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Several sections of The NSSF Act Cap 45 of 2013 declared unconstitutional

On 19 September 2022, the Employment and Labour Relations Court declared several sections of the National Social Security Fund Act Cap 45 of 2013 as unconstitutional, null and void in Petitions 38 of 2014 (consolidated with Petitions 34, 35, 49 and 50 of 2014) Kenya Tea G..

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Bowmans

Kenya: The Draft Kenya-China Double Tax Agreement

On 19 August 2022, the Cabinet Secretary to the National Treasury issued a Public Notice requesting for submission of comments on the draft Double Tax Agreement between the Government of Kenya and the Government of the People’s Republic of China. The request for commen..
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Bowmans

Kenya: Sustainable Practices Towards a Circular Economy: Introduction of the Sustainable Waste Management Act, 2022

Climate change and the degradation of natural resources continues to elicit great interest and debate globally.

Kenya has demonstrated its commitment to the promotion of sustainable waste management and circular economy practices for green growth with the recent en..

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MWC Legal

The Land Control Bill, 2022

The Land Control Bill, 2022 (the Bill) proposes to regulate various land transactions in relation to agricultural land. The Bill intends to repeal and replace the Land Control Act (Chapter 302) and seeks to..

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Oraro & Co.

Thoughts on the Sub Judice Rule

On 17th August 2022, in Omwanza Ombati v. The Hon. Chief Justice, The President of the Supreme Court & 4 Others (2022) eKLR, the High Court (Thande, J) quashed the Supreme Court (Presidential El..

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KN Law

Changes To Capital Market Regulations

The Cabinet Secretary Finance recently gazetted the Capital Markets (Whistleblower Regulations) 2022 to give effect to the amendments to the Capital Markets Act (the Act) in 2018 by setting up a framework for the payment of rewards to whistleblowers. The  amendmen..
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KN Law

The Physical Planning Regulations

On November 26, 2021 the Cabinet Secretary for Lands and Physical Planning gazetted various regulations (the “Regulations”) under the Physical and Land Use Planning Act, 2019 (the “Act”) and they include:

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

The M-Pesa Visa GlobalPay virtual card

Safaricom PLC (Safaricom) and Visa Inc (Visa) recently announced the launch of the M-Pesa GlobalPay Visa virtual card (the M-Pesa Card). The partnership comes amidst the Central Bank of Kenya’s issuance of its National Paym..

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

The legality of Oppo Kenya Ltd’s employment policy

According to the article, employees who reported to work 15 minutes late from the start of the workday or left the workplace 15 minutes earlier than the end of the workday, were fined KES 200 for each o..

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