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Kenya-Dubai port deal: The question of missing public participation and litigation risks

Background The alleged Kenya port and Dubai Port World FZE (“DP World”) deal has caused an uproar among Kenyans and particularly leaders from the Kenya Kwanza coalition. The Kenya Kwanza leaders have alleged that President Uhuru Kenyatta appointed DP World, acting on behalf of the

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Recognising the youth during World Intellectual Property Day and what recordation entails for importers

The World Intellectual Property Day is observed annually on April 26. Since the year 2000, the day is celebrated to raise awareness of the impact patents, copyright, trademarks and design have on our daily life. Intellectual Property (IP) rights are used to encourage innovation and

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22nd April 2022 Political & Regulatory Round Up

KENYA Bloodbath: MCAs rejected in Ruto, Raila strongholds It was a bloodbath for a majority of Ward Reps in the strongholds of Deputy President William Ruto and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga as voters rejected them in the party primaries last week. Almost 90 per

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25th February 2022 Kenya Gazette Review

National Assembly Bills, 2022 The Kenya Roads (Amendment) Bill, 2022 Legislative Supplements. 2022 The Engineers (Scale of Fees for Professional Engineering Services) Rules, 2022 The Kenya Civil Aviation (Application) Order, 2022 The Export Processing Zones Act – Declaration of Export Processing Zones The Competition Act

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MY COVID TIME

By John Ngirachu The week of March 8 had been busy, as usual. On Thursday, I attended the Sir Elvis show at Treasure Gardens with a bunch of colleagues and had a really good time. The following Friday went well enough as we had the

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KEEPING YOUR FINGER ON THE PULSE

1,394,748 Cumulative Tests done so Far 117,535 Confirmed COVID cases 89,203 Recoveries 1,954 Deaths *As of 18/03/2021

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THE SENATE COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR THE WEEK 8TH MARCH TO 12TH MARCH 2021

DAY  COMMITTEE TIME & VENUE PURPOSE TIME Monday, 8th March, 2021 Committee on Agriculture, Livestock & Fisheries Online meeting Meeting with the State Department for Fisheries, Aqua-culture and the Blue Economy to deliberate on the status of fisheries, aqua-culture and the blue economy in Kenya

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NATIONAL ASSEMBLY COMMITTEE MEETINGS FOR THE WEEK 8TH MARCH TO 12TH MARCH 2021

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY   DAY  COMMITTEE VENUE PURPOSE NATURE Wednesday 10th March, 2021 Public Investments Committee Committee Room 7 Main Parliament Buildings Meeting with the following regarding the Special Audit Report on Utilization of Covid-19 Funds: Closed Ivy Minyow Onyango, Director, Kilig Limited at 10:00am Gladys

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SENATE COMMITTEE MEETINGS Tuesday 2nd March, 2021 

Standing Committee on Devolution and Intergovernmental Relations – Will  hold a meeting with the Council of Governors leadership to deliberate on matters Devolution (invitation extended to all Senators) at the Senate Chamber; 9:30am. Standing Committee on Energy – Will  hold a meeting with the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum

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  NATIONAL ASSEMBLY  Tuesday 2nd March, 2021 

Public Investments Committee – Will hold a Closed Meeting at CommitteeRoom 7 Main Parliament Buildings with the following with regards to theSpecial Audit Report on Utilization of Covid-19 Funds:- Director,Accenture Kenya Limited- 10.00 am Director,Duke Agencies (Kenya) Limited – 11.00 am Director,Angelica Medical Supplies Limited – 12.00 noon

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Did you Know?

CRB (Credit Reference Bureaus) Listing is set to begin in January, 2021 this week following the lapse of the 90-day freeze. The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) suspended the listing of loans defaulted after April 1st, 2020 as a relief measure against the Covid-19 economic

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Recall of the Draft Proceeds Of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering (Criminal Assets Recovery Fund) (Administration) Regulations, 2020

The National Treasury and Planning has published a notice recalling the public notice on the draft Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering (Criminal Assets Recovery Fund) (Administration) Regulations, 2020. This is to allow further consultations with the key stakeholders.

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17TH JULY 2020: THE KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY

KENYA GAZETTE REVIEW . Legislative Supplements, 2020 ·       The Excise Duty Regulations, 2020 ·       Avoidance of Double Taxation with Respect to Taxes on Income ·       The Retirement Benefits (Forms and Fees) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020 ·       Prescription of Effective Tick Destroying Agent ·       The Public Order

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10TH JULY 2020: THE KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY

Acts ·       The Appropriation Act, 2020 ·       The Finance Act, 2020 Special Sitting of the National Assembly A special sitting of the Assembly shall be held in the National Assembly Chamber,  Main Parliament  Buildings,  Nairobi  on  Wednesday,  15th July, 2020, morning and afternoon sittings, commencing

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3RD JULY 2020: THE KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY

Legislative Supplements, 2020 The Kenya Fishing Industries Corporation (Amendment) Order, 2020 The Tax Procedures (Tax Agents) Regulations, 2020 The  Tax  Procedures  (Unassembled Motorcyles) Regulations, 2020 National Assembly Bills, 2020 The Supplementary Appropriation (No. 2) Bill, 2020 PUBLIC SECTOR Appointments The Chief Justice has appointed George

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26 JUNE 2020:KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY

Legislative Supplements• Agreement Between the Government of the Republic of Kenya and the Government of the Republic ofMauritius for the Avoidance of Double Taxation Respect to Taxes on Income. • The National Government Co- ordination Act—Change of Name National Assembly BillsThe Appropriation Bill, 2020The Public

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19 JUNE 2020: KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY

National Assembly Bills, 2020 ·       The Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Bill, 2020 ·       The Social Assistance (Repeal) Bill, 2020 ·       The Mediation Bill, 2020 ·       The National Aviation Management Bill, 2020 Legislative Supplements, 2020 ·       The Public Order (State Curfew) (Extension and Variation) Order, No.

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12 JUNE 2020: KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY

Acts, 2020 ·       The Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (Amendment) Act, 2020 Legislative Supplements, 2020 ·       The Supreme Court Rules, 2020 ·       The Judicial Service (Code of Conduct and Ethics) Regulations, 2020 Appointment ·       The Chief Justice has extended the period of appointment of the

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29TH MAY 2020: KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY

Legislative Supplements, 2020 The Public Order (State Curfew) (Extension) (Variation) Order, 2020 The Public Health (COVID-19 Restriction of Movement of Persons and Related Measures) (Mombasa County) (Extension) Order (No. 2), 2020 The Public Health (COVID-19 Restriction of Movement of Persons and Related Measures) (Kilifi County)

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22TH MAY 2020: THE KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY

Legislative Supplements, 2020 ●      The Customs and Excise (Railway Development Levy Fund) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020 ●      The Public Order (State Curfew) (Extension) Order No. 2 of 2020 ●      The Railway City Development Authority Order, 2020 ●      The Public Health (COVID-19 Restriction of Movement of Persons

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30 APRIL 2020; KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY

LEGISLATIVE SUPPLEMENTSSenate Bills• The Pandemic Response and Management Bill, 2020• The County Allocation of Revenue Bill, 2020National Assembly Bills• The Supplementary Appropriation Bill, 2020Acts• The Tax Laws (Amendment) Act, 2020• The Division of Revenue Act, 2020Legal Notices• The Registration of Titles (Fees) (Amendment) Rules• The

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24 APRIL 2020: KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY

Legislative Supplements• The Public Health (Covid-19 Restriction of Movement of Persons and Related Measures) Variation Rules, 2020• The Public Health (Covid-19 Restriction of Movement of Persons and Related Measures) Variation Rules, No.2 of 2020• The Public Order (State Curfew) Variation Order,2020• The Public Finance Management

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17 APRIL 2020: KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY

This is part of the Vellum Weekly. The full 17th April 2020 edition can be found here Legislative Supplements• The Public Finance Management (Parliamentary) Car Loan (Members)Scheme Fund (Amendment) Regulations, 2020,• The Public Health (Prevention, Control and Supression of Covid-19) Rules,2020• The Public Health (Covid-19

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10TH APRIL 2020: THE KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY

This is part of the Vellum Weekly. The full 10th April 2020 edition can be found here Final Vellum 10th April 2020 FA-compressed KENYA GAZETTE REVIEW  Acts, 2020 The Business Laws (Amendment) Act, 2020 has been assented to and came into force on its date

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3RD APRIL 2020: THE KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY

KENYA GAZETTE REVIEW This is part of the Vellum Weekly. The full 3rd April 2020 edition can be found here Vellum 3rd April 2020 FA_compressed Legislative Supplements, 2020 The Value Added Tax (Amendment of the Rate of Tax) Order, 2020 The Public Order (State Curfew)

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17TH JANUARY 2020: KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY

KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY This is part of the Vellum Weekly. The full 20th December edition can be found here VELLUM WEEKLY 17 JANUARY 2020 PUBLIC SECTOR Appointments • President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Joshua Toro (Eng.) to be the Chairperson of the National Irrigation Authority

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FRIDAY 10TH JANUARY 2020: THE KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY

THE KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY This is part of the Vellum Weekly. The full 10th January edition can be found here VELLUM WEEKLY 10 JANUARY 2020 Legislative Supplement The University Act – Charter for Umma University Acts The Nuclear Regulatory Act, 2019 TRADE AND MANUFACTURING SECTOR

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FRIDAY 3RD JANUARY 2020: KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY

THE KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY PUBLIC SECTOR Appointments The National Government Constituencies Development Fund Board has appointed the member of the National Government Constituencies Development Fund committees of Imenti  and Baringo South constituencies. FINANCIAL SERVICES Notices •Old Investment (K) Limited Mutual Services has notified the Capital

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FRIDAY 20TH DECEMBER 2019: THE KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY

THE KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY This is part of the Vellum Weekly. The full 20th December edition can be found here VELLUM WEEKLY 20 DECEMBER 2019 Legislative Supplements The Competition Act—Exclusions The Excise Duty (Remission of Excise Duty) (Amendment) Regulations, 2019 The Land Registration (Electronic Land

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FRIDAY 20TH DECEMBER 2019: FINANCIAL SERVICES ROUND UP

FINANCIAL SERVICES ROUND UP KENYA Unclaimed money has risen 23.07 percent after companies and public entities surrendered billions. The disclosure follows the end of the 2019 reporting period last 31 October 2019, when companies and public entities were expected to report and surrender uncollected monies

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27TH MARCH 2020: THE KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY

This is part of the Vellum Weekly. The full 27th March 2020 edition can be found here Vellum 27th March 2020 FA-compressed Legislative Supplements • The Central Bank of Kenya (Mortgage Refinance Companies) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020 • The Competition Act—Exclusion • The Law Society of

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13TH MARCH 2020: THE KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY

THE KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY This is part of the Vellum Weekly. The full 13th March 2020 edition can be found here _Vellum 13th March 2020 Appointments & Declarations • CS Transport, Infrastructure and Housing appoints David Mwangi Gautho as the chairperson of the National Construction

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28TH FEBRUARY 2020: THE KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY

The Kenya Gazette Summary This is part of the Vellum Weekly. The full 28th February 2020 edition can be found here Vellum 28_02_2020 Appointments • The Cabinet Secretary for Education has re-appointed Martin O. Okiyo and Mrs. Rosemary C. Saina to be members of the

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21TH FEBRUARY 2020: THE KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY

THE KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY This is part of the Vellum Weekly. The full 21st February 2020 edition can be found here Vellum 21 February 2020 Legislative Supplements • The Supreme Court Rules 2020 • The Independent and Electoral Boundaries Commission (Staff Mortgage Scheme) Amendment Regulations

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14TH FEBRUARY 2020: THE KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY

THE KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY This is part of the Vellum Weekly. The full 14th February 2020 edition can be found here VELLUM WEEKLY 14 FEBRUARY 2020 PUBLIC SECTOR Establishment of Dadaab Law Courts The Chief Justice of Kenya has established Dadaab Law Courts, a magistrate’s

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VELLUM WEEKLY: KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY 7 February 2020

PUBLIC SECTOR Appointments I.E.B.C has appointed Mele Joseph Eroo as the County Returning Officer for Nairobi County for purposes of clearing the Deputy County Governor, Nairobi City County. A special sitting of the Assembly shall be held in the National Assembly Chamber in the Main

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7TH FEBRUARY 2020: THE KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY

THE KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY This is part of the Vellum Weekly. The full 7th February 2020 edition can be found here VELLUM WEEKLY 7 FEBRUARY 2020 PUBLIC SECTOR Appointments • I.E.B.C has appointed Mele Joseph Eroo as the County Returning Officer for Nairobi County for

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VELLUM WEEKLY: KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY 31 January 2020

THE KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY Legislative Supplements The Traffic Act—Exemption The Public Service Commission Regulations, 2020 PUBLIC SECTOR Appointments The Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Interior and Co-ordination of National Government, notifies the public that the Private Security (General) Regulations (Legal Notice No. 108 of 2019) was

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31ST JANUARY 2020: THE KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY

THE KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY This is part of the Vellum Weekly. The full 31st January 2020 edition can be found here VELLUM WEEKLY 31 JANUARY 2020 Legislative Supplements • The Traffic Act—Exemption • The Public Service Commission Regulations, 2020 PUBLIC SECTOR Appointments • The Cabinet

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24TH JANUARY 2020: KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY

THE KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY This is part of the Vellum Weekly. The full 24th January 2020 edition can be found here VELLUM WEEKLY 24 JANUARY 2020 Legislative Supplements Declaration of Special Economic Zone • The KenyaTrade Network Agency Order, 2011 • The CompetitionAct—Exclusions • The

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VELLUM WEEKLY: KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY 17 January 2020

PUBLIC SECTOR Appointments President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Joshua Toro (Eng.) to be the Chairperson of the National Irrigation Authority Board. The Cabinet Secretary for Lands and Physical Planning has appointed members of the various Land Control Boards. The Cabinet Secretary for Education has appointed

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VELLUM WEEKLY: KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY 7 January 2020

Legislative Supplement The University Act – Charter for Umma University Acts The Nuclear Regulatory Act, 2019 TRADE AND MANUFACTURING SECTOR Electricity Tariffs, Prices, Charges and Rates A Water Resource Management Authority (WRMA) levy of +2.22 Kenya cents per kWh for all meter readings to be

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VELLUM WEEKLY: KENYA GAZETTE SUMMARY 3 January 2020

PUBLIC SECTOR Appointments The National Government Constituencies Development Fund Board has appointed the member of the National Government Constituencies Development Fund committees of Imenti  and Baringo South constituencies. FINANCIAL SERVICES Notices Old Investment (K) Limited Mutual Services has notified the Capital Markets Authority of its

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The Kenya Gazette 5th October 2018

We provide a quick summary of the gazette released on 5th October 2018

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