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Collaboration in justice sector should go beyond combating COVID – 19

COLLABORATION IN JUSTICE SECTOR SHOULD GO BEYOND COMBATING CORONAVIRUSnnBy Farel NalimaenOn Sunday March 15, 2020, Chief Justice David Maraga called a meeting of the justice sector heads under the auspices of the National Council on Administration of Justice-NCAJ which he chairs. The Council was formally launched in August  2011 and established under Section 34 of the Judicial Service Act (No. 1 of 2011).nIt is a high-level policy making, implementation and oversight coordinating mechanism as reflected in its membership that is composed of State and Non-State Actors from the justice sector. The mandate as stipulated in the Act is to ensure...

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Creating Efficiency in Kenya’s Bail and Bond Administration

Creating Efficiency in Kenya’s Bail and Bond Regime.  By Shikhutuli NamusyulennAlthough the Constitution together with other laws and instruments gives clear direction on how the justice sector should deal with arrested and accused persons with regard to bail and bond administration in the country, there has been a continuing but robust conversation on the subject.nnImportantly, the dialogue, escalated especially by the Constitution 2010 and the coming into place of the Bail and Bond Policy Guidelines in 2015, revolves around whether there can be uniformity in the application of bail and bond terms to all arrested persons amid the varied circumstances of...

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