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CRJ Amadi swears in new KRA board members

Chief Registrar of the Judiciary Anne Amadi on Monday June 4, swore in members of Kenya Revenue Authority  Board of Directors at the Supreme Court Building.nnThose who were sworn in include: Chairperson Amb. Francis Muthaura and members Mr. Charles Makori Omanga, Mr Leonard Ithau and Ms Susan Mudhune.nnThe CRJ promised that the Judiciary would support the Board towards execution of its  mandate saying that Kenyans are demanding more accountability from public officers each day.nnWhile acknowledging the big responsibility ahead of the Board, Amb Muthaura promised that the team would live up to their Oath of Office.nn nn nn nn nnnn nnnn nn nn nnnnnn nnnn nnnn nnnn nnnn nnnn nnnn nnnn nn nnnn nnnn nnnn nn nn nnnnChief Registrar Anne Amadi is...

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ANNUAL MAGISTRATES & KADHIS COLLOQUIUM JUNE 17 – 30, 2018

NOTICE TO:?ALL ADVOCATES & LITIGANTS. ANNUAL MAGISTRATES & KADHIS COLLOQUIUM [Download]nThe Annual Magistrates & Kadhis Colloquium is scheduled to take place between 17th and 30th June, 2018.n nThe same will take place in two phases as follows:n nPhase I:  17th to 21st June, 2018n Phase II: 26th to 30th June, 2018n nThe participation has been scheduled such that in each of the two (2) phases, only half of the magistrates will be in the court stations.n nBE NOTIFIED that there will be disruption of court operations during the colloquium period.  All courts have been advised to put up notices to that effect, and where possible address any...

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CJ Maraga condolence message to Hon Muturi, Speaker of the National Assembly, on the death of his mother

Condolence message to Hon. Justin Muturi, Speaker of the National Assembly, on the death of his mother,  Mama Virginia Ciarunji Njoka. nn nn nnAllow me to convey our deepest condolences, on behalf of the entire Judiciary and on my own behalf, upon the loss of your mother, Mama Virginia Ciarunji Njoka. We stand with you during this time of grief.nn nnEven though I never got the opportunity to meet Mama  Virginia while she was alive, I have heard about her impressive legacy as a person of great integrity, an outstanding community leader and a staunch Christian.nn nnShe had a deep love for humanity, and...

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Commercial Justice Sector Reforms Project launched

 nnnn nChief Justice David Maraga presided over the launch of the Commercial Justice Sector Reforms Project.nThe Commercial Justice Sector Reforms Project is one of the many initiatives being undertaken by the Judiciary in a bid to enhance service delivery.nThe project aligns to Chief Justice David Maraga’s new strategic blueprint titled Sustaining Judiciary Transformation: A Service Delivery Agenda (2017-2021), which was launched in January 2017 and builds upon the role of the Judiciary in enhancing service delivery as established under the JTF.nThe project will undertake Commercial Court Automation by introducing new information technology that meet international standards to improve court service efficiency and transparency....

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Seek alternative dispute resolutions to unlock family wealth says Judge Muchelule

Kenyans have been asked to embrace out-of-court dispute resolution mechanisms with regard to family rows over property in order to fast track justice in the country.nHigh Court Family Division Presiding Judge, Justice Aggrey Muchelule noted billions of shillings are locked up in succession cases due to family disputes a situation he said denied the families, access to family wealth.nSpeaking during the marking of the United Nations International Day of the Family in Nairobi, Judge Muchelule said the Family Division has rolled out mediation across the country as alternative dispute resolution mechanism that will help resolve many family disputes.nSaying that there...

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Judge Achode installed as new Principal Judge of the High Court

nnChief Justice David Maraga presided over the installation ceremony of Lady Justice Lydia Achode as the Principal Judge of the High Court of Kenya.nLady Justice Lydia Achode was elected by other High Court judges in an election exercise conducted by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) on 23 April, 2018.nRule 14 of the High Court Organization and Administration (General) Rules, 2016, requires that the handover of the office of the Principal Judge should be done at an Installation Ceremony to be conducted by the Chief Justice.nThe Chief Justice also commended outgoing Principal Judge, Justice Richard Mwongo and Principal Judge Emirtus...

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CJ Maraga launches Judiciary’s 2016/17 performance report

Best performing courts and administrative units, 2016 - 2017 [  Download  ]nn nn nnCourt of AppealnnMalindi Court of AppealnnRecognition award for overall best performing Court of Appeal.  This Court achieved a performance grade of “Good”. The court reduced case backlog by 62 %. The bench comprised of Hon. Justice Alnashir Visram- Presiding judge and Hon. Lady Justices Martha Koome and Wanjiru Karanja in the period under review. This Court is Malindi Court of Appeal.nn nn nnHigh CourtnnKericho High Court nnRecognition award for overall best performing High Court in the caseload category of 200 cases and below. The court achieved a performance grade of “Very...

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