ShowStopper2023-08-17T16:33:39+03:00The NCAJ Standing Committee for Children Matters in conjunction with the Judiciary's Rules Committee have developed the following draft Rules under the Children Act 2022.
Children (Adoption Proceedings) Ruless, 2023
Children (Children in Conflict with the Law) (Procedure and Practise) Rules, 2023-
Children (Foster care) (Procedure and Practise) Rules, 2023
Children (Guardianship)(Procedures) Rules 2023
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Witness Protection Agency receives vehicles and equipment to boost its operations
ShowStopper2020-11-29T18:49:04+03:00The Agency received a donation of vehicles and equipment to boost its operations in protecting threatened witnesses in Kenya in a ceremony held on 29th October 2020 at Milimani Law Courts.The donation of three 4-wheel drive pickups and office equipment from the European Union and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) will provide daily support to protected witnesses...
Witness Protection Agency contributes to state of justice report
The Witness Protection Agency is among 22 justice sector agencies and national committees featured in Kenya’s newest State of the Judiciary and the Administration of Justice Report (SOJAR).
Released yesterday, the SOJAR for the 2018/2019 financial year highlights the achievements, progress and challenges during the period for the Judiciary, other agencies in the justice sector...
Protected witness contributes poem for United Nations newsletter
A poem by a protected witness under the care of our Agency has been published in a newsletter issued by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
The poem, entitled ‘I Feel Protected’, features in the December 2019 edition of the PLEAD Verdict newsletter. For privacy reasons,...
Managing income and expenditure risks in old age is vital especially when one retires from active service. As employees age, economic volatility increases since traditional support systems become weaker. Formal pension programmes such as National Social Security Fund (NSSF) and cash transfers have so far been limited in their coverage with few incentives for...
Witness protection critical in human trafficking cases
Witness protection is now recognized as a crucial element in countering trafficking in persons as well as a fundamental human right, under national and international law. Article 50 of the Constitution of Kenya, not only provides for the protection of witnesses and other vulnerable persons in the interests of fair hearings before courts, but...
The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) seems to have woken up from slumber and flexed its muscle in hotly pursuing tax evaders. The obvious trigger is the dry coffers at Treasury compounded by the need to implement the Big 4 Development Agenda and the burgeoning public debt.
The Government has faced questions on its huge appetite...
The war on terror needs concerted efforts if the safety of Kenyans is to be safeguarded. It was recently reported that a planned terror attack in Mombasa was foiled towards its last stages of execution. Three suspects were shot dead while seven others were arrested. Police believe it would have been one of the...