Circumstances when a person may legally be deprived of his personal liberty.

  1. In the execution of an order of a court established in Kenya or elsewhere
  2. In execution of an order of the High Court or Court of Appeal punishing him for contempt of court
  3. In the execution of an order of a court made to secure the fulfillment of an obligation imposed on him law.
  4. For the purpose of bringing him before a court in execution of an order of a court
  5. Upon reasonable suspicion of his having committed of being about to commit a criminal offence under the law of Kenya.
  6. For the purpose of his education or welfare, in the case of a person who is below the age of 18.
  7. For the purpose of preventing the spread of an infectious or contagious disease
  8. In the case of a person who is or is reasonably suspected to be of unsound mind, addicted to drugs or alcohol, for the purpose of his care or treatment or the protection of the community.
  9. For the purpose of preventing the unlawful entry of that person into Kenya, or for the purpose of effecting the expulsion, extradiction or other lawful removal of that person from Kenya.
  10. To such an extent as may be necessary in the execution of a lawful order requiring that person to remain within a specified area within Kenya or prohibiting him from being within such an area, or to such extent as may be reasonably justifiable for the taking of proceedings against that person relating to the making of any such order, or to such extent as may be reasonably justifiable for restraining that person during a visit that he has made to a part of Kenya in which he, in a consequence of the order, his presence would otherwise be unlawful.
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