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Dentons Hamilton Harrison & Mathews

Tax disputes end at the Court of Appeal

ABSA Bank PLC (ABSA) has been refused leave to appeal to the Supreme Court. This was by the Court of Appeal in a decision given on 5 November 2021. While the highest court in the land is the Supreme Court, Article 163(4) of the Constitution restricts access to that court ..

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Anjarwalla & Khanna

Legal Alert | Proposed Approach to PPA Renegotiation

At the end of September 2021, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta issued a statement on the presidential taskforce appointed to, among other things, review the power purchase agreements (PPAs) entered into between the State-owned offtaker, Kenya Power & Lighting Company (..

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MMAN Advocates

Highlights of proposed changes to the Tax Appeals Tribunal Act

The Tax Appeals Tribunal (Amendment) Bill, 2021[1] (hereinafter, “the Bill”) proposes a raft of changes to the Tax Appeals Tribunal Act, 2013 (hereinafter, “the TAT Act”). The amendments are geared towards handing over the stewardship of the Tax Appeals Tribunal (hereinaf..

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Matthew & Partners

Paid Maternity Leave Is A Constitutional Right

The Employment and Labour Relations Court recently awarded a former employee Kshs.2,274,051.60 which included Kshs.1,500,000 as damages for discrimination on account of her pregnancy and three months pay on account of maternity leave.

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

High Court rules that the Data Protection Act has a retrospective effect

The Government proposed to develop NIIMS by collating personal information from all Government agencies into one omnibus register that would then assign a single unique national identification number to all registered persons, for the purposes of accessing Government serv..

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IKM Advocates

Why employers want mandatory COVID-19 jab

The second phase of the COVID-19 vaccination in Kenya is underway and available statistics show that approximately 3.34 Million doses of the vaccine have been administered so far.  

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Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr

Production sharing contracts and Kenya’s Petroleum Act

The new Petroleum Act aims to facilitate greater accountability and transparency and to bring the legislative framework, relating to the upstream sector, in line with current industry standards and practices.

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Matthew Magare & Associates

NHIF Amendment Bill 2021 – Reprieve To Employers

News sites have reported that MPs on 29th September 2021 passed the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) Amendment Bill 2021 at the sitting of the committee of the whole house.

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Bowmans

East Africa: Business is Looking up Amidst COVID 19

Since 2020, there have been unprecedented changes in the way people do business, not only in Africa but globally. Eighteen months later, we reflect briefly on how this has impacted Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda, and provide you with insights on the next chapter for these reg..

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