Creative Commons

At Kenya Law, we believe that:

Public legal information is part of the common heritage of humanity and maximizing access to this information promotes justice and the rule of law;

Public legal information is common property and should be accessible to all;

Organizations that have the public mandate to publish public legal information should not impose unfair restrictions of the use and re-use of that information by other persons.

By law, no person may claim copyright over the text of the primary sources of law, such as the text of the Laws of Kenya or the text of judicial opinions. In that regard, while the basic text of the primary sources of law published on the Kenya Law website are in the public domain, the content, design, structure, metadata and format of the databases, the publications and other formats in which they are presented are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution - ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)


You are free to:

Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format

Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially.

The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the license terms.

Under the following terms:

  • Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.
  • ShareAlike — If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.
  • No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.


  • You do not have to comply with the license for elements of the material in the public domain or where your use is permitted by an applicable exception or limitation.
  • No warranties are given. The license may not give you all of the permissions necessary for your intended use. For example, other rights such as publicity, privacy, or moral rights may limit how you use the material.


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