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25 May 2021

Author:
Sam Kiplagat, Business Daily

Kenya: Health & tea experts blocked by court from inspecting James Finlay estates

"Workers setback as tea experts barred from James Finlay", 25 May 2021

A team of health and tea experts from Scotland has been blocked from inspecting James Finlay estates in Kericho County in a case filed by former employees who are seeking compensation for injuries sustained at workplace.

A bench of three judges agreed with a decision issued by an Employment Court judge last year, that the team must seek assistance from Kenyan authorities and the courts, before touring the tea estates...

...in 2018, a Scottish court allowed the experts...to tour the tea estates for what they termed as locus inspection, but the company successfully challenged the move saying it cannot be done without the assistance of the Kenyan courts and authorities.

The Court of Appeal upheld the decision of Justice Stephen Radido of the Employment and Labour Relations court saying judicial aid was necessary as it would ensure that the order, issued by the Scottish court, is consistent with public policies of Kenya...

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