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Small Claims Court Act, 2016 (No. 2 of 2016).

Country/Territory
Kenya
Document type
Regulation
Date
2016
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act of Parliament to establish Small Claims Court; to provide for the jurisdiction and procedures of the Court and for connected purposes.
Subject
Agricultural & rural development
Keyword
Access-to-justice Dispute settlement Jurisdictional competence Court/tribunal Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings
Geographical area
Africa, Eastern Africa
Abstract

This Act concerns establishment and jurisdiction of small claims courts in Kenya and procedures of such courts. Pursuant to Article 6(3) of the Constitution, the Chief Justice shall, by notice in the Gazette, designate any Court station as a Small Claims Court with such geographical jurisdiction as may be specified in the notice. The Court shall be presided over by an Adjudicator. A claim shall not be brought before the Court if it is upon a dispute over a title to or possession of land, or empl

Full text
English
Website
www.kenyalaw.org