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Peter Kinyua Muchendu v. Getrude Chao Waita

(2005) JELR 93865 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  Civil Appli NAI 39 of 2005  •  27 Jul 2005  •  Kenya

Riaga Samuel Cornelius Omolo, Philip Kiptoo Tunoi, Erastus Mwaniki Githinji



Under the proviso to rule 81 (1) of the Court of Appeal Rules, any period which is certified by the registrar of the superior court as being necessary or required for the preparation and delivery of proceedings to the applicant shall be excluded in computing the time within which to file the record of appeal. In the present motion, there is a certificate by the Deputy Registrar of the superior court that he required the period from 1st July, 2003 to 8th July, 2005 to prepare and deliver to the respondent the proceedings in the case. The Deputy Registrar further certified that the respondent collected the proceedings on 8th July, 2005. There is no acceptable evidence before us to convince us that the certificate of the Deputy Registrar is false. Mr. Munyao for the applicant tells us that the certificate was issued in order to defeat their present motion. There is no acceptable evidence before us which would justify such a serious conclusion.

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