Court bars collection of cess from Kakuzi
SEE ALSO :KTDA to seek CJ orders in tea caseKakuzi argued that the amount sought was exorbitant, adding that the Crops Act provides that only the national government is mandated to impose taxes for the scheduled crop. In the same court, a former chairman at Mugumo-ini Farmers Cooperative Society in Gatanga, Francis Ngone, was barred from selling, transferring or sub-dividing property belonging to the society. Justice Kimondo declared a transaction entered by Ngone after April 14, 2016 null and void, as he had been ousted from the leadership of the organisation. “The court is satisfied that the company held its annual general meeting on April 14, 2016, where Ngone was voted out,” said the judge. He issued a permanent injunction, stopping him from interfering with the management.
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