Industrial Court renamed Employment and Labour Relations Court
29 January 2015, 09:19
Nairobi - The Industrial Court of Kenya has been renamed the Employment and Labour Relations Court.
According to a press statement from the Judiciary to media houses, the renaming is pursuant to the Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act, 2014 in the special Gazette Supplement No. 160 following minor amendments to the Industrial Court Act No.20 of 2011 meant to align it to Article 162(a) of the Constitution of Kenya.
The Registrar of the Court, Kennedy Kandet, has communicated the renaming to all Judges and staff of the Court as the process of rebranding which includes changing its Seal to reflect the change.
The court is mandated with exclusive hearing and decision-making on Employment and Labour related matters in the country.
It has 12 serving judges and has established operations in six regions in Nairobi, Mombasa, Nyeri, Nakuru, Kisumu and Kericho.
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