Kenya commits to strengthening her asset recovery legislation and to strengthening capacities to undertake civil assets recovery. Kenya supports the development of internationally-endorsed guidelines for the transparent and accountable management of returned stolen assets.
Themes: Asset recovery
Last updated: December 2020
Concrete: Concrete | New: Not New | Ambitious: Not Ambitious
The Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering Act
STATEMENT FROM THE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AND DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ON THE SIGNING CEREMONY OF MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN SWISS FEDERAL COUNCIL AND GOVERNMENT OF KENYA ON MUTUAL LEGAL ASSISTANCE IN CRIMINAL MATTERS
Kenya signs bilateral agreement on repatriation of stolen funds
DRAFT PROCEEDS OF CRIME AND ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING (CRIMINAL ASSETS RECOVERY FUND) (ADMINISTRATION) REGULATIONS, 2019
Assets Recovery Fund able to seize money
In August 2020, National Treasury published draft proceeds of Crime And Anti-Money Laundering (Criminal Assets Recovery Fund) (Administration) Regulations, 2020 for public participation. The regulations , once gazetted will spell out how recovered assets will be administered
Updated: October 31, 2020
The Draft Proceeds of Crime and Anti-Money Laundering (Criminal Assets Recovery Fund), Regulations 2019, is under public consultation, and there are no updates on that front.
Updated: April 30, 2020
The National Treasury has now(in Sept 2019) issued a call for submissions of comments , input or submission of Memorandum for draft Proceeds of Crime and Anti Money Laundering (Criminal Assets recovery fund)(Administration ) Regulations 2019.
Updated: October 30, 2019
There have been increased discourse on asset recovery though none has been about a framework for use of repatriated funds.
Updated: May 30, 2019
Kenya has recently signed bilateral agreements with Jersey, Switzerland and the UK to boost the recovery and repatriation of stolen funds
Updated: October 30, 2018