Judgment handed down on termination of probationary employees

Judgment handed down on termination of probationary employees

24th Jan 2022 Comments Off on Judgment handed down on termination of probationary employees

The Employment Act, 2007 governs employment contracts under Kenya law. Provisions under the Act allow employers to employ employees under probationary terms prior to confirmation of employment. The probationary period […]

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Trustees (Perpetual Succession) Amendment

Trustees (Perpetual Succession) Amendment

17th Jan 2022 Comments Off on Trustees (Perpetual Succession) Amendment

The Trustees (Perpetual Succession) (Amendment) Act 2021 assented to on December 7th 2021,  seeks to amend the provisions of the Trustees (Perpetual Succession) Act of 1955.  The Amendment Act seeks […]

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New PPP Legislation – Public Private Partnerships Act 2021

New PPP Legislation – Public Private Partnerships Act 2021

11th Jan 2022 Comments Off on New PPP Legislation – Public Private Partnerships Act 2021

On December 7th 2021, President Uhuru Kenyatta assented to the Public Private Partnership (PPP) Bill 2021. The new PPP Act 2021 seeks to repeal the PPP Act of 2013 by […]

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New Court Fees Assessment Schedule

New Court Fees Assessment Schedule

12th Nov 2021 Comments Off on New Court Fees Assessment Schedule

The Court Fees Assessment Schedule which was published by the Chief Justice and President of the Supreme Court, Hon. Lady Justice Martha Koome, provides general information of the public fees […]

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The Small Claims Court

The Small Claims Court

19th Aug 2021 Comments Off on The Small Claims Court

The Small Claims Court is a subordinate court within the judicial court structure established pursuant to Article 169 (1) (d) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010. It is governed by […]

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Data Protection Series Part IV

Data Protection Series Part IV

19th Aug 2021 Comments Off on Data Protection Series Part IV

The scope of the proposed Data Protection (Registration of Data Controllers and Data Processors) Regulations 2021 includes inter alia the eligibility for registration; applications; verifications; issuance of certificates; renewals and […]

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Data Protection Series Part III

Data Protection Series Part III

19th Aug 2021 Comments Off on Data Protection Series Part III

The proposed Data Protection (General) Regulations 2021 cover areas including consent, collection of personal data, enabling rights, and commercial use, obligations of data controllers and data processors, data protection, notification […]

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Data Protection Series Part II

Data Protection Series Part II

19th Jul 2021 Comments Off on Data Protection Series Part II

The proposed Data Protection (Compliance and Enforcement) Regulations encompass a nuanced complaints handling procedure. Specifically, provision is made for lodging, screening, discontinuation, withdrawal, joint consideration and investigation of complaints. Download […]

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Data Protection Series Part I

Data Protection Series Part I

19th Jul 2021 Comments Off on Data Protection Series Part I

Article 31 of the Constitution guarantees the right to privacy to every person which includes the right not to have information relating to their family or private affairs unnecessarily required […]

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Pre-adoptive Leave under the Employment (Amendment) Act

Pre-adoptive Leave under the Employment (Amendment) Act

19th Jul 2021 Comments Off on Pre-adoptive Leave under the Employment (Amendment) Act

The concept of pre-adoptive leave was introduced into Kenyan law through a legislative amendment to Section 29 of the Employment Act, 2007, which came into effect on the 15th of […]

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