THE Judiciary

Supreme Court Registry to operate beyond normal working hours

News Release. Nairobi, Judiciary. THURSDAY, August 17, 2017. Supreme Court Registry to operate beyond normal working hours

The Supreme Court registry will open from 7 a.m up to midnight tomorrow to give ample time for the filing of presidential election petitions.

A notice issued by the Registrar of the Supreme Court, Ms Esther Nyaiyaki, said similar accommodation will be given to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s team to resp ... read more

Public Notice on Determination of Presidential Election Petition

 PUBLIC NOTICE - DETERMINATION OF PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION PETITION (S)

 

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IN ORDER to adhere to the statutory deadlines governing the hearing and determination of Presidential Election Petition (s),

The Supreme Court registry will be open as follows:

 

  1. 14th August 2017 to 17th August 201 ... read more

Frequently Asked Questions on Election Petitions

Frequently Asked Questions on Election Petitions. Election Petitions in respect of Governors, Members of  National Assembly, Senators, Women Representatives and Members of County Assembly (MCA). The procedure for election petitions is governed by the Election (Parliamentary and County Elections) Petitions Rules, 2017 and the Court of Appeal (Election Petition) Rules, 2017. [ read more

Supreme Court Presidential Election Petitions Timelines 2017

Supreme Court Presidential Election Petitions Timelines. Article 163(3) (a) of the Constitution clothes the Supreme Court with original jurisdiction to hear disputes relating to the election of the President. Pursuant to this, the Supreme Court (Presidential Election Petition) Rules, 2017 have been promulgated to ensure the smooth and expeditious disposal of any disputes relating to the election of the president. Article 140 (2) of the Constitution provides a timeframe within ... read more

Special Supreme Court sitting to hear nomination case

An appeal case against the nomination of James Onyango K’oyoo as the ODM candidate for the Muhoroni Parliamentary seat is underway at the Supreme Court, Nairobi during a special sitting.

 

Supreme Court Judges David Maraga(Chief Justice), Philomena Mwilu(Deputy Chief Justice), Mohamed Ibrahim, Smokin Wanjala and Isaac Lenaola ar ... read more

JSC statement on attacks on the Judiciary by political leaders

Judiciary, Nairobi. August 2, 2017. Statement by the Judicial Service Commission on attacks on the Judiciary by political leaders  

 

  1. Over the last few months, a pattern has emerged where political leaders habitually hurl attacks at members of the Judiciary, focusing either on individual judges or the institution as a whole.
  2.  They have taken to criticising decisions reached by Judges, and, with increasing regularity, making threats ... read more