Business Premises Rent Tribunal

Introduction

The Business Premises Rent Tribunal is one among many tribunals established under various laws enacted by parliament to deal with disputes that arise in the course of the regulation and administration of certain matters.

The tribunal was established in 1965 through an Act of Parliament known as ‘The Landlord and Tenant (Shops, Hotels and Catering Establishments Act) Cap.301 ,Laws of Kenya’.

Vision

To be the best provider of dispute resolutions in controlled tenancies.

Mission

To create an environment of harmony between landlords and tenants in controlled tenancies for business to thrive.

Mandate

To administer ‘The Landlord and Tenant (Shops, Hotels and Catering Establishments Act) ,Cap.301 ,Laws of Kenya’ whose role is to make provision with respect to certain premises for the protection of tenants of such premises from eviction or from exploitation and for matters connected therewith and incidental thereto.

Core Functions

a).Assessment of rent.

b).Re-possession of premises by landlords.

c).Distress for rent by landlords.

d).Hearing and determination of general   complaints in controlled tenancies.

ON-GOING TRIBUNAL CIRCUIT SITTING SESSIONS FOR 2016

SITTING SESSION FROM JULY -DECEMBER, 2016

STATION FROM TO NO.OF DAYS/WEEKS
1. NAIROBI 1.7.2016 9.9.2016 10 WEEKS
2. ELDORET 12.9.2016 16.9.2016 1 WEEK
3. NAKURU 19.9.2016 23.9.2016 1 WEEK
4. NAIROBI 26.9.2016 7.10.2016 2 WEEKS
5. NYERI 10.10.2016 14.10.2016 1 WEEK
6. MERU 17.10.2016 18.10.2016 2 DAYS
7. EMBU 19.10.2016 21.10.2016 2 DAYS
8. NAIROBI 24.10.2016 4.11.2016 2 WEEKS
9. KISUMU 7.11.2016 9.11.2016 3 DAYS
10. KISII 10.11.2016 11.11.2016 2 DAYS
11. KAKAMEGA 14.11.2016 18.11.2016 1 WEEK
12. MOMBASA 21.11.2016 9.12.2016 3 WEEKS
13. NAIROBI 13.12.2016 20.12.2016 1 WEEK

Stakeholders

1. Law Society of Kenya

2. Landlords & Tenants in controlled tenancies

3. State Law Office

4. The Judiciary

6. State Department of Trade

Location

Located at Viewpark Towers, 7th & 8th floor.

P O Box 47232-00100, Nairobi

Tel. No.2219812

Regional Offices

1. Mombasa  -Uhuru na Kazi building,2nd Floor,along Mama Ngina Drive

2. Embu- Emco House, 1st floor, Room 111

3. Nakuru- PC’S Office-Block C, 2nd Floor.

4. Eldoret –KVDA Plaza- 12th Floor

5. Kakamega- PC’S Office, Block B, 1st Floor,Room No.48

6. Kisumu-Ministry of Labour building, along Noo Oroo Road

7. Kisii- Kanu House, next to DC’S Office

Contacts

  • Social Security House, Block A, 17th, 23rd Floor
  • P.O. Box 30418-00100, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Telephone: +254 20-2731531
  • Fax: +254 20-2731511
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