JUDGES AND MAGISTRATES VETTING BOARD
Restoring Confidence In The Judiciary
The vetting of Judges and Magistrates Board held its first training/ sensitization breakfast meeting at the Laico Regency Hotel on 26th day of August 2014. The training targeted journalists from various media houses and members of various Civil Society Organizations around Nairobi. The training focused on the Vetting process and the need for the media and CSO’s being major stakeholders in the vetting process understanding the whole vetting experience. The meeting was opened by the Chairperson of the Board who welcomed and expressed his gratitude for those who were in attendance. He briefly highlighted on the workings of [...]
The Vetting Board has further to its first training of CSOs and Journalists on the vetting process at Laico Regency Hotel, Nairobi, embarked on conducting more of such trainings in other counties. This has seen the Board visit Kisumu Town on 3rd September, 2014 where the training session was held at the Imperial Hotel. The Board has also visited Eldoret Town on the 4th of September where a similar training of journalists and CSO’s was done. The Board is still in the process of conducting more of these trainings. This week see’s the Board visit Nyeri and Nakuru on 11th September, 2014. Other areas the Board hopes to vis [...]
The vetting of Judges and Magistrates Board made its eleventh public announcement in respect of 41 Magistrates. The Chairman of the Board Mr. Sharad Rao, in the company of other Board Members, pronounced 3 Magistrates unsuitable while 38 were found suitable to continue serving. The announcement was done in a press briefing by the Board at the Board's Anniversary Towers Offices. The Chairman in his address further added that the Board shall in the public interest appeal to the Supreme Court against the decision of the Court of Appeal which found that the focus of vetting is undoubtedly the pre-effective date conduct of Judg [...]
The vetting Board has with the aim of ensuring public participation in the exercise of its mandate, embarked on a new phase of prison sensitization; public inquiry and sensitization meetings. This phase has seen the Board visit numerous institutions of higher learning around the country and a number of prisons. The Board in ensuring that its mandate is well understood decided to engage students from various universities in the country with the hope that they will act as ambassadors of the process in the various areas they come from seeing that the Board might be unable to visit all places in the country. It has also put i [...]

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UoN, Parklands Campus Speech


Download the speech by the JMVB Chairman, at UoN, Parklands Campus.
Chair's Speech
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Office Directions

Invitation to submit information

The Board is appealing to the public and institutions to participate in the vetting process by submitting any relevant information which may assist in determination of suitability of the Judicial Officers in the three lists below:

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