May 27, 2022 - 5 minutes read

27th May 2022 Kenya Gazette Review

By Amrit Labhuram
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 Legislative Supplements, 2022

  • The Capital Markets (Whistleblower) Regulations, 2022.
  • The Capital Markets (Conduct of Business) (Market Intermediaries) (Amendment) Regulations, 2022.
  • The Capital Markets (Licensing Requirements) (General) (Amendment) Regulations, 2022.
  • The Value Added Tax (Digital Marketplace Supply) (Amendment) Regulations, 2022.
  • The Insurance (Amendment) Regulations, 2022.
  • The Insurance (Motor Vehicles Third Party Risks) (Certificate of Insurance) (Amendment) Rules, 2022.
  • The Retirement Benefits (Occupational Retirement Benefits Schemes) (Amendment) Regulations, 2022.

PUBLIC SECTOR
Appointments

  • President and Commander in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces, Uhuru Kenyatta, has re-appointed Joshua Toro to be the Chairperson of the National Irrigation Authority Board, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from 27th May, 2022.
  • President and Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces, Uhuru Kenyatta, has re-appointed George Opondo Ooko to be the Chairperson of the Kenyatta National Hospital Board, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from May 27, 2022.
  • President and Commander in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces, Uhuru Kenyatta, has re-appointed Titus Ibui to be the Chairperson of the LAPSSET Corridor Development Authority Board, for a period of two (2) years, with effect from the 27th May, 2022. 
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Works has appointed numerous persons to be members of the Board of Registration of Architects and Quantity Surveyors, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from May 7, 2022.
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Co-operatives has appointed Isaac Matu to be a member of the Board of the Agricultural Finance Corporation, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from May 27, 2022. 
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Co-operatives has appointed Simon Thuranira Taaliu to be the Chairperson of the Board of Bukura Agricultural College, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from May 27, 2022.
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Co-operatives has appointed Joan Wakasa to be a member of the Board of Bukura Agricultural College, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from May 27, 2022.
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Co-operatives has appointed various persons to be members of the Board of Trustees of the Commodities Fund, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from the 27th May, 2022.
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Co-operatives has appointed Jessica Gakinya to be a member of the Board of the Kenya Fisheries Service, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from May 27, 2022.
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Co-operatives has appointed Rose Chepkorir Ronoh to be a member of the Board of the Kenya National Trading Corporation for a period of three (3) years, with effect from May 27, 2022. 
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Co-operatives has appointed Anderson Kipruto Kipkoech as an additional member of the National Potato Taskforce. 
  • The Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Co-operatives has appointed Kevin Mogeni to be a member of the SACCO Societies Regulatory Authority (SASRA), for a period of three (3) years, with effect from May 27, 2022.

LEGAL SECTOR

  • The Attorney-General, Paul Kihara Kariuki, has gazetted the Guidelines to assist public and private entities in the preparation of procedures for the prevention of bribery and corruption. The Guidelines were issued on May 11, 2022.

ELECTIONS

  • Chairman of the IEBC, Wafula Chebukati, has published the names and symbols of independent candidates to participate in the Commission’s nominations for the General Election. 

ENERGY SECTOR

  • The Director-General of the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority has gazetted a list of Electrical Energy that would be liable to a fuel energy cost charge of plus 463 Kenya cents per kWh for all metre readings to be taken in May 2022.  
  • The Director-General of the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority has gazetted a list of Electrical Energy that would be liable to a foreign exchange fluctuation Adjustment of plus 73.14 cents per kWh for all metre readings taken in May 2022. 
  • The Director-General of the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority has gazetted a list of Electrical Energy that would be liable to a Water Resource Management Authority (WRMA) levy of plus 1.74 cents per kWh for all meter readings taken in May 2022. 

LAND & ENVIRONMENT SECTOR

Intention to Plan

  • Amendment of Tatu City Phase 1 and Phase 2 Local Physical and Land Use Development Plan.

Environmental Impact Assessment

  • Jacqueline Wangari Kinuthia intends to construct a 10-storey residential flat that shall provide one hundred-and twenty (120) two-bedroom housing units. The development is composed of three blocks that shall each have a total of 4 two bedroom units on each floor. The lower and upper ground floors shall provide a total of one hundred and sixty-one (161) parking bays. Waste water that shall be generated during the project’s operational phase shall be managed through the use of a bio digester that shall be installed on the basement floor on L.R. No. 76/672, along Kaburu-Githua Lane in Thindigua, Kiambu County. 
  • The Kenya Electricity Transmission Company proposes to construct a high voltage transmission line (‘the Project’) traversing two counties i.e. Baringo County starting at Kabamet substation and terminating in Laikipia County at Rumuruti substation. Upon completion, the 132kV double circuit transmission line of approximately 95km will be energised and become part of the national grid. The project components will include transmission pylons, electrical transmission lines, right of way approximately 30m wide, tower footings and access roads. The project will use Overhead energy transmission to evacuate the electricity using lattice steel pylons. 
  • Gad Works Projects Limited proposes to develop residential apartments and a restaurant. The project will provide three blocks, each eight storeys comprising a total of 119 self-contained units and a restaurant. The project will also comprise a floating swimming pool in the lake and an aqua park in Plot No. Kisumu/Kogony/4076 off Nkurumah Road, Kogony Sub-location, East Kisumu Location, Kisumu West Sub-county, Kisumu County.
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