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Key Semi Autonomous Government Agencies (SAGAs) and Commissions linked with State Law Office and Department of Justice include .. more

Denmark Pledges Governance Support

April 6, 2018, by Department of Public Communication. The Government of Denmark has reaffirmed its commitment to support the governance and justice sector in Kenya by strengthening the GJLOS reform sector in the global fight [...]

Change of Guard at State Law Office

Nairobi, April 3, 2018, by Department of Public Communications. Attorney General Paul Kihara Kariuki today officially took over office from his predecessor Professor Githu Muigai becoming the 7th Attorney General of the Republic of Kenya. [...]

New Solicitor General takes Over Office

Nairobi, 22 MARCH 2018, Department of Public Communications The new Solicitor General, Kennedy Nyabuti Ogeto, yesterday met with senior staff of the Office of Attorney General and Department of Justice to familiarize himself with their [...]

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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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OAG&DOJ NEWSLETTER EDITION 1 JULY DEC 2017

Mutual Legal Assistance Guidelines in Criminal Matters for Kenya.

MUTUAL LEGAL ASSISTANCE GUIDELINES IN CRIMINAL MATTERS FOR KENYA