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  1. Kenya - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Kenya Citizenship and Immigration (Amendment) Regulations, 2020 (L.N. No. 81 of 2020). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2020-06-04 | KEN-2020-R-110066

  2. Kenya - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Public Health Act (Prevention, Control and Suppression of Covid-19) Regulations, 2020 (L.N. No. 49 of 2020). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2020-04-03 | KEN-2020-R-110068

    1. Citation
    2. Responsibility for notification
    3. Medical officer of health and medical practitioner to notify
    4. Powers for the control of COVID-19
    5. Power of search
    6. Power of medical officer of health or public health officer to disinfect premises
    7. Power of medical officer of health or public health officer to direct the use of building
    8. Removal and disposal of bodies
    9. Reception by health facilities
    10. Escaping from isolation and quarantine
    11. Carriers of disease
    12. Infected area
    13. Designation of Facilities
    14. General powers
    15. Penalty

  3. Kenya - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Public Health Act (Declaration of Formidable Epidemic Disease), 2020 (L.N. No. 37 of 2020). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2020-03-27 | KEN-2020-R-110069

  4. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Data Protection Act, No. 24 of 2019. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2019-11-11 | KEN-2019-L-109333

    AN ACT of Parliament to give effect to Article 31(c) and (d) of the Constitution; to establish the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner; to make provision for the regulation of the processing of personal data; to provide for the rights of data subjects and obligations of data controllers and processors; and for connected purposes

  5. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Irrigation Act, No. 14 of 2019. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2019-08-03 | KEN-2019-L-109335

    AN ACT of Parliament to provide for the development, management and regulation of irrigation, to support sustainable food security and socioeconomic development in Kenya, and for connected purposes.

  6. Kenya - - Law, Act

    National Cohesion and Integration (Amendment) Act, No. 6 of 2019. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2019-06-18 | KEN-2019-L-109339

  7. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Energy Act, No. 1 of 2019. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2019-03-14 | KEN-2019-L-109334

    AN ACT of Parliament to consolidate the laws relating to energy, to provide for National and County Government functions in relation to energy, to provide for the establishment, powers and functions of the energy sector entities; promotion of renewable energy; exploration, recovery and commercial utilization of geothermal energy; regulation of midstream and downstream petroleum and coal activities; regulation, production, supply and use of electricity and other energy forms; and for connected purposes.

  8. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Petroleum Act, No. 2 of 2019. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2019-03-14 | KEN-2019-L-109336

    AN ACT of Parliament to provide a framework for the contracting, exploration, development and production of petroleum; cessation of upstream petroleum operations; to give effect to relevant articles of the Constitution in so far as they apply to upstream petroleum operations, regulation of midstream and downstream petroleum operations; and for connected purposes

  9. Kenya - - Law, Act

    National Youth Service Act, No. 17 of 2018. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2018-01-04 | KEN-2018-L-109332

    The Act establishes a uniformed and disciplined service to be known as the National Youth Service.

  10. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Basic Education (Amendment) Act, No. 17 of 2017. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-06-23 | KEN-2017-L-109340

  11. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Prevention of Torture Act, No 12 of 2017. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-04-20 | KEN-2017-L-109337

  12. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Public Service Commission Act, No 10 of 2017. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-04-12 | KEN-2017-L-109338

    AN ACT of Parliament to make further provision as to the functions, powers and the administration of the Public Service Commission established under Article 233 of the Constitution; to give effect to Article 234 of the Constitution and for connected purposes.

  13. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Bribery Act, 2016 (No. 47 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-30 | KEN-2016-L-103993

  14. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Kenya Defence Forces (Amendment) Act, 2016 (No 44 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-30 | KEN-2016-L-104004

  15. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Fisheries Management and Development Act (No 35 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-09-09 | KEN-2016-L-103989

  16. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Access to Information Act, 2016 (No. 31 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-09-07 | KEN-2016-L-103988

  17. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Protection of Traditional Knowledge and Cultural Expressions Act, 2016 (No. 33 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-09-07 | KEN-2016-L-103992

  18. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Political Parties (Amendment)(No.2) Act, 2016 (No 21 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-07-07 | KEN-2016-L-104006

  19. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Political Parties (Amendment) Act, 2016 (No. 14 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-05-20 | KEN-2016-L-104005

  20. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Mining Act, 2016 (No 12 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-05-13 | KEN-2016-L-103990

  21. Kenya - - Law, Act

    National Employment Authority Act, 2016 (No. 3 of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-04-07 | KEN-2016-L-103991

    AN ACT of Parliament to establish the National Employment Authority; to provide for a comprehensive institutional framework for employment management; to enhance employment promotion interventions; to enhance access to employment for youth, minorities and marginalized groups and for connected purposes.

  22. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Prohibition of Anti-Personnel Mines Act, 2015 (No 21 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-10-12 | KEN-2015-L-104003

    AN ACT of Parliament to provide for the prohibition of the use, stockpiling, production and transfer of anti-personnel mines and their destruction in accordance with the Ottawa convention, and for connected purposes.

  23. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Companies Act, 2015 (No 17 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-09-15 | KEN-2015-L-104001

    AN ACT of Parliament to consolidate and reform the law relating to the incorporation, registration, operation, management and regulation of companies; to provide for the appointment and functions of auditors; to make other provision relating to companies; and to provide for related matters.

  24. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Insolvency Act, 2015 (No 18 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-09-15 | KEN-2015-L-104002

    AN ACT of Parliament to amend and consolidate the law relating to the insolvency of natural persons and incorporated and unincorporated bodies; to provide for and to regulate the bankruptcy of natural persons; to provide alternative procedures to bankruptcy that will enable the affairs of insolvent natural persons to be managed for the benefit of their creditors; to provide for the liquidation of incorporated and unincorporated bodies (including ones that may be solvent); to provide as an alternative to liquidation procedures that will enable the affairs of such of those bodies as become insolvent to be administered for the benefit of their creditors; and to provide for related and incidental matters.

  25. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Companies and Insolvency Legislation (Consequential Amendments) Act, 2015 (No 19 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-09-15 | KEN-2015-L-104007

    AN ACT of Parliament to make amendments to various Acts consequential on the enactment of the Companies Act, 2015 and the Insolvency Act, 2015.

  26. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Special Economic Zones Act, 2015, No. 16 of 2015. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-09-11 | KEN-2015-L-101065

    AN ACT of Parliament to provide for the establishment of special economic zones; the promotion and facilitation of global and local investors; the development and management of enabling environment for such investments, and for connected purposes

  27. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (Amendment) Act, 2015 (No 12 of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-09-03 | KEN-2015-L-104008

  28. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Protection Against Domestic Violence Act, No. 2 of 2015. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-05-14 | Date of entry into force: 2015-06-04 | KEN-2015-L-101063

  29. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Public Service (Values and Principles) Act, 2015, No. 1A of 2015. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-05-14 | Date of entry into force: 2015-06-04 | KEN-2015-L-101064

  30. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Kenya National Qualifications Framework Act, 2014, No. 22 of 2014. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-12-24 | KEN-2014-L-101066

  31. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Persons Deprived of Liberty Act, 2014, No. 23 of 2014. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-12-24 | Date of entry into force: 2015-01-14 | KEN-2014-L-101067

    Provides that every person deprived of liberty is entitled to the protection of all fundamental rights.

  32. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Statute Law (Miscellaneous) (Amendment) Act, No. 18 of 2014. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-11-24 | KEN-2014-L-98800

    Makes amendments to a large number of Acts. In particular, amends s. 25(b) and adds a new sub-section to the Retirement Benefits Act; s. 5(3) of the Employment Act, 2007; ss. 2, 21(1), 91(1), 91(4), 388 and 428 of the Merchant Shipping Act; ss. 16(2), 16(3) and 17(1) of the National Youth Council Act, 2009; ss. 34A(1) and 34A(4) of the Political Parties Act, 2011; long title and ss. 1, 2, 3(1), 4, 5(1), 6, 9(1), 9(2), 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17(2), 18, 20(1), 20(2), 20(3), 20(7), 27, 27(1), 28, 29(5), 30, 32(3), and 35 of the Industrial Court Act, 2011; ss. 2, 7, 9(3), 26(1), 28(1), 46 and Second Schedule of the Technical and Vocational Education Act, 2013.

  33. Kenya - - Law, Act

    National Police Service (Amendment) Act, No 11 of 2014. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-06-26 | Date of entry into force: 2014-07-16 | KEN-2014-L-97348

  34. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Trans Nzoia County Youth and Women Development Fund Act (No. 2 of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-06-04 | KEN-2014-L-104922

    This Act applies to the County of Trans-Nzoia, in the Province of the Rift Valley, one of the 47 counties established in 2013 following the adoption of the Constitution. It provides for the establishment, functions, powers and responsibilities of the Trans Nzoia County Youth, and Women Development Fund and for measure enabling access to employment by women and youth. "Youth" means any Kenyan citizen who has attained the age of eighteen but has not exceeded the age of thirty five years. In the performance of the functions and exercise of powers under this Act, the Fund shall be guided by the values and principles set out in Articles 10, 201 and 232 of the Constitution. The Fund shall be a body corporate and shall be managed by a Board. There shall be a committee at the Ward level known as Youth and Women Ward Committee. The Executive Member for Gender, Youth, Culture, Sports and Tourism may make Regulations for better performance of the functions of the management committee and of the board, and for giving full effect to this Act.

  35. Kenya - - Law, Act

    National Police Service Commission (Amendment) Act, No 3 of 2014. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-04-01 | Date of entry into force: 2014-04-22 | KEN-2014-L-97345

  36. Kenya - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employment (General) Rules, 2014 (L.N. No. 28 of 2014).

    Adoption: 2014-03-14 | KEN-2014-R-105586

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Rights of Employees
    Part III - Paternity Leave
    Part IV - Employment of Children
    Part V - Sanitation
    Part VI - Medical Treatment
    Part VII - Foreign Contracts Services
    Part VIII - Miscellaneous

  37. Kenya - - Law, Act

    National Social Security Fund Act, 2013 (No. 45 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-12-24 | Date of entry into force: 2014-01-10 | KEN-2013-L-97350

    An Act of Parliament to establish a National Social Security Fund, to provide for contributions to and the payment of benefits out of the Fund; and for matters connected therewith and incidental thereto.

  38. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Matrimonial Property Act, 2013 (No. 49 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-12-24 | Date of entry into force: 2014-01-16 | KEN-2013-L-97351

    An Act of Parliament to provide for the rights and responsibilities of spouses in relation to matrimonial property and for connected purposes.

    Repeals the Married Women's Property Act.

  39. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Basic Education Act, 2013 (No. 14 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-01-14 | Date of entry into force: 2013-01-25 | KEN-2013-L-94495

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Establishment, Powers and Functions of the National Education Board
    Part III - Country Education Boards
    Part IV - Free and Compulsory Education
    Part V - Systems and Structure of Basic Education
    Part VI - Promotion of Specialized Education
    Part VII - Private Educational Institutions
    Part VIII - Governance and Management of Basic Education and Training
    Part IX - Standards, Quality and Relevance
    Part X - Licensing, Registration and Accreditation Procedures in Basic Education and Training
    Part XI - Financial Provisions
    Part XII - General Provisions
    Part XIII - Repeal, Savings and Transitional Provisions

  40. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Public Benefits Organizations Act, 2013 (No. 18 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-01-14 | KEN-2013-L-97352

    An Act of Parliament to provide for the establishment and operation of public benefit organisations; to provide for their registration; to establish an administrative and regulatory framework within which public benefit organisations can conduct their affairs and for connected purposes.

    Repeals the Non-Governmental Organisations Co-ordination Act, 1990.

  41. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Social Assistance Act, 2013 (No. 24 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-01-14 | Date of entry into force: 2013-01-25 | KEN-2013-L-97356

    An Act of Parliament to give effect to Article 43(1)(e) of the Constitution; to establish the National Social Assistance Authority; to provide for the rendering of social assistance to persons in need and for connected purposes.

  42. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Technical and Vocational Education and Training Act, 2013 (Act No. 29 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-01-14 | Date of entry into force: 2013-06-24 | Date of gradual entry into force: 2014-05-26 | KEN-2013-L-98807

    An Act of Parliament to provide for the establishment of a technical and vocational education and training system; to provide for the governance and management of institutions offering technical and vocational education and training; to provide for coordinated assessment, examination and certification; to institute a mechanism for promoting access and equity in training; to assure standards, quality and relevance; and for connected purposes.

  43. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Authority Act (No 13 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-01 | KEN-2013-L-94531

    AN ACT of Parliament to provide for the consolidation of the laws on the regulation and promotion of agriculture generally, to provide for the establishment of the Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Authority, to make provision for the respective roles of the national and county governments in agriculture excluding livestock and related matters in furtherance of the relevant provisions of the Fourth Schedule to the Constitution and for connected purposes.

    Repeals the following Acts:
    (a) Agriculture Act;
    (b) Suppression of Noxious Weeds Act;
    (c) Grass Fires Act.

  44. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Prevention, Protection and Assistance to Internally Displaced Persons and Affected Communities Act, 2012 (No 56 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-12-31 | KEN-2012-L-94530

    AN ACT of Parliament to make further provision for the prevention, protection and provision of assistance to internally displaced persons and affected communities and give effect to the Great Lakes Protocol on the Protection and Assistance to Internally Displaced Persons, and the United Nations Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement and for connected purposes.

  45. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Universities Act, 2012 (Act No. 42 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-12-13 | KEN-2012-L-98808

    An Act of Parliament to provide for the development of university education; the establishment, accreditation and governance of universities; the establishment of the Commission for University Education, the Universities Funding Board and the Kenya University and Colleges Central Placement Service Board; the repeal of certain laws, and for connected purposes.

  46. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Kenya Defence Forces Act, 2012 (No 25 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-08-27 | Date of entry into force: 2012-09-17 | KEN-2012-L-94529

    An Act of Parliament to provide for the functions, organization and administration of the Kenya Defence Forces pursuant to Articles 232 and 239(6) of the Constitution; to give effect to Article 241 and other relevant Articles of the Constitution, to provide for disciplinary matters, and for connected purposes.

  47. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Public Service Commission Act, 2012 (Act No. 4 of 2010). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-07-24 | Date of entry into force: 2012-08-01 | KEN-2012-L-97353

    An Act of Parliament to make further provisions as to the functions and powers, and the administration of the Public Service Commission established under Article 233 of the Constitution; the qualifications and procedures for the appointment of the chairperson, members and secretary of the Commission, and for connected purposes.

  48. Kenya - - Law, Act

    Public Service Superannuation Scheme Act, 2012 (Cap. 190A) (No. 8 of 2012). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012-05-09 | KEN-2012-L-97354

    An Act of Parliament to establish the Contributory Public Service Superannuation Scheme for providing retirement benefits to persons in the public service and for connected purposes.

  49. Kenya - - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Plan stratégique de la Communauté d'Afrique de l'Est sur le genre, la jeunesse, les enfants, les personnes ayant un handicap, la protection sociale et le développement de la Communauté (2012-2016).

    Adoption: 2012-03 | INT-2012-M-94021

  50. Kenya - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Kenya Citizenship and Immigration Regulations, 2012 [Rev. 2018]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2012 | KEN-2012-R-110067

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