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Webber Wentzel

Climate Change Bill introduced in Parliament

On 18 February 2022, the much-anticipated Climate Change Bill (Bill), which was published for comment on 8 June 2018, was introduced in Parliament. The publication and introduction of the Bill to Parliament for consideration is in accordance with South Africa's impl..

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MMAN Advocates

Employee's right to disconnect

The Employment (Amendment) Bill, 2021 which went through its first reading in the Senate on 2 December 2021 has recently received a lot of media attention for its proposal on providing employees with the right to disconnect from work and the right o..

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Anjarwalla & Khanna

Legal Alert | Implementation of Kenya’s Data Protection (General) Regulations

Since the enactment of the Data Protection Act in 2019, and the establishment of the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner in 2020, the issuance of regulations necessary to give effect to many of the provisions contained in the DPA has long been awaited.

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KN Law

The Employment (Amendment) Bill 2021: An Employee’s Right to Disconnect

The Senate has published for public participation the Employment (Amendment) Bill 2021 (the “Bill”). The Bill seeks to provide for employees’ right to disconnect. The Bill defines the right to disconnect as the right of an employee not to be contacted by the employe..

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Bowmans

Kenya: The Employment (Amendment) Bill 2021

The Employment (Amendment) Bill 2021 was gazetted by a Gazette Notice dated 8 October 2021. The Bill is aimed at addressing increased employee burnout and promoting employees’ work life balance.

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Anjarwalla & Khanna

New Regulations Guiding Data Protection in Kenya Come into Force

The much-awaited regulations for the implementation of the Data Protection Act, 2019,  which were gazetted in January, have been approved and are now in force.

 

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Anjarwalla & Khanna

Is it Wise to Amend the Forest Conservation and Management Act, 2016?

Forest cover in Kenya accounts for only about 7.4% of the total land area,[1] well below the constitutional aspirations of tree cover of at least 10%.[2] Read More

Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

The data protection regulations, 2021: Key points to note

The Kenya Data Protection Act, 2019 (the “DPA”) entered into force on 25th November 2019 marking a significant milestone with respect to the protection of personal data in Kenya.

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KN Law

An Overview of Electronic Signing in Kenya

The constant progression of technology through innovations continues to revolutionize how people live and work. One key technological development is the emergence of electronic signatures (e-signatures) and advanced e-signatures. The use of these in place of written signa..

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