149/96 Sir Dawda K. Jawara / Gambia (The)     PRACTICE DIRECTIONS RELATING TO CASE MANAGEMENT IN THE COMMERCIAL AND ADMIRALTY DIVISION  OF THE HIGH COURT AT NAIROBI   Content  The Kenya Gazette Vol. CXVI- No 89, Nairobi, 28th July 2014 GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 5179 THE CONSTITUTION OF KENYA THE JUDICATURE ACT (CAP. 8) THE […]

2014 Law Reform Compilation for the Blog Judicial pronouncements relating to an aspect of law that may be in need of reform are an important driver of the legal and administrative reform process. In keeping with Kenya Law’s mission to provide Universal Access to Kenya’s public legal information by monitoring and reporting on the development […]

LEGAL AND POLICY DILEMMA IN THE FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM: THE BAIL QUESTION IN TERRORISM CASES IN KENYA Elisha Zebedee Ongoyaå Introduction Topics such as bail jurisprudence particularly in terrorism cases more often that not conjure up emotions of security concerns about the “bad guy that must kept off the streets”. Most often, we tend to […]

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