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Rules committee engages public in Bungoma on Protection Against Domestic Violence Rules

The Rules Committee led by Justice George Odunga held an interactive public participation and stakeholder engagement exercise at Bungoma Law Courts. The forum is aimed at  sensitizing the public on the Protection Against Domestic Violence Rules (PADV).nn nn ...

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Regional Forum on Alternative Dispute Resolution and Customary & Informal Justice.

Chief Justice David Maraga officially opened the Regional Forum on Alternative Dispute Resolution and Customary and Informal Justice. The Conference was co-hosted by the Judiciary, IDLO and the ICJ and is aimed at regional (African) dialogues regarding alternative justice systems.nn[gallery masterslider="true" autoplay="true" ids="18120,18119,18118,18117,18116,18115,18114,18113,18112"]nn ...

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Judge Lenaola elected President of the International Association of Refugee & Migration Judges

PRESS RELEASE. Nairobi.   February 21, 2020.    The Hon. Justice Isaac Lenaola, Judge of the Supreme Court of Kenya, has been elected, unopposed, as President of the International Association of Refugee and Migration Judges. (IARMJ).nnThe election was conducted at the conclusion of the Association’s Annual Conference and AGM at the Raddison Hotel, San Josè, Costa Rica on Thursday, 20th February 2020.nnThe theme of the Conference was: A New World on the Move: The Realities of Irregular Mass Migration and the Challenges Facing Asylum and Immigration Judges.nnThe Association, formed in 1997 in Warsaw, Poland, brings together appellate Judges and adjudicators in the interpretation and...

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Hand over of status report on Implementation of Bail & Bond Policy Guidelines

Hand over and launch of the status report of the Bail and Bond Implementation Committee and other legal, policy and operation instruments for use by the justice sector.nn[gallery size="medium" link="file" masterslider="true" ids="17942,17941,17940,17939,17935,17936,17938,17937,17934,17933,17932,17923,17919,17920,17921,17922,17930"]nn nn       nn ...

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Judiciary in a Ksh23.6 billion budget deficit

The Judiciary has a financial resource gap of Ksh 23.6 billion which translates into 63% of the total resource requirement for the Financial Year 2020/21.nnSpeaking during a public hearing for the presentation of the budget proposals for the FY 2020/21 and the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF), at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KICD), Chief Registrar of the Judiciary Anne Amadi said the institution’s recurrent vote is in deficit of 57% while the Development vote is facing a 93% shortfall in its Government of Kenya (GOK) funding.nnThe Chief Registrar expressed concern that the World Bank project-Judiciary Performance Improvement Project...

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Judiciary Budget Public Hearing held

The Judiciary has for the first time held public hearings regarding the Judiciary’s budgeting process. In the past, the Judiciary’s resource allocation process was done through a bidding process under the Governance Law and Order Sector (GJLOS).  nn[gallery masterslider="true" autoplay="true" ids="17872,17871,17873,17876,17880,17879,17878,17877"]nn nn nn ...

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Correction on a news alert with regard to Nairobi County Government

February 7, 2020. PRESS RELEASEnn Correction of a news alert circulating in the media titlednn“SUPREME COURT DECLINES TO STOP VETTING OF NAIROBI DEPUTY GOVERNOR”nnOn January 6, 2020, the Judiciary issued a correction of a story in the media purporting that the Nairobi County Government is awaiting an advisory from the Supreme Court regarding the legality of appointing a Deputy Governor.nnWe clarified that the Speaker of the Nairobi County Assembly, on January 6, 2019, filed a reference at the Supreme Court seeking to know whether the Governor’s move to nominate a Deputy Governor was in accordance with the law given that the Governor...

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JPIP team visits courts to assess facility needs

The Judicial Performance Improvement Project (JPIP) has embarked on a documentation mission to establish  facility needs in various court stations, countrywide.  nnA team from the project visited Bomet, Kisumu, Webuye, Kitale, Eldoret, Kabarnet and Meru Law Courts  to find out the extent to which the refurbished containers will assist in creating efficiency and easing the access to justice.nnThe project, funded by the World Bank, has procured 15 metal containers that are to be distributed to various Courts across the country to be converted into Courtrooms, Chambers, holding cells, registries, archives, and offices.nnOnce distributed and refurbished, the containers are expected to ease...

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