Date Published :2015-07-30 08:51:00

Since its establishment, the JSC has made several achievements aimed at strengthening the justice chain. These include;



Appointments and promotions


  • 105 judges appointed, 14 judges recommended for   appointment
  • 149 Resident Magistrates appointed
  • 137 Legal Researchers appointed
  • 1 JSC representative to SRC appointed
  • 177 Judicial staff appointed
  •  22 Tribunal members appointed.
  • 7 Registrars appointed.
  • 23 Kadhisappointed.
  • 268 Judicial Officers promoted
  • 250 Judicial staff promoted.



  • 105 cases  processed
  • 81 appeals processed




  • 66 complaints against judges, Judicial Officers and staff processed 

Establishment of Courts

  • Supreme Court Established.
  • Decentralization of Court of Appeal to Kisumu, Nyeri and Malindi.
  • Approved and initiated the process of the establishing International Organized Crimes Division  ( IOCD)
  • Employment and Labour relations Court established.
  • Establishment of Environment and Land Court.

Infrastructure Development



  • Approved establishment of  13 new High Courts stations

Terms and conditions of service


  • Reviewed terms and conditions of service for all cadres

Continuing Education and training


  • Strengthening of JTI
  • 130 judges trained
  • 450 Magistrates and Kadhis  trained
  • 845 judiciary staff  trained


Judiciary Fund


  • Drafted the Judiciary fund operationalization bill.

Judiciary Policies




  • HR Policies and Procedures manual
  • Transport policy
  • Policy on retirement of Judges
  • Court of Appeal circuits
  • JSC Charter
  • Court of Appeal Transfer
  • High Court and Magistrates Transfer
  • Establishment of building unit

Transfer  of Tribunals to Judiciary

  • Political Parties Disputes Tribunal

Strengthening legal framework

  • 30 Acts of Parliament identified  for amendments to enhance dispensation of Justice
  • 3 areas  of interest requiring drafting of bills identified  to help clear backlog of cases  (speedy trials Act, Mediation Act and Small Claims Court)

Establishment of JSC Secretariat

  • Secretariat  operational
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