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DCI AND DEPUTY IGS TAKE OATH OF OFFICE

n Posted 19th Jan 2018 nnnnChief Justice David Maraga today at the Supreme Court presided over the swearing in of Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI) George Kinoti and Deputy Inspector General of Police Edward Njoroge Mbugua as well as the Deputy Inspector General of Administration Police Noor Gabow. The Oaths were administered by Chief Registrar of the Judiciary Anne Amadi.nn nChief Justice David Maraga today the Supreme Court presided over the swearing in of Deputy Inspector General of Police as well as the Deputy Inspector General of Administration Police. The Oaths were administered by Chief Registrar of the...

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JUDICIARY UNVEILS ITS 2016 – 2017 ANNUAL REPORT.

 nnJUDICIARY UNVEILS ITS 2016 - 2017 ANNUAL REPORT. [ Download here ]nThe Judiciary unveiled the State of the Judiciary and the Administration of Justice Report 2016 - 2017 (SOJAR) today at the Supreme Court. Chief Justice David Maraga presented the report before His Excellency, President Uhuru Kenyatta, National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi and Senate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka at the Supreme Court Building, Nairobi.  [ Download here ]nThe report takes stock of the Judiciary’s milestones in the year 2016/17 and discusses the challenges in delivering on the institution’s constitutional and statutory mandate in the light of the new phase of Judiciary transformation under the blueprint: Sustaining the Judiciary Transformation (SJT): A Service Delivery...

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REPORT ON ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE

The Judiciary will tomorrow December 15, 2017, at 8 am release its 2016-2017 annual report.nnChief Justice David Maraga will present the State of the Judiciary and the Administration of Justice Report (SOJAR) to the nation in a ceremony that will be attended by His Excellency, President Uhuru Kenyatta, at the Supreme Court Building, Nairobi.nn The report takes stock of the Judiciary’s milestones in the year 2016/17 and discusses the challenges in delivering on the institution’s constitutional and statutory mandate in the light of the new phase of Judiciary transformation under the blueprint: Sustaining the Judiciary Transformation (SJT): A Service Delivery Agenda....

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NEWLY RECRUITED MAGISTRATES SWORN IN

CJ cautions new magistrates on graft: Chief Justice David Maraga has cautioned newly recruited magistrates against engaging in corrupt practices.nnSpeaking during the swearing in ceremony of 42 magistrates recruited by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC), Justice Maraga said there is perceived and real corruption in the Judiciary.nnHe said the Judiciary has however put mechanisms in place to ensure that whatever that happens in all courts across the country, is monitored to ensure that cases of corruption are dealt with firmly.nn“Allegations of corruption in the Judiciary are there, some are real while others are perceptions, we have ways of knowing which...

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MEDIATION SETTLEMENT WEEK

The Judiciary has launched Mediation Settlement Week at Milimani Law Courts to resolve mediation cases in five courts. The week-long mediation process which will run from December 4 to 8, 2017, targets cases in Milimani Children’s Court, Milimani Chief Magistrate’s Commercial Court, Environment & Land Court, Employment & Labour Relations Court and the Civil Division of the High Court. nnnnnnDeputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu presides over the launch of Mediation Settlement Week (December 4 - 8, 2017), at Milimani Law Courts.nn ...

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PRISONS DECONGESTION ON COURSE.

nThe number of offenders who have not been convicted has significantly reduced in the country’s remand facilities following the implementation of policy guidelines developed in 2015 to guide police and judicial officers in the application of laws that provide for bail and bond.nnA High Court Judge at Milimani’s Criminal Division, Justice Luka Kimaru, said the prisons now hold more convicted offenders than accused persons whose cases are still before court. One of the long term objectives of the Bail and Bond Policy Guidelines is to decongest prison facilities.nnSpeaking during a consultative meeting held at a Nairobi hotel last Friday to...

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STATUS OF ELECTION PETITION FILED AS OF OCTOBER 10

nPosted 10th Oct 2017nnnnFollowing the elections held on 8th August 2017, parties have filed petitions challenging the posts of President, Governor, Member of the National Assembly including Woman Representatives, Senate and Member of the County Assembly. The Presidential petition has been heard and determined by the Supreme Court. Election petitions challenging the county and parliamentary posts will be determined within 6 months from the date of filing. Election petitions for the position of Member of the County Assembly are handled by Magistrates while the rest will be heard by the High Court. nnnn...

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