Draft Electronic Land regulations

NOTIFICATION OF REGULATORY IMPACT STATEMENT ON THE PROPOSED LAND TRANSACTIONS (ELECTRONIC) REGULATIONS, 2020

 PURSUANT to section 8 of the Statutory Instruments Act (No. 23 of 2013), the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning, in consultation with the Cabinet Secretary, the National Treasury and the National Land Commission hereby notifies the general public that a Regulatory Impact Statement on the proposed Land Transactions (Electronic) Regulations, 2020 has been prepared to assess the impact of the Regulations on the community and businesses.

The proposed Statutory Instruments include the following:

  1. Land Registration (Electronic Transactions) Regulations, 2020;
  2. Survey (Electronic Cadastre Transactions) Regulations, 2020;
  3. Stamp Duty (Valuation) Regulations, 2020;
  4. Stamp Duty (Amendment) Regulations, 2020;
  5. Land (Amendment) Regulations, 2020;
  6. Land (Extension and Renewal of Leases) (Amendment) Rules, 2020;
  7. The Land (Allocation of Public Land) (Amendments, Regulations), 2020; and
  8. Physical and Land Use Planning (Electronic Development Control and Enforcement System) Regulations, 2020.

Read more from the documents below……..

  1. Notification of Regulatory Impact Statement on the Proposed Land Transactions (Electronic) Regulations, 2020
  2. Draft Land (Allocation of Public Land) (Amendments, Regulations), 2020
  3. Draft Land (Amendment) Regulations, 2020
  4. Draft Land (Extension and Renewal of Leases) (Amendment) Rules, 2020
  5. Draft Land Registration (Electronic Transactions) Regulations, 2020
  6. Draft Physical and Land Use Planning (Electronic Development Control and Enforcement System) Regulations, 2020
  7. Draft RIA Report on the Electronic Land Transaction Regulations 2020
  8. Draft Survey (Electronic Cadastre Transactions) Regulations, 2020
  9. Draft Stamp Duty (Valuation) Regulations 2020
  10. Draft Stamp Duty (Amendment) Regulations 2020
  11. Draft Survey (Amendment) Regulations, 2020

……… This is therefore to require all persons likely to be affected by the proposed Regulations to submit written comments on the proposed Land Transactions (Electronic) Regulations, 2020 so as to reach the undersigned not later than fourteen (14) days from the date of publication of this notice.

The draft Regulatory Impact Report and the proposed sets of the Land Transactions (Electronic) Regulations, 2020 are available under the Ministry’s website: https:// lands.go.ke. The proposed Regulations and the Regulatory Impact Statement are also available on request through the Ministry’s email address at elandtransactions@gmail.com during normal working hours.

It is open for anyone with comments on the proposed Regulations to make their comments by way of email or submission of a written memorandum to the email address at elandtransactions@gmail.com

Due to the prevailing global health concerns, the Ministry is encouraging members of the public to submit their comments and proposals for input in the Regulations and the RIA through written submissions and memorandum. The inputs should be sent through email address elandtransactions@gmail.com

The Ministry also welcomes any stakeholder who would prefer virtual interaction on the subject matter to notify the Ministry through the email address given below in order for the Ministry to prepare for such meetings. The virtual meetings will be scheduled as public forum and will take place between Thursday 14 May to Friday 22 May 2020 starting from 10.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. to discuss the proposed Regulations and the Regulatory Impact Statement and comments received. The Ministry will hold virtual meeting with such stakeholders to discuss their comments from the Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning, Headquarters.

Please send your written comments to:

The Principal Secretary

Ministry of Planning and Physical Planning

Ardhi House, 1st Ngong Avenue

P.O Box 30450-00100

NAIROBI

OR

Email to: elandtransactions@gmail.com