Kenya

Full name: The Republic of Kenya
Area: 580,367 km²
Capital: Nairobi
Population: 48.46 million (approx.)

LEGAL SYSTEM

The Kenyan Legal System is based on English Common Law. The Kenyan Constitution enacted in 1963 is the supreme law of the land, and any other law that is inconsistent with the Constitution, shall, to the extent of the inconsistency, be null and void.
The primary sources are enumerated in Section 3 of the Judicature Act (Chapter 8 Laws of Kenya), and they include: I. The Constitution, II. Acts of Parliament, III. Specific Acts of Parliament of the United Kingdom IV. Certain Acts of Parliament of India V. English Statutes of General application in Force in England on 12th August 1897 VI. The Substance of Common Law and Doctrines of EquityVII. African Customary Law VIII. Islamic Law IX. International Instruments

Previous Events

Event: Financial Crime Virtual Workshop
Partner: Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) of Kenya
Date: June – July 2020.

Event: Virtual Workshop on Cybercrime and Electronic Evidence
Partner: Judicial Training Institute(JTI)
Date: May 2020

Event: Human Trafficking & Electronic Evidence Workshop
Partner: Judicial Training Institute(JTI) and the British High Commission (BHC)
Date: November 2019

 

Event: MoU Signing with Freedom Now Africa
Partner: Freedom Now Africa
Date: November 2019

Event: Judges Training Workshop on Cyber crime & Electronic Evidence
Partner: Judicial Training Institute(JTI) and the British High Commission (BHC)
Date: September 2019

 

Event: Workshop on Combating Counterfeit Drugs, Nairobi, Kenya..
Partner: Pharmacy and Poisons Board
Date: February 2019

Event: Workshop on Anti Money Laundering and Asset Recovery.
Partner: Office of the Attorney General & Department of Justice
Date: February 2019

Event: 23rd East Africa Law Society annual Conference – Transnational Crimes & Oral Advocacy
Partner: East Africa Law society
Date: December 2018

 

 

 

 

Event: Regional Training Workshop on Financial Crimes Investigation for Law Enforcement Officers in Eastern and Southern Africa
Partner: Enhancing Africa’s Response to Transnational Organized Crime (ENACT)
Date: November 2018

 

 

Event: African Bar Association Annual Conference – Trafficking in Person & Anti Money Laundering.
Partner: African Bar Association (AfBA)
Date: July 2018

Event: Workshop on Oral Advocacy – Attorney General, Department of Justice and Strathmore University Law School.
Partner: Strathmore University
Date: June 2017

Event: Seminar on Human Trafficking – Office Of the Attorney General and the Department of Justice.
Partner: Office of the Attorney General & Department of Justice
Date: April 2017

 

 

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