Tata’s $171 mln land rates dispute quashed by Kenya’s High Court
Published: Tuesday, 07 May 2019
The Kenyan High Court has ruled that local governments in the country cannot charge land rates on mineral extraction sites and has quashed a dispute over rates claimed for the Magadi soda ash production asset.
The Kenyan High Court has quashed the legal dispute between
soda ash producer Tata Chemicals Magadi (TCML) and the local
government of Kajiado county over a claim for 17.45 billion
Kenyan shillings ($171 million) in land rates.
On Friday May 3, Justice Reuben Nyakundi ruled that TCML