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Article 9. National Symbols And National Days

(1) The national symbols of the Republic are –

  • (a) the national flag;
  • (b) the national anthem;
  • (c) the coat of arms; and
  • (d) the public seal.

(2) The national symbols are as set out in the Second Schedule.

(3) The national days are –

  • (a) Madaraka Day, to be observed on 1st June;
  • (b) Mashujaa Day, to be observed on 20th October; and
  • (c) Jamhuri Day, to be observed on 12th December.

(4) A national day shall be a public holiday.

(5) Parliament may enact legislation prescribing other public holidays, and providing for observance of public holidays.