Kenya Legislation

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Constitutional Law

Constitution of Kenya

Constitution of Kenya

Constitution of Kenya

Constitution of Kenya revised 2009

Constitution of Kenya Amendment act 2009

The Proposed Constitution of Kenya 2010

The Proposed Constitution of Kenya 2010

The Proposed Constitution of Kenya 2010

Human Rights

Kenya National Commission of Human Rights Act 2002 / no 9

The Kenya National Commission On Human Rights Act, 2002

Litigation And Court Procedure

Advocates (Continuing Legal Education) Regulations, 2004

Advocates Act (Chapter 16)

Advocates Act (Chapter 16)

Appellate Jurisdiction Act (Chapter 9)

Appellate Jurisdiction Act (Chapter 9)

Commissioners of Assize Act (Chapter 12)

Council of Legal Education Act (Chapter 16 a)

Evidence Act (Chapter 80)

Evidence Act (Chapter 80)

Evidence Act (Chapter 80) revised 2009

Interpretation and General Provisions Act

Judicature Act (Chapter 8)

Judicature Act (Chapter 8) revised 2007

Justice of the Peace Act (Repealed) (Chapter 13)

Kadhis' Courts Act (Chapter 11)

Land Disputes Tribunal Act 1990 / no 18

Law Society of Kenya (Chapter 18)

Law Society of Kenya (Chapter 18)

Magistrates' Courts Act (Chapter 10)

Magistrates' Courts Act (Chapter 10) revised 2007

Notaries Public Act (Chapter 17)

Oaths and Statutory Declarations Act (Chapter 15)

Subordinate Courts (Separation and Maintenance) Act (Chapter 153)

Witness Protection Act 2006

Witness Protection Act 2006

Electoral Law

Political Parties Act 2007 / no 10

Administrative / Public Law

Aliens Restriction Act (Chapter 173)

Aliens Restriction Act (Chapter 173)

Betting, Lotteries and Gaming Act (Chapter 131)

Births and Deaths Registration Act (Chapter 149)

Education Act (Chapter 211)

Education Act Chapter 211

Government Contracts Act

Government Financial Management

Government Lands Act

Government Proceedings Act (Chapter 40)

Immigration Act (Chapter 172)

Immigration Act (Chapter 172)

Kenya Citizenship Act (Chapter 170)

Kenya Citizenship Act (Chapter 170)

Kenya Citizenship Act, Cap 170

Local Government Act (Chapter 265)

Maseno University Act, 2000

Mohammedan Marriage and Divorce Registration Act (Chapter 155)

National Assembly (Powers and Privileges) Act

National Flag, Emblems and Names (Chapter 99)

National Museums and Heritage Act 2006 / no 6

National Security Intelligence Service Act 1998 / no 11

National Security Intelligence Service Act, 1998

National Social Security Fund Act CHAPTER 258

Non-governmental Organizations Co-ordination Regulations, 1992

Official Secrets Act (Chapter 187)

Preservation of Public Security (Chapter 57)

Public Holidays (Chapter 110)

Public Officer Ethics Act (Chapter 183)

Public Order Act (Chapter 56)

Public Private Partnership Regulations 2009

Public Procurement Regulations 2005

Public Procurement Regulations Amendment 2009

Public Procurement and Disposal Act 2005 / no 3

Public Procurement and Disposal Act 2005 / no 3

Public Procurement and Disposal Act 2005 / no 3

Public Service Commission (Police Force) Regulations 2006

Public Service Commission (Prisons Service) Regulations 2006

Public Service Commission Regulations 2005

Refugees Act 2006 no 13

Registration of Documents (Chapter 285)

Registration of Persons (Chapter 107)

Registration of Titles (Chapter 281)

Service Commissions Act (Chapter 185)

Statistics Act (Repealed) (Chapter 112)

Statistics Act 2006 / no 4

The Kenyatta University Act

Universities (Co-ordination of Post Secondary School Institutions for University Education) Rules, 2004.

Universities (Establishment of Universities) (Standardization, Accreditation and Supervision) Rules, 1989

Universities Act (Chapter 210B)

Universities Act 1985

University of Nairobi Act (Chapter 210)

Criminal Law

Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Act 2003 / no 3

Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Act 2003 / no 3

Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Act 2003 / no 3

Anti-Counterfeit Act 2008

Chang'aa Prohibition Act (Chapter 70)

Criminal Procedure Act (Chapter 75)

Criminal Procedure Act (Chapter 75) revised 2009

Election Offences (Chapter 66)

Extradition (Commonwealth Countries) Act (Chapter 77)

Extradition (Contiguous and Foreign Countries) Act (Chapter 76)

Firearms Act (Chapter 114)

International Crimes Act 2008

International Crimes Act 2008

Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (control) Act 1994

Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Control 1994 / no 4

Penal Code (Chapter 63)

Penal Code (Chapter 63)

Penal Code (Chapter 63)

Police Act (Chapter 84)

Police Act (Chapter 84)

Prevention of Corruption Act (Repealed) (Chapter 65)

Prisons Act (Chapter 90)

Probation of Offenders Act (Chapter 64)

Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2009

Sexual Offences Act 2006 / no 3

Sexual Offences Act 2006 / no 3

Witchcraft Act (Chapter 67)

Witness Summonses (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act (Chapter 78)

Civil Law

Adoption Act (Repealed) (Chapter 143)

African Christian Marriage and Divorce (Chapter 151)

Age of Majority Act (Chapter 33)

Bills of Exchange (Chapter 27)

Bills of Exchange (Chapter 27)

Children Act 2001 / no 8

Children Act 2001 / no 8

Children and Young Persons Act (Repealed) (Chapter 141)

Civil Procedure Act (Chapter 21)

Civil Procedure Act (Chapter 21)

Contracts in Restraint of Trade (Chapter 24)

Debts (Summary Recovery) (Chapter 42)

Equitable Mortgages (Chapter 291)

Estate Agents Act (Chapter 533)

Government Contracts (Chapter 25)

Hindu Marriage and Divorce Act (Chapter 157)

Indian Transfer of Property Act

Land Acquisition (Chapter 295)

Land Adjudication (Chapter 284)

Land Consolidation (Chapter 283)

Land Control Act (Chapter 302)

Land Control Act (Chapter 302)

Land Titles Act (Chapter 282)

Landlord and Tenant (Shops, Hotels and Catering Establishments) Act (Chapter 301)

Landlord and Tenant (Shops, Hotels and Catering Establishments) Act (Chapter 301)

Law of Contract (Chapter 23)

Law of Contract (Chapter 23)

Law of Succession (Chapter 160)

Law of Succession (Chapter 160)

Limitations of Actions (Chapter 22)

Limitations of Actions (Chapter 22)

Marriage Act (Chapter 150)

Matrimonial Causes (Chapter 152)

Mortgages (Special Provisions) (Chapter 304)

Privatization Act

Registered Land Act (Chapter 300)

Registered Land Act (Chapter 300)

Registration of Titles

Rent Restriction (Chapter 296)

Rent Restriction (Chapter 296)

Sectional Properties Act

Survey Act (Chapter 299)

Survey Act (Chapter 299)

Trespass (Chapter 294)

Trust Land (Chapter 288)

Trustee Act (Chapter 167)

Trusts of Land (Chapter 290)

Valuers Act (Chapter 532)

Commercial Law

Brokers Act (Chapter 527)

Export Processing Zones Act (Chapter 517)

Foreign Investments Protection Act (Chapter 518)

Hire Purchase Act (Chapter 507)

Hotels and Restaurants Act (Chapter 494)

Hotels and Restaurants Act (Chapter 494)

Investment Promotion Act 2004 / no 6

Liquor Licensing Act (Chapter 121)

Motor Vehicle Components and Accessories Act (Chapter 520)

PawnBrokers Act (Chapter 529)

Restrictive Trade Practices, Monopolies and Price Control Act (Chapter 504)

Restrictive Trade Practices, Monopolies and Price Control Act (Chapter 504)

Sale of Goods Act (Chapter 31)

Sale of Goods Act (Chapter 31)

Standards Act (Chapter 496)

Trade Descriptions Act (Chapter 505)

Trading in Prohibited Goods Act (Chapter 519)

Weights and Measures Act (Chapter 513)

Company Law

Companies Act (Chapter 486)

Companies Act (Chapter 486)

Factories Act (Chapter 514)

Limited Partnerships (Chapter 30)

Partnership Act (Chapter 29)

Partnership Act (Chapter 29)

Registration of Business Names Act (Chapter 499)

The Co-operative Societies Act (Amended), 2004

The Industrial Registration Act, Chapter 118

The Non-Governmental Organizations Coordination Act, Act No. 19

The Restrictive Trade Practices, Monopolies and Price Control Act - Chapter 504

Trade Marks Act (Chapter 506)

Transfer of Businesses Act (Chapter 500)

Labor Law

Accountants Act (Chapter 531)

Architects and Quantity Surveyors Act (Chapter 525)

Employment Act 2007 / no 11

Employment Act 2007 / no 11

Employment Act 2007 / no 11

Engineers Registration Act (Chapter 530)

Estate Agents Act (Chapter 533)

Kenya National Examinations Council (Chapter 225A)

Labour Institutions Act 2007 / no 12

Labour Institutions Act 2007 / no 12

Labour Relations Act 2007 / no 14

Occupational Health and Safety Act 2007 / no 15

Occupational Health and Safety Act 2007 / no 15

Pensions Act (Chapter 189)

Pensions Act (Chapter 189)

Regulation of Wages and Conditions of Employment (Chapter 229)

Retirement Benefits Act

Retirement Benefits Act

Retirement Benefits Act 1997

Trade Disputes (Chapter 234)

Trade Unions (Chapter 233)

Widows' and Orphans' Pensions Act (Chapter 192)

Work Injury Benefits Act 2007 / no 13

Work Injury Benefits Act 2007 / no 13

Workmen's Compensation (Chapter 236)

Health Law

Dangerous Drugs (Chapter 245)

Food, Drugs and Chemical Substances (Chapter 254)

HIV and AIDS Prevention and Control 2006 / no 14

HIV and AIDS Prevention and Control 2006 / no 14

Human Tissues Act (Chapter 252)

Kenya Red Cross Society Act (Chapter 256)

Malaria Prevention (Chapter 246)

Medical Practitioners and Dentists (Chapter 253)

Mental Health (Chapter 248)

Nurses Act (Chapter 257)

Persons with Disabilities Act 2003 / no 14

Pharmacy and Poisons (Chapter 244)

Public Health (Chapter 242)

Radiation Protection (Chapter 243)

Tobacco Control Act 2007 / no 4

Use of Poisonous Substances (Chapter 247)

Mining Law

Diamond Industry Protection (Chapter 310)

Mining Act (Chapter 306)

Trading in Unwrought Precious Metals Act (Chapter 309)

Tax Law

Air Passenger Tax Act (Chapter 475)

Customs and Excise (1st Booklet) Act (Chapter 472)

Customs and Excise (2nd Booklet) Act (Chapter 472)

Customs and Excise Act 2001

Customs and Excise Act 2001

East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004

Entertainments Tax Act (Chapter 479)

Estate Duty Act (Chapter 483)

Fiscal Management Act

Hotel Accommodation Tax Act (Chapter 478)

Income Tax (Allowances and Rates) (Chapter 471)

Income Tax Act (Chapter 470)

Income Tax Act (Chapter 470)

Income Tax Act (Chapter 470) revised 2008 + Subs legisl 2009

Income Tax Act (Chapter 470) revised 2009

Income Tax Act 2003/2004

Income Tax Act 2003/2004

Kenya Revenue Authority Act (Chapter 469)

Local Manufacturers (Export Compensation) Act (Chapter 481)

Refinery Throughput Tax Act (Chapter 474)

Second-Hand Motor Vehicles Purchase Tax Act (Chapter 484)

Stamp Duty Act (Chapter 480)

Stamp Duty Act (Chapter 480)

Telecommunications Tax Act (Chapter 473)

Value Added Tax Act

Value Added Tax Act (Chapter 476)

Value Added Tax Act (Chapter 476) revised 2008 + subs legisl 2009

Value Added Tax Act 2004

Video Tax Act (Chapter 477)

Banking Law

Accountants Act 2008 / 15

African Development Bank Act (Chapter 492)

Appropriation Act 2009 / 7

Banking Act

Banking Act (Chapter 488)

Banking Act (Chapter 488)

Bankruptcy Act (Chapter 53)

Bankruptcy Act (Chapter 53)

Barclays Bank of Kenya Limited Act 1978 / no 11

Capital Markets (Asset Backed Securities) Regulations, 2007

Capital Markets (Collective Investment Schemes) Regulations, 2001

Capital Markets (Foreign Investors) Regulations. 2002

Capital Markets (Licensing Requirements) (General) (Amendment) Regulations 2002

Capital Markets (Registered Venture Capital Companies) Regulations, 2007

Capital Markets (Securities) (Public Offers Listing and Disclosure ) Regulations 2002

Capital Markets (Take overs and Mergers) Regulations, 2002

Capital Markets Act 2002 (Cap 485a)

Capital Markets Act 2002 (Cap 485a)

Capital Markets Authority Act (Chapter 485A)

Central Bank of Kenya Act

Central Bank of Kenya Act (Chapter 491)

Central Bank of Kenya Act (Chapter 491)

Central Depositories (Capital Markets ) Operational Rules, 2003

Central Depositories (Regulation of Central Depositories) Rules, 2004

Central Depositories Act 2000

Cheques Act (Chapter 35)

Cheques Act (Chapter 35)

Deeds of Arrangement (Chapter 54)

East African Development Bank Act (Chapter 493A)

External Loans and credit Act (Chapter 422)

General Loans and Stock Act (Chapter 419)

Government Securities Act (Chapter 421)

Guarantee (Loans) Act (Chapter 461)

Internal Loans Act (Chapter 420)

Kenya Posts Office Saving Bank Act (Chapter 493B)

Public Audit Act

Insurance Law

Insurance (Motor Vehicle Third Party Risks) Act (Chapter 405)

Insurance Act (Chapter 487)

Insurance Act (Chapter 487)

Reinsurance Act (Chapter 487A)

Communications And Media Law

Books and Newspapers (Chapter 111)

Films and Stage Plays Act (Chapter 222)

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation Act (Chapter 221)

Kenya Communications (Amendment) Act (2009)

Kenya Communications (Amendment) Act (2009)

Kenya Communications (Broadcasting) Regulations, 2009

Kenya Communications (Electronic Transactions) Regulations, 2009

Kenya Communications Act 1998 / no 2

Kenya Communications Act, 1998

Kenya Communications Regulations, 2001

Kenya Information and Communication (Dispute Resolution) Regulations, 2010

Kenya Information and Communication (Tarrif) Regulations, 2010

Kenya Information and Communications (Fair Competition and Equality of Treatment) Regulations, 2010

Kenya Information and Communications (Interconnection and Provision of Fixed Links, Access and Facilities) Regulations, 2010

Kenya Posts and Telecommunications Act (Repealed) (Chapter 411)

Media Act 2007 / no 3

Transport And Maritime Law

Carriage by Air Act 1993 / no 2

Carriage of Goods by Sea Act (Chapter 392)

Civil Aviation (Aerial Work) Regulations 2007

Civil Aviation (Air Navigation Services) Regulations, 2008

Civil Aviation (Aircraft Registration and Marking) Regulations

Civil Aviation (Airworthiness) Regulations 2007

Civil Aviation (Amendment) Act, 2002 - CAP 394

Civil Aviation (Approved Training Organization) regulations

Civil Aviation (Licensing Of Air Services) Regulations, 2007 (363KB)

Civil Aviation (Operation of Aircraft) Regulations 2007

Civil Aviation (Rules of the Air and Air Traffic Control) Regulations

Civil Aviation (Security) Regulations 2008

Civil Aviation Act (Chapter 394)

Ferries Act (Chapter 410)

Kenya Airports Authority Act (Chapter 395)

Kenya Ports Authority Act (Chapter 391)

Kenya Railways Corporation Act (Chapter 397)

Kenya Roads Act 2007 / no 2

Kenya Roads Board Act, 1999

Lakes and Rivers Act (Chapter 409)

Marine Insurance Act (Chapter 390)

Maritime Zones Act (Chapter 371)

Maritime Zones Act.

Merchant Shipping Act (Chapter 389)

Merchant Shipping Act 2009

Merchant Shipping Act 2009

Merchant Shipping Act 2009

Public Roads And Roads of Access Act (Chapter 399)

Public Roads Toll Act (Chapter 407)

Territorial Waters Act of 16 May 1972, revised in 1977

The Draft Civil Aviation(Aircraft Accident and Incident Investigation) regulations 2010

Traffic Act (Chapter 403)

Traffic Act (Chapter 403)

Traffic Act (Chapter 403)

Transport Licensing Act (Chapter 404)

Environmental Law

Biosafety Act 2009

Environmental (Impact Assessment And Audit) Regulations, 2003

Environmental (Prevention Of Pollution In Coastal Zone And Other Segments Of The Environment) Regulation, 2003

Environmental Management And Co-ordination (Conservation Of Biological Diversity And Resources, Access To Genetic Resources And Benefit Sharing) Regulations, 2006

Environmental Management and Co-ordination (Controlled Substances) Regulations 2007

Environmental Management and Co-ordination (Noise and Excessive Vibration Pollution) (Control) Regulations 2009

Environmental Management and Co-ordination (Waste Management) Regulations 2006

Environmental Management and Co-ordination (Water Quality) Regulations 2006

Environmental Management and Co-ordination (Wetlands, Riverbanks, Lake Shores and Sea Shore Management) Regulations 2009

Environmental Management and Co-ordination Act 1999 / no 8

Environmental Management and Co-ordination Act 1999 / no 8

Fisheries Act (Chapter 378)

Forests Act (Chapter 385)

Kenya Tourist Development Authority (Chapter 382)

Kenya Tourist Development Authority (Chapter 382)

Kenya's Environment Management and Coordination Act 1999

Noise Regulations

The Forests Act, 2005

Timber Act (Chapter 386)

Tourist Industry Licencing Act (Chapter 381)

Water Act 2002

Water Act 2002

Water Act 2002 / no 8

Wildlife (Conservation and Management) Act (Chapter 376)

Intellectual Property Law

Copyright (Repealed) Act (Chapter 130)

Copyright Act 2001 / no 12

Copyright Act 2001 / no 12

Industrial Property Act (Repealed) (Chapter 509)

Industrial Property Act 2001 / no 3

Seeds and Plant Varieties Act

Seeds and Plant Varieties Act, 1972

Seeds and Plant Varieties Act, 1972

Seeds and Plant Varieties Regulations, 1994

The Copyright Act, (Chapter 130 of 1966, as last amended by the Copyright (Amendment) Act, No. 9 of 1995)

The Industrial Property Act

The Industrial Property Act 2001

The Industrial Property Regulations, 2002

The Trade Marks Act (Chapter 506)

The Trade Marks Act (Chapter 506)

The Trade Marks Act, last amended in 1994

United Kingdom Designs Protection (Chapter 510)

Energy Law

Draft Energy (Electricity Licensing) Regulations, 2010

Electric Power (Complaints and Dispute Resolution) Rules, 2006,

Electric Power (Electrical Installation Work) Rules, 2006

Electric Power Act 1997 / no 11

Electric Power Act, 1997

Electricity Grid Code

Energy (Biodiesel Licensing) Regulations 2009

Energy (Electricity Licensing) Regulations, 2009

Energy (Liquified Petroleum Gas) Regulations 2009

Energy (Solar Water heating) Regulations 2010

Energy Act 2006

Energy Act 2006

Energy Act 2006 / no 12

Mombasa Pipeline Board Act (Chapter 373)

Petroleum (Amendment) Rules, 2006.

Petroleum (Exploration and Production) Act (Chapter 308)

Petroleum Act (Chapter 116)

Petroleum Development Fund 1991 / no 4

Petroleum contracts and Tariff approval regulations

The Petroleum (Exploration And Production) Act (ch 308, 1986)

Construction Law

Architects and Quantity Surveyors Act

Building Societies Act (Chapter 489)

Guarantee (House Purchase) Act (Chapter 462)

Housing Act (Chapter 117)

Agriculture Law

Agricultural Finance Corporation Act (Chapter 323)

Agricultural Produce (Export) (Chapter 319)

Agricultural Produce Marketing (Chapter 320)

Agriculture Act (Chapter 318)

Animal Diseases Act (Chapter 364)

Branding of Stock Act (Chapter 357)

Cattle Cleansing Act (Chapter 358)

Coconut Industry Act (Chapter 331)

Coconut Preservation Act (Chapter 332)

Coffee Act 2001 / no 9

Cotton (Amendment) Act 2006 / no 7

Cotton Act (Chapter 335)

Crop Production and Livestock Act (Chapter 321)

Dairy Industry Act(Chapter 336)

Fertilizers and Animal Foodstuffs Act (Chapter 345)

Hide, Skin and Leather Trade Act (Chapter 359)

Irrigation Act (Chapter 347)

Kenya Meat Commission Act (Chapter 363)

Meat Control Act (Chapter 356)

Pest Control Products Act (Chapter 346)

Plant Protection Act (Chapter 324)

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act (Chapter 360)

Pyrethrum Act (Chapter 340)

Rabies Act (Chapter 365)

Seeds and Plant Varieties Act (Chapter 326)

Sisal Industry Act (Chapter 341)

Stock Produce Theft Act (Chapter 355)

Sugar Act 2001 / no 10

Tea (Licensing, registration and trade) regulations 2008

Tea Act (Chapter 343)

Veterinary Surgeons Act (Chapter 366)

Arbitration Law

Arbitration Act (Repealed) (Chapter 49)

Arbitration Act 1995 / no 4

Commentated Laws

Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Act 2003 / no 3

Content review of new labour laws

Forests Act 2005

Law Sources

Capital Markets Authority

Central Bank of Kenya

Commission for Higher Education

Communications Commission of Kenya

Department of Immigration

Energy Regulatory Commission

Insurance Regulatory Authority

Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission

Kenya Association of Manufacturers

Kenya Civil Aviation authority

Kenya Law Reports Statute Search

Kenya Laws

Kenya Revenue Authority

Ministry Of Environment and Natural Resources

Ministry Of Finance

Ministry of Agriculture

Ministry of Education

Ministry of Energy

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Ministry of Health

Ministry of Housing

Ministry of Lands

Ministry of Livestock Development

Ministry of Planning and National Development

Ministry of Public Works

Ministry of Tourism

Ministry of Trade & Industry

Ministry of Transport

Ministry of Water and Irrigation

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports

National Environment Management Authority

Office of Public Communications

Parliament of the Republic of Kenya

Public Procurement Oversight Authority