Anti Counterfeit Case hearing

PARTIES:
Patricia Asero Ochieng’ and
3 others Petitioners

The Attorney General Respondent

Aids Law Project 1st Interested party.
Annand Grover, United Nations Special
Rappoteur for health 2nd Interested party

STATEMENT OF MAIN ISSUE
In 2008, Parliament enacted an Anti-counterfeit Act (Act No. 13 of 2008) whose objective is to prohibit the trade in counterfeit goods. The Act was assented by the President on 24th December 2008. Date of commencement was 7th July 2009 through Legal Notice No. 115.

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CSO’s opposed tax on medicines

AIDS LAW PROJECT and Others –JUDICIAL REVIEW. 376 OF 2010 & THE MINISTER OF MEDICAL SERVICES & PHAMACY AND POSIONS BOARD

The matter came up for hearing on the 15th March 2011; this was a mention to confirm whether the parties had agreed to the consent.

Mr. Munge was present for the respondents; Ms. Onyango Oduor was present for KMA , Mr. Omwanza for the interested parties ( CSO’s), Mr. Otieno for the pharmaceutical association, and Mr. Mutinda for the state.

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ALP in court to Challenge section 24 of the HIV Act

AIDS LAW PROJECT (ALP) – VS. – THE HON ATTORNEY GENERAL AND THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSCUTIONS

This matter came up for hearing before Hon. Justice Musinga on the 15th February 2011.

The Government of Kenya, through the Minister of State for Special Programmes in Legal Notice no. 80 published on 5th November 2010 stated that the commencement date for the operationalisation of section 24 of the HIV and AIDS Prevention and Control Act would be the 1st December 2010.

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