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LAWS OF KENYA The Criminal ProCedure Code Chapter 75 Revised Edition 2009 (2008) Published by the National Council for Law Reporting with the Authority of the Attorney General.

http://www.kenyapolice.go.ke/resources/Criminal_Procedure_Code_2009.pdf

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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE CODE - Kenya Law Reports

LAWS OF KENYA CRIMINAL PROCEDURE CODE CHAPTER 75 Revised Edition 2012 [2010] Published by the National Council for Law Reporting with the Authority of the Attorney-General

http://www.kenyalaw.org:8181/exist/rest//db/kenyalex/Kenya/Legislation/English/Acts%20and%20Regulations/C/Criminal%20Procedure%20Code%20Cap.%2075%20-%20No.%2011%20of%201930/docs/CriminalProcedureCode.pdf

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LAWS OF KENYA - Criminal Defense Wiki

Rev. 2009] Penal Code. CAP. 63 3. C. hapter. VI – p. unIshments. Section. 24 – Different kinds of punishments. 25 – Sentence of death. 26 – Imprisonment.

http://defensewiki.ibj.org/images/9/9d/Kenya_Penal_Code.pdf

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TANZANIA PENAL CODE CHAPTER 16 OF THE LAWS (REVISED ...

cap. 16 tanzania penal code chapter 16 of the laws (revised) (principal legislation) [issued under cap. 1, s. 18] 1981 printed and published by the government printer,

http://www.imolin.org/doc/amlid/Tanzania_Penal%20Code_part1.pdf

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C 63

Penal Code [Rev. 2009. CHAPTER 63. THE PENAL CODE ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS PART I – GENERAL PROVISIONS. Section . C. hapter. ... The jurisdiction of the courts of Kenya for the purposes of this Code extends to every place within Kenya, including territorial waters. 6.

http://covaw.or.ke/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/8.-The-Penal-Code.pdf

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REPUBLIC OF KENYA - Kenya Law Reports

George Gitau Wainaina v Republic [2008]eKLR 4 2. Stealing, contrary to section 275 of the Penal Code. Under this section an accused, if convicted, is liable to imprisonment to 3 years.

http://kenyalaw.org/Downloads_FreeCases/Nolle_Prosequi_rejected_.pdf

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C 63

LAWS OF KENYA The Penal Code Chapter 63 Revised Edition 2009 (2008) Published by the National Council for Law Reporting with the Authority of the Attorney General.

http://ppja.org/countries/kenya/penal-code-of-kenya-1930/at_download/file

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LAWS OF KENYA - PPJA

LAWS OF KENYA The Criminal ProCedure Code Chapter 75 Revised Edition 2009 (2008) Published by the National Council for Law Reporting with the Authority of the Attorney General.

http://ppja.org/countries/kenya/penal-procedure-code-of-kenya-1930/at_download/file

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KENYA TERRORISM LEGISLATION - Institute for Security Studies

1 KENYA: TERRORISM LEGISLATION Kenya does not have specific counter-terrorism legislation. Penal Code (Cap. 63) – The Penal Code Cap 63 of the laws of Kenya, the

http://www.issafrica.org/cdct/mainpages/pdf/Terrorism/Legislation/Kenya/KENYA%20Notes%20on%20AntiTerror%20Laws.pdf

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The Development and Reform of the Law in Kenya - JSTOR

Kenya was no exception, for by the East Africa Order in Council 1897 (later repeated ... The Indian Penal Code as the general criminal law of the territory was introduced in Kenya at an early stage of the colonial period and continued in force until ...

http://www.jstor.org/stable/745622

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Criminal Procedure Code - Mars Group Kenya

3 - Trial of Offences Under Penal Code and Under Other Laws. Part II - Powers of Courts 4 - Offences Under Penal Code. ... in Kenya as a consequence of an agreement between the government of that other country and the Government of Kenya, ...

http://kenyaelections07.marsgroupkenya.org/pdfs/Acts/Criminal_Procedure_Code.pdf

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Interpretation of Section 146 of the Malawi Penal Code

3 Section 146 of the Malawi Penal Code is exactly the same as section 154 of the Kenya Penal Code. 4 J Laite “Paying the Price Again: Prostitution Policy in Historical Perspective” (2006) available at

http://www.southernafricalitigationcentre.org/1/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Memorandum-on-s146-of-Malawi-Penal-Code.pdf

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Criminal Laws on Homosexuality in African Nations

Kenya Kenya’s Penal Code criminalizes sodomy. Under this law, a “person who … has carnal knowledge of any person against the order of nature … or permits a male person to have carnal knowledge of him or her against the

http://www.loc.gov/law/help/criminal-laws-on-homosexuality/laws-on-homosexuality-in-african-nations.pdf

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LEGISLATIVE REFORM IN KENYA TO SPEED UP ABANDONMENT OF FGM/C ...

Kenya has had laws obliquely touching on FGM/C in the past. The country’s Penal Code out-laws the deliberate infliction of “grievous bodily

http://www.unfpa.org/gender/docs/fgmc_kit/Kenya-1.pdf

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Benjamin Brown Olenja v. Republic of Kenya - JSTOR

Vol. 18 No. I Olenja v. Republic of Kenya I 19 Our Penal Code, although we follow the Penal Code of another Common- wealth country, is based on the English common law and a doubt existed in

http://www.jstor.org/stable/744878

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CHAPTER 63 - PENAL 21. Joint offenders in prosecution of ...

date at time - content was printed from Kenya Law Online ... CHAPTER 63 - PENAL 21. Joint offenders in prosecution of common purpose. Joint offenders in prosecution of common purpose. 21. When two or more persons form a common intention to prosecute an unlawful purpose in

http://www.track.unodc.org/LegalLibrary/LegalResources/Kenya/Laws/Kenya%20Penal%20Code%20(excerpts).pdf

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Witchcraft and the Criminal Law in East Africa

Section 12 of the Kenya Penal Code (and identical sections in the other two states)"8 reads : A person is not criminally responsible for an act or omission if at the time of doing the act or making the omission he is through any disease ...

http://scholar.valpo.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2097&context=vulr

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Being Gay in Kenya: The Implications of Kenya’s New ...

remains Kenya’s Penal Code to this day.50 Although the colonizers set up a parallel system of courts to adminis-ter justice according to “the native law and custom prevailing in the juris-diction of the tribunal,” customary law had to give way to English law if it

http://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/research/ILJ/upload/Finerty-final-version.pdf

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STRENGTHENING JUDICIAL REFORMS IN KENYA THE ANTI-CORRUPTION ...

3 The Penal Code Cap 63 of the Laws of Kenya and the now repealed Prevention of Corruption Act, Cap 65 of the Laws of Kenya. - 1-ICJ Kenya found it necessary to examine in depth the capability of the Anti-Corruption Court in Kenya in addressing corruption, and

http://www.icj-kenya.org/index.php/resources/publications/books-dl?download=23:strengthening-judicial-reforms-in-kenya-volume-ix

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Kenya-The International Commission of Jurists Steps in

Kenya-The International Commission of Jurists Steps in ... and the Penal Code (Cap 63) restrict such freedoms. In addition, Kenya's inherited political culture of suspicion characterised by the institutionalised denial of factual and

http://www.humanrightsinitiative.org/programs/ai/rti/international/laws_papers/kenya/Kenya-The%20ICJ%20on%20FOI.pdf

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RIGHTS OF THE CHILD IN KENYA - World Organisation Against Torture

RIGHTS OF THE CHILD IN KENYA An alternative report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the ... section 14 of the Penal Code, “a person under the age of eight years is not criminally responsible” and from eight years to twelve “is not criminally responsible ...

http://www.omct.org/files/2005/09/3074/kenya_omct_altern_report_crc_eng.pdf

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LEGAL TREATMENT OF CONSENT IN SEXUAL OFFENCES IN KENYA

MBS:00052207‐5 4 provisions in the Penal Code relating to sexual offences.3 The Act also creates a number of new sexual offences such as gang rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment, child pornography, and

http://theequalityeffect.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Consent-paper-Kenya-WK.pdf

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H. C. Miscellaneous Application No. 434 of 2009 ...

Appellant, argued that besides its Penal Code, Kenya, like any other nation in the world, is, under the concept of universal jurisdiction, authorized by international law to try international crimes including piracy irrespective of the locus quo and the ...

http://piracylaw.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/kenya-hashi-appeal-opinion.pdf

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IN THE HIGH COURT OF KERALA - United Nations Office on Drugs ...

Penal Code - Section 375, Indian Penal Code - Section 376, Indian Penal Code - Section 376(1); Constitution of India - Article 226, Constitution of India - Article 227 Cases Referred: Tony Antony v. Director General of Police, 1997 (2) KLT 853; State of Kerala v. O.C.

http://www.unodc.org/res/cld/case-law/ind/2011/p__v__state_of_kerala_html/P._v_State_of_Kerala.pdf

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CHAPTER 84 PENAL CODE ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS SECTION

CHAPTER 84 PENAL CODE ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS SECTION 1. Short title. 2. Arrangement of the Code. 3. General rules of construction. BOOK I GENERAL PROVISIONS

http://www.oas.org/juridico/spanish/bhs_res6.pdf

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KENYA - Redress

25 Articles 250 and 251 Penal Code (Chapter 63 of the Laws of Kenya). 26 Articles 139-141 Penal Code. There is no minimum sentence specified. 27 Article 144 (1) Penal Code. 5 aggravating circumstances. Manslaughter is punishable by life imprisonment and

http://www.redress.org/downloads/country-reports/Kenya.pdf

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THE KENYA HUMAN RIGHTS NETWORK (K-HURINET)

THE KENYA HUMAN RIGHTS NETWORK (K-HURINET) Kenya Human Rights Commission, Release Political prisoners, Independent medical Legal Unit, National Convention Executive Council, ... The penal code has already proved effective in arresting and

http://www.humanrightsinitiative.org/programs/aj/police/ea/SOT%202003.pdf

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MARITAL RAPE- COMPARATIVE LEGISLATION IN CANADA, GHANA, KENYA ...

IN CANADA, GHANA, KENYA and MALAWI* Heading Canada Ghana Kenya Malawi Name of the Act Criminal Code- (Post-1983 Amendments) Criminal Offences Act, 1960 (Act 29) (Revised 2007) Sexual Offences Act, 2006 Penal Code (s.132) and the Prevention of Domestic Violence Act [2006] Long Title or name of ...

http://theequalityeffect.org/pdfs/MaritalRapeComparative.pdf

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REPUBLIC OF KENYA - Cornell University

REPUBLIC OF KENYA IN THE HIGH COURT OF KENYA AT MACHAKOS APPELLATE SIDE HIGH ... Section 140 of the Penal Code and defilement of a girl Contrary to Section 145 (1) of the Penal Code. In the alternative, he faced two charges of indecent assault on a female

http://ww3.lawschool.cornell.edu/AvonResources/Suleiman-20v-20Republic-20-Kenya.pdf

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Criminal Provisions BOTSWANA - BIICL

Penal Code Cap 63 of the Laws of Kenya Provides for the death penalty for the following offences: Robbery with Violence Section 296 (1) of the Penal Code - provides as follows: any person who commits the felony of robbery is liable to imprisonment for 14 years together with

http://www.biicl.org/files/2227_criminal_provisions.pdf

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Alternative report to the UN Committee against Torture ...

4 296(2) of the Penal Code) and attempted robbery with violence (section 297(2) of the Penal Code). These two offences require the use or threat of violence with theft (section 295 of the

http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/cat/docs/ngos/FHRI_PRI_Kenya_CAT50.pdf

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LAWS OF KENYA - The International Center for Not-for-Profit ...

Penal Code; “telegram” means any communication or visual image transmitted ... citizen of Kenya; (b) where any code word, plan, article, document, information or other thing whatsoever in respect of which an offender is

http://www.icnl.org/research/library/files/Kenya/Officialsec.pdf

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A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE JUDICIAL RESPONSE TO THE CRIME OF ...

in Kenya. The Penal Code, from which the law on infanticide is derived, was incorporated into statute in 1948. It is thus through this historical avenue of the British law which shall be used to explain how postpartum depression found its way into the statute.

http://www.searcwl.ac.zw/index.php?option=com_docman&task=doc_download&gid=152&Itemid=96

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Country Advice Kenya - United States Department of Justice

Homosexuality is illegal under the Kenyan penal code. However, sources indicate that individuals are rarely prosecuted for committing homosexual acts. ... 7 Government of Kenya 2009, The Penal Code Revised Edition 2009 (2008), Kenya Law Reports website

http://www.justice.gov/eoir/vll/country/australian_refugee_review_tribunal/kenya/bisexuals-homosexuals.pdf

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ANNUAL CRIME REPORT FOR THE YEAR 2011 Introduction

and other penal code offences. Decreases in crime were noted in theft of stock, dangerous drugs and traffic ... Kenya-Somali border, Al-Shaabab militia, which is fighting the transitional government of Somalia, poses a serious security threat.

http://www.kenyapolice.go.ke/resources/CRIME%20REPORT%202011.pdf

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ABOLITION OF THE DEATH PENALTY IN KENYA

8 Constitution of Kenya, Section 71 (1). 9 The Penal Code was amended to include robbery with violence under the category of offences for which the death sentence is applied due to popular pressure arising from the high rates of robbery with violence at

http://www.knchr.org/Portals/0/CivilAndPoliticalReports/PP2%20-%20Abolition%20of%20the%20death%20penalty%20-%20final.pdf

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TABLE OF CONTENTS PAGE - Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human ...

8 Constitution of Kenya, Section 71 (1). 9 The Penal Code was amended to include robbery with violence under the category of offences for which the death sentence is applied due to popular pressure arising from the high rates of robbery with violence at that time.

http://www.rwi.lu.se/NHRIDB/Africa/Kenya/PositionPaperonDeath.pdf

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REPUBLIC OF KENYA - Cornell University

REPUBLIC OF KENYA IN THE HIGH COURT OF KENYA AT BUNGOMA Criminal Appeal 36 of 2004 (1) ... Under the provisions of section 140 of the penal code a convict may be sentenced to serve life imprisonment. It would appear the trial magistrate did not

http://ww3.lawschool.cornell.edu/AvonResources/Wafula-20v-20Republic-20-Kenya.pdf

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RAPE SENTENCING STUDY - Population Council

Kenya, rape of an adult carries a minimum sentence of 10 years, and “gang rape” raises the minimum to fifteen. ... 34 Penal Code (Amendment) Act 2005, section 138; Penal Code (Amendment) Act 2011 Sections 3(3) and 4.

http://www.popcouncil.org/uploads/pdfs/2012RH_RapeSentencingStudy.pdf

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Country Advice Kenya

Kenya‟s Penal Code does not include a specific offence for female homosexual acts: there is no equivalent of Section 165 dedicated to females. The applicability of Sections 162-163 to female

http://www.refworld.org/pdfid/4f5df0ab2.pdf

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Jurisdiction to Prosecute Non-National Pirates Captured by ...

in Kenya's Penal Code.8 That said, several possible challenges to the broad extraterritorial scope over non-nationals created by this law under international law are also noted. This article then touches briefly on some of ...

http://digitalcommons.lmu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1652&context=ilr

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Kenya - Researched and compiled by the Refugee Documentation ...

Kenya - Researched and compiled by the Refugee Documentation Centre of ... “The penal code criminalizes ‘carnal knowledge against the order of nature,’ which is interpreted to prohibit consensual same-sex sexual activity and specifies a maximum

http://www.refworld.org/pdfid/52ca9e8d4.pdf

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Regulations pursuant to section 304(1) of the Kenya Defence ...

Regulations pursuant to section 304(1) (s) of the Kenya Defence Forces Act THE DEFENCE FORCES (IMPRISONMENT) REGULATIONS 1. These Regulations may be cited as the Defence Forces (Imprisonment) Regulations. 2. In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires –

http://www.mod.go.ke/legal/DFA_IMP_REG.pdf

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periodic review of Kenya, CAT, 50 Session

3 CONSTITUTION, art. 29 (2010) (Kenya); The Penal Code, (2009) Cap. 63 (Kenya); The Criminal Procedure Code, (2009) Cap. 75 (Kenya). United Nations Committee against Torture 50th session Consideration of the 2nd periodic report of Kenya

http://www2.ohchr.org/english/bodies/cat/docs/ngos/PHR_Kenya_CAT50.pdf

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HRBA AND THE RIGHTS OF LGBT PERSONS IN KENYA

The Kenyan Penal Code, Chapter 63 of the Laws of Kenya prohibits consensual sex between people of the same sex. The penalty is five to fourteen years’ imprisonment. Women are not explicitly mentioned but the law which prohibits unnatural sexual practices can be interpreted to

https://www.k4health.org/sites/default/files/HRBA-LGBT-Kenya-revised-2011-01-30.pdf

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Kenya – Researched and compiled by the Refugee ...

Kenya – Researched and compiled by the Refugee Documentation Centre of Ireland on 19 January 2011. Information on the legal status of lesbians in Kenya. ... “The penal code criminalizes "carnal knowledge against the order of nature," which is

http://www.justice.gov/eoir/vll/country/Ireland_refugee_DC/kenya/lesbians_in_kenya.pdf

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Kenya: ARTICLE 19 Recommends Amendments to “Hate Speech ...

Kenya: ARTICLE 19 Recommends Amendments to “Hate Speech” Laws and Proposed Constitution The legal framework regulating hate speech in Kenya falls short of international ... May 2010, as well as the Penal Code, the Media Act of 2007, the Broadcasting ...

http://www.article19.org/pdfs/press/kenya-article-19-recommends-amendments-to-hate-speech-laws-and-proposed-cons.pdf

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COMMENTARY on The Regulation of “Hate Speech” in Kenya

The Penal Code of Kenya20, as revised in 2009, contains a number of provisions which are relevant to the regulation of hate speech in Kenya in various ways. Subversive activities 24. Although the ...

http://www.article19.org/data/files/pdfs/analysis/kenya-commentary-on-the-regulation-of-hate-speech-.pdf

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Public Service Ethics in Africa:Report of the Dissemination ...

Public service ethics in Kenya are governed by a number of instruments. ... include the Code of Regulations for Civil Servants, Public Service Commission Act cap 185, the Penal Code cap 63, the Prevention of Corruption Act cap 65, Financial Regulations, the Exchequer and Audit Act cap 412, ...

http://unpan1.un.org/intradoc/groups/public/documents/UN/UNPAN006409.pdf

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3. The Persistence of Colonial Vagrancy Laws in Southern Africa

The Malawian Penal Code, for example, provides that it shall ... followed Kenya Code (1934) Palestine followed Cyprus Code Figure 1: The Development of Criminal Codes in Africa During British Colonialism, 1860 – 1964. 26

http://www.southernafricalitigationcentre.org/1/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/05_SALC-NoJustice-Report_The-Persistence-of-Colonial-Vagrancy-Laws-in-Southern-Africa.pdf

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