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Kenya Association of Manufacturers & 2 others v Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources & 3 others [2017] eKLR

Country/Territory
Kenya
Type of court
National - higher court
Date
Aug 25, 2017
Source
UNEP, InforMEA
Court name
Environment and Land Court
Seat of court
Nairobi
Judge
Eboso B. M.
Reference number
No. 32 of 2017
Language
English
Subject
Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Precautionary principle Pollution control
Abstract

The key issues in this consolidated cause revolve around the validity of a legal notice published by the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Natural Resources.  The  effect  of  that  Legal  Notice  is  that  it  outlaws  the  use, manufacture  and  importation  of  certain  categories  of  plastic  bags  used  for  commercial  and  domestic packaging.

Full text
Kenya case.pdf
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Website
kenyalaw.org