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Parliament Passes Comprehensive Marriage Bill, Changes Process for Contracting Customary Marriages (March 28, 2014) by Hanibal Goitom

On March 20, 2014, the 349-member lower chamber of the National Assembly (Kenya's parliament) passed the ...

Topic: Civil law; Families ; Marriage and family status
Jurisdiction: Kenya

Rejection of Bill Capping NGO Foreign Funding and Giving Spy Agency Broadened Surveillance Powers (December 12, 2013) by Hanibal Goitom

On December 4, 2013, Kenya's parliament rejected the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill, 2013, which, if ...

Topic: Human rights; Intelligence activities; National security; Nongovernmental organizations
Jurisdiction: Kenya

Controversial Legislation on the Media Under Consideration (December 06, 2013) by Constance Johnson

Two controversial bills with similar provisions on the control of the media are at different stages ...

Topic: Administrative law and regulatory procedures; Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Kenya

Parliament Passes Matrimonial Property Bill, Affects Equal Sharing of Assets in Divorce (November 18, 2013) by Hanibal Goitom

On November 12, 2013, Kenya's Parliament passed the Matrimonial Property Bill, 2013, with key amendments that ...

Topic: Civil law; Divorce; Families ; Marriage and family status; Women's rights
Jurisdiction: Kenya

Appellate Court Rules Kenyan Courts Do Have Jurisdiction over Offenses Committed on High Seas (October 25, 2012) by Wendy Zeldin

On October 18, 2012, the Kenyan Court of Appeal ruled that Kenyan courts have jurisdiction over ...

Topic: Piracy
Jurisdiction: Kenya

President Vetoes Major Legislation (July 12, 2012) by Hanibal Goitom

On June 25, 2012, Mwai Kibaki, President of Kenya, vetoed the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) ...

Topic: Executive power
Jurisdiction: Kenya

Kenya Deposit Insurance Bill Becomes Law (May 16, 2012) by Hanibal Goitom

On May 9, 2012, Kenya's President, Mawi Kibaki, signed into law the Kenya Deposit Insurance Act, ...

Topic: Banks and financial institutions
Jurisdiction: Kenya

Court Orders Parliament to Review Law Threatening Access to Generic Medicine (April 25, 2012) by Hanibal Goitom

On April 20, 2012, Kenya's High Court ordered the revision of the Anti-Counterfeit Act of 2008 ...

Topic: Workers safety and health
Jurisdiction: Kenya

Measure in Parliament to Stop Landlords from Auctioning Their Tenants' Property (February 27, 2012) by Hanibal Goitom

Kenya's Parliament is gearing up to begin debate on the Land Bill 2012, which, among other ...

Topic: Property
Jurisdiction: Kenya

Draft Legislation to Require Publishers to Deposit Books in Parliament Library (October 18, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

On October 12, 2011, a draft law aimed at amending the Books and Newspapers Act of ...

Topic: Libraries
Jurisdiction: Kenya

Parliament Considering Limited Partnership Bill (April 06, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on April 2, 2011, that Kenya's Parliament is considering the Limited Partnership Bill ...

Topic: Corporations
Jurisdiction: Kenya

Comprehensive Bill Before Parliament Criminalizing Female Genital Mutilation (April 05, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on March 31, 2011, that Kenya's Parliament is considering the Prohibition of Female ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: Kenya

Controversy over Proposed Media Law (February 16, 2011) by Constance Johnson

The members of the journalist community in Kenya have raised concerns about a Media Bill 2010 ...

Topic: Freedom of the press
Jurisdiction: Kenya

Constitutionality of Government Memo Imposing Racial Profiling Challenged (January 20, 2011) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on January 13, 2011, that the High Court in Mombasa is looking into ...

Topic: Constitution; Discrimination
Jurisdiction: Kenya

Violence Against Women Rising (December 15, 2010) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on December 10, 2010, that violence against women is rising in the western ...

Topic: Families
Jurisdiction: Kenya

Court Rules Kenya Lacks Jurisdiction over Offenses Committed on High Seas (November 12, 2010) by Hanibal Goitom

On November 9, 2010, the Kenyan High Court, Mombasa Division, terminated for want of jurisdiction a ...

Topic: Piracy
Jurisdiction: Kenya

Alleged Somali Pirates Acquitted for Lack of Evidence (November 12, 2010) by Wendy Zeldin

It was reported on November 5, 2010, that a Kenyan magistrate found not guilty 17 Somalis ...

Topic: Piracy
Jurisdiction: Kenya

Judiciaries Turn to Technology to Improve Efficiency (October 07, 2010) by Hanibal Goitom

It was recently reported that as part of a project to modernize the judiciary and automate ...

Topic: Judiciary
Jurisdiction: Kenya; Zambia

"Poison Brew" Legalized (September 17, 2010) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on September 7, 2010, that Kenya's President Mwai Kibaki has signed into law ...

Topic: Workers safety and health
Jurisdiction: Kenya

President Vetoes Bill on Price Controls (September 15, 2010) by Hanibal Goitom

It was reported on September 1, 2010, that the Kenyan President refused to assent to the ...

Topic: Foreign trade and international finance
Jurisdiction: Kenya

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Last updated: March 28, 2014