High Court - Mombasa

MOMBASA LAW COURTS

PURSUANT to the statement on closure of Courts in Mombasa and the Court Users Committee meeting held through Microsoft Teams on 22nd June 2020, and chaired by the Presiding Judge at Mombasa Law Courts – Hon. Justice Eric Ogola, the following resolutions were made: -

1. The Courts shall assess available manpower and thereafter inform the court users.

2. The court premises to be fumigated.

3. Plea taking in criminal cases to be conducted virtually.

4. Each court to issue a circular on how it will proceed with cases before it in the intervening 14 - day quarantine period.

5. Courts to ensure compliance with COVID – 19 guidelines issued by the Ministry of Health.

6. All execution proceedings to be stayed in the intervening period i.e from 19.06.2020 up to 03.07.2020.

7. All interim orders expiring during this period shall be automatically extended.

8. ICT coverage within the court premises to be improved.

9. Next CUC meeting to be held on 30th June 2020 to assess the situation.

C.A. OGWENO

DEPUTY REGISTRAR / SECRETARY CUC

MOMBASA LAW COURTS

23RD JUNE 2020

 

MOMBASA LAW COURTS

DIRECTIONS DURING THE 14 -DAY QUARANTINE PERIOD (19TH JUNE 2020 TO 3RD JULY 2020) – MOMBASA HIGH COURT - JUDICIAL REVIEW & CONSTITUTIONAL DIVISION AND THE CIVIL & COMMERCIAL DIVISION QUARANTINE PERIOD DIRECTIVES

A. PURSUANT to: -

1. The current COVID 19 pandemic affecting Mombasa Law Courts wherein 11 members inclusive of judicial officers and staff tested positive for the COVID – 19 test;

2. The Ministry of Health directives to close the court premises and sending 118 members, identified as contact persons, on self-quarantine for a period of 14 days, to curb the spread of the virus;

3. The directions by the Chief Justice dated 19.6.2020, closing down the Courts in Mombasa in the intervening period;

B. TAKING INTO ACCOUNT: -

1. The limited number of staff available to allow for normal operations at our court registries;

2. The likelihood and implications that normal court operations will be affected; and

3. The deliberations of the Court users Committee held on 22nd June 2020 through Microsoft Teams, attended by the Hon. Chief Justice David Maraga chaired by Hon. E. Ogola (Presiding Judge), with the attendance and participations of all Honourable Judges and Magistrates, judicial staff, members of Mombasa Law Society, Office of the Attorney General, Office of Director of Public Prosecutions, Office of the County Attorney, National Police Service, Prisons, Probation, the public and all other present court users;

4. The resolutions arrived at by members of the Court Users Committee (HEREWITH attached);

C. THE FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS ARE GIVEN: -

1. THAT there will be no open court proceedings for the period beginning 19th June 2020 to 3rd July 2020, to be reviewed at the lapse of the intervening period OR after the next Court Users Committee meeting scheduled for 30th June 2020 OR as shall otherwise be communicated to members.

2. THAT all matters scheduled to be heard or mentioned during this period shall be given other dates once normal court registry operations resume, unless any official communication be communicated to parties directing otherwise.

3. THAT all interim orders set to expire during this period shall be automatically extended.

4. THAT one central registry shall be opened for the two divisions – Judicial Review and Constitutional Division & the High Court Civil and Commercial Division.

5. THAT the registry will only receive and register urgent matters from the litigants.

6. THAT such matters will be placed before the Presiding Judge on Monday, Wednesday and Friday of every week during this period.

7. THAT the Presiding Judge will give directions on the hearing of these matters in consultation with other judges concerned.

8. THAT whenever necessary, the Presiding Judge will give appropriate orders as dictated by the urgency of the matter.

D. FILING & PAYMENTS

1. Urgent matters shall be filed as follows: -

DIVISION

EMAIL ADDRESS

COPY TO

CONTACT PERSON

JR & CONSTITUTIONAL

Mombasahighcourt@court.go.ke

N/A

Ms. Jessca Rwamba

0722 982 568

Mr. Silas Kaunda 0724 109 405

HIGH COURT CIVIL & COMMERCIAL

mombasahcc@gmail.com

mombasahighcourt@court.go.ke

Mr. Patrick Thuku

0720 764 198

Ms. Maureen Bati

0723 515 696

2. All documents MUST bear a functional email address AND telephone number failure to which they shall be rejected before filing.

3. The pleadings shall then be assessed and payment made as outlined in the Court’s notice dated 17th March 2020.

4. Once payment is made, the message notification shall be sent to the respective court email addresses within the same thread for ease of reference.

5. It is at this time that the contact persons may be reached to follow up on the matter, unless there is a delay in assessment of pleadings.

6. Any urgent matter desired to be heard on a particular day as stated above shall be filed and paid for before 11 am of the said day.

7. The orders of the Presiding Judge will be communicated by the email addresses or contacts provided in the pleadings by the end of the day when the matter is dealt with.

8. Due to the current situation, litigants and advocates are encouraged to file ONLY urgent matters during the intervening period.

E. RULINGS & JUDGMENTS

1. All judgments & rulings to be delivered during this intervening period shall be delivered as scheduled or a notice shall issue in any other case.

F. DEPUTY REGISTRARS

1. In case of any need for clarification in compliance with these directions, the following maybe contacted as below: -

JR & CONSTITUTIONAL

HON. C.A. OGWENO

0728 700 114

HIGH COURT CIVIL & COMMERCIAL

HON. J.M. NYARIKI

0734 844 442

C.A. OGWENO

DEPUTY REGISTRAR

MOMBASA LAW COURTS

23RD JUNE 2020

 

MOMBASA LAW COURTS CONTACTS FOR ALL HEADS OF REGISTRIES

REGISTRIES

NAME OF HEAD

MOBILE NUMBER

ELC

Elcmombasa01@gmail.com

Copyto

elcmombasa@court.go.ke

CHRISTINE KANYANGI

0720 230 079

HIGH COURT CIVIL

mombasahcc@gmail.com

copyto : mombasahighcourt@court.go.ke

PATRICE THUKU

0720 764 198

HIGH COURT CRIMINAL

mombasahccrc@gmail.com

copyto : mombasahighcourt@court.go.ke

ANTHONY WANJALA

0711545007

FAMILY DIVISION HIGH COURT

mombasahighcourtdiv@gmail.com

copyto : mombasahighcourt@court.go.ke

ELIJAH MUYA

0726 375 533

FAMILY DIVISION LOWER COURT

mombasacmscivil@gmail.com

copyto:

Mombasacourt@court.go.ke

SAMUEL MURIITHI

0725 000 236

HIGH COURT JR

mombasajudicialreviewdivision@gmail.com

Copy to

Mombasahighcourt@court.go.ke

JESCAH RWAMBA

0722 982 568

CRIMINAL LOWER COURT

mombasacourt@court.go.ke

KIARIE FRANCIS

0721 790 390

TRAFFIC REGISTRY

mombasacourt@court.go.ke

EDWIN MUNENE

0713 707 569

LOWER COURT CIVIL

mombasacmscivil@gmail.com

copyto:

Mombasacourt@court.go.ke

NJUGUNA KIGO

0715 798 654

HIGH COURT ARCHIVES

Mombasahighcourt@court.go.ke

SCOLASTICA KIMANI

0722 629 191

LOWER COURT ARCHIVES

Mombasacourt@court.go.ke

GLORIA KEREPEI

0720 600 286

CAM REGISTRY

mediation.msa@gmail.com

Copyto : highcourtmombasa@court.go.ke

NURU SAID

0701 111 466

ACCOUNTS

msalawcourtsaccnts@gmail.com

LILIAN AKINYI

0721 796 156

COURT RETURNS

courtreturns@gmail.com

copyto

mombasacourt@court.go.ke

WINNIE MIGOT

0714 901 832

ICT

cayodo@court.go.ke

COLLINS AYODO

0722 216 147

MAILS mombasacourt@court.go.ke

BETH KARIUKI

0722 423 494

COURT ADMINISTRATORS

1. MAINA KABIRU – O733 90 86 50

2. CHRISTINE KANYANGI – 0720 230 079

No.

REGISTRIES

EMAIL

1.

Environment and Land Court

elcmombasa01@gmail.com

copy to: elcmombasa@court.go.ke

2.

High Court Civil

mombasahcc@gmail.com copy to : mombasahighcourt@court.go.ke

3.

High Court Criminal

mombasahccrc@gmail.com

copy to: mombasahighcourt@court.go.ke

4.

Family Division High Court

mombasahighcourtdiv@gmail.com

copy to: mombasahighcourt@court.go.ke

5.

Family Division Lower Court

mombasacmscivil@gmail.com

copy to:

Mombasacourt@court.go.ke

6.

High Court Judicial Review

mombasajudicialreviewdivision@gmail.com

copy to:

mombasahighcourt@court.go.ke

7.

Criminal Lower Court

mombasacourt@court.go.ke

8.

Traffic Registry

mombasacourt@court.go.ke

9.

Lower Court Civil

mombasacmscivil@gmail.com

copy to:

Mombasacourt@court.go.ke

11.

Mediation Registry

mediation.msa@gmail.com Copy to :

highcourtmombasa@court.go.ke

12.

Accounts Department

msalawcourtsaccnts@gmail.com

NOTICE

MOMBASA LAW COURTS ELECTRONIC FILING EMAIL CONTACTS

Please take note of the emails below for electronic filing:

 

 

6th July to 9th July 2020

MOMBASA HIGH COURT

CHR AND JR

CAUSE LIST

MONDAY, 06 JULY 2020

HON. JUSTICE E. OGOLA COURT 1

11:00 AM

___________________________________________________________________________

_____

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MENTION

1. PET 17/2018Theresia Runji & Others Vs National Land Commission

2. HCCHRPET/252/2019 Ruwa Charo Vs Kenya National Highway Authority & 3 Others

NOTICE OF MOTION

3. J.R 77/2018 Rocham Enterprises & another vs Ministry of Industry Trade & Cooperatives & another

4. PET. 200/2019 Linda Tabitha Awino vs Kenya National Highways Authority

SUBMISSIONS

5. PET 24/2020 Hamdan Faraj Abed El Kithiri vs Yusuf Karama Timimi & Pc Moses Mwaniki, Urban Police Station & 4 others

HEARING

6. PET. 196/2019 Dismas Polle Mwasambu vs Technical University of Mombasa

7. PET. 183/2019 Samuel Barasa & 5 others vs Technical University of Mombasa, Vice Chancellor & others

8. PET 23/2015Margaret Miano Versus Kenya National Highways Authority

MOMBASA HIGH COURT

CHR AND JR

CAUSE LIST

TUESDAY, 07 JULY 2020

HON. JUSTICE E. OGOLA COURT 1

11:00 AM

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MENTION

1. PET 202/2018 Julius Kea Mbawa vs The Director of Criminal Investigations & Director of Survey

2. PET. 182/2019 Michael Camillus Saddy Kipunde & others vs The A.G.

3. JR 51/2017 Mission For Essential Drugs And Supplies Registered Trustees Vs The County Excutive Committee Members Finance County Government Of Mombasa & Other

HEARING OF APPLICATIONS

4.

JR 39/2017

Hussein Hamid Khamis & Other Vs Kenya Revenue Authority

5.

HC.J.R/11/2019

Mohamed Rajab Barawa Vs City Council Of Mombasa & Another

6. PET 5/2019 Mohamed Shaly Sese vs Edward Mzee Karezi & 8 others

7. JR 55/2019 Kahindi Katana Chengo vs Inspector General – National Police Service & others

8. JR 72/2010 K.R.A. vs MAT. International Limited

HEARING

9. HC.PET/17/2016

Wells Fargo Limited

Vs County Government Of Mombasa And Honourable

Attorney General

MOMBASA HIGH COURT

CHR AND JR

CAUSE LIST

WEDNESDAY, 8 JULY 2020

HON. JUSTICE E. OGOLA COURT 1

11:00 AM

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MENTIONS

1. PET. 8/2020 Car Importers Ass. of Kenya vs County Gov’t of Mombasa

2. PET. 9/2017 Shiva Carriers Ltd vs KENHA

3. PET. 133/2019 Mombasa Water Supply & Sanitation Co. Ltd vs K.R.A.

HEARING OF APPLICATIONS

4. PET 29/2019 Samruddha Resources (k) Ltd vs The County Gov't of Taita Taveta

HEARING

5. PET 35/2020 Muhuri & 7 others vs The Attorney General & 2 others

6. JR 15/2020 Patrick Kabundu & 2 others vs County Government of Mombasa

MOMBASA HIGH COURT

CHR AND JR

CAUSE LIST

THURSDAY, 9 JULY 2020

HON. JUSTICE E. OGOLA COURT 1

11:00 AM

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MENTIONS

1. JR 83/2018 Roadtainers Msa Limited vs Kenya Urban Road Authority

2. JR 53/2019 Calist Andrew Mwatela & another vs The C.O. Finance & Economics County Gov’t of Mombasa

HEARING OF APPLICATIONS

3. JR 10/2020 Zam Zam Shipping Limited vs The Kenya Maritime Authority & The Board of Directors of The Kenya Maritime Authority

4. PET. 38/2020 Robinson Onyango Malombo vs Maryam Mbaruk & another