20th August 2021 Kenya Gazette Review

August 20, 2021 - 5 minutes read

LEGISLATIVE SUPPLEMENTS

  • The Communication Workers Union (Deduction of Agency Fees) (No. 2) Order, 2021
  • The Insurance (Amendment) Regulations, 2021
  • The Water Services Regulations, 2021

Senate Bills, 2021

  • The County Resource Development Bill, 2021
  • The Constitution of Kenya (Amendment) Bill, 2021
  • The Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes (Amendment) Bill, 2021

National Assembly Bills, 2021

  • The Election Campaign Financing (Amendment) Bill, 2021

APPOINTMENTS

The Chief Justice on the advice of the Judicial Service Commission, has appointed —

  • Hon. Josephat Burudi Kalo
  • Hon. Christine Ogweno

Deputy Registrars of the High Court, to be Admiralty Marshals, with effect from the 2nd August, 2021. 

The appointment of Hon. Julius Mukut Nangea, Hon. Irene Ngotho Ruguru and Hon. Ivy Dorothy Wasike vide Gazette Notice No. 4747 of 3rd July, 2015, has been revoked. 

The Cabinet Secretary for Lands and Physical Planning has appointed— 

  • Joy Karimi 
  • James Kiragu
  • Gyneth K. Magiri
  • Ruth Okal 

as members of the Valuers Registration Board, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from the 23rd July, 2021.

The Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Forestry, has appointed

  • JUSTRY PATRICK LUMUMBA NYABERI 

to be the chairman of the National Environmental Complaints Committee, for a period of three (3) years, with effect from the 10th August, 2021.

The Cabinet Secretary for Water, Sanitation and Irrigation has appointed a National Task Force to— 

(a) analyze and propose sustainable modalities on restructuring debts for development of water and sanitation infrastructure owed to development partners by both Water Works Development Agencies (W DAs) and Water Service Providers (WSPs); 

(b) develop a National Water Sector Investment and Financing Plan in the country pursuant to section 64 (3) (d), 68 (d) and 72(1)(g) of the Water Act, 2016.  

ENERGY SECTOR

The Competition Authority (“the Authority”) has entered into a Settlement Agreement with Energy Dealers Association (“the Association”) after the Authority finalized investigations of alleged engagement in certain Restrictive Trade Practices. Specifically, the Association was found to have advocated for enactment of Energy Dealers Association Rules, 2019 with the objective inter alia of recommending a pricing formulae to its members. This contravenes the provisions of sections 21 and 22 of the Act. 

DECLARATION OF KENYA STANDARDS

The National Standards Council has declared the specifications or codes of practice to be Kenya Standards, with effect from 20/8/2021 including the below:

Chemical Number Title of specification or code of practice
KS ISO 719-2020 Kenya Standard — Glass — Hydrolytic resistance of glass grains at 98 °C — Method of test and classification, Second Edition
KS ISO 720:2020 Kenya Standard — Glass — Hydrolytic resistance of glass grains at 121 °C — Method of test and classification, First Edition
KS ISO 257:2018 Kenya Standard — Pesticides and other agrochem — Principles for the selection of common names, First Edition
KS ISO 22241-1:2019 Kenya Standard — Diesel engines — NOx reduction agent AUS 32 Part 1: Quality requirements, First Edition  
KS ISO 15112:2018 Kenya Standard — Natural gas — Energy determination, First Edition 
KS ISO 13616-1:2020 Kenya Standard — Financial services — International bank account number (1BAN) — Part 1: Structure of the ‘BAN, Second Edition
KS ISO 13616-2:2020 Kenya Standard — Financial services — International bank account number (IRAN) — Part 2: Role and responsibilities of the registration authority, Second Edition
KS ISO 13492:2019 Kenya Standard — Financial services — Key Management-related data element — Application and usage of ISO 8583-1 data elements for encryption, Second Edition  
KS ISO 6166:202 1 Kenya Standard — Financial services — International securities identification number (ISIN), Third Edition
KS IEC 60086-4:2019  Kenya Standard — Primary batteries — Part 4: Safety of lithium batteries, First Edition
KS ISO/IEC TR 29110-3-1:2020 Kenya Standard — Software engineering — Lifecycle Software engineering — Lifecycle profiles for Very Small Entities (VSEs) Part 3: Assessment guide., Second Edition
KS IEC 61140:2016 Kenya Standard — Protection against electric shock — Common aspects for installation and equipment, First Edition
KS ISO/1EC 19794-7:2014 Kenya Standard —• Information technology — Biometric data interchange formats Part 7: Signature/sign time series data
KS ISO/IEC 11694-6:2014 Kenya Standard — Identification cards — Optical memory cards — Linear recording method Part 6: Use of biometrics on an optical memory card  
KS ISO/IEC 11694-6:2014 Kenya Standard — Identification cards — Optical memory cards — Linear recording method Part 6: Use of biometrics on an optical memory card
KS ISO/IEC 17839-1:2014 Kenya Standard — Information technology — Biometric system-on-card Part 1: Core requirements
KS ISO/IEC TR 29144:2014 Kenya Standard — Information technology — Biometrics — The use of biometric technology in commercial identity management applications and processes
KS ISO/IEC 29109-5:201 Kenya Standard — Information technology Conformance testing methodology for biometric data interchange formats defined in ISO/IEC 19794 — Part 5: Face image data  
KS ISO/IEC 29164:2011  Kenya Standard — Information technology — Biometrics — Embedded BioAPI
KS ISO/IEC GUIDE 73:2002 Kenya Standard — Risk management — Vocabulary — Guidelines for use in standards, To be replaced by KS ISO/IEC GUIDE 73:2009
KS ISO 14006:2011 Kenya Standard — Environmental management systems — Guidelines for incorporating ecodesign. To be replaced by KS ISO 14006:2020
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