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Title:District magistrate training in Kenya
Author:Hall, P.A.
Periodical:East African Law Journal
Geographic term:Kenya
civil service training
Abstract:In August, 1967, the in July, 1963, announced system of integrated magistrates courts having jurisdiction over all races, was established complete with a uniform and hierarchical system of appeals. Third Class District Magistrates replaced the former African Courts, and appeals from these district courts went to a First Class subordinate court and then to the High Court. The article briefly cites and evaluates the history of District Magistrate training. It was the Kenya Institute of Administration course that introduced a comprehensive and inclusive training programme which prepared Magistrates to replace the former African Courts and to administer an integrated legal system. Parts of the article: Introduction - Early history of legal training in Kenya - The Jeanes School Course - The Maseno Training Centre Course - The Kenya Institute of Administration Course - Evaluation of Kenya Institute of Administration Training Programme - Conclusion.