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Michii Kenya Limited v. Attorney-General & Commissioner of Lands

(1996) JELR 99086 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  Civil Appeal 109 of 1993  •  30 Apr 1996  •  Kenya

Coram
Johnson Evan Gicheru, Akilano Molade Akiwumi, Amrittal Bhagwanji Shah

Judgement

JUDGMENT OF THE COURT

:By Legal Notice NO. 155 of 1970 dated 30th July, 1970 the Minister for Lands and Settlement in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 3(1) of the Land Adjudication Act, Chapter 284 of the Laws of Kenya, hereinafter called the Act, ordered that the Act shall apply to that part of the Trust Land situated within the Northern and Southern Divisions of the Kilifi Administrative District. Subsequent thereto, it would appear from the Adjudication Record Number A 620820 that land parcel number Kilifi/Madeteni/610, hereinafter referred to as the suit land, measuring approximately 6.2 hectares was adjudicated in favour of one Kadir Sharif Mohamed as its owner. From the said Adjudication Record, it seems that the ownership of this parcel of land passed on to one Margaret Nkatha Marete from whom it would appear that the appellant acquired the same for valuable consideration and was registered as its proprietor on 31st July, 1981 and issued with a land certifica…

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