5. Commission for the Implementation of the Constitution
(1) There is established the Commission for the Implementation of the Constitution.
(2) The Commission consists of–
- (a) a chairperson; and
- (b) eight other members.
(3) The members of the Commission shall–
- (a) include persons with experience in public administration, human rights and government; and
- (b) not include any person who served as a member of the Committee of Experts appointed under the Constitution of Kenya Review Act, 2008.
(4) Articles 248 to 254 apply to the Commission.
(5) After the Commission on Revenue Allocation has been established, the Commission for the Implementation of the Constitution shall send a notice of its meetings to that Commission, and a member of the Commission on Revenue Allocation shall be permitted to attend and participate in any such meeting, but shall not vote.
(6) The functions of the Commission shall be to–
- (a) monitor, facilitate and oversee the development of legislation and administrative procedures required to implement this Constitution;
- (b) co-ordinate with the Attorney-General and the Kenya Law Reform Commission in preparing, for tabling in Parliament, the legislation required to implement this Constitution;
- (c) report regularly to the Constitutional Implementation Oversight Committee on–
- (i) progress in the implementation of this Constitution; and
- (ii) any impediments to its implementation; and (d) work with each constitutional commission to ensure that the letter and spirit of this Constitution is respected.
(7) The Commission for the Implementation of the Constitution shall stand dissolved five years after it is established or at the full implementation of this Constitution as determined by Parliament, whichever is sooner, but the National Assembly may, by resolution, extend its life.