A NEW DAWN FOR CONSUMER PROTECTION IN KENYA – HOW DOES IT AFFECT YOU?
In December 2012, Parliament passed the Consumer Protection Act 2012 (the "Act") into law. The Act was later assented to by the President and came into force on 14 March 2013. Prior to the enactment of the Act, Kenya did not have a specific law that governs consumer protection. The main objective of the Act is to provide for the protection of the consumer and prevent unfair trade practices in consumer transactions.Read further