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Director-General of National Intelligence Service

The qualifications, powers and functions of the Director-General of the National Intelligence Service in Kenya are stipulated in the National Intelligence Service Act. Section 7 of the Act provides for the position of the Director-General … Continue Reading

Functions of Director of Criminal Investigations

The functions of the Director of Criminal Investigations in Kenya are provided for in the National Police Service Act. Primarily, the Director of Criminal Investigations is the chief executive officer of the Directorate of Criminal … Continue Reading

Functions of the County Attorney in Kenya

The Office of the County Attorney Act establishes the Office of the County Attorney in each county, which is an office in the county public service. The Office of the County Attorney should consist of … Continue Reading

Role of Higher Education Loans Board

The Higher Education Loans Board Act stipulates the functions of the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) in Kenya. HELB is a state agency under the Ministry of Education. The major function of the Higher Educations … Continue Reading

All Commissions and Independent Offices

Chapter fifteen of the Constitution speaks about the commissions and independent offices in Kenya. Their objectives are to protect the sovereignty of the people, secure the observance of democratic values and principles by all State … Continue Reading

The Classification of Land in Kenya

Chapter 5 of the Constitution deals with the classification of land in Kenya. Article 60 of the Kenyan Constitution deals with the principles of land policy. Land in Kenya should be held, used and managed … Continue Reading

Functions of the National Land Commission

Article 67 of the Constitution establishes and stipulates the functions of the National Land Commission in Kenya. The National Land Commission is also one of the independent commissions established by Chapter 15 of the Kenyan … Continue Reading

Role of Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission

The functions of the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission derive from the provisions of Articles 79 and 252 of the Constitution, the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission Act, and the Leadership and Integrity Act. The Ethics and … Continue Reading

Role of Deputy Inspector-General of Police

The functions of the Deputy Inspector General in Kenya are crucial for the command of the National Police Service. Article 245 of the Constitution provides for two positions of Inspector General to head the Kenya … Continue Reading

Role of Political Parties Disputes Tribunal

Section 39 of the Political Parties Act establishes and stipulates the role of the Political Parties Disputes Tribunal in Kenya. The Tribunal is a quasi-judicial body. A quasi-judicial body is a non-judicial body with the … Continue Reading

The Purpose of the Political Parties Fund

The funding for political parties in Kenya is important in enabling them to play a role in the political process. How the political parties are funded determines their ability to run campaigns and routine activities. … Continue Reading

Role of the Kenya Society for the Blind

The Kenya Society for the Blind Act stipulates the role of the Kenya Society for the Blind. According to the Act, “the blind” means those persons who are deprived of all sight or are so … Continue Reading