4th December 2020 Kenya Gazette Review

December 4, 2020 - 5 minutes read

Senate Bills, 2020

  • The Mental Health (Amendment) Bill
  • The Persons with Disabilities (Amendment) Bill

National Assembly Bills, 2020

  • The Public Finance Management (Amendment) Bill
  • The Constitution of Kenya (Amendment) Bill
  • The Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment) Bill
  • The Excise Duty (Amendment) Bill
  • The Kenya Deposit Insurance (Amendment) Bill
  • The Kenya Industrial Research and Development Institute Bill
  • The National Construction Authority (Amendment) Bill
  • The Children (Amendment) Bill
  • The Central Bank of Kenya (Amendment) Bill

PUBLIC SECTOR

Appointments

The Cabinet Secretary for Public Service and Gender has appointed the members of the Constituency Uwezo Fund Committees.

The Cabinet Secretary for ICT, Innovation and Youth Affairs has extended the period of appointment of the Covid-19 ICT Advisory Committee contained in Gazette Notice No. 3236 of 2020, for a further period of two (2) months with effect from the 4th December, 2020.

The Cabinet Secretary for Education has appointed Bosire Monari Mwebi (Prof.) as the Chairperson of the council of the Meru University of Science and Technology, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from 2nd December, 2020.

The Cabinet Secretary for Water, Sanitation and Irrigation has appointed the Chairperson and Board Members of the North Rift Valley Works Development Agency, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from the 4th December, 2020.

The Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Co-ordination of National Government has appointed the National Alcohol Control Committee members.

 The Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Works has appointed Paul Yego to be the Chairperson of the Ad-Hoc Committee for the delineation of urban boundaries in Homa Bay County, with effect from the 14th October, 2020 and revoked the appointment of Thomas Buyela.

The Cabinet Secretary for Public Service and Gender appointed Anoia Laura Chakava to be a member of the Advisory Board of the Women Enterprise Fund, for a period of two (2) years and revoked the appointment of Hellen Ajiambo.

The National Government Constituencies Development Fund Board, with the approval of the National Assembly, has re-appointed, in terms of section 43 (8) of the Act, the members of National Government Constituency Development Fund Committees for a period of two years.

JUDICIARY

The Chief Justice/President of the Supreme Court of Kenya has established the following:

  • Kilgoris Environment and Land Court sub-registry
  • Isiolo Environment and Land Court sub-registry
  • Eldama Ravine High Court sub-registry
  • Kilgoris High Court sub-registry
  • Vihiga High Court with supervisory jurisdiction over Vihiga and Hamisi Magistrate’s Court
  • Magistrates Courts
  • Kadhis Courts

The Judiciary has published in the Kenya Gazette a schedule of Court fees that will apply to the lodging or filing of the respective documents in the relevant proceedings before courts and tribunals.

The following Courts intend to apply to the Chief Justice for leave to destroy various records, books and papers:

  • the Chief Magistrate’s Court at Kitale
  • the Chief Magistrate’s Court at Meru
  • the Senior Resident Magistrate’s Court at Mariakani
  • the Principal Magistrate’s Court at Oyugis

Amendments & Publications

The Attorney-General has amended the membership of the Taskforce on Review of the Laws Relating to the Exercise of the Power of Mercy under Article 133 of the Constitution appointed vide Gazette Notice No. 7382 of 2020 on the 25th September 2020 by adding: ‘a representative of the Ministry of Defence’ immediately after paragraph (1).

The Registrar of Political Parties has given notice of the publication of the leadership and integrity code of conduct for state officers in the Office of Registrar of Political Parties.

TECHNOLOGY SECTOR

The following companies made applications to the Communications Authority of Kenya for grant of the licences as shown in the Table below.

NameLicence Category
Meiso Nissan Sacco Society LimitedNational Postal and Courier Operator Licence
Amerix Logistics LimitedNational Postal and Courier Operator Licence
Fikisha Logistics LimitedNational Postal and Courier Operator Licence
BoxLeo Courier and Fulfillment Services LimitedNational Postal and Courier Operator Licence
Cross Ride CouriersNational Postal and Courier Operator Licence
Adroit Logistics LimitedNational Postal and Courier Operator Licence
Sail Errands LimitedNational Postal and Courier Operator Licence
Superwave Security Services LimitedNational Postal and Courier Operator Licence
Rapid Bike Africa LimitedNational Postal and Courier Operator Licence
Atima Creations LimitedNetwork Facilities ProviderTier Three (NFP-T3)

Jamii Telecommunications Limited has made an application to the Communications Authority of Kenya for upgrade of its licence from Network Facilities Provider Tier Two (NFP-T2) to Network Facilities Provider Tier One (NFP-T1).

TRADE & MANUFACTURING SECTOR

The National Standards Council has declared the specifications or codes of practice to be the Kenya Standards with effect from 4th December, 2020.

The preparation of the below-mentioned development plans is complete:

  • Mwatate Municipality Integrated Development Plan (IDeP) Ref. No. TTCG/TILAPPH/001/2019-2020
  • Mwatate Municipality Spatial Development Plan 2020-2030 Ref. No. TFCG/T/LAPPH/002/2019-2020

Environmental Impact Assessment Study Reports

Likoni Cable Express Limited, proposes to develop a state of the art multi-gondola cable car system running across a 500M channel with a total of 22 cable cars (gondolas) which will carry 38 passengers per cabin. The proposed project will consist of two stations, two towers and rope, cars (gondolas), associated facilities and amenities in Mombasa County.

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