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The Legislative Process in Kenya

The Legislative Process in Kenya

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The legislative process in Kenya takes place in Parliament at the national level. Parliament in Kenya is bicameral comprising the Senate and the National Assembly. A Bill is a…

The Arms of Government in Kenya

The Arms of Government in Kenya

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The arms of government in Kenya are the National Executive, the Legislature (Parliament) and the Judiciary for the national government and the County Executive and the County…

The Classification of Forests in Kenya

The Classification of Forests in Kenya

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The classification of forests in Kenya consists of public forests, community forests or private forests under the Forest Conservation and Management Act. The main types of forests…

The Structure of the Judiciary in Kenya

The Structure of the Judiciary in Kenya

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The structure of the Judiciary in Kenya consists of the superior courts and the subordinate courts. Chapter 10 of the Kenyan Constitution establishes the Judiciary as an…

The Functions of the Solicitor General in Kenya

The Functions of the Solicitor General in Kenya

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The major function of the Solicitor General in Kenya is to assist the Attorney-General in performing the duties of the Office of the Attorney-General. Section 9 of the Office of…

Functions of the Clerk of the Senate in Kenya

Functions of the Clerk of the Senate in Kenya

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The functions of the Senate Clerk in Kenya are both procedural and administrative. Article 128 of the Kenyan Constitution establishes the office of the Clerk of Parliament. The…

Functions of the Clerk of the National Assembly in Kenya

Functions of the Clerk of the National Assembly in Kenya

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The functions of the National Assembly Clerk in Kenya are both procedural and administrative. Article 128 of the Kenyan Constitution establishes the office of the Clerk of…

How to Present a Petition to Parliament in Kenya

How to Present a Petition to Parliament in Kenya

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The procedure to present a petition to Parliament in Kenya is stipulated in the Petition to Parliament (Procedure) Act. The Act gives effect to Article 37 of the Constitution on…

The Two Levels of Government in Kenya

The Two Levels of Government in Kenya

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The Constitution promulgated in 2010 provides for two levels of government in Kenya. The Constitution also provides distinct functions for the levels of government to implement.

Director-General of National Intelligence Service in Kenya

Director-General of National Intelligence Service in Kenya

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The qualifications, powers and functions of the Director-General of the National Intelligence Service are stipulated in the National Intelligence Service Act. Section 7 of the Act…