Role of the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS)

The functions of the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) are stipulated in the Standards Act, Chapter 496 of the Laws of Kenya. KEBS was established in 1974 as the premier government agency for the provision … Continue Reading

Functions of the National Intelligence Service

Article 242 of the Kenyan Constitution establishes the National Intelligence Service in Kenya. The National Intelligence Service (NIS) is an intelligence agency primarily responsible for Security Intelligence and Counter-Intelligence, besides performing other functions prescribed by … Continue Reading

The Functions of the National Security Council

Article 240 of the Kenyan Constitution establishes the National Security Council in Kenya. The National Security Council Act makes further provisions with respect to the functions of the National Security Council pursuant to Article 240 … Continue Reading

Functions of the Judicial Service Commission

Article 171 of the Kenyan Constitution establishes the Judicial Service Commission. Article 172 of the Constitution stipulates the functions of the Judicial Service Commission in Kenya. The Judicial Service Act (2011) contains more information about … Continue Reading

Functions of the Public Service Commission

The functions of the Public Service Commission in Kenya are important in managing public service. The Constitution of Kenya, 2010 reconstituted the Commission with a redefined and expanded mandate and a lean membership. “Public Service” … Continue Reading

Functions of Kenya National Bureau of Statistics

The Functions of the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) are important in understanding its existence. The Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) is a Semi-Autonomous Government Agency incorporated under the State Department for Planning. … Continue Reading

The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights

The functions of the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) are integrated into the Constitution of Kenya. The Kenya National Commission on Human Rights (KNCHR) is an independent National Human Rights Institution created by … Continue Reading

Role and Functions of Law Society of Kenya

The Functions of the Law Society of Kenya are established by the Law Society of Kenya Act. The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) is a professional statutory body with membership from all advocates in the … Continue Reading

Functions of the Anti-FGM Board in Kenya

The functions of the Anti-FGM Board in Kenya are very important in protecting the rights of women and girls. The Anti Female Genital Mutilation Board (Anti-FGM board Kenya) is established under the Prohibition of FGM … Continue Reading

Functions of the Teachers Service Commission

What is the mandate and functions of the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) Kenya? TSC is one of the independent commissions provided for under Chapter Fifteen of the Kenyan Constitution (Article 248). Article 237 of the … Continue Reading

Functions of the National Education Board

The Basic Education Act of 2013 stipulates the role and functions of the National Education Board in Kenya. The Board should consist of a chairperson and eight other members appointed by the Cabinet Secretary in … Continue Reading

Role of the Director of Public Prosecutions

The Constitution itself anchors the role of the Director of Public Prosecutions in Kenya. The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) is the National Prosecuting Authority in Kenya. The Constitution mandates it to … Continue Reading