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Shah v. Padamshi

(1982) JELR 94853 (CA)

Court of Appeal  •  Civil Appeal 5 of 1982  •  24 Sep 1982  •  Kenya

Coram
Alister Arthur Kneller, Chunilal Bhagwandas Madan, Kenneth D Potter

Judgement

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL

AT NAIROBI

( Coram:Madan, Potter JJA and Kneller Ag JA )

CIVIL APPEAL NO. 5 OF 1982

BETWEEN

SHAH............................................................................................APPELLANT

AND

PADAMSHI...........................................................................RESPONDENTS

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

JUDGMENT

Madan JA This litigation began with the respondents’ application made to the Nairobi Rent Tribunal established under the Rent Restrictions Act (cap 296), for assessment of the standard rent of residential premises situated in Nairobi which the appellant occupied as the respondents’ tenant at Kshs 800 per month. On July 21, 1980 the tribunal assessed the standard rent of the premises at Kshs 1,010 p m.

By notice in writing dated August 1, 1980 the respondents terminated the appellant’s monthly tenancy and required him to vacate the premises on August 31, 1980. The notice was sent to the appellant by ordinary post without a c…

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