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Wakf Bill 2018 Submitted to AG

7th June 2018 by Department of Public Communications A bill to replace the pre-independence Wakf Commissioners Act of 1951 has been submitted to the Attorney General. The bill is part of far reaching recommendations to [...]

Kenya to Revive Bid to Host the East African Court of Justice

3 May 2018 by Department of Public Communications. Kenya is still pursuing its bid to establish the permanent seat of the East African Court of Justice in Kenya, Attorney General Kihara Kariuki confirmed when he [...]

Kenya bids to Host East Africa Court of Justice

3 May 2018 by Department of Public Communications. Kenya is bidding to become the permanent seat of the East Africa Court of Justice, Attorney General Kihara Kariuki confirmed when he received the President of the [...]

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Getting married in Kenya

The Marriage Act, 2014 recognizes Five (5) systems of marriage, namely: Civil, Christian, Customary, Hindu and Islamic marriages. The following documents are required to register any of the mentioned marriages.

1. CIVIL MARRIAGES
➢ These are conducted in the Registrar of Marriages, Deputy County Commissioners or Assistant County Commissioners offices;

➢ They can be conducted through Notice or by Special license,
Notice is where both parties are Kenyan nationals and it involves the placing of a 21 days Marriage notice before the Marriage takes place
Special license is necessary where:
➢ Any of the parties is a foreign national;
➢ Both parties are foreign nationals;
➢ Marriage outside a licensed place;
➢ Parties unable to give a 21 days’ notice.

➢ They are monogamous in Nature

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Mutual Legal Assistance Guidelines in Criminal Matters for Kenya.

MUTUAL LEGAL ASSISTANCE GUIDELINES IN CRIMINAL MATTERS FOR KENYA