THE Judiciary

Misleading report with regard to judges vacation

THE JUDICIARY. FRIDAY, April 7, 2017. MISLEADING REPORT. The Judiciary’s attention is drawn to an article in The Standard, Thursday, April 6, 2017, on page 31 (Judges’ fury after vacation reduced), regarding the vacation of judges.

The report indicates that judges are unhappy because their April Vacation had been redu ... read more

Erroneous report with regard to compensation of claimants in admiralty dispute

THE JUDICIARY. Friday, April 7, 2017. ERRONEOUS REPORT. The Judiciary draws public attention to recent reports in sections of the media which indicated that money meant to pay a ship’s crew in an admiralty case had mysteriously disappeared from the relevant bank account in Mombasa.


The reports indicated that Sh8 million meant to pay 10 crew members of MV Ponmudi had gone missing and ... read more

Judiciary moves to fast-track labour disputes

JUDICIARY, NAIROBI. JUDICIARY MOVES TO FAST-TRACK LABOUR DISPUTES. The Judiciary has embarked on a crash initiative to clear over 1,500 pending labour disputes in Nairobi’s Employment and Labour Relations Court (ELRC) in Milimani.


Judges serving at the ELRC, target to hear and determine, 1,668 Employment and labour matters that are over five years old and above. 


The 10 judges, some drawn from other EL ... read more

Mediation team in Kakamega to sensitise public on court annexed mediation

Mediation team was at Kakamega Law Courts to sensitise staff and members of public on Court Annexed Mediation. The Judiciary is currently running a pilot project of mediation in the Family and Commercial Division in Milimani. Plans are uderway to roll-out the court mandated mediation in the regions.




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Stakeholders discuss EDR Rules

Stakeholders discuss EDR Rules (The Supreme Court (Presidential) Rules 2017 & Election Petition (Parliamentary and County Election) Petition Rules 2017) in Nairobi as part of public participation. Those present were representatives of Civil Society, Religious organisations, Professional bodies, Academia, State agencies, and Constitutional Offices. Others were LSK members, Development Partners and the Judiciary.


Comments and feedback on the rules should be sent by clos ... read more

PPDT signs MoU with IEBC on how to resolve party nomination dispute

The Political Parties Disputes Tribunal (PPDT) and the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that details responsibilities in the resolution of pre-election disputes arising from party primaries and nominations. The MOU seeks to address the overlap of roles between the PPDT and IEBC in regards to political party dispute resolutions.


The Chairperson of the Judiciary Committee on Elections, Justice Mbogholi Ms ... read more

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