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STATUS OF ELECTION PETITIONS FILED AS AT SEPTEMBER 12

nPosted 5th Sep 2017nnnnFollowing the elections held on August 8, 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.nn nn nnThe 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.nn nnElection petitions for the position of Member of the County Assembly will be handled by Magistrates while the rest will be heard by the High Court.nn nnThe table below is an overview of the election petitions so...

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PUBLIC VIEW ON COURT OF APPEAL ELECTION PETITION RULES 2017

Public views on Court of Appeal (Election Petition) Rules 2017. The Judiciary Committee on Elections (JCE) was launched in August, 2015 as a standing committee to spearhead preparations by the Judiciary to discharge its constitutional mandate with regard to election disputes resolution.nnThe Committee in preparation for the forthcoming 2017 elections reviewed the Elections (Parliamentary and County Elections) Petition Rules 2013 and Supreme Court (Presidential Election Petition) Rules 2013. The JCE has already received and integrated the inputs submitted by the public on the Rules.nnFurther, the Committee has now developed the Court of Appeal (Election Petition) Rules 2017, which are ready...

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MAGISTRATES & KADHIS MEET ON SERVICE DELIVERY

Over 200 judicial officers from magistrate courts in the counties are in Nairobi this week to discuss service delivery.nnThis is the second Annual Magistrates and Kadhis Colloquium that brings together magistrates and Kadhis from across all subordinate courts to review their performance. The first ever magistrates and Kadhis colloquium was held last year.nnThe four-day colloquium themed: Introspection and Sharing Experiences: Sustaining Judicial Transformation in a Digital Environment and Electioneering Period, will focus on election dispute resolution and various themes in relation to the Chief Justice’s blueprint: Sustaining Judiciary Transformation (SJT): A Service Delivery Agenda.nnSpeaking during the official opening of the...

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DCJ ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF 36 INMATES IN LANGATA WOMEN PRISON

Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu cuts a cake to mark Madaraka Day celebrations at Langata Women Prison. The DCJ announced release of 36 convicts and review of sentences for five inmates in Langata Women Prison. Justice Mwilu also assured remandees that their cases will be expeditiously heard and determined since the Judiciary is committed to sustaining transformation. The DCJ was accompanied by the Chief Registrar of the Judiciary Anne Amadi, two Court Of Appeal judges, four High Court judges and several magistrates ...

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CJ TOURS COURTS AND PRISONS FACILITIES AT THE COAST

The Chief Justice David Maraga this week, is on a tour of the coast region to inspect various court stations and a prison facility. The CJ toured Tononoka Children’s Courts, Shanzu Law Courts and Shimo La Tewa GK Prison. Further, he is expected to visit Mombasa Old Court to inspect the ongoing refurbishment for the Court of Appeal, meet advocates in the area and thereafter, brief the press on his tour.nn nn ...

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JUDICIARY ANNUAL SPORTS DAY IS HERE

Chief Justice David Maraga today presided over the official opening ceremony of the Judiciary Annual Sports Day held at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies (KSMS), Nairobi.nnThe two-day event that ends on Saturday was graced by World Marathon holder, Eliud Kipchoge. Teams from 15 regions across all court stations are participating in different outdoor and indoor games.nnThe CJ said Judiciary must begin to think in terms of producing athletes who can compete on the international stage adding that the Judiciary Sports Day is a potentially good nursery for the nurturing of such talents.nnHe said the new Judiciary Training Institute complex...

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