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Court rules KRA has power to search and seize.

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 DOQ : 2020-05-13 18:08:34
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In Summary

The powers to search any premises and seize goods, documents or storage device are donated to KRA by Section 44 and 60 of the Tax Procedures Act.

The High Court in Nairobi, however, presiding over Dr. Robert Ayisi vs. KRA on May 16, 2018 ruled that the two Sections of the law serve to limit the rights of a person guaranteed by Article 31 (b) of the Constitution.

The Court of Appeal has ruled that the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has legal power to search any premises and seize goods, documents or storage device as per the provisions of the Tax Procedures Act.

The powers to search any premises and seize goods, documents or storage device are donated to KRA by Section 44 and 60 of the Tax Procedures Act.


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