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  1. Library Resource

    An Act of Parliament to provide a framework for the transition to devolved government pursuant to section 15 of the Sixth Schedule to the Constitution, and for connected purposes.

    Legislation
    Kenya, Eastern Africa, Africa

    This Act provides for a transition mechanism in order to achieve devolving of government functions in Kenya. For this purpose it establishes a Transition Authority.

  2. Library Resource

    An Act of Parliament to revise, consolidate and rationalize the registration of titles to land, to give effect to the principles and objects of devolved government in land registration, and for connected purposes.

    Legislation
    Kenya, Eastern Africa, Africa

    The Act principally concerns the registration of interests in land. This Act shall apply to: (a) registration of interests in all public land as declared by Article 62 of the Constitution; (b) registration of interests in all private land as declared by Article 64 of the Constitution; and (c) registration and recording of community interests in land.The National Land Commission in consultation with national and county governments may, by order in the Gazette, constitute an area or areas of land to be a land registration unit and may at any time vary the limits of any such units.

  3. Library Resource

    An Act of Parliament to give effect to Article 68 of the Constitution, to revise, consolidate and rationalize land laws; to provide for the sustainable administration and management of land and land based resources, and for connected purposes.

    Legislation
    Kenya, Eastern Africa, Africa

    This Act makes provision for a wide variety of matters regarding public and private land and community land (as defined respectively by Articles 62, 63, 64 and 260 of the Constitution), and in particular provides of the sustainable administration and management of land and land-based resources. It also provides for (compulsory) acquisition of land.

  4. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Kenya, Eastern Africa, Africa

    These Rules implement provisions of the Law of Succession Act and provide for matters of succession to and protection and administration of property of a deceased person.

  5. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Kenya, Eastern Africa, Africa

    This Notice requires a surveyor duly licensed as a surveyor under or by virtue of the provision of the Survey Act to always maintain the high standard of conduct appropriate to his or her professional status, and not conduct himself or herself in a manner that would, in the opinion of the Land Surveyors Board prejudice that status or the reputation. It also prohibits conduct of incompatible business and prescribes some other rules of conduct.

    Implements: Survey Act (Cap. 299). (2000)

  6. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Kenya, Eastern Africa, Africa

    These Regulations specify, in the First Schedule, fees payable, prior to the registration of any dealing affecting a holding, by every landowner whose name appears in an adjudication register in respect of any adjudication area or adjudication section. They also specify, in the Second Schedule, fees to be paid by persons to whom land has been adjudicated in the manner specified or who object against registration.

    Implements: Land Consolidation Act (Cap. 283). (1969)

  7. Library Resource
    Regulations
    Kenya, Eastern Africa, Africa

    These Regulations implement provisions of the Survey Act with respect to the Land Surveyors Board, the Standing Committee on Geographical Names, the examination and issue of licences, land survey operations, government land surveys and resolution of disputes. The Regulations also provide for the reservation of land in case of survey for purposes of alienation of government land in coastal areas and near to lakes or tidal rivers.

    Implements: Survey Act (Cap. 299). (2000)

  8. Library Resource

    An Act of Parliament to amend, define and consolidate the law relating to intestate and testamentary succession and the administration of estates of deceased persons; and for purposes connected therewith and incidental thereto

    Legislation
    Kenya, Eastern Africa, Africa

    This Act provides for matters of succession to and protection and administration of property of a deceased person. Succession to rights can be intestate or on the basis of a will. The Act also sets out rules for the construction of wills.Except so far as expressly authorized by this Act, or by any other written law, or by a grant of representation under this Act, no person shall, for any purpose, take possession or dispose of, or otherwise intermeddle with, any free property of a deceased person.

    Implemented by: Probate and Administration Rules (Cap. 160). (2012-12-31)

  9. Library Resource

    An Act of Parliament to consolidate and modify the law in Kenya relating to the avoidance of future interests in property on grounds of remoteness and governing accumulations of income from property.

    Legislation
    Kenya, Eastern Africa, Africa

    This Act provides for matters relating to interests, i.e. perpetuities and accumulations in (immovable) property. It, among other things: provides for the vesting of the interests, duration, interests regarding (leases of) land, restrictions on accumulations in general, and restriction on accumulation for the purchase of immovable property.

  10. Library Resource

    An Act of Parliament to prevent the entry of unauthorized persons into areas which have been declared to be protected areas.

    Legislation
    Kenya, Eastern Africa, Africa

    This Act grants powers upon the Minister to declare, in the interest of public safety or public order, protected areas in which access is limited to authorized persons. The Act also provides for measures of enforcement and protection of areas declared to be protected areas.

    Implemented by: Protected Areas Order (Cap. 204). (2012-12-31)
    Implemented by: Protected Areas Order, 2011 (Cap. 204). (2012-12-31)
    Implemented by: Protected Areas Order, 2015 (L.N. No. 240). (2015-11-20)

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