Kenya

The index below offers access to a diverse collection of land-related publications and resources related specifically to this country, which have been classified by contributing organizations.

Country land legislations: 166 entries

Treaties, laws and regulations on land and soil extracted from FAOLEX

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Physical Planning (Development Plans) Regulations (Cap. 286).Date of entry: 16 Nov 1998 Last edit: 02 Dec 2013
Physical Planning Order (Cap. 286).Date of entry: 24 Nov 1998 Last edit: 02 Dec 2013
Physical Planning (Subdivision) Regulations (Cap. 286).Date of entry: 24 Nov 1998 Last edit: 02 Dec 2013
Physical Planning (Enforcement Notices) Regulations (Cap. 286).Date of entry: 24 Nov 1998 Last edit: 02 Dec 2013
Land Planning Act.Date of entry: 13 Dec 1999 Last edit: 24 Oct 2011
Development and Use of Land (Planning) Regulations, 1961.Date of entry: 13 Dec 1999 Last edit: 26 Jan 2000
Land Acquisition Act (Cap. 295).Date of entry: 15 Dec 1999 Last edit: 10 May 2012
Land Acquisition (Appeals to the High Court) Rules.Date of entry: 15 Dec 1999 Last edit: 25 Jan 2000
Land Control Act (Cap. 302).Date of entry: 15 Dec 1999 Last edit: 14 Nov 2013
Land Control Regulations (Cap. 302).Date of entry: 15 Dec 1999 Last edit: 14 Nov 2013
Land Control (Amendment) Regulations, 2001 (L.N. No. 180 of 2001).Date of entry: 15 Feb 2002 Last edit: 15 Feb 2002
Land Arbitration Tribunal Rules, 2003 (Cap. 280).Date of entry: 08 Apr 2004 Last edit: 14 Nov 2013
Land Control (Minimum Acreage) Regulations, 2005 (L.N. No. 64 of 2005).Date of entry: 18 Jan 2006 Last edit: 30 Jan 2006
Government Lands Act (Cap. 280).Date of entry: 03 Mar 2006 Last edit: 15 May 2012
Government Lands (Forms) Rules (Cap. 280).Date of entry: 03 Mar 2006 Last edit: 14 Nov 2013
Government Lands (Conveyancing Fees) Rules (Cap. 280).Date of entry: 03 Mar 2006 Last edit: 14 Nov 2013
Government Lands (Consents) Rules (Cap. 280).Date of entry: 03 Mar 2006 Last edit: 14 Nov 2013
Government Lands (Consents) (Fees) Rules (Cap. 280).Date of entry: 03 Mar 2006 Last edit: 14 Nov 2013
Government Lands (Registration Offices) Rules (Cap. 280).Date of entry: 03 Mar 2006 Last edit: 14 Nov 2013
Government Lands (Road Reserves) Rules (Cap. 280).Date of entry: 03 Mar 2006 Last edit: 14 Nov 2013
Government Lands (Registration) Rules (Cap. 280).Date of entry: 03 Mar 2006 Last edit: 14 Nov 2013
Government Lands (Appeals) Rules (Cap. 280).Date of entry: 07 Mar 2006 Last edit: 14 Nov 2013
Government Lands (Approvals) Rules (Cap. 280).Date of entry: 07 Mar 2006 Last edit: 14 Nov 2013
Land (Group Representatives) Act (Cap. 287).Date of entry: 13 Mar 2006 Last edit: 11 Nov 2013
Land (Group Representatives) (Prescribed Information) Regulations, 1970.Date of entry: 13 Mar 2006 Last edit: 24 Mar 2011
Land Adjudication Act (Cap. 284).Date of entry: 13 Mar 2006 Last edit: 11 Nov 2013
Land Adjudication Regulations 1970 (Cap. 284).Date of entry: 13 Mar 2006 Last edit: 14 Nov 2013
Registration of Titles Act (Cap. 281).Date of entry: 13 Mar 2006 Last edit: 11 May 2012
Registration of Titles (Forms) Rules (Cap. 281).Date of entry: 13 Mar 2006 Last edit: 14 Nov 2013
Trust Land Act (Cap. 288).Date of entry: 13 Mar 2006 Last edit: 12 Dec 2013
Wayleaves Act (Cap. 292).Date of entry: 20 Mar 2006 Last edit: 10 May 2012
Distress for Rent Act (Cap. 293).Date of entry: 20 Mar 2006 Last edit: 24 Mar 2011
Distress for Rent Rules (Cap. 293).Date of entry: 20 Mar 2006 Last edit: 24 Mar 2011
Equitable Mortgages Act (Cap. 291).Date of entry: 20 Mar 2006 Last edit: 28 Oct 2013
Trust Land (Wayleaves for Electric Lines) Rules (L.N. 625/1963).Date of entry: 20 Mar 2006 Last edit: 22 Mar 2006
Registration of Documents Act (Cap. 285).Date of entry: 23 Mar 2006 Last edit: 28 Mar 2011
Registration of Documents (Change of Name) Regulations (Cap. 285).Date of entry: 23 Mar 2006 Last edit: 28 Mar 2011
Registration of Documents (Forms) Regulations (Cap. 285).Date of entry: 23 Mar 2006 Last edit: 28 Mar 2011
Land Consolidation Act (Cap. 283).Date of entry: 29 Mar 2006 Last edit: 11 Nov 2013
Rent Restriction Act (Cap. 296).Date of entry: 31 Mar 2006 Last edit: 24 Mar 2011
Survey Act (Cap. 299).Date of entry: 31 Mar 2006 Last edit: 09 Dec 2013
Land Titles Act.Date of entry: 31 Mar 2006 Last edit: 11 May 2012
Land Titles Rules.Date of entry: 31 Mar 2006 Last edit: 14 Nov 2013
Registered Land Act (Cap. 300).Date of entry: 05 Apr 2006 Last edit: 24 Oct 2011
Registered Land Rules (Cap. 300).Date of entry: 05 Apr 2006 Last edit: 14 Nov 2013
Agriculture (Land Preservation) Rules (cap. 318).Date of entry: 12 Apr 2006 Last edit: 17 Oct 2013
Mortgages (Special Provisions) Act (Cap. 304).Date of entry: 21 Apr 2006 Last edit: 02 Dec 2013
Land Disputes Tribunals Act, 1990 (Cap. 303A).Date of entry: 04 May 2006 Last edit: 11 May 2012
Occupiers' Liability Act (Cap. 34).Date of entry: 22 May 2006 Last edit: 02 Dec 2013
Rating Act.Date of entry: 23 Jun 2006 Last edit: 29 Jun 2006
Rating Rules.Date of entry: 23 Jun 2006 Last edit: 29 Jun 2006
Registered Land (Amendment) Rules (L.N. No. 146 of 2005).Date of entry: 02 Oct 2006 Last edit: 02 Nov 2011
Registered Land (Amendment) Rules (L.N. No. 147 of 2005).Date of entry: 02 Oct 2006 Last edit: 06 Oct 2006
Registered Land (Amendment) Rules (L.N. No. 148 of 2005).Date of entry: 06 Oct 2006 Last edit: 10 Oct 2008
Registration of Titles (Forms) (Amendment) Rules.Date of entry: 06 Oct 2006 Last edit: 06 Apr 2008
Registered Land (Amendment) Rules (L.N. No. 149 of 2005).Date of entry: 03 Nov 2006 Last edit: 06 Apr 2008
Registered Land (Amendment) Rules (L.N. No. 150 of 2005).Date of entry: 03 Nov 2006 Last edit: 10 Oct 2008
Registered Land (Amendment) Rules (L.N. No. 151 of 2005).Date of entry: 03 Nov 2006 Last edit: 10 Oct 2008
Registered Land (Amendment) Rules (L.N. No. 152 of 2005).Date of entry: 03 Nov 2006 Last edit: 10 Oct 2008
Valuation for Rating Act.Date of entry: 07 Nov 2006 Last edit: 10 Nov 2006
Valuation for Rating (Public Land)(Amendment) Rules, 2006.Date of entry: 07 Nov 2006 Last edit: 23 Jan 2009
Land Control (Amendment) Regulations, 2008 (L.N. No. 49 of 2008).Date of entry: 17 Jul 2008 Last edit: 22 Jul 2008
Registered Land (Amendment) Rules, 2008 (L.N. No. 55 of 2008).Date of entry: 17 Jul 2008 Last edit: 22 Jul 2008
Registration of Titles (Fees) Rules, 2010 (Cap. 281).Date of entry: 21 May 2010 Last edit: 14 Nov 2013
Lands (Consents) (Fees) (Amendment) Rules (L.N. No. 10 of 2010).Date of entry: 21 May 2010 Last edit: 24 May 2010
Government Lands (Approvals) Rules (L.N. No. 11 of 2010).Date of entry: 21 May 2010 Last edit: 02 Nov 2011
Land Arbitration Tribunal (Fees) Rules, 2010 (Cap. 280).Date of entry: 21 May 2010 Last edit: 14 Nov 2013
Land Control (Amendment) Regulations, 2010 (L.N. No. 3 of 2010).Date of entry: 21 May 2010 Last edit: 24 May 2010
Land Disputes Tribunals (Forms and Procedure) Rules, 1993 (Cap. 303A).Date of entry: 21 Mar 2011 Last edit: 22 Mar 2011
Physical Planning Act, 1996 (Cap. 286).Date of entry: 21 Mar 2011 Last edit: 02 Dec 2013
Rent Restriction Regulations (Cap. 296).Date of entry: 24 Mar 2011 Last edit: 24 Mar 2011
Rent Restriction (Appeals) Rules (Cap. 296).Date of entry: 24 Mar 2011 Last edit: 28 Mar 2011
Land (Group Representatives) (Prescribed Provisions) Order.Date of entry: 24 Mar 2011 Last edit: 28 Mar 2011
Government Lands (Fees) Rules, 1994 (Cap. 280).Date of entry: 28 Mar 2011 Last edit: 14 Nov 2013
Government Lands (Fees) (Amendment) Rules, 2008 (L.N. No. 48 of 2008).Date of entry: 28 Mar 2011 Last edit: 28 Mar 2011
Protected Areas Act (Cap. 204).Date of entry: 24 Oct 2011 Last edit: 02 Dec 2013
Protected Areas Order (Cap. 204).Date of entry: 24 Oct 2011 Last edit: 02 Dec 2013
Protected Areas Order, 2011 (Cap. 204).Date of entry: 24 Oct 2011 Last edit: 02 Dec 2013
Government Lands (Forms) (Amendment) Rules, 2011 (No. 128 of 2011).Date of entry: 24 Oct 2011 Last edit: 25 Oct 2011
Land Titles (Amendment) Rules, 2011 (L.N. No. 125 of 2011).Date of entry: 24 Oct 2011 Last edit: 14 Nov 2013
Registered Land (Amendment) Rules, 2011 (L.N. No. 123 of 2011).Date of entry: 24 Oct 2011 Last edit: 25 Oct 2011
Law of Succession Act (Cap. 160).Date of entry: 31 Oct 2011 Last edit: 14 Nov 2013
Perpetuities and Accumulations Act (Cap. 161).Date of entry: 31 Oct 2011 Last edit: 01 Nov 2011
Probate and Administration Rules (Cap. 160).Date of entry: 02 Nov 2011 Last edit: 14 Nov 2013
Land Consolidation (Fees) Regulations (Cap. 283).Date of entry: 02 Nov 2011 Last edit: 08 Nov 2011
Licensed Surveyors Code of Professional Conduct, 1997 (Cap. 299).Date of entry: 02 Nov 2011 Last edit: 08 Nov 2011
Survey Regulations, 1994 (Cap. 299).Date of entry: 02 Nov 2011 Last edit: 08 Nov 2011
Government Lands (Fees) (Amendment) Rules, 2010 (L.N. No. 2 of 2010).Date of entry: 27 Apr 2012 Last edit: 29 Apr 2012
National Land Commission Act, 2012 (No. 5 of 2012).Date of entry: 10 May 2012 Last edit: 18 Feb 2013
Land Registration Act, 2012 (Cap. 300).Date of entry: 10 May 2012 Last edit: 14 Nov 2013
Administration of Estates Act (Cap. 45).Date of entry: 02 Sep 2013 Last edit: 03 Sep 2013
Administration of Estates (Amendment) Act, 2006 (No. 5 of 2006).Date of entry: 02 Sep 2013 Last edit: 03 Sep 2013
Deeds of Arrangement Act (Cap. 54).Date of entry: 23 Oct 2013 Last edit: 24 Oct 2013
Deeds of Arrangement Rules (Cap. 54).Date of entry: 23 Oct 2013 Last edit: 24 Oct 2013
Notice on Exemptions under section 24 of the Land Control Act (Cap. 302).Date of entry: 14 Nov 2013 Last edit: 15 Nov 2013
Government Lands for Non-payment of Rent Regulations, 2005 (Cap. 280).Date of entry: 14 Nov 2013 Last edit: 15 Nov 2013
Application of Act under Section 2Date of entry: 14 Nov 2013 Last edit: 15 Nov 2013
Land Titles (Forms) Rules (Cap. 282).Date of entry: 14 Nov 2013 Last edit: 15 Nov 2013
Land Titles (Fees) (Land Registration Court) Rules (Cap. 282).Date of entry: 14 Nov 2013 Last edit: 15 Nov 2013
Land Consolidation Regulations (Cap. 283).Date of entry: 14 Nov 2013 Last edit: 15 Nov 2013
Physical Planners Registration Act, 1996 (Cap. 536).Date of entry: 02 Dec 2013 Last edit: 03 Dec 2013
Limitation of Actions Act (Cap. 22).Date of entry: 05 Dec 2013 Last edit: 07 Dec 2013
Local Authorities (Recovery of Possession of Property) Act (Cap. 273).Date of entry: 09 Dec 2013 Last edit: 10 Dec 2013
Kenya Ports Authority Act, 1978 (Act No. 2).Date of entry: 09 May 1995 Last edit: 11 Nov 2013
Agriculture (Basic Land Usage) Rules, 1965 (Cap. 318).Date of entry: 22 Mar 2004 Last edit: 31 Oct 2013
Trust Land (Sarora) Rules.Date of entry: 13 Mar 2006 Last edit: 13 Mar 2006
Trust Land (Athi-Tiva) (Land Utilization) Rules.Date of entry: 13 Mar 2006 Last edit: 20 Mar 2006
Trust Land (Isiolo) Rules.Date of entry: 13 Mar 2006 Last edit: 20 Mar 2006
Trust Land (Kaimosi) Rules.Date of entry: 13 Mar 2006 Last edit: 31 Mar 2006
Trespass Act (Cap. 294).Date of entry: 20 Mar 2006 Last edit: 12 Dec 2013
Trust Land (Removal of Forest Produce) Rules.Date of entry: 20 Mar 2006 Last edit: 20 Mar 2006
Trust Land (Meru Concessional Area) Rules (L.N. 625/1963).Date of entry: 20 Mar 2006 Last edit: 20 Mar 2006
Trust Land (North Yatta, Yatta Plateau and Ithanga) Rules.Date of entry: 20 Mar 2006 Last edit: 22 Mar 2006
Trust Land (Lambwe Valley) Rules.Date of entry: 20 Mar 2006 Last edit: 23 Mar 2006
Trust Land (Olenguruone) Rules.Date of entry: 20 Mar 2006 Last edit: 22 Mar 2006
Trust Land (Shimba Hills) Rules.Date of entry: 20 Mar 2006 Last edit: 22 Mar 2006
Trusts of Land Act (Cap. 290).Date of entry: 23 Mar 2006 Last edit: 12 Dec 2013
Agriculture (Basic Land Usage) Rules (L.N.26/1965).Date of entry: 12 Apr 2006 Last edit: 13 Apr 2006
Interpretation and General Provisions Act.Date of entry: 22 May 2006 Last edit: 26 May 2006
Lake Basin Development Authority Act (Cap. 442).Date of entry: 01 Jun 2006 Last edit: 11 Nov 2013
County Governments Act, 2012 (No. 17 of 2012).Date of entry: 20 Sep 2012 Last edit: 21 Sep 2012
Transition to Devolved Government Act, 2012 (No. 1 of 2012).Date of entry: 20 Sep 2012 Last edit: 21 Sep 2012
Energy Act, 2006 (Cap. 314).Date of entry: 20 Dec 2012 Last edit: 21 Oct 2013
Public Service Commission Act, 2012 (No. 13 of 2012).Date of entry: 25 Mar 2013 Last edit: 26 Mar 2013
Trust Land (Removal of Common Minerals) Rules.Date of entry: 13 Mar 2006 Last edit: 13 Mar 2006
Trust Land (Irrigation Areas) Rules.Date of entry: 20 Mar 2006 Last edit: 23 Mar 2006
Trust Land (Makueni Area) Rules.Date of entry: 20 Mar 2006 Last edit: 22 Mar 2006
Agriculture (Sugar Settlement Organization) Rules (Cap. 318).Date of entry: 12 Apr 2006 Last edit: 31 Oct 2013
Coffee (Cultivation and Processing) Rules.Date of entry: 26 Apr 2006 Last edit: 27 Apr 2006
Coast Development Authority Act (Cap. 449).Date of entry: 08 May 2006 Last edit: 21 Oct 2013
Geothermal Resources Act (Cap. 314A).Date of entry: 31 Mar 2011 Last edit: 04 Nov 2013
Land Act, 2012 (No. 6 of 2012).Date of entry: 10 May 2012 Last edit: 14 May 2012
Environment and Land Court Act, 2011 (Cap. 12A).Date of entry: 11 May 2012 Last edit: 21 Oct 2013
Lake Naivasha Catchment Area Protection Order, 2012 (L.N. No. 8 of 2013).Date of entry: 25 Mar 2013 Last edit: 26 Mar 2013
Environmental Management and Co-ordination Act, 1999 (Cap. 387).Date of entry: 15 Mar 2004 Last edit: 28 Oct 2013
Agricultural Finance Corporation Act (Cap. 323).Date of entry: 23 Mar 2004 Last edit: 02 Sep 2013
Crop Production and Livestock (Sisal) Rules.Date of entry: 07 Apr 2006 Last edit: 10 Apr 2006
Geothermal Resources Regulations, 1990 (314A).Date of entry: 31 Mar 2011 Last edit: 04 Nov 2013
Crops Act, 2013 (No. 16 of 2013).Date of entry: 02 Apr 2013 Last edit: 07 Nov 2013
Constitution of Kenya, 2010.Date of entry: 07 Oct 2013 Last edit: 11 Jun 2014
Land Utilization and Settlement Rules, 1962 (Cap. 318).Date of entry: 31 Oct 2013 Last edit: 02 Nov 2013
Agriculture Act (Cap. 318).Date of entry: 12 Apr 2006 Last edit: 17 Oct 2013
Agriculture (Farm Forestry) Rules, 2009 (Cap. 318).Date of entry: 28 Mar 2011 Last edit: 31 Oct 2013
Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Authority Act, 2013 (No. 13 of 2013).Date of entry: 02 Apr 2013 Last edit: 05 May 2014
Local Government Act (Cap. 265).Date of entry: 12 Dec 2013 Last edit: 13 Dec 2013

FAO Land publications: 21 entries

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Land evaluation for developmentYear of Publication: 0
Carbon sequestration in dryland soilsYear of Publication: 2004
Kenya's forest resource assessmentYear of Publication: 2000

Landesa Publications: 75 entries

Extracted from LandWise: A Women & Land Library, a project of the Landesa Center for Women's Land Rights

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Marriage Act (2014)Year of Publication: 2014
Marriage Bill (2013)Year of Publication: 2013
Matrimonial Property Bill, 2013Year of Publication: 2013
'Rich' Mums Favour Sons not DaughtersYear of Publication: 2012
Marriage Bill (2012)Year of Publication: 2012
Land Act of KenyaYear of Publication: 2012
National Land Commission ActYear of Publication: 2012
The Perils of WidowhoodYear of Publication: 2012
Land Registration Act of Kenya Year of Publication: 2012
Draft of the 2011 Community Land BillYear of Publication: 2011
Are Land Deals Driving Wather Grabs?Year of Publication: 2011
Law of Succession Act of KenyaYear of Publication: 2010
Women’s Access to Land in Kenya Year of Publication: 2010
Constitution of KenyaYear of Publication: 2010
Transfer of Property Act, 2009Year of Publication: 2009
Kenya National Land Policy [2009]Year of Publication: 2009
Marriage Act (1902)Year of Publication: 2008
Kenya National Land Policy [2007]Year of Publication: 2007
The Employment Act, 2007Year of Publication: 2007
Land Acquisition Act, 1983Year of Publication: 1983
Land Consolidation ActYear of Publication: 1969
Local Government Act, 1963Year of Publication: 1963
Agriculture Act, 1955Year of Publication: 1955
Trust Land ActYear of Publication: 1948

Institute of Development Studies (IDS) Land Publications: 46 entries

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World Bank Land Publications: 31 entries

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Trees, land, and labor [English]Year of Publication: 1993
News
What are Your Reasons. In most cases one may purchase land for settlement or for farming. This means that the location should actually favor the intended activity. Therefore it is very important...
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UN’s REDD scheme promises carbon offsetting will empower local communities in the developing world while conserving forests - but critics say the scheme is fuelling genocidal evictions of...
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National Land Commission Chairman Muhamed Swazuri (right) and Vice-Chairperson Abigael Mukolwe listen to views presented by land officials during a meeting in Mombasa in April.   - -...
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  Several houses along Mombasa road that were under construction have this morning been demolished by the Kenya Veterinary Vaccines Production Institute (kevevapi). The government parastatal...
Documents
Established in 2007, the Ibrahim Index of African Governance (IIAG) is the most comprehensive collection of quantitative data on governance in Africa. Compiled in partnership with experts from a...
News
Residents in Loosuk Samburu County held demonstrations over a piece of land stretching for one kilometer that they claim is being grabbed by a private investor. they claimed that the land is...
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The Kenyan government has sent police troops to Embobut forest area (in Elgeyo Marakwet County, Western Kenya) to forcefully evict thousands of the indigenous inhabitants of the Sengwer and...
Opportunities
The Landesa Center for Women’s Land Rights is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the third year of our Women’s Land Rights Visiting Professionals Program. Through...
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Lamu county governor Issa Timammy yesterday ordered for the immediate arrest and prosecution of all land grabbers in his county. He gave security personnel two weeks to bring all the suspects...
Documents
News, views and experiences of policy-makers, practitioners and communities on making rangelands secure for local users
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