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Legal Highlights – Ministry Kicks Off Registration of Sectional Units under the New Sectional Properties Act

The Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning issued a public notice on 7th May 2021 to operationalise the Sectional Properties Act, 2020 that: the Ministry shall no longer register long-term leases over sectional units supported by architectural drawings, with effect from 10th May 2021. The new Act requires the conversion of all long-term leases registered […]

Registration of a Trademark & Services Marks in Kenya

A Trade Mark is a sign which serves to distinguish the goods of an industrial or a commercial enterprise or a group of such enterprises. The sign may consist of one or more distinctive works, letters, numbers, drawings or pictures, monograms, signatures, colours or combination of colours etc. The sign may consist also of combinations […]

Registration of Businesses and Companies in Kenya Ongoing despite COVID 19 Challenges;

Millions of Kenyan employees are working from home for the first time, as the nation tackles Covid-19 . The Pandemic has not to spared essential government services and as such, government agencies have had to adapt quickly to meet the growing demand for services in this COVID Era. The Agency in charge of registration of […]

Public Legal Information on Kenya’s Response to COVID 19 – (source Kenya Law Reports)

Kenya Law monitors, revises, consolidates and reports on evolving jurisprudence and the laws of Kenya including the tracking of legislation, circulars, gazettes, policies amongst other public legal information for the use of the public. In the wake of the Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID – 19) pandemic that has ravaged the World over, Kenya has […]

The Meaning of Legal and Actual of a Minor under the Kenyan Law

Introduction In the family setting, the issue of child custody may come up where there is a divorce or where the parents of a child are unmarried. If a person is going through a divorce they would like to know if they will have primary custody and whether they will be entitled to have a […]

Legal Protection of Whistle-Blowers in Kenya

A whistle blower is a person, usually an employee of a company or a government agency, who discloses information about corruption or fraud in the organization to the public or a higher authority. Such persons often need protection from mistreatment at the workplace or any other powerful interested parties. The corruption nightmare According to a […]