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Njenga v. Njenga

(1985) JELR 96293 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  Civil Appeal 86 of 1983  •  30 Mar 1985  •  Kenya

Coram
James Onyiego Nyarangi, Harold Grant Platt, Chunilal Bhagwandas Madan

Judgement

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL

AT NAIROBI(Coram: Madan, Nyarangi JJA and Platt Ag JA

CIVIL APPEAL NO.86 OF 1983

NJENGA...................................................APPELLANT

AND

NJENGA...............................................RESPONDENT

(Appeal from the High Court at Nairobi, Porter J)

JUDGMENT

In this appeal, the first eleven grounds were disposed of by consent order which was suggested by the parties’ advocates, approved and recorded by the court and signed by the advocates of the parties. The parties are husband and wife. The respondent mother moved the High Court (Porter J) by originating summons taken out under the Guardianship of Infants Act cap 144 (the Act) as a result of which she was given the custody of the four children including the child Njogu who is the subject matter of the remaining ground of appeal. The originating summons was filed on October 2, 1981 and on October 30, 1981 Hancox J (as he then was) in an ex parte application granted temporary custody of the four childre…

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