The Small Claims Court is established by the Small Claims Act 2016. This a subordinate court in the structure of the court system in Kenya under Article 169 (1) of the Constitution with a monetary jurisdiction of matters not exceeding Kshs1 million.

The establishment of the courts is part of an initiative to enhance the ease of doing business in the country. The courts are intended to reduce backlog of cases by having disputes resolved through simple, inexpensive and expeditious procedures, thus enhancing access to justice.

The main objective of the court is to guarantee the right of access to justice as envisioned under Article 48 of the Constitution through simplicity of procedure, timely disposal of proceedings, fairness of process and reasonable court fees.

Downloads, Notices, Small Claims Courts, Small Claims Courts Causelist October 13, 2021


Downloads, Forms, Small Claims Courts Forms April 26, 2021


P.O. BOX 30041 – 00100, NAIROBI, KENYA

CUSTOMER CARE: 0730181589, 0730181590



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