Kenya

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Legislation
September 2015

This Act provides for — (a) an enabling environment for the development of all aspects of special economic zones including development of integrated infrastructure facilities; (b) the regulation and administration of activities within the special economic zones with due regard to the principles of openness, competitiveness and transparency.

Legislation
April 2012

This Act provides with respect to the administration, structure, operations, powers, responsibilities and (additional) functions of the National Land Commission established by Article 67 of the Constitution and for certain aspects of management and administration of land in accordance with the principles of land policy set out in Article 60 of the Constitution and the national land policy.

Legislation
August 1968

This Act makes provision for the compulsory acquisition of private land by the state. Part II sets out the procedures for compulsory acquisition of land: Whenever the Minister is satisfied that the need is likely to arise for the acquisition of some particular land under section 6, the Commissioner may cause notice thereof to be published in the Gazette, and shall deliver a copy of the notice to every person who appears to him to be interested in the land (sect. 5).

Legislation
April 2015

This Act provides with respect to water resources management and water and sanitation in Kiambu County. It establishes two Water Service Providers and defines functions of the Department of Water and Sanitation Services. The Act furthermore concerns, among other things: water services; sustainable management of water resources; water and soil conservation; storm water management; sanitation services; and pollution control.

Regulations
January 2010

These Rules amend the Government Lands (Fees) Rules, 1994 in relation with fees for various official acts done under the Government Lands Act. The fees shall be levied under Part X of the Act.

Amends: Government Lands (Fees) Rules, 1994 (Cap. 280). (2012-12-31)

National Policies
August 2009

This National Land Policy will guide the country towards efficient, sustainable and equitable use of land for prosperity and posterity. The Mission of the Policy aims at: promoting positive land reforms for the improvement of the livelihoods of Kenyans through the establishment of accountable and transparent laws, institutions and systems dealing with land (sec. 1.3). The overall objective of the National Land Policy is to secure rights over land and provide for sustainable growth, investment and the reduction of poverty in line with the Government’s overall development objectives.

Regulations
January 2010

These Rules amend the Lands (Consents) (Fees) Rules in rule 2 which specifies fees to be charged for any consents applied for and given by the Commissioner of Lands.

Amends: Government Lands (Consents) (Fees) Rules (Cap. 280). (2012-12-31)