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The Copyright (Amendment) Act 2022

In October 2021, the Copyright (Amendment) Bill 2021 was published. The Bill had two main objectives; firstly, to amend the Copyright Act to provide for a fair formula for sharing of revenue from ring back tunes between the artistes/copyright holders and the telecommunications companies; and secondly, to repeal the provisions on takedown notices and requirements, the role of internet service providers and application for injunctions.

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Eviction of Squatters in Illegal Occupation of Private Land

“Squatter” is defined in the Black’s Law Dictionary, 9th Edition as; “a person who settles on property without any legal claim or title”. The same was reiterated in Salome Mwihaki Njenga & Others (Suing as Chairlady, Treasurer And Secretary Of Twiga Estate Squatters Society) versus Hon. Attorney General Of Kenya & Others [2016] eKLR.

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Conversion of Long-term Leases to Sectional Titles in Kenya

The Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning issued a notice informing the public of the conversion of long-term leases that do not conform with section 54(5) of the Land Registration Act, 2012 (the “LRA”) and Section 13 of the Sectional Properties Act, 2020

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The Intersex Bill 2023

Litigated cases in Courts, complaints received and reports generated by the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights and other civil society organizations have revealed that Intersex Persons in Kenya…

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The Law On Occupiers’ Liability in Kenya

Occupiers’ liability is an area of tort law that deals with the duty of care owed by those who occupy real property through ownership or lease (called ‘the occupier’) to those who visit or trespass into the property.

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