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

CWAG AAP | PARTNERS

Partners Events Date
Office of the Attorney General & Department of Justice
Seminar on Human Trafficking – Office Of the Attorney General and the Department of Justice. April 2017
Strathmore University
Workshop on Oral Advocacy – Attorney General, Department of Justice and Strathmore University Law School. June 2017
African Bar Association (AfBA)
African Bar Association Annual Conference – Trafficking in Person & Anti Money Laundering. July 2018