Kenya: Efforts to Improve Judiciary Gather SpeedMore than 100 magistrates have taken up office as efforts to reform the justice system gather speed. Meanwhile the vetting of high court judges is set to resume.
Capital FM, 11 July 2012
The vetting of High Court Judges will resume on Thursday after the tenure of the vetting board was extended through amendments to the Vetting of Judges and Magistrates Act, 2011. Read more »
The Star, 26 June 2012
COURT clerks and secretaries might be the next in line in the ongoing Judicial vetting process. Chief Justice Willy Mutunga said Judiciary is contemplating to have the court… Read more »
The Star, 25 June 2012
CHIEF Justice Willy Mutunga said yesterday that Judicial Service Commission has the capacity to vet 350 magistrates. On Thursday last week Parliament passed Miscellaneous Amendment… Read more »
Capital FM, 24 June 2012
Chief Justice Willy Mutunga has now revealed that the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) recommended to be involved in vetting magistrates, a move that has been condemned by, among… Read more »
Judges taking the oath of office (file photo).
The High Court has held that it has no jurisdiction in matters arising under the Vetting of Judges and Magistrates Act, 2011. Read more »