The kenya constitution is the supreme law of kenya it establishes the structure of the kenyan government, and also defines the relationship between the government and the citizens of kenya. The kenya constitution is the supreme law of kenya find out all about the current new kenyan constitution that was promulgated in 2010 download the kenyan constitution. Kenya constitution chapter v protection of fundamental rights and freedoms of the in respect of criminal offence under the law of kenya of. 2 | p a g e abstract the constitution of kenya, 2010 is the supreme law of the land, a principle entrenched under article 2 thereof kenya has in place an arbitration act to define the scope, responsibilities and limitations of.
The constitution of kenya 2010 on-going projects completed projects our work implementation of the new constitution. The new constitutional law of kenya principles, government and human rights mbondenyi, morris kiwinda published by african books collective mbondenyi, kiwinda. The constitution of kenya the 2010 constitution of kenya, currently in force, replaced the 1969 constitution, that itself had replaced the 1963 independence constitution the constitution was presented to the attorney general of kenya on 7 april 2010, officially published on 6 may 2010, and was subjected to a referendum on 4 august 2010.
Any law, including customary law, that is inconsistent with this constitution is void to the extent of the inconsistency, and any act or omission in contravention of this constitution is invalid (5) the general rules of international law shall form part of the law of kenya. Kenya’s constitutional history redd+ law project - briefing paper july 2014 nelly kamunde-aquino lecturer department of public law kenyatta university school of law. Tional theory and the rule of law in kenya since 1976, mr kamau kuria also has participated actively in the debate over the status of the kenyan constitution. Customary law and women’s rights in kenya the need to reconcile customary law and women’s rights kenya is a promulgated as the constitution of kenya,.Legislation kenya legislation kenya constitutional law constitution of kenya constitution of kenya constitution of kenya constitution of kenya. Amendments in kenya’s first constitution lecturer department of public law kenyatta university school of law shitemi is the kenya monitor managing editor. The law of succession in kenya: in kenya, customary law and practice has always deﬁned and regarded the the kenya constitution put all these laws of. International center for transitional justice october 2010 kenya institutional reform in the new constitution of kenya dr migai akech. Contact details madaraka estate ole sangale road, po box 59857, 00200 city square nairobi, kenya tel: 0703-034000, 0703-034200. The kenyan constitution states that a person is website of the national council for law reporting citizenship cannot be the kenya citizenship and. Constitution of kenya, 2010 5 91—basic requirements for political parties 92—legislation on political parties chapter eight—the legislature part 1—establishment and role of parliament 93—establishment of parliament 94—role of parliament 95—role of the national assembly 96—role of the senate. Any law, including customary law, that is inconsistent with this constitution is void to the extent of the inconsistency, and any act or omission in contravention of this constitution is invalid (5) the general rules of international law shall form part of the law of kenya sovereignty of thepeople supremacy of thisconstitution. Conclusion land law in kenya prior to the 2010 constitution was governed by exceptions this is the main shortcoming of the independence constitution and most of the statutes the period after independence recorded a decline in the development of land law in kenya.
The constitution of the united states of america on this site, constitutional experts interact with each other to explore the constitution’s history and what it means today for each provision of the constitution, scholars of different perspectives discuss what they agree upon, and what they disagree about. Application of equity in kenya court of appeal and of all subordinate courts shall be exercised in conformity with the constitution, kenya law resource. The constitution of kenya chapter eleven—devolved government p art 1—o bjects and p rinciples of d evolved g overnment 174—objects of devolution 175—principles of devolved government p art 2—c ounty g overnments 176—county governments 177—membership of county assembly 178—speaker of.
Update: researching kenyan law under the constitution of kenya 2010, the main function of the legislature is to protect the constitution. Absolute supremacy of regular law as opposed to the influence of arbitrary power equality before the law the constitution is a result of the ordinary law of the land dicey’s rule of law formula consists of three classic tenets the first is that the regular law is supreme over arbitrary and discretionary powers. Basic legal rights in kenya contents under kenyan law, the constitution grants an accused person protection from being punished for an act or omission which was.