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LAWS OF KENYA The GovernmenT Financial manaGemenT acT Chapter 412B Revised Edition 2009 (2004) Published by the National Council for Law Reporting with the Authority of the Attorney General www.kenyalaw.org 2 CAP.

412B Government Financial Management [Rev.

2009 ChAPteR 412B the GOVeRNMeNt FINANCIAL MANAGeMeNt ACt ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS part IprelImInary 1Short title and commencement.

2Denitions.

part IIOverall management Of gOvernment fInanCe 3Ministerial responsibility.

4Treasury duties.

5Treasury powers - government documents, etc.

6Control of expenditures.

7Purchase and capacity of ofcial vehicles for certain Government ofcers.

8Treasury directions to government ofcers.

9Required public service ofces.

part IIIexChequer aCCOunt and COnsOlIdated fund 10Exchequer account.

11Exchequer account not to be overdrawn.

12Exchequer bank statements.

13Payments into exchequer account.

14Issue from exchequer account.

15Approval of withdrawals from Consolidated Fund.

16Approval of withdrawals from Consolidated Fund for investments.

part IvaCCOuntIng OffICers and reCeIvers Of revenue 17Accounting ofcers, appointment.

18Responsibilities of accounting ofcers.

19Discipline, reporting of government ofcers.

20Discipline, reporting of accounting ofcers.

21Receivers of revenue, appointment.

22Responsibilities of receivers of revenue.

23Receipt of revenue by government ofcers.

24Revenue from state corporations.

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412B 3 Rev.

2009] part vmIsCellaneOus prOvIsIOns relatIng tO gOvernment fInanCIal management 25Duration of appropriations.

26Special funds.

27Administration of government money not for government purposes.

28Format of estimates.

29Reports on budgetary performance.

30Bank accounts.

31Cash advances (imprests).

32Duties of government ofcers.

33Personal liability for losses, etc.

34Admissibility - printouts from electronic records.

part vIgeneral 35Regulations.

36Offence - obstruction, etc.

37Transitional provisions.

38Exchequer and Audit amendments.

39Other consequential amendments and repeals.

First Schedule Transitional provisions.

Second Schedule Amendments to the Exchequer and Audit Act.

Third Schedule Consequential Amendments and Repeals.

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412B Government Financial Management [Rev.

2009 ChAPteR 412B 10 of 2006.

the GOVeRNMeNt FINANCIAL MANAGeMeNt ACt Date of Assent: 31st December, 2004 Date of Commencement: 1st November, 2005.

AN ACt of Parliament to provide for the management of government nancial affairs, to make certain provisions with respect to the exchequer account and the Consolidated Fund, to provide for persons to be responsible for government resources and to provide for other related matters eNACteD by the Parliament of Kenya as follows:- part IprelImInary Short title and 1.

This Act may be cited as the Government Financial Management commencement.

Act, 2004 and shall come into operation on 1st November, 2005.

L.N.

126/2005.

2.

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires- Denitions.

accounting ofcer means an accounting ofcer appointed under section 17; Consolidated Fund means the Consolidated Fund of Kenya established by the Constitution; exchequer account means the exchequer account provided for under section 10; government includes the commissions established under the Constitution and the courts; government money means all money held by the government including any trust or other moneys held by a government ofcer in his ofcial capacity, either alone or jointly with another person; government ofcer includes any public ofcer or ofcial or employee of the government; government revenue means all revenue and receipts of the government; and www.kenyalaw.org Government Financial Management CAP.

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part IIOverall management Of gOvernment fInanCe 3.

The Minister shall manage the Consolidated Fund and be Ministerial responsible for all matters relating to public nancial affairs that are responsibility.

not assigned to any other Minister.

4.

The Treasury shall- Treasury duties.

(a) establish procedures and systems for proper and effective management of government money and property; (b) establish accounting procedures and systems for the government to properly account for government money and property; (c) superintend the expenditure of government money to ensure that it can be properly accounted for; (d) prepare and submit accounts for each nancial year under No.

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the Public Audit Act, 2003 for audit by the Controller and Auditor-General; and (e) ensure that the accounts prepared under paragraph(d) comply with the provisions of this Act.

5.

For the purposes of carrying out the duties of the Treasury, an Treasury powers - government ofcer of the Treasury, authorised for the purpose of this section, has documents, etc.

the following powers- (a) the ofcer shall have access to all books, records, returns, reports and other documents of the government, including electronic documents, or to any government property; and (b) the ofcer may require any government ofcer to provide explanations, information and assistance.

6.

(l) No expenditure involving a charge on the Consolidated Control of expenditures.

Fund shall be incurred without the general or specic authority of the Treasury.

(2) Notwithstanding any authority the Minister may have given, the Minister may limit or suspend an expenditure if, in the Ministers opinion, the exigencies of the nancial situation render such a limitation or suspension necessary.

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(1) Ofcial vehicles purchased for use by Ministers, the Speaker capacity of ofcial of the National Assembly, the Chief Justice, the Attorney-General and vehicles for certain the Head of the Public Service, shall not exceed 2600 cc for saloon cars Government ofcers.

and 3000 cc for 4x4 utility vehicles.

(2) Ofcial vehicles purchased for use by Permanent Secretaries, Accounting Ofcers, Court of Appeal Judges, the Controller and Auditor-General, the Chairman of the Public Service Commission, the Chairman of the Electoral Commission of Kenya, Provincial Commissioners and the Commissioner of Police shall not exceed 2400 cc for saloon cars and 3000 cc for 4x4 utility vehicles.

(3) Ofcial vehicles purchased for use by ofcers on Job Group R and above, High Court Judges and Chief Executives of state corporations shall not exceed 2000 cc for saloon cars and 2900 cc for 4x4 utility vehicles: Provided that this section shall not apply in case of vehicles purchased for ofcial use by the President and the Vice-President.

Treasury directions to 8.

(1) For the purposes of carrying out its duties, the Treasury government ofcers.

may issue directions to government ofcers with respect to the management of government nancial affairs, including the management of government property.

(2) Directions issued by the Treasury shall be consistent with this Act and the regulations and, to the extent of any inconsistency, this Act and the regulations prevail.

(3) Subject to subsection (2) and without limiting the generality of subsection (1), the Treasury may issue directions relating to matters that are matters with respect to which the Minister may make regulations.

(4) Directions issued by the Treasury shall be published in the Gazette.

9.

(1) The following ofces shall be established as ofces in the Required public service ofces.

public service- 10 of 2006, s.

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(a) the Accountant General; (b) the Director of the National Budget; and (c) the Internal Auditor-General.

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as an accountant under the Accountants Act; or (b) under subsection (1)(b) if such a person has an advanced degree and professional experience in- (a) economics; (b) public nance; (c) public policy; (d) management, or (e) accounting.

(2) The duties and functions of the ofces established under subsection (1) shall be prescribed by regulation.

part IIIexChequer aCCOunt and COnsOlIdated fund 10.

(1) There shall be an account, to be called the exchequer Exchequer account.

account, to hold the Consolidated Fund.

(2) The exchequer account shall be kept only at the Central Bank of Kenya.

11.

Except as provided under section 46 of the Central Bank of Exchequer account Kenya Act a bank at which the exchequer account is kept shall not allow not to be overdrawn.

the exchequer account to be overdrawn.

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A bank at which the exchequer account is kept shall render Exchequer bank statements to the Treasury showing payments into and issues from the statements.

exchequer account, at such intervals and in such form as the Treasury may direct.

13.

(1) All amounts that form the Consolidated Fund shall be Payments into paid into the exchequer account at such times and in such manner as exchequer account.

the Treasury may direct.

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412B Government Financial Management [Rev.

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(2A) Where the Treasury directs that any revenue, shall be applied as an appropriation in aid of money provided by Parliament for any purpose, such revenue shall be deemed to be money provided by Parliament for that purpose, and shall be applied, audited and dealt with accordingly, and where it is not so used shall be paid into the exchequer account, and, where the revenue to be applied as appropriations-in-aid of money provided by Parliament for any purpose exceeds in a nancial year, the amount sanctioned by Parliament to be applied to such purpose, the excess so realized shall be paid into the exchequer account.

(3) Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this section, the Treasury may allow an agent of the Government to retain revenue received by the agent to defray its expenses to the extent that such expenditures are authorized under the Constitution or another Act.

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Kenya under the External Loans and Credits Act but only if the credits are applied in the purchase of goods or services outside Kenya.

Issue from exchequer 14.

(1) No amount shall be issued from the exchequer account account.

except in accordance with this Act.

(2) An approval by the Controller and Auditor-General of a withdrawal from the Consolidated Fund described in section 15 or 16 together with a direction from the Treasury to issue the approved withdrawal is sufcient authority for a bank at which the exchequer account is held to issue amounts from the exchequer account in accordance with the approval and direction.

(3) The direction from the Treasury referred to in subsection (2) shall specify the bank account or accounts that the issued amounts shall be paid to and the bank at which the exchequer account is held shall pay the amounts in accordance with that specication.

Approval of 15.

(1) The Treasury may make a requisition for the approval of withdrawals from the Controller and Auditor-General to a proposed withdrawal from the Consolidated Fund.

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(2) A withdrawal under the authority of an Act described in subsection (1)(a) is not authorised if the total of the proposed withdrawal and previously approved withdrawals would exceed the amounts appropriated for the nancial year.

(3) A withdrawal under the authority of the Constitution or an Act described in subsection (1)(b) is not authorised if the total of the proposed withdrawal and previously approved withdrawals would exceed the total amounts authorised under the Constitution or Act up to the end of the month immediately following the month in which the requisition is made.

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(1) The Treasury may make a requisition for the approval of Approval of the Controller and Auditor-General to a proposed withdrawal from the withdrawals from Consolidated Fund for the following investments- Consolidated Fund for investments.

(a) an investment with a bank redeemable at call or upon notice not exceeding twelve months; or (b) an investment authorized under the Trustee Act for the Cap.

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investment of trust funds.

(2) A withdrawal for an investment described in subsection (1) is authorised only if the Minister has authorized the investment.

(3) The proceeds of an investment described in subsection (1) shall be paid to the credit of the exchequer account.

part IvaCCOuntIng OffICers and reCeIvers Of revenue 17.

(1) The Treasury shall appoint persons, to be known as Accounting ofcers, appointment.

accounting ofcers, to be responsible for accounting for such services, as the Treasury may specify, in respect of which money is appropriated by Parliament.

(2) In specifying the services in respect of which an accounting ofcer is appointed under subsection (1) the Treasury shall ensure that all the services for a ministry, department or commission are specied for the same accounting ofcer.

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(1) An accounting ofcer is responsible to the Treasury to Responsibilities of ensure that the resources of his ministry, department or commission accounting ofcers.

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(2) In carrying out his responsibilities under subsection (1), an accounting ofcer shall do the following in relation to his ministry, department or commission- (a) ensure that no expenditure is made unless it is lawful, authorised, effective, efcient and economical; (b) ensure proper nancial and accounting records are kept; (c) ensure that any nancial or accounting records kept in electronic format are adequately protected which shall include ensuring that such records are adequately backed-up and adequately protected against computer viruses; No.

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(d) prepare and submit accounts for each nancial year under the Public Audit Act, 2003 for audit by the Controller and Auditor-General; (e) ensure that adequate arrangements are made for the management of liabilities; (f) ensure that all contracts are complied with; (g) ensure that all applicable procedures are followed in the acquisition or disposal of property and that adequate arrangements are made for the custody, safeguarding and maintenance of property; (h) bring any concerns he has that a proposed decision or policy originating from his ministry, department or commission may result in resources being used in a way that is unlawful, unauthorised, ineffective, inefcient, uneconomical or not transparent to the attention of the Minister responsible for the ministry, department or commission of the accounting ofcer and, if his concerns are not adequately addressed, bring them to the attention of the Treasury; and (i) perform such other duties as may be directed by the Treasury.

(3) For the purposes of this section the ministry, department or commission of an accounting ofcer is the ministry, department or commission that the services, in respect of which the accounting ofcer is appointed, are for.

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(1) If an accounting ofcer becomes aware that a government Discipline, reporting of government ofcer of his ministry, department or commission has done something improper, within the meaning of subsection (2), in relation to the ofcers.

resources of the ministry, department or commission of the accounting ofcer, the accounting ofcer shall either- (a) take the appropriate steps to discipline the government ofcer; or (b) if the accounting ofcer does not have the authority to discipline the government ofcer, report the government ofcer to a person who has the authority to discipline the government ofcer.

(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), a government ofcer does something improper if the government ofcer- (a) fails to comply with the law or a direction issued by the Treasury; (b) undermines any nancial management procedures or controls; or (c) makes or permits an expenditure that is unlawful or unauthorised or that is not effective, efcient or economical.

(3) A person to whom a report is made under subsection (1)(b) shall take appropriate steps to discipline the government ofcer.

(4) If the accounting ofcer believes that a government ofcer may have committed an offence in relation to the resources of the ministry, department or commission of the accounting ofcer, the accounting ofcer shall, in addition to complying with subsection (1), report the offence to the police and to the Treasury.

(5) For the purposes of this section the ministry, department or commission of an accounting ofcer is the ministry, department or commission that the services, in respect of which the accounting ofcer is appointed, are for.

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(1) If the Treasury becomes aware that an accounting ofcer Discipline, reporting has done something improper, within the meaning of subsection (2), of accounting the Treasury shall- ofcers.

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(2) For the purposes of subsection (1), an accounting ofcer does something improper if the accounting ofcer- (a) fails to comply with the law or a direction issued by the Treasury; (b) undermines any nancial management measures or controls; or (c) makes or permits an expenditure that is unlawful or unauthorised or that is not effective, efcient or economical.

(3) A person to whom a report is made under subsection (1)(b) shall take appropriate steps to discipline the accounting ofcer.

(4) If the Treasury believes that an accounting ofcer may have committed an offence in relation to his duties as an accounting ofcer, the Treasury shall, in addition to complying with subsection (1), report the offence to the police.

Receivers of revenue, 21.

(1) The Treasury shall appoint persons, to be known as appointment.

receivers of revenue, to be responsible for receiving and accounting for such government revenue as the Treasury may specify.

(2) In specifying the revenue in respect of which a receiver of revenue is appointed under subsection (1) the Treasury shall ensure that all the revenue for a ministry, department or commission are specied for the same receiver of revenue.

Responsibilities of 22.

(1) A receiver of revenue is responsible to the Treasury to receivers of revenue.

ensure that the revenue in respect of which the receiver of revenue is appointed is collected, received and accounted for.

(2) In carrying out his responsibilities under subsection (1), a receiver of revenue shall prepare and submit accounts for each nancial No.

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year under the Public Audit Act, 2003 for audit by the Controller and Auditor-General.

Receipt of revenue 23.

(1) A government ofcer who receives government revenue by government but who is not a person authorised to collect it within the meaning of ofcers.

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(2) The following are persons who are authorised to collect revenue for the purposes of subsection (1)- (a) the receiver of revenue appointed in respect of the revenue; (b) a person authorised by the receiver of revenue to collect the revenue; (c) a person authorised by a person described in paragraph (b) to assist in the collection of the revenue by the person described in paragraph (b); and (d) the Kenya Revenue Authority in respect of the revenue it is authorized to collect under the Kenya Revenue Authority Cap.

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(3) The authorised person to whom government revenue is given by a government ofcer under subsection (1) shall give the government ofcer a receipt for the revenue.

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(1) Government revenue from state corporations in the form Revenue from state of repayments of loans, interest on loans, dividends or other similar corporations.

amounts, shall be revenue for the ministry responsible for nance.

(2) The Investment Secretary shall be the receiver of revenue for the revenue described in subsection (1) and for that purpose shall be deemed to have been appointed under section 21.

(3) Notwithstanding section 21(2), the Treasury may appoint, under section 21, a different receiver of revenue for the ministry responsible for nance in respect of revenue other than the revenue described in subsection (1).

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(1) The following apply with respect to every appropriation Duration of appropriations.

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(2) The application of this section is subject to any specic provision in an Act relating to an appropriation.

Special funds.

26.

(1) If moneys are appropriated by Parliament to establish a fund separate from the Consolidated Fund, the Minister may establish such a fund.

(2) Money in a fund established under this section may be expended for the purposes for which the fund was established.

(3) Unless the Treasury directs otherwise- (a) earnings or accruals of a fund established under this section shall be retained in the fund; and (b) section 25 does not apply to an appropriation for a fund established under this section.

(4) The Minister may, by order, wind up a fund established under this section and upon the winding up of such a fund any amounts remaining in the fund shall be paid into the exchequer account.

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shall prepare and submit accounts for each nancial year under the Public Audit Act, 2003 for audit by the Controller and Auditor-General.

(6) The Minister may make regulations governing funds established under this section.

Administration 27.

Government money that does not form part of the Consolidated of money not Fund because it was raised or received other than for government for government purposes shall be administered in accordance with the regulations purposes.

under this Act.

Format of estimates.

28.

The format of the annual estimates of revenues and expenditures of the government shall be in accordance with the directions issued by the Treasury.

Reports on budgetary 29.

(1) For each nancial year, the Treasury shall prepare two performance.

reports on budgetary performance, the rst report covering the rst half of the nancial year and the second report covering the entire nancial year.

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2009] (2) A report on budgetary performance shall, for the period it covers, set out the actual expenditures and revenue for the period and compare them with the expenditures and revenues that had been budgeted for that period.

(3) The Minister shall lay each report on budgetary performance before the National Assembly.

(4) For the purpose of enabling the Treasury to prepare a report required under subsection (1) an accounting ofcer shall prepare a report on budgetary performance for his ministry, department or commission covering the same period as is required for the report prepared by the Treasury under subsection (1).

(5) Subsection (2) applies with respect to a report prepared under subsection (4).

(6) For the purpose of subsection (4) the ministry, department or commission of an accounting ofcer is the ministry, department or commission that the services, in respect of which the accounting ofcer is appointed, are for.

30.

(1) No bank account for government purposes may be opened Bank accounts.

without the written authority of the Treasury.

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(2) For greater certainty, the Treasury may authorise the opening of a foreign currency bank account.

(3) Except as provided under section 46 of the Central Bank of Cap.

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Kenya Act no bank shall allow a bank account for government purposes to be overdrawn.

31.

(1) An accounting ofcer may authorise the payment of a cash Cash advances (imprests).

advance to a government ofcer to be used for payments made by the government ofcer in the course of his duties.

(2) A government ofcer to whom a cash advance has been made shall account for the use of the cash advance.

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(4) If a government ofcer fails to account for the use of a cash advance or fails to surrender it when required the following apply- (a) the amount of the cash advance not accounted for or not surrendered shall become a debt owed by the government ofcer; (b) the debt shall be subject to interest at the rate prescribed by regulation; and (c) the debt and interest may be recovered from any salary or other amounts owed to the government ofcer.

Duties of government 32.

A government ofcer shall- ofcers.

(a) comply with the provisions of this Act, the regulations and any directions issued by the Treasury; (b) ensure that the resources within his area of responsibility are used in a way that is- (i) lawful and authorised; and (ii) effective, efcient, economical and transparent; (c) ensure that, within his area of responsibility, no expenditure is made unless it is lawful, authorised, effective, efcient and economical; (d) ensure that, within his area of responsibility, adequate arrangements are made for the custody, safeguarding and maintenance of property; and (e) use his best efforts, within his area of responsibility, to prevent any prejudice to the nancial interests of the government.

Personal liability for 33.

A government ofcer is personally liable to the government losses, etc.

for any losses or damages occasioned by any act or omission in contravention of section 32.

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The admissibility, under section 38 of the Evidence Act, of an Admissibility - entry in a record kept in the performance of a duty under this Act extends printouts from to a printout of an entry in such a record kept in electronic format.

Cap.

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electronic records.

part vIgeneral 35.

(1) The Minister may make regulations generally for the Regulations.

better carrying out of the provisions of this Act and, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, may make regulations- (a) prescribing what constitutes proper nancial and accounting records for the purposes of section 18 (2)(b); (b) requiring that nancial and accounting records be retained for specied periods and governing the disposal of such records after the expiry of those specied periods; (c) governing how cash advances authorised under section 31 shall be dealt with by the government ofcers to whom the advances are made.

(2) The Minister shall take all proper steps to ensure that any regulations made under this section are brought to the notice of the persons directly affected by the regulations.

(3) Subject to subsection (2), it shall not be necessary to publish regulations made under this section in the Gazette.

(4) Section 34 of the Interpretation and General Provisions Act Cap.

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shall not apply in respect of regulations made under this section.

36.

(1) No person shall- Offence obstruction, etc.

(a) obstruct or hinder a person carrying out a duty or function under this Act or exercising a power under this Act; (b) knowingly deceive or mislead a person carrying out a duty or function under this Act or exercising a power under this Act; or (c) wrongfully destroy or conceal a record required under this Act, the regulations or the directions issued by the Treasury.

(2) A person who contravenes subsection (1) is guilty of an offence and is liable, on conviction, to a ne not exceeding two hundred thousand shillings or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding ve years or to both.

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2009 Transitional 37.

The provisions of the First Schedule shall apply.

provisions.

Exchequer and Audit 38.

The Exchequer and Audit Act is amended in the manner set amendments.

out in the Second Schedule.

Other consequential 39.

The Acts identied in the Third Schedule are amended or amendments and repealed as indicated in the Third Schedule.

repeals.

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(l) A direction or instruction of the Treasury under the Exchequer instructions.

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shall, so far as it is not inconsistent with this Act, remain in force and be deemed to be a direction of the Treasury under section 8.

(2) A direction or instruction to which subsection (1) applies may be repealed or amended by the Treasury under section 8.

Existing 2.

An appointment under the Exchequer and Audit Act as an appointments as accounting ofcer or a receiver of revenue in force immediately before accounting ofcer, this Act comes into operation shall continue and be deemed to be an etc.

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Discipline and 3.

Sections 19 and 20 apply with respect to improper acts that reporting - past acts.

occurred before this Act comes into operation.

Government revenue 4.

Section 23 applies with respect to government revenue received previously received.

before this Act comes into operation, but a person by whom such revenue was received has until seven days after this Act comes into operation to comply with section 23(1).

Existing public 5.

A fund established under section 34 of the Exchequer and Audit funds.

Act shall be deemed to be a fund established under section 26.

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second schedule s.

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1.

This Schedule amends the Exchequer and Audit Act.

2.

Section 2 of the Act is amended by deleting the denitions of Consolidated Fund and exchequer account.

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Sections 3, 4 and 5 of the Act are deleted.

4.

Section 6 of the Act is deleted.

5.

Part IV of the Act, consisting of sections 10 to 17, is deleted.

6.

Part VIII of the Act, consisting of sections 33 to 36, is deleted.

Third schedule s.

39 COnsequentIal amendments and repeals 1.(1) This paragraph amends the Interpretation and General Cap.

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Provisions Act.

(2) Section 3 (1) of the Act is amended by deleting the denition of accounting ofcer and substituting the following- accounting ofcer means an accounting ofcer appointed under the Government Financial Management Act, 2004; (3) Section 3 (1) of the Act is amended by deleting the denition of receiver of revenue and substituting the following- receiver of revenue means a receiver of revenue appointed under the Government Financial Management Act, 2004; 2.

The Paymaster-General Act is repealed.

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Denitions in section 2 of Cap.

412 which it is proposed to delete- Consolidated Fund means the Consolidated Fund of Kenya (including the growing produce thereof) constituted by section 11; 10.

exchequer account means the account provided for in section Sections 3, 4 and 5 of Cap.

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The Minister shall, subject to this Act, have the management of Management of the Consolidated Fund and the supervision, control and direction of all public nances.

matters relating to the nancial affairs of Kenya which are not assigned to any other Minister by any other Act.

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(1) All persons concerned in the collection, receipt, custody and payment or issue of public moneys, stores, stamps, securities or other Government property shall obey all such instructions as they may from time to time receive from the Treasury in respect of public moneys, stores, stamps, securities or other Government property, or accounting for the same.

(2) The Permanent Secretary to the Treasury, or any ofcer in the Treasury authorised by him, shall be entitled to inspect all ofces and to have such access to all ofcial books, documents and other records as may be necessary for the exercise of the powers and duties of the Treasury under this Act.

(3) The Treasury shall so superintend the expenditure of public moneys as to ensure that proper arrangements for accounting to the National Assembly for such expenditure are made.

Control of 5.

(1) No expenditure involving a charge on the Consolidated Fund expenditure and shall be incurred, and no sums due to the Consolidated Fund shall be revenue.

remitted, without the general or specic authority of the Treasury.

(2) Notwithstanding any general or specic authority which may have been given by him, it shall be within the discretion of the Minister to limit or suspend any expenditure so authorised if in his opinion the exigencies of the nancial situation render such limitation or suspension necessary.

Section 6 of Cap.

412 which it is proposed 6.

No public or ofcial account shall be opened in any bank to delete- without the authority of the Treasury in writing, and, except as provided Bank accounts.

in section 15, no bank shall permit an overdraft on any public or ofcial account.

Part IV of Cap.

412 which it is proposed to delete- part IvCOlleCtIOn, Issue and payment Of puBlIC mOneys Exchequer account.

10.

(1) An account styled the exchequer account shall be kept with such bank or banks as the Treasury shall from time to time determine.

(2) Subject to section 13, issues out of the exchequer account for the public service shall be made in accordance with orders directed by the Treasury to such bank or banks.

Consolidated Fund.

11.

(1) All revenue, and the proceeds of all loans raised, shall be paid at such times and in such manner as the Treasury may direct, to the credit of the exchequer account, and the moneys so paid shall form the Consolidated Fund: www.kenyalaw.org Government Financial Management CAP.

412B 21 Rev.

2009] Provided that- (i) receivers of revenue may deduct such sums as may be required for drawbacks, repayments or discounts before paying the gross revenues into the exchequer account; (ii) the Treasury may, as it deem t, from time to time authorise receivers of revenue who are accounting of- cers to defray in the rst instance from revenue collected by them expenditure for which they are accountable, and the amount of such revenue so expended shall be subse- quently paid to the exchequer account from the moneys provided for the purposes of such expenditure; (iii) where the Treasury directs that any revenue, whether received by way of fee, penalty or proceeds of sale, or by way of an extra or unusual receipt, shall be applied as an appropriation in aid of money provided by Parlia- ment for any purpose, such revenue shall be deemed to be money provided by Parliament for that purpose and shall, without being paid into the exchequer account, be applied, audited and dealt with accordingly, and, so far as it is not in fact so applied, shall be paid into the exchequer account; and, where the revenue so directed to be applied as appropriations in aid of money provided by parliament for any purpose exceeds in a nancial year the amount sanctioned by Parliament to be applied to such purpose, the excess so realized shall be paid into the exchequer account.

(2) Subsection (1) shall not apply to- (a) any borrowing, including deposits, due for repayment within ve years, and any bank overdraft, which the Treasury directs to be paid into or raised in a public account other than the exchequer account; or (b) credit obtained outside Kenya under the External Loans and Cap.

422.

Credits Act and applied directly in the purchase of goods or services outside Kenya.

12.

Statements showing payments into and issues from the Bank returns.

exchequer account shall be rendered by every bank at which such an account is maintained to the Treasury and to the Controller and Auditor-General, at such intervals and in such form as the Treasury may direct.

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412B Government Financial Management [Rev.

2009 Granting of credits 13.

(1) The Controller and Auditor-General shall grant to the on exchequer Treasury from time to time on their requisitions authorizing the account.

grants- (a) if satised of the correctness thereof, credits on the exchequer account not exceeding the amounts becoming payable during the ensuing month for Consolidated Fund Services; and (b) credits on the exchequer account not exceeding in the whole the sums applied by appropriation Acts to the service of the nancial year.

(2) Every credit granted under this section shall be sufcient authority to the bank designated therein to issue from the exchequer account, in accordance with the directions of the Treasury, the amount therein specied.

Issues from 14.

All issues from the exchequer account in terms of this Act exchequer account shall be paid into such other bank account or accounts as the Treasury to be paid into bank may direct.

account.

Overdraft on 15.

The powers conferred by any general or specic Loans Act exchequer account.

to borrow money by means of advances from a bank may be exercised by means of uctuating overdraft on the exchequer account.

Issue from 16.

No part of the Consolidated Fund shall be issued except under Consolidated Fund.

and in accordance with this Act.

Investment 17.

(1) The Controller and Auditor-General shall grant to the of moneys in Treasury from time to time, on their requisitions authorising the grants, Consolidated Fund.

credits on the exchequer account for investment with a bank either at call or subject to notice not exceeding twelve months or with the Joint Consolidated Fund or in any of the investments authorised by the Trustee Act for the investment of trust funds, provided he is satised that the Minister has authorised the investment in each case.

(2) When any such investment is realised, the proceeds shall be paid by the Treasury to the credit of the exchequer account.

(3) The Controller and Auditor-General shall grant to the Treasury from time to time, on their requisitions authorising the grants, credits on the exchequer account for temporary advances to the Paymaster-General up to and not exceeding the amount of funds currently on deposit with the Joint Consolidated Fund, for the payment to the exchequer account of sums received in the Joint Consolidated Fund due to be paid into the exchequer account in accordance with section 11 (1).

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2009] Part VIII of Cap.

412 which it is proposed to delete- part vIIIgeneral 33.

Unless special provision to the contrary is made in any Duration of appropriation Act, every appropriation by Parliament of public moneys appropriation Act.

for the service of any nancial year shall lapse and cease to have any effect at the close of that year, and, except as otherwise provided in this Act, the unexpended balance of any moneys withdrawn from the exchequer account shall be surrendered to the exchequer account.

34.

(1) Whenever moneys are appropriated by Parliament to Establishment of establish funds, the Treasury may establish funds to which money so funds.

appropriated may be credited and from which moneys may be expended for the purposes for which the funds were established.

(2) Unless the Treasury otherwise directs, and notwithstanding the provision of sections 11 and 32, neither the receipts, earnings or accruals of funds established in terms of this sections, nor the balances of such funds at the close of each nancial year, shall be paid into the Consolidated Fund, but shall be retained for the purposes of such funds.

35.

Nothing in this Act shall extend to abridge or alter the Savings.

rights and powers of the President to control, suspend or prevent the execution of any process or proceeding for recovering money due to the Government.

36.

(1) The Minister may make regulations as may appear to him Regulations.

to be necessary or expedient for the proper carrying out of the intent and provisions of this Act.

(2) The Minister shall take all proper steps to ensure that any regulations made under this section are brought to the notice of the persons directly affected thereby, but subject as aforesaid it shall not be necessary to publish such regulations in the Gazette.

(3) Section 34 of the Interpretation and General Provisions Act Cap.

2.

shall not apply in respect of regulations made under this section.

Denitions in section 3 (1) of Cap.

2 which it is proposed to replace- accounting ofcer means a person appointed to be an accounting ofcer within the meaning, and for the purposes, of the Exchequer and Audit Act.

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2009 [Subsidiary] SUBSIDIARY LeGISLAtION L.N.

167/2006.

the GOVeRNMeNt FINANCIAL MANAGeMeNt (YOUth ENTERPRISE DEVELOPMENT FUND) REGULATIONS, 2006 Citation.

1.

These Regulations may be cited as the Government Financial Management (Youth Enterprise Development Fund) Regulations, 2006.

Interpretation.

2.

In these Regulations- 5; Advisory Board means the Advisory Board constituted under regulation nancial year means the period of twelve months ending on the 30th June in each year; Fund means the Youth Enterprise Development Fund established under regulation 3; Minister means the Minister for the time being responsible for youth affairs; ofcer administering the Fund means the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for youth affairs; and youth means any person aged between 18 and 35 years.

Establishment of the 3.

(1) There is hereby established a Fund to be known as the Youth Fund.

Enterprise Development Fund, in accordance with section 26 of the Act.

(2) The Fund shall consist of- (a) monies appropriated by Parliament; (b) grants and donations; (c) income generated from the proceeds of the Fund.

(3) There shall be paid out of the Fund payments in respect of any expenses incurred in pursuance of the object and purpose for which the Fund is established.

Object and purpose of the Fund.

4.

The object and purpose of the Fund is to- (a) provide loans to existing micro-nance institutions (MFIs), registered non-governmental organisations (NGOs) involved in micro nancing, and savings and credit co-operative organisations (SACCOs) for on-lending to youth enterprises; www.kenyalaw.org Government Financial Management CAP.

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2009] (b) attract and facilitate investment in micro, small and medium [Subsidiary] enterprises oriented commercial infrastructure such as business or industrial parks, markets or business incubators that will be benecial to youth enterprises; (c) support youth oriented micro, small and medium enterprises to develop linkages with large enterprises; (d) facilitate marketing of products and services of youth enterprises in both domestic and international markets; and (e) facilitate employment of youth in the international labour market.

5.

(1) There shall be a Board to be known as the Advisory Board which Advisory Board.

shall consist of- (a) a chairman, not being a public ofcer, appointed by the Minister, in consultation with the Minister for the time being responsible for Finance; (b) the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for youth affairs or his representative duly nominated by him in writing; (c) the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for Finance or his representative duly nominated by him in writing; (d) the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for trade and industry or his representative duly nominated by him in writing; (e) the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for labour and human resource development or his representative duly nominated by him in writing; (f) four persons with expertise and experience in nancial management, venture capital fund management, or youth development, appointed by the Minister in consultation with the Minister for the time being responsible for Finance; (g) a person nominated by the National Youth Council, and appointed by the Minister; (h) Director in charge of youth development, who shall be the secretary.

(2) The Advisory Board shall manage the Fund and advise the Minister generally on the operations of the Fund.

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2009 [Subsidiary] (3) A person shall not be appointed as chairman under paragraph (1)(a) unless that person- (a) is involved in youth matters; (b) holds a university degree, and has at least ve years experience, in nancial, business, or economic matters.

Initial capital of the 6.

The initial capital of the Fund shall be Kshs.

1 billion appropriated by Fund and additional Parliament in the nancial year 2006/2007, and additional contributions to the contributions.

Fund, if considered necessary, shall be on the basis of appropriations.

Retention of receipts 7.

All receipts, earnings and accruals to the Fund, and the balance of and earnings.

the Fund at the close of each nancial year shall be retained by the Fund for purposes for which the Fund is established.

Expenditure on the 8.

(1) The expenditure incurred on the Fund shall be on the basis of, and Fund.

limited to, annual work programmes and cost estimates which shall be prepared by the ofcer administering the Fund, and approved by the Advisory Board, at the beginning of the nancial year to which they relate.

(2) Any revision of the approved annual work programme, and of any cost estimate, shall be referred to the Advisory Board for approval.

Application of 9.

Existing Government nancial and procurement regulations and procedures shall apply in the administration of the Fund.

nancial and procurement regulations.

0.

(1) The ofcer administering the Fund shall- Administration of the 1 Fund.

(a) open and operate a bank account at a bank to be approved by the Minister for the time being responsible for Finance; (b) supervise and control the administration of the Fund; (c) consult with the Advisory Board on matters relating to the administration of the Fund; (d) cause to be kept books of accounts and other books and records in relation to the Fund of all activities and undertakings nanced from the Fund; No.

12 of 2003.

(e) prepare, sign and transmit to the Controller and Auditor-General, in respect of each nancial year and within three months after the end thereof, a statement of accounts relating to the Fund and showing the expenditure incurred from the Fund, and such details as the Minister for the time being responsible for Finance may from time to time direct, in accordance with the provisions of the Public Audit Act; and www.kenyalaw.org Government Financial Management CAP.

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2009] (f) furnish such additional information as he may deem to be proper [Subsidiary] No.

12 of 2003.

and sufcient for the purpose of examination and audit by the Controller and Auditor-General in accordance with the provisions of the Public Audit Act.

(2) Every statement of account shall include details of the balance between the assets and liabilities of the Fund, and shall indicate the nancial status of the Fund as at the end of the nancial year concerned.

11.

In the event of winding-up of the Fund, the cash balances shall be Closure of the Fund.

transferred to the Exchequer while other assets of the Fund shall be transferred to the Government.

the GOVeRNMeNt FINANCIAL MANAGeMeNt (KeNYA SLUM L.N.

168/ 2006.

UPGRADING, LOW COST HOUSING AND INFRASTRUCTURE TRUST FUND) REGULATIONS, 2006 1.

These Regulations may be cited as the Government Financial Citation.

Management (Kenya Slum Upgrading, Low Cost Housing and Infrastructure Trust Fund) Regulations, 2006.

2.

In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires- Interpretation.

No.

5 of 2004.

Act means the Government Financial Management Act, 2004; nancial agreement means the nal document and its annexure on the management of the Fund, signed between the Government of Kenya and any other person or institution; nancial year means the period of twelve months ending on the 30th June in each year; Fund means the Kenya Slum Upgrading, Low Cost Housing and Infrastructure Trust Fund established under regulation 3; Minister means the Minister for the time being responsible for matters relating to Housing and Ministry shall be construed accordingly; ofcer administering the Fund means the accounting ofcer of the Ministry for the time being responsible for matters relating to housing; trustee means a trustee of the Fund appointed under regulation 10.

3.

(1) There shall be a Fund known as the Kenya Slum Upgrading, Low Establishment of the Cost Housing and Infrastructure Trust Fund.

Fund.

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412B Government Financial Management [Rev.

2009 [Subsidiary] (c) any monies from any other source provided for, generated, lent or donated to the Fund.

(3) The Fund shall include the amounts stipulated in the relevant nancial agreements, protocols and memoranda of understanding.

Object and purpose of Fund.

4.

The object and purpose of the Fund is to provide funds for slum upgrading, low cost housing and infrastructure programmes to support housing development.

Initial capital of the 5.

The initial capital of the Fund shall be the sum of four hundred million Fund.

shillings appropriated by Parliament in the 2006/2007 nancial year.

Surplus and decient funds.

6.

(1) Any surplus funds realised in a nancial year from the operations of the Fund shall be retained in the Fund and shall be used by the Fund for the purpose of the Fund.

(2) Any deciency incurred in a nancial year shall, subject to the prior approval of the Treasury be offset against the realized surplus held in the Fund.

Annual approval of 7.

(1) The expenditure on activities on housing development budget.

programmes shall be paid from the Fund and shall be on the basis of and limited to the annual work programs and cost estimates.

(2) The ofcer administering the Fund shall submit to the trustees the annual budget based on the annual work programs and cost estimates at least three months to the beginning of the related nancial year for consideration and recommendation to the Minister for approval.

(3) The Minister shall consider and approve the budget before the beginning of the related nancial year.

(4) Any revision of the approved budget- (a) within the approved ceiling, shall be referred to the trustees for approval; (b) above the approved ceiling, shall be referred to the Minister for approval.

Retention of receipts 8.

All receipts, earnings and accruals of the Fund and the balance of the and earnings.

Fund at the close of each nancial year shall not be paid into the Consolidated Fund but shall be retained by the Fund for the purposes of the Fund.

Administration of the Fund.

9.

The Ofcer administering the Fund shall- (a) supervise and control the administration of the Fund; (b) consult with the trustees on matters relating to the administration of the Fund; www.kenyalaw.org Government Financial Management CAP.

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2009] (c) impose conditions on the use of any expenditure authorised by him [Subsidiary] on his own behalf, and may impose any reasonable restriction or other requirement concerning use of expenditure; (d) cause to be kept proper books of accounts and other books and records relating to the Fund; (e) prepare, sign and transmit to the Controller and Auditor-General within three months after the end of each nancial year a statement of accounts relating to the Fund for that year, in accordance with section 18 of the Act; and (f) engage such staff as may be necessary to assist in the management of the Fund.

10.

(1) The trustees of the Fund shall comprise of- Trustees.

(a) the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry for the time being responsible for matters relating to housing or his duly appointed representative; (b) the Permanent Secretary to the Treasury or his duly appointed representative; (c) the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry for the time being responsible for matters relating to Local Government or his duly appointed representative; (d) the Head of the Department for the time being responsible for slum upgrading, low cost housing and infrastructure or his duly appointed representative; (e) the Secretary-General of the Association of Local Government Authorities of Kenya; (f) two representatives of private sector stakeholder organizations; (g) two representatives of non-governmental organizations and community based organizations; (h) two representatives of development partners.

(2) The trustees under paragraphs (f), (g) and (h) shall be appointed by the Minister for a period of three years renewable at the discretion of the Minister and the appointments shall conform to the following criteria- (a) not more than two-thirds of the appointments shall be from one gender; and (b) the persons appointed shall have knowledge and experience in matters relating to housing, slum upgrading, small and micro enterprise nance and development and mainstreaming of poverty reduction strategies in urban development.

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2009 [Subsidiary] Trustees recommend 11.

The trustees may, from time to time, recommend amendments to amendments.

these Regulations.

L.N.

155/2007.

the GOVeRNMeNt FINANCIAL MANAGeMeNt (MeMBeRS AND StAFF OF the eLeCtORAL COMMISSION CAR LOAN SCHEME FUND) REGULATIONS, 2007 Citation and 1.

These Regulations may be cited as the Government Financial commencement.

Management (Members and Staff of the Electoral Commission Car Loan Scheme Fund) Regulations, 2007, and shall be deemed to have come into operation on the 1st July, 2007.

Interpretation.

2.

In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires- Committee means the Loans Approval Committee established under regulation 6; Commissioner means a member of the Electoral Commission of Kenya; nancial year means the period of twelve months ending on the 30th June, in each year; Fund means the Members and Staff of the Electoral Commission Car Loan Scheme Fund established under regulation 3; ofcer administering the Fund means the Secretary to the Electoral Commission of Kenya; and staff means an employee of the Electoral Commission of Kenya.

Establishment of the 3.

(1) There is hereby established a Fund to be known as the Members Fund.

and Staff of the Electoral Commission Car Loan Scheme Fund.

(2) The Fund shall be the successor to the Members of the Electoral Commission Car Loan Scheme Fund established under the Exchequer and L.N.

46/2001.

Audit (Members of the Electoral Commission Car Loan Scheme Fund) Regulations, 2001 and all rights, duties and obligations of the Members of the Electoral Commission Car Loan Scheme Fund existing on the date of coming into operation of these Regulations shall be transferred to the Fund, and any reference to the Members of the Electoral Commission Car Loan Scheme Fund in a contract or document shall, for all purposes, be deemed to be a reference to the Fund established under this regulation.

Object and purpose 4.

The object and purpose of the Fund shall be to provide a loan scheme of the Fund.

for the purchase of motor vehicles by Commissioners and staff.

Initial capital.

5.

(1) The initial capital of the Fund shall be forty-four million shillings appropriated by Parliament in the 2000/2001 nancial year.

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412B 31 Rev.

2009] (2) All the monies of the Fund shall be paid into a special account [Subsidiary] operated by the ofcer administering the Fund.

6.

(1) There is established a committee to be known as the Loan Approval The Loan Approval Committee which shall consist of - Committee.

(a) the vice-chairman of the Electoral Commission of Kenya, who shall be Chairman; (b) the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry for the time being responsible for nance or his representative; (c) the Clerk of the National Assembly or his representative; (d) one Commissioner; (e) the Attorney-General or his representative; and (f) the Secretary of the Electoral Commission of Kenya, who shall be the Secretary.

(2) The Committee shall meet once every month or at such other time as may be necessary for the discharge of its duties.

(3) The quorum for meetings of the Committee shall be the chairman and any three members.

(4) The Committee shall consider and may approve loan applications presented by the ofcer administering the Fund.

7.

(1) Any Commissioner or staff who wishes to apply for a loan from Operation of the the Fund shall present to the ofcer administering the Fund a duly completed Fund.

application form in such form as the Committee may prescribe.

(2) The ofcer administering the Fund shall satisfy himself of each applicants nancial status and capacity to repay the loan applied for and where so satised shall forward the application form to the Committee for consideration.

8.

(1) A loan approved by the Committee under the foregoing regulations Conditions for shall be released from the Fund in such manner, taking into account the security disbursement of of the funds, as may be prescribed by the Committee.

funds.

(2) The log-book of a motor vehicle subject to a loan from the Fund shall be issued jointly between the Government and the Commissioner or staff receiving the loan and shall be kept in the custody of the ofcer administering the Fund until the loan is repaid in full by the Commissioner or staf f.

(3) The ofcer administering the Fund shall issue a caveat prohibiting the transfer of the motor vehicle and shall notify the Registrar of Motor Vehicles accordingly.

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412B Government Financial Management [Rev.

2009 [Subsidiary] (4) The Registrar of Motor Vehicles shall conrm in writing to the ofcer administering the Fund, that a caveat issued under paragraph (3) has been entered and noted in the appropriate motor vehicle le in the registry of the Registrar of Motor Vehicles.

Loan amount for 9.

(1) The amount of loan which a Commissioner may receive shall be Commissioner.

the value of the motor vehicle he proposes to purchase, subject to a maximum amount of two million shillings.

(2) For the purposes of these Regulations, the value of a new vehicle shall be as quoted on the invoice from the supplier whereas the value of a used vehicle shall be as determined by a report from the body known as the Automobile Association of Kenya or a Government Department dealing with similar matters.

Interest rate.

10.

(1) A loan granted to a Commissioner or staff under these Regulations shall carry an initial interest rate of three per cent per annum, which shall be subject to review from time to time by the Treasury.

(2) The interest charged under paragraph (1) shall be utilized to defray the administrative expenses of Fund.

Maximum loan and 11.

(1) The maximum loan that may be given to a staff shall be one deductions for staff.

million shillings.

(2) No staff shall receive a loan the repayment of which shall result in a salary deduction exceeding forty per cent of the staffs monthly emoluments.

(3) A loan advanced to a staff shall be repaid over a maximum period of forty-eight months, or the remainder of the staffs term of ofce, whichever is less.

Loan repayment.

12.

(1) A loan advanced under these Regulations shall be paid in full- (a) in the case of purchase of a new motor vehicle, over a maximum period of forty-eight months; or (b) in the case of purchase of a second hand vehicle, over a maximum period of thirty-six months; and (c) in both cases, (a) and (b) above, within the remaining term of ofce of the Commissioner or staff.

(2) No default in repayment shall be allowed by the Committee except in the event of force majeure in which case there shall be a grace period of not more than three months, after which the car which is subject to the loan shall be repossessed and sold to recover the balance of the loan.

(3) For the purposes of this regulation, the term of ofce of a Commissioner shall be deemed to be ve years.

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412B 33 Rev.

2009] 13.

(1) A Commissioner or staff shall take out a comprehensive insurance [Subsidiary] cover in respect of any vehicle purchased through the Fund.

Insurance.

(2) Where a Commissioner or staff is unable to raise the funds required for the initial insurance premium, such funds may be advanced from the Fund subject to an approval limit, but subsequent annual premiums shall be paid by the Commissioner or staff concerned.

(3) A Commissioner or staff who is unable to pay the subsequent annual premiums referred to in paragraph (2) may apply to the Fund for a loan for such payment, which shall be repaid within a period of one year or, in the case of a Commissioner, the remainder of the Commissioners term of ofce, whichever is less.

(4) Every loan granted under these Regulations shall be insured for the benet of the Commissioner or staff and the premium in respect thereof shall be debited to the Commissioners or staffs account.

14.

(1) Upon full repayment of the loan, a Commissioner or staff shall Loan discharge.

receive from the Committee a signed loan discharge form in such form as the Committee may prescribe, which shall have the effect of discharging the Commissioner or staff from any further nancial obligation in respect of the loan.

(2) The Committee shall forward a copy of the loan discharge form referred to in paragraph (1) to the Registrar of Motor Vehicles.

15.

(1) The ofcer administering the Fund shall- Administration of the Fund.

(a) supervise and control the administration of the Fund; (b) if he thinks t, impose conditions on the use of any funds under his control and may impose any reasonable restriction or other requirement concerning such use; (c) approve such expenditure out of the Fund as may be necessary for the administration of the Fund pursuant to the provisions of these Regulations; (d) cause to be kept books of accounts and other books and records in relation to the Fund and the loans nanced therefrom; (e) prepare, sign and transmit to the Controller and Auditor-General in respect of each nancial year and within three months after the end thereof, a statement of accounts relating to the Fund, prepared and signed by him, specifying the income of the Fund and showing the expenditure incurred from the Fund in such details as the Treasury from time to time direct in accordance with the provisions of the Public Audit Act, 2003.

No.

12 of 2003.

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2009 [Subsidiary] (f) furnish such additional information as he may deem to be proper and sufcient for the purpose of examination and audit by the Controller and Auditor-General in accordance with the provisions No.

12 of 2003.

of the Public Audit Act, 2003.

(2) Every statement of account made under this regulation shall indicate the nancial status of the Fund as at the end of the nancial year concerned.

Revocation of L.N.

16.

The Exchequer and Audit (Members of the Electoral Commission 46/2001.

Car Loan Scheme Fund) Regulations, 2001 are hereby revoked.

L.N.

172/2007.

the GOVeRNMeNt FINANCIAL MANAGeMeNt (COMMUNItY DEVELOPMENT TRUST FUND) REGULATIONS, 2007 Citation.

1.

These Regulations may be cited as the Government Financial Management (Community Development Trust Fund) Regulations, 2007.

Interpretation.

2.

In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires- Financial agreement means the nal document and its annextures on the management of the Fund, signed between the Government of Kenya and the Commission of the European Union or between the Government of Kenya and any other person; nal document means a legally binding document drawn in accordance with the Lome Convention and the enhancements provided under a memorandum of understanding between the Government of Kenya and the Commission of the European Union and the National Indicative Programme of Kenya or between the Government of Kenya and any other person; nancial year means the period of twelve months ending on the 30th June in each year; Founders means the Government of Kenya and the Commission of the European Union; Fund means the Community Development Trust Fund established under regulation 3; Lome Convention means the Trade and Aid Agreement between the European Union and the African, Caribbean and Pacic Countries, rst signed in February 1976 in Lome, Togo and any annexes and protocols thereto; Ofcer administering the Fund means the accounting ofcer of the Ministry for the time being responsible for matters relating to the Fund; Project Management Unit means the team responsible for the day to day operations of the Fund, recruited by the Trustees; www.kenyalaw.org Government Financial Management CAP.

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2009] [Subsidiary] Rules and Regulations means the rules and regulations governing the operations of the Fund; Trustee means a person entrusted and jointly appointed by the Founders to operate the Fund.

3.

(1) There shall be a Fund known as the Community Development Establishment of the Trust Fund.

Fund.

(2) The Fund shall be the successor to the Community Development Trust Fund established under the Exchequer and Audit (Community Development L.N.

303/1996.

Trust Fund) Regulations, 1996.

(3) Subject to these Regulations, all rights, duties and obligations of the Community Development Trust Fund existing at the commencement of these Regulations shall be transferred to the Fund and any reference to the Community Development Trust Fund in a contract or document shall, for all purposes be deemed to be a reference to the Fund established under sub-section (1).

(4) The Fund shall consist of- (a) monies appropriated by Parliament for that purpose; (b) grants or donations made to the Fund; or (c) any monies from any other source provided for, lent or donated to the Fund.

4.

The object and purpose of the Fund is to provide funds for development Object and purpose projects addressing basic needs of communities and individuals in Kenya.

of the Fund.

5.

(1) Any surplus funds realized in a nancial year from the operations of the Fund shall be retained in a reserve account of the Fund and shall be used Surplus and decient by the Trustees for the purpose of the Fund.

funds.

(2) Any deciency realized in a nancial year shall, subject to the prior approval of the Treasury, be offset against the realized surplus held in the reserve account of the Fund.

6.

(1) The expenditure on development projects shall be paid from the Annual approval of Fund and shall be on the basis of, and limited to, the annual work programs the budget.

and cost estimates.

(2) The Project Management Unit shall submit to the Trustees, the annual work program and cost estimates at the beginning of the nancial year to which the work program and cost estimates relate.

(3) Any revision of the approved annual work program and cost estimates shall be referred to the Trustees for fresh approval.

7.

The Lome Convention in force and any other nancial agreement Procurement of shall govern the procurement of goods and services and the regulations and goods and service.

procedures on procurement of goods and services shall be adhered to.

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2009 [Subsidiary] Retention of receipts 8.

All receipts, earnings and accruals of the Fund and the balance of the and earnings.

Fund at the close of each nancial year shall not be paid into the Consolidated Fund but shall be retained in a reserve account for the purposes of the Fund.

Administration of 9.

The ofcer administering the Fund shall- Fund.

(a) supervise and control the administration of the fund; (b) consult with the Trustees on matters relating to the administration of the Fund; (c) impose conditions on the use of any expenditure authorized by him on his own behalf, and may impose any reasonable restriction or other requirement concerning use of expenditure; (d) cause to be kept proper books of account and other books and records relating to the Fund; and (e) prepare, sign and transmit to the Controller and Auditor-General within three months after the end of each nancial year, a statement of accounts relating to the Fund for that year, in such form as the Treasury may direct.

Revocation of L.N.

10.

The Exchequer and Audit (Community Development Trust Fund) 303/1996.

Regulations, 1996 are revoked.

L.N.

188/2007.

the GOVeRNMeNt FINANCIAL MANAGeMeNt (KeNYA eNeRGY-SeCtOR eNVIRONMeNt AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY PROGRAMME FUND) REGULATIONS, 2007 Citation.

1.These Regulations may be cited as the Government Financial Management (Kenya Energy-Sector Environment and Social Responsibility Programme Fund) Regulations, 2007.

Interpretation.

2.

In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires- nancial year means the period of twelve months ending on the 30th June in each year; Fund means the Kenya Energy-Sector Environment and Social Responsibility Programme Fund established under regulation 3; and ofcer administering the Fund means the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for matters relating to energy.

Establishment of the 3.

(1) There is hereby established a Fund to be known as the Kenya Fund.

Energy-Sector Environment and Social Responsibility Programme Fund.

(2) The Fund shall consist of- www.kenyalaw.org Government Financial Management CAP.

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2009] (a) monies appropriated by Parliament; [Subsidiary] (b) contributions from- (i) Kenya Petroleum Reneries Limited; (ii) Kenya Power and Lighting Company Limited; (iii) Kenya Electricity Generating Company Limited (KEN- GEN); (iv) Kenya Pipeline Company Limited; (v) National Oil Corporation of Kenya Limited; (vi) Electricity Regulatory Commission; (b) grants and donations; (c) income generated from the proceeds of the Fund.

4.

The object and purpose of the Fund is to nance activities relating Object and purpose to of the Fund.

(a) the production of wood fuel, power distribution poles and energy crops for production of bio-fuels; and (b) growing of trees in order to conserve soil and preserve catchment areas for hydro-power dams, including provision of a sink for carbon dioxide generated through combustion of fossil fuels.

5.

There shall be paid out the Fund payments in respect of any expenses Payments out of the incurred in pursuance of the object and purpose for which the Fund is Fund.

established.

6.

The expenditure incurred on the Fund shall be on the basis of, and Expenditure on the limited to, annual work programmes and cost estimates which shall be prepared Fund.

by the ofcer administering the Fund at the beginning of the nancial year to which they relate.

7.

All receipts, earnings and accruals to the Fund, and the balance of Retention of receipts the Fund at the close of each nancial year shall be retained by the Fund for and earnings.

purposes for which the Fund is established.

8.

Existing Government nancial and procurement regulations and Application of procedures shall apply in the administration of the Fund.

nancial and procurement regulations.

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2009 [Subsidiary] Administration of the Fund.

9.

(1) The ofcer administering the Fund shall- (a) open and operate a bank account at a bank to be approved by the Minister for the time being responsible for nance into which all the monies due to the Fund shall be paid; (b) supervise and monitor expenditures to ensure compliance with approved annual budgets; (c) cause to be kept books of accounts and other books and records in relation to the Fund of all activities and undertakings nanced from the Fund; (d) prepare, sign and transmit to the Controller and Auditor-General, in respect of each nancial year and within three months after the end thereof, a statement of accounts relating to the Fund and showing the expenditure incurred from the Fund, and such details No.

12 of 2003.

as the Minister for the time being responsible for Finance may from time to time direct, in accordance with the provisions of the Public Audit Act, 2003; and (e) furnish such additional information as he may deem to be proper and sufcient for the purpose of examination and audit by the No.

12 of 2003.

Controller and Auditor-General in accordance with the provisions of the Public Audit Act, 2003.

(2) Every statement of account shall include details of the balance between the assets and liabilities of the Fund, and shall indicate the nancial status of the Fund as at the end of the nancial year concerned.

Closure of the Fund.

10.

In the event of winding up of the Fund, the cash balances shall be transferred to the Exchequer while other assets of the Fund shall be transferred to the Government.

THE GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT (WOMEN ENTERPRISE FUND) REGULATIONS, 2007 Citation.

1.

These Regulations may be cited as the Government Financial Management (Women Enterprise Fund) Regulations, 2007.

Interpretation.

2.

In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires- 5; Advisory Board means the Advisory Board constituted under regulation nancial year means the period of twelve months ending on the 30th June in each year; 3; Fund means the Women Enterprise Fund established under regulation www.kenyalaw.org Government Financial Management CAP.

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2009] [Subsidiary] Minister means the Minister for the time being responsible for women affairs; ofcer administering the Fund means the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for women affairs; and women means female persons aged eighteen years and above.

3.

(1) There is hereby established a Fund to be known as the Women Establishment of the Enterprise Fund.

Fund.

(2) The Fund shall consist of- (a) monies appropriated by Parliament; (b) grants and donations; (c) income generated from the proceeds of the Fund.

(3) There shall be paid out of the Fund payments in respect of any expenses incurred in pursuance of the object and purpose for which the Fund is established.

4.

The object and purpose of the Fund is to- Object and purpose of the Fund.

(a) provide loans to credible micro-nance institutions (MFIs), registered non-governmental organisations (NGOs) involved in micro nancing, and savings and credit co-operative organisations (SACCOs) for on-lending to women enterprises; (b) attract and facilitate investment in micro, small and medium enterprises oriented infrastructure such as business, markets or business incubators that will be benecial to women enterprises; (c) support women oriented micro, small and medium enterprises to develop linkages with large enterprises; (d) facilitate marketing of products and services of women enterprises in both domestic and international markets; and (e) support capacity building of the beneciaries of the Fund and their institutions through Divisional Women Enterprise Fund Committees.

5.

(1) There shall be a Board to be known as the Advisory Board which Advisory Board.

shall consist of- (a) a non-executive chairperson, not being a public ofcer, appointed by the President; www.kenyalaw.org 40 CAP.

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2009 [Subsidiary] (b) the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for women affairs; (c) the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for nance; (d) the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for trade and industry; (e) the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for agriculture; (f) the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for planning and national development; (g) ve persons with expertise and experience in enterprises development and nancial management, appointed by the Minister.

(2) The members of the Advisory Board under paragraph (1) (b) (f) may attend in person or designate a representative to attend on their behalf.

(3) The Advisory Board shall oversee the management of the Fund and advise the Minister generally on the operations of the Fund.

(4) A person shall not be appointed as chairperson under paragraph (1) (a) unless that person- (a) is involved in women matters; (b) holds a university degree, and has experience in enterprise development and nancial management.

Secretariat and Chief 6.

There shall be a secretariat of the Fund, headed by a Chief Executive, Executive of the which shall be responsible for the day-to-day running of the affairs of the Fund.

Fund, and the Chief Executive and staff of the secretariat shall be appointed competitively.

Initial capital of the 7.

The initial capital of the Fund shall be Kshs.1 billion appropriated by Fund and additional Parliament in the nancial year 2007/2008, and additional contributions to the contributions.

Fund, if considered necessary, shall be on the basis of appropriations.

Retention of receipts 8.

All receipts, earnings and accruals to the Fund, and the balance of and earnings.

the Fund at the close of each nancial year shall be retained by the Fund for purposes for which the Fund is established.

Expenditure on the 9.

(1) The expenditure incurred on the Fund shall be on the basis of, and Fund.

limited to, annual work programmes and cost estimates which shall be prepared by the ofcer administering the Fund, and approved by the Advisory Board, at the beginning of the nancial year to which they relate.

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2009] [Subsidiary] (2) Any revision of the approved annual work programme, and of any cost estimate, shall be referred to the Advisory Board for approval.

10.

Existing Government nancial and procurement regulations and Application of procedures shall apply in the administration of the Fund.

nancial and procurement regulations.

11.

(1) The ofcer administering the Fund shall- Administration of the Fund.

(a) open and operate a bank account at a bank to be approved by the Minister for the time being responsible for nance; (b) supervise and control the administration of the Fund; (c) consult with the Advisory Board on matters relating to the administration of the Fund; (d) cause to be kept books of accounts and other books and records in relation to the Fund of all activities and undertakings nanced from the Fund; (e) prepare, sign and transmit to the Controller and Auditor-General, in respect of each nancial year and within three months after the end thereof, a statement of accounts relating to the Fund and showing the expenditure incurred from the Fund, and such details as the Minister for the time being responsible for Finance may from time to time direct, in accordance with the provisions of the Public Audit Act, 2003; and No.

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(f) furnish such additional information as he may deem to be proper and sufcient for the purpose of examination and audit by the Controller and Auditor-General in accordance with the provisions of the Public Audit Act, 2003.

No.

12 of 2003.

(2) Every statement of account shall include details of the balance between the assets and liabilities of the Fund, and shall indicate the nancial status of the Fund as at the end of the nancial year concerned.

12.

In the event of winding up of the Fund, the cash balances shall be Closure of the Fund.

transferred to the Exchequer while other assets of the Fund shall be transferred to the Government.

the GOVeRNMeNt FINANCIAL MANAGeMeNt (heALth L.N.

401/2007.

SECTOR SERVICES FUND) REGULATIONS, 2007 1.

These Regulations may be cited ad the Government Financial Citation.

Management (Health Sector Services Fund) Regulations, 2007.

2.

In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires- Interpretation.

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2009 [Subsidiary] Committee means the respective Committee established under regulation 5; nancial year means the period of twelve months ending on the 30th June in each year; Fund means the Health Sector Services Fund established under regulation 3; health facility means a hospital, health centre, dispensary or nursing home and includes registered faith based health institutions; Minister means the Minister for the time being responsible for matters relating to health; 6; National Committee means the Committee established under regulation ofcer administering the Fund means the accounting ofcer of the Ministry for the time being responsible for matters relating to health; user charges means cost-sharing charges.

Establishment of the 3.

(1) There is hereby established a Fund to be known as the Health Fund.

Sector Services Fund.

(2) The Fund shall consist of- (a) Monies appropriated by Parliament for that purpose; (b) Grants or donations made; (c) Monies received as user charges; (d) Income generated from the proceeds of the Fund.

(3) There shall be paid out of the Fund payments in respect of any expenses incurred in pursuance of the object and purpose for which the Fund is established.

(4) Any expenditure incurred by a health facility on the Fund shall be on the basis of, and limited to, the annual allocation and the Authority to Incur Expenditure.

(5) The receipts, earnings, accruals and the balance of the Fund at the close of each nancial year shall not be paid into the Consolidated Fund but shall be retained for the purpose for which the Fund is established.

4.

The objects and purposes of the Fund are to- The objects and purposes of the Fund.

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2009] (a) Provide nancial resources for medical supplies, rehabilitation and [Subsidiary] equipment of health facilities in the country; (b) Support capacity building in management of health facilities; (c) Support and empower rural communities to take charge of improving their own health; (d) Provide grants for strengthening of the faith based health facilities through their respective secretariats; and (e) Improve the quality of health care services in the health facilities.

5.

(1) There are established Provincial Hospital Management Committees, Health Facilities District Hospital Management Committees, Sub-District Hospital Management Management Committees, Health Centre Management Committees and Dispensary Committees.

Management Committees whose composition and functions are as specied in the Schedule.

(2) The Committees established under paragraph (1) shall exercise their specied functions in relation to such public health facilities as may, from time to time, be Gazetted by the Minister.

6.

(1) There is hereby established a National Committee to be known as National Health the National Health Services Committee.

Services Committee.

(2) The National Committee shall consist of- (a) a chairman, not being a public ofcer, appointed by the Minister; (b) the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry for the time being responsible for matters relating to health or his representative duly nominated by him in writing; (c) the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry for the time being responsible for nance or his representative duly nominated by him in writing; (d) the Director of Medical Services, who shall be the Secretary; and (e) three persons appointed by the Minister, of whom two shall be women and of whom- (i) One who shall be appointed by virtue of his knowledge or ex- perience in nancial management; (ii) One who shall be appointed by virtue of his experience in health care delivery management; and www.kenyalaw.org 44 CAP.

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2009 [Subsidiary] (iii) One who shall be appointed by virtue of his expertise and experience as a medical practitioner.

(f) A maximum of three other persons as the Committee may deem necessary to co-opt.

(3) A person shall not be appointed as chairman under paragraph (2) (a) unless that person- (a) holds a university degree; and (b) has at least ve years experience in nancial, business or economic management.

(4) The quorum at any meeting of the Committee shall be ve members and the Committee shall meet four times in each nancial year.

Functions of the 7.

The National Committee shall- Committee.

(a) approve the work plans prepared by a health facility; (b) ensure equitable distribution of resources to the health facilities; and (c) review and approve annual expenditure statements of the health facilities.

Fees.

8.

The fees payable as user charges under the cost-sharing programme, which shall be notied in the Gazette, shall be reviewed from time to time by the Minister in consultation with the Treasury.

Application of 9.

The existing Government nancial and procurement regulations and the nancial and procedures shall apply in the administration of the Fund.

procurement regulations.

Administration of the Fund.

10.

The ofcer administering the Fund shall- (a) supervise and control the administration of the Fund; (b) open and operate a bank account at a bank approved by the Minister for the time being responsible for nance; (c) develop a criteria for the allocation of funds for approval by the National Committee; (d) prepare annual distribution of resources to facilities; (e) if he thinks t, in consultation with the National Committee, impose conditions on the use of the expenditure authorized by him or on his behalf and may impose any reasonable prohibition, restriction or other requirement concerning such use or expenditure; www.kenyalaw.org Government Financial Management CAP.

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2009] (f) institute prudent measures for the proper utilization for monies [Subsidiary] deposited in the Fund using suitable internal controls and appropriate mechanisms for accountability including audit of accounts by internal auditors of the Ministry responsible for matters relating to nance; (g) cause to be kept proper books of accounts and records relating to all receipts, payments, assets and liabilities of the Fund and to any other activities and undertakings nanced by the Fund; (h) prepare, sign and transmit to the Controller and Auditor-General in respect of each nancial year and within three months after the end thereof, a statement of account relating to the Fund specifying all contributions to the Fund and the expenditure incurred from the Fund, and such details as the Treasury may from time to time direct, No.

12 of 2003.

in accordance with the provisions of the Public Audit Act; (i) furnish such additional information as he may be required that is proper and sufcient for the purpose of examination and audit by the Controller and Auditor-General in accordance with the provisions No.

12 of 2003.

of the Public Audit Act.

11.

In the event of winding up of the Fund, the cash balances shall be Winding up of the transferred to the Exchequer while other assets of the Fund shall be transferred Fund to the Ministry for the time being responsible for matters relating to health.

12.

(1) The Exchequer and Audit (Health Care Services Fund) Revocation of L.N.

Regulations, 1990 are revoked.

268/1990.

(2) On coming into operation of these Regulations, all the assets and liabilities of the Health Care Services Fund existing under the Exchequer and Audit (Health Care Services Fund) Regulations, 1990 shall be transferred to and vest in the Fund.

SCheDULe (r.

5) COMPOSITION AND FUNCTIONS OF HEALTH FACILITIES MANAGEMENT COMMITTEES Provincial Hospital Management Committee 1.

The total membership of the Committee shall be at least seven and not more than nine members.

2.

(1) The Committee shall consist of- (a) a chairman appointed by the Minister from the members of the Committee; (b) the area Provincial Commissioner or his representative; www.kenyalaw.org 46 CAP.

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2009 [Subsidiary] (c) the Provincial Medical Ofcer of Health or his representative; (d) the person in charge of the health facility; (e) the person in charge of the municipal authority health facilities; and (f) the following persons, who shall be residents of the area of jurisdiction, appointed by the Minister- (i) one person who shall have knowledge and experience in nance and administration; (ii) one person nominated by women groups; (iii) one person nominated by faith based organizations; and (iv) not more than two persons nominated by recognized com- munity based development organizations, of whom one shall be a woman.

(2) A member of the Committee, apart from the ex-ofcio members, shall hold ofce for a period of three years and shall be eligible for re-appointment for one further term.

(3) The Committee may, if necessary, appoint sub-committees that shall carry out specic functions.

(4) The Committee shall meet four times in each nancial year and shall maintain records of its deliberations.

(5) The quorum for the meeting of the Committee shall be ve of all the members including the secretary.

Fund.

(6) The committee shall be responsible to the ofcer administering the (7) The hospital administration shall provide the necessary secretarial services to the Committee.

Functions of the 3.

The Committee shall- Committee.

(a) supervise and control the administration of the funds allocated to the facility; (b) open and operate a bank account at a bank approved by the Minister for the time being responsible for nance; (c) prepare work plans based on estimated expenditures; www.kenyalaw.org Government Financial Management CAP.

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2009] (d) cause to be kept basic books of accounts and records of accounts [Subsidiary] of the income, expenditure, assets and liabilities of the facility as prescribed by the ofcer administering the Fund; (e) prepare and submit certied periodic nancial and performance reports as prescribed; and (f) cause to be kept a permanent record of all its deliberations.

DISTRICT HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE OR SUB-DISTRICT HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE 1.

The total membership of the Committee shall be at least seven and not more than nine members.

2.

(1) The Committee shall consist of- (a) a chairman appointed by the Minister from the members of the Committee; (b) the area District Commissioner or his representative; (c) the District Medical Ofcer of Health or his representative; (d) the person in charge of the health facility; (e) the person in charge of the local authority health facilities; and (f) the following persons, who shall be residents of the area of jurisdiction, appointed by the Minister- (i) one person who shall have knowledge and experience in nance and administration matters; (ii) one person nominated by women groups; (iii) one person nominated by the faith based organizations; (iv) not more than two persons nominated by recognized com- munity based development organizations of whom one shall be a woman.

(2) A member of the Committee, apart from the ex-ofcio member, shall hold ofce for a period of three years and shall be eligible for re-appointment for one further term.

(3) The Committee may, if necessary, appoint sub-committees that shall carry out specic functions.

(4) The Committee shall meet four times in each nancial year and shall maintain records of its deliberations.

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2009 [Subsidiary] (5) The quorum for the meeting of the Committee shall be ve of all the members including the secretary.

Fund.

(6) The Committee shall be responsible to the ofcer administering the (7) The hospital administration shall provide the necessary secretarial services to the Committee.

Functions of the 3.

The Committee shall- committee.

(a) supervise and control the administration of the funds allocated to the facility; (b) open and operate a bank account at a bank approved by the Minister for the time being responsible for nance; (c) prepare work plans based on estimated expenditures; (d) cause to be kept basic books of accounts and records of accounts of the income, expenditure, assets and liabilities of the facility as prescribed by the ofcer administering the Fund; (e) prepare and submit certied periodic nancial and performance reports as prescribed; and (f) cause to be kept a permanent record of all its deliberations.

HEALTH CENTRE MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE OR DISPENSARY MANAGEMENT COMMITTEES 1.

The total membership of the Committees shall be at least seven and not more than nine members.

2.

(1) The Committees shall consists of- (a) a representative from the provincial administration in the area of jurisdiction; (b) the person in charge of the health facility, who shall be the secretary; (c) the District Medical Ofcer of Health or his representative; (d) the person in charge of the local authority health facilities; and (e) the following persons, who shall be residents of the area of jurisdiction, appointed by the Minister or any other person authorized by him in writing- www.kenyalaw.org Government Financial Management CAP.

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2009] [Subsidiary] (i) one person who shall have knowledge and experience in nance and administration; and (ii) four persons of whom two shall be women.

(2) The Committees shall appoint the chairman, who shall not be an ex- ofcio member, from any of the persons set out in sub-paragraph (1).

(3) A member of the Committees, apart from the ex-ofcio member, shall hold ofce for a period of three years and shall be eligible for re-appointment for one further term.

(4) The Committees may, if necessary, appoint sub-committees that shall carry out specic functions.

(5) The Committees shall meet four times in each nancial year and shall maintain records of its deliberations.

(6) The quorum for the meeting of the Committees shall be ve of all the members including the secretary.

Fund.

(7) The Committee shall be responsible to the ofcer administering the 3.

The Committee shall- Functions of the (a) supervise and control the administration of the funds allocated to Committees.

the facilities; (b) open and operate a bank account at a bank approved by the Minister for the time being responsible for nance; (c) prepare work plans based on estimated expenditures; (d) cause to be kept basic books of accounts and records of accounts of the income, expenditure, assets and liabilities of the facility as prescribed by the ofcer administering the Fund; (e) prepare and submit certied periodic nancial and performance reports as prescribed; and (f) cause to be kept a permanent record of all its deliberations.

the GOVeRNMeNt FINANCIAL MANAGeMeNt L.N.

11/2008.

(hUMANItARIAN FUND FOR MItIGAtION OF eFFeCtS AND ReSettLeMeNt OF VICtIMS OF POSt-2007 eLeCtION VIO- LENCE) REGULATIONS, 2008 1.

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412B Government Financial Management [Rev.

2009 [Subsidiary] of Victims of Post-2007 Election Violence) Regulations, 2008.

2.

In these Regulations, unless otherwise requires- Board means the Advisory Board constituted under regulation 6; Fund means the Humanitarian Fund for Mitigation of Effects and Resettlement of Victims of Post-2007 Election Violence established under regulation 3; Minister means the Minister for the time being responsible for special programmes; and victim means a person adversely affected by the post-2007 election violence as the Board may determine.

3.

(1) There is hereby established a Fund to be known as the Humanitarian Fund for Mitigation of Effects and Resettlement of Victims of Post-2007 Election Violence.

for- (2) The object and purpose of the Fund is to provide ex-gratia funding (a) the re-settlement of persons displaced as a result of post-2007 election violence; (b) the replacement of basic household effects destroyed as a result of post-2007 election violence; (c) enabling the victims of the post-2007 election violence re-start their basic livelihood; (d) the reconstruction of basic housing, rehabilitation of community utilities and institutions destroyed as a result of post-2007 election violence.

4.

The Fund shall consist of- (a) monies appropriated by Parliament; (b) grants and donations.

5.

The initial capital of the Fund shall be Kshs.

1 billion.

L.N.

17/2008.

6.

(1) There is hereby established a Board to be known as the Advisory Board which shall consist of- (a) the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for special programmes; (b) the Permanent Secretary of Ministry for the time being responsible for Finance; www.kenyalaw.org Government Financial Management CAP.

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2009] (c) the Permanent Secretary of Ministry for the time being responsible [Subsidiary] for lands; and (d) six other persons appointed by the President, one of whom shall be the chairperson.

(2) The Board shall- (a) report to the Minister for the time being responsible for special programmes; (b) advise the Minister generally for the effective operations of the Fund.

7.

The expenditure incurred on the Fund shall be on the basis of work programmes and cost estimates which shall be prepared by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for special programmes in consultation with the Board.

8.

(1) The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for special programmes shall- (a) open and operate a bank account at a bank to be approved by the Treasury; (b) supervise and control the administration of the Fund; (c) consult with the Board on matters relating to the administration of the Fund; (d) cause to be kept books of accounts and other books and records in relation to the Fund of all activities and undertakings nanced from the Fund; (e) prepare, sign and transmit to the Controller and Auditor-General, in respect of each nancial year and within three months after the end thereof, a statement of accounts relating to the Fund and showing the expenditure incurred from the Fund, and such details as the Minister for the time being responsible for nance may from time to time direct, in accordance with the provisions of the Public Audit Act, 2003; and (f) furnish such additional information as he may deem to be proper and sufcient for the purpose of examination and audit by the Controller and Auditor-General in accordance with the provisions of the Public Audit Act, 2003.

(2) Every statement of account shall include details of the balance between the assets and liabilities of the Fund, and shall indicate the nancial status of the Fund as at the end of the nancial year concerned.

9.

Existing Government nancial, audit and procurement regulations and procedures shall apply in administration of the Fund.

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In the event of winding up of the Fund, the cash balances shall be transferred to the Exchequer while other assets of the Fund shall be transferred to the Government.

L.N.

46/2008.

the GOVeRNMeNt FINANCIAL MANAGeMeNt (PARLIAMeNtARY MORtGAGe SCheMe FUND) REGULATIONS, 2008 Citation.

1.

These Regulations may be cited as the Government Financial Management (Parliamentary Mortgage Scheme Fund) Regulations, 2008.

Interpretation.

2.

In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires- borrower means a person in receipt of a loan out of the Fund; Commission means Parliamentary Service Commission established under the Constitution; Committee means the Loans Management Committee established by regulation 6; nancial year means the period of twelve months ending on the 30th June of each year; Member means a member of the National Assembly and includes a member of staff of the Commission; Ofcer Administering the Fund means the Clerk of National Assembly; Fund means the Parliamentary Mortgage Scheme Fund established by regulation 3; staff means an employee of the Parliamentary Service Commission who is on permanent and pensionable terms of service; Cap.

532.

valuer means a person registered as a valuer under the Valuers Act.

Establishment of the 3.

There is hereby established a Fund to be known as the Parliamentary Fund.

Mortgage Scheme Fund.

Objective of the 4.

The objective of the Fund shall be to provide a loan scheme for Fund.

the purchase, development, renovation or repair of residential property by members.

Capital of the Fund.

5.

(1) The initial capital of the Fund shall be the sum of ninety million shillings which shall be paid out of Vote of National Assembly for the 2001/2002 nancial year.

(2) Additional capital shall be appropriated in subsequent nancial years so as to raise the total capital of the Fund to two billion shillings.

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2009] (3) All the monies of the Fund shall be paid into an account operated by [Subsidiary] the Ofcer administering the Fund or a mortgage institution appointed under these Regulations.

6.

(1) The administration of the Fund shall be carried out by the Loans Management of the Management Committee.

Fund.

(2) The Loans Management Committee shall comprise of- (a) the vice-chairman of the Commission who shall be the chairman; (b) the chairman of the Members Welfare Sub-Committee of the National Assembly; (c) the Government Chief Whip; (d) the Opposition Chief Whip; (e) the chairman of Staff Welfare Sub-Committee of the National Assembly; (f) the Clerk of the National Assembly; (g) the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry responsible for nance or a representative appointed by him or her in writing; and (h) the Attorney-General or a representative appointed by him or her in writing.

(3) The responsibilities of the Committee shall be to- (a) process applications for loans in accordance with the existing terms and conditions of borrowing; (b) liaise with the housing company (if any) to set up a revolving fund for the disbursement of the loans; and (c) supervise the day-to-day running of the Fund.

(4) The quorum for a meeting of the Committee shall be the chairman and any three members.

7.

Notwithstanding regulation 6(3), the Commission may if it considers Commission may it appropriate to do so, appoint a mortgage institution to administer the Fund appoint mortgage on its behalf.

institution.

8.

(1) A member who wishes to apply for a loan from the Fund shall Utilization of loan monies.

make such application to the Ofcer Administering the Fund in such manner as the Committee may prescribe.

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2009 [Subsidiary] (2) A loan obtained under these Regulations shall be utilized for the purchase, development, renovation or repair of residential property for the occupation of the applicant and his or her immediate family: Provided that a loan for development of residential property may be granted at the discretion of the Committee to a member who is in possession of a title deed to the land on which the development is intended to be carried out.

Disbursement 9.

A loan granted for the development of residential property under these of loans for Regulations shall be released to the applicant in the following phases- development.

(a) the rst disbursement based on the value of the land on which the residential property is proposed to be developed; and (b) the subsequent disbursements based on the rate of completion of the various phases of development as certied by a qualied valuer at the cost of the applicant.

Application for loan.

10.

(1) An application for a loan under these Regulations shall be accompanied by the following documents where appropriate- (a) copies of the designs of the proposed residential property duly approved by the local authority within whose area it is to be situated; (b) bills of quantities in respect of the proposed development, renovation or repair; (c) an ofcial search of the title to the property intended to be purchased; (d) a certied copy of the sale agreement relating to the property.

(2) The applicant shall bear the cost of stamp duty and other legal fees.

(3) All legal transactions in respect of the property being purchased shall be conducted by an advocate appointed by the Commission.

Leasehold property.

11.

Where the property intended to be purchased through a loan from the Fund is leasehold property, such loan shall be granted where the expiry date of such lease is at least forty-ve years beyond the nal loan repayment date.

Maximum loan 12.

(1) The maximum loan to be granted under these Regulations to a disbursement.

member of the National Assembly shall be a sum equivalent to the members net emoluments at the time of application multiplied by the number of months remaining for the life of that Parliament but subject to a maximum of forty- eight months.

Provided that- (a) loan granted to a member of the National Assembly under these Regulations shall not exceed the sum of fteen million shillings; www.kenyalaw.org Government Financial Management CAP.

412B 55 Rev.

2009] (b) the last twelve months of the nal year of the life of Parliament [Subsidiary] shall not be taken into account when computing the remaining life of Parliament as such period shall be considered as an election year.

(2) A member of the National Assembly shall be required to give prior authority in writing for pension dues to be utilized to clear any outstanding debt in case the member loses the parliamentary seat before fully repaying the loan.

(3) The maximum loan entitlement for a member of staff of the Commission shall be equivalent, to a maximum of ten years house allowance payable to him, but subject to the number of years remaining before retirement or the cost of the property: Provided that- (a) such maximum amount shall not exceed the respective amounts set out in the second column of the Schedule in respect of members of staff of the designations of Job Group scales specied in the rst column of that Schedule; (b) for a member of staff to qualify for a loan, such member shall be required to be- (i) conrmed in appointment and to have served for more than three years; or (ii) on contract with the Parliamentary Service Commission with the relevant documentation duly completed.

(4) A loan granted to a borrower under these Regulations shall be funded at the rate of- (a) ninety per centum of the value of the property, where such property is situated in Nairobi; and (b) eighty per centum of such value where the property is situated in any other area, and the borrower shall be required to deposit the balance thereof with the Fund.

13.

A loan granted under these Regulations shall be repayable- Repayment of loan.

(a) within a maximum period of fty-four months, for a member of Parliament, provided that the loan shall be fully paid on or before six months to the end of that Parliament; and (b) within a period of fteen years or the remaining period of service of the borrower, whichever is less, for a member of staff.

14.

(1) The interest chargeable on a loan shall be three per centum per Interest on loans.

annum on a monthly reducing balance and this rate may be revised from time to time at the discretion of the Commission.

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2009 [Subsidiary] (2) A mortgage institution appointed under regulation 7 to administer the Fund may charge an interest of not more than four per centum to cover management costs.

(3) The interest charged under paragraphs (1) and (2) of this regulation shall be met by the borrower.

Lien.

15.

(1) The Commission shall have a charge registered on the property nanced through a loan granted under these Regulations and shall be entitled to have its name entered in all documents of title for such property.

(2) The borrower shall- (a) not mortgage, charge, surrender the lease, or sell or agree to sell or part with possession of the charged property or any part thereof without the prior written consent of the Commission; (b) meet and pay all rates, rents, insurances and any other outgoings in respect of the property and send the proof of such payments to the Commission; and (c) provide a transfer deed duly signed by the borrower and a letter authorizing the Commission to sell the property in case of default in payment.

(3) All residential properties purchased through the Fund shall be constructed of such material as may be acceptable to the Commission.

(4) During the loan repayment period, every borrower shall- (a) ensure that the property is used for residential purposes only; (b) maintain the property in a satisfactory state of repair; and (c) not alter or make any structural alteration to the property, carry out any valuation, assessment, or investigation relating to the property or the title thereto, as the case may be, without the approval of the Commission.

(5) No borrower shall be eligible for more than one loan at a time or more than a total of two loans from the Fund.

(6) All legal documentation and disbursement of funds shall be supervised by the Ofcer Administering the Fund.

Mortgage insurance.

16.

(1) A borrower shall take out and maintain a mortgage protection policy and a re policy with an insurance rm approved by the Commission, the cost of which shall be paid out of the Fund and debited in such borrowers account.

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2009] [Subsidiary] (2) The originals of all documents relating to property nanced by a loan from the Fund shall be kept in safe custody by the Ofcer Administering the Fund.

17.

The Commission may call in the loan and in default sell the charged Default in repayment.

property by public auction or private treaty where the borrower is in breach of the terms under the loan agreement or the covenant contained in the charge of the mortgage instrument.

18.

(1) The Ofcer Administering the Fund shall- Administration of the (a) supervise and control the administration of the Fund; Fund.

(b) utilize the interest accruing thereto to defray operating expenses, and may impose any reasonable restriction or other requirements concerning such use; (c) cause to be kept books of account and other records in relation to the Fund of all the loans nanced from the Fund; (d) prepare, sign and transmit to the Controller and Auditor-General in respect of each nancial year and within three (3) months after the end thereof, a statement of accounts relating to the Fund, in such details as the Treasury may from time to time direct; and (e) furnish such additional information as may be required for examination and audit by the Controller and Auditor-General by or under any law.

19.

The responsibilities of the mortgage institution, if any, appointed Responsibilities of under these Regulations shall be- mortgage institution.

(a) to operate individual accounts for each borrower, which shall provide details of recoveries of the loan; (b) to charge security on properties acquired through loans from the Fund to protect the interests of the Fund and act as custodian of such charges; (c) to disburse cheques for newly approved loans to various vendors, after the necessary documentation is completed by the Committee; (d) to pay all outgoings and issue demand notices where necessary to members through the ofcer administering the Fund; (e) upon repayment of the loan, interest and other expenses which may be outstanding, to discharge the charge and release the security documents to the borrower; and www.kenyalaw.org 58 CAP.

412B Government Financial Management [Rev.

2009 [Subsidiary] (f) upon default, to call in the loan and on behalf of the Commission sell the charged property by public auction or private treaty, in which event the Fund shall meet any shortfall between the loan outstanding and the proceeds of sale.

Supplementary terms.

20.

These Regulations shall be supplemented by such terms as may, from time to time, be detailed in the application form supplied by the Commission and in the contract between the mortgage institution and the Commission.

Repeal of L.N.

21.

(1) The Exchequer and Audit (Parliamentary Mortgage Scheme Fund) 117/2002.

Regulations, 2002 are repealed.

(2) All the funds and other assets, rights, powers and liabilities which immediately before the coming into force of these Regulations, were vested in, imposed on or enforceable against the Fund repealed by paragraph (1) shall, by virtue of this paragraph, be vested in, imposed on or enforceable against the Fund.

SCheDULe r.

12(3) Maximum Loan Entitlements for Members of Staff of the National Assembly Designation/Job Group Scale Maximum entitlement Clerk of the National Assembly .Kshs.

10,000,000 PSC 15.

Kshs.

10,000,000 PSC 14, 13 and 12.

Kshs.

8,000,000 PSC 11, 10 and 9.

Kshs.

6,000,000 PSC 8.

Kshs.

5,000,000 PSC 7.

Kshs.

4,000,000 PSC 6.

Kshs.

3,500,000 PSC 5.

Kshs.

3,200,000 PSC 4.

Kshs.

2,800,000 PSC 3.

Kshs.

2,500,000 L.N.

58/2009.

the GOVeRNMeNt FINANCIAL MANAGeMeNt (the LIVeStOCK ReStOCKING AND eNteRPRISeS DeVeLOPMeNt FUND) REGULATIONS, 2009 Citation.

1.

These Regulations may be cited as the Government Financial Management (Livestock Restocking and Enterprises Development Fund) Regulations, 2009.

Interpretation.

2.

In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires- Board means the Supervisory Board constituted under regulation 6; www.kenyalaw.org Government Financial Management CAP.

412B 59 Rev.

2009] [Subsidiary] Enterprise means business ventures dealing in production, processing and marketing of livestock and livestock products; nancial year means the period of twelve months ending on the 30th of June in each year; Fund means the Livestock Restocking and Enterprises Development Fund established under regulation 3; Minister means the Minister for the time being responsible for livestock development; ofcer administering the Fund means the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for livestock development; pastoral and agro-pastoral communities means communities residing in the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands of Kenya whose main source of livelihood is livestock rearing; Restocking means restoring livestock ownership where they have been lost through disaster.

3.

(1) There is established a Fund to be known as the Livestock Establishment of the Restocking and Enterprises Development Fund.

Fund.

(2) The Fund shall consist of- (a) monies appropriated by parliament; (b) grants and donations; (c) income generated from the proceeds of the Fund.

4.

The object and purpose of the Fund is to provide- Object and purpose (a) grants to livestock producers for emergency interventions; of the Fund.

(b) loans to livestock producers and pastoralists for restocking after losses occasioned by calamities; (c) loans to Medium and Small Enterprises dealing in livestock and livestock products; and (d) credit facilities for livestock related micro-enterprises in pastoral and agro-pastoral areas.

5.

The initial capital of the Fund shall be two hundred million shillings appropriated by Parliament and additional contributions shall be on the basis of approved estimates.

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2009 [Subsidiary] Establishment and 6.

There is established a Board to be known as the Supervisory Board composition of the which shall consist of- Board.

(a) a chairman who shall be the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for Livestock Development; (b) the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for nance; (c) the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for Provincial Administration and Internal Security; (d) the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for Agriculture; (e) the Director of Veterinary Services; Duties of the Board.

7.

The Board shall- (a) through selection procedure, appoint Credit and Loans; Implementing Agencies under the Fund, from a network of qualifying institutions, thereafter referred to as nancial intermediaries; (b) determine how much money is to be given out to each nancial intermediary to be used as the basic credit or loan fund and the amount of agency fee to be paid to the nancial intermediary; (c) manage the Fund and advise the Minister generally on the operation of the Fund.

Expenditure on the 8.

(1) The expenditure incurred on the Fund shall be on the basis of, Fund.

and limited to, annual work programmes and cost estimates which shall be prepared by the ofcer administering the Fund, and approved by the Board, at the beginning of the nancial year to which they relate.

(2) Any revision of the approved annual work programmes, and of any cost estimates, shall be referred to the Board for approval.

Retention of receipts 9.

All receipts, earnings and accruals to the Fund, and the balance of the and earnings.

Fund at the close of each nancial year shall be retained by the Fund for the purpose for which it is established.

Application of 10.

(1) Existing Government nancial and procurement regulations and the nancial and procedures shall apply in the administration of the Fund.

procurement regulations.

Administration of the Fund.

11.

The ofcer administering the Fund shall- (a) supervise and control the administration of the Fund; www.kenyalaw.org Government Financial Management CAP.

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2009] (b) consult with the Supervisory Board on matters relating to the [Subsidiary] administration of the Fund; (c) cause to be kept books of accounts and other books and records in relation to the Fund of all activities and undertakings nanced from the Fund; (d) prepare, sign and transmit to the Controller and Auditor-General, in respect of each nancial year and within three months after the end thereof, a statement of accounts relating to the Fund.

The statement shall be prepared in such a manner as the Treasury shall prescribe; (e) furnish such additional information as he may deem to be proper and sufcient for the purpose of examination and audit by the Controller and Auditor-General in accordance with the provisions of the Public Audit Act.

No.

12 of 2003.

12.

In the event of winding up the Fund, the cash balances shall be Winding-up of Fund.

transferred to the Exchequer while other assets of the Fund shall be transferred to the Ministry for the time being responsible for livestock development.

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2009 [Subsidiary] L.N.

155/2009.

the GOVeRNMeNt FINANCIAL MANAGeMeNt (HOSPITAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES) REGULATIONS, 2009.

Citation.

1.

These Regulations may be cited as the Government Financial Citation.

Management (Hospital Management Services) Regulations, 2009.

Interpreation.

2.

In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires- Interpretation.

Committee means the respective Committee established under regulation 5; nancial year means the period of twelve months ending on the 30th June, in each year; 3; Fund means Hospital Management Fund established under regulation hospital means gazetted provincial, district or sub-district hospital including registered faith based equivalent hospitals; Minister means the Minister for the time being responsible for matters relating to Medical Services; National Committee means the National Hospital Services Committee established under regulation 6; ofcer administering the fund means the accounting ofcer of the Ministry for the time being responsible for matters relating to Medical Services; and user charges means cost-sharing charges.

Establishment 3.

(1) There is established a Hospital Management Services Fund of the Hospital Establishment of the to consist of- Management Services.

(a) monies appropriated by Parliament; (b) grants or donations; (c) monies received as user charges; and (d) income generated from the proceeds of the services.

(2) The expenditure incurred by a medical facility on the services shall be on the basis of, and limited to, the annual allocation or grants and authority to incur expenditure.

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412B 63 Rev.

2009] (3) The receipts, earnings, accruals and the balance of the services at the [Subsidiary] close of each nancial year shall not be paid into the Consolidated Fund but shall be retained by the respective hospitals or medical facility for the purpose for which the service is established.

The objects and 4.

The objects and purposes of the hospital services are to- purposes of the Fund.

(a) provide nancial resources for medical supplies, rehabilitation and equipment of hospitals in the country; (b) support capacity building in management of hospitals; (c) give more powers to hospitals and medical facilities to plan and manage the resources under them; and (d) improve the quality of health care services in the hospitals.

5.

(1) There are established Provincial, District and Sub-District Hospital Health Facilities Management Management Committees whose composition and functions are as specied in Committees.

the Schedule.

(2) The Committees established under paragraph (1) shall exercise their specied functions in relation to such public hospitals as may, from time to time, be Gazetted by the Minister.

6.

(1) There is established a National Committee to be known as the National Hospital National Hospital Services Committee.

Services Committee.

(2) The National Committee shall consist of- (a) a chairman, not being a public ofcer, appointed by the Minister; (b) the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for matters relating to Medical Services or his representative duly nominated by him in writing; (c) the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for nance or his representative duly nominated by him in writing; (d) the Director of Medical services who, shall be the secretary; and (e) three persons of whom two shall be women appointed by the Minister and of whom- (i) one who shall be appointed by virtue of his knowledge or experience in nancial management; www.kenyalaw.org 64 CAP.

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2009 [Subsidiary] (ii) one who shall be appointed by virtue of his experience in medi- cal care delivery management; and (iii) one who shall be appointed by virtue of his expertise and experience as a medical practitioner (f) one person nominated by a health non-governmental organizational network in Kenya appointed by the Minister; and (g) one person nominated by religious hospital association or network in Kenya appointed by the Minister.

(3) A person shall not be appointed as chairman under paragraph (2) (a) unless that person- (i) holds a university degree; and (ii) has at least ve years experience in nancial, business, or economic administration matters.

Functions of National 7.

The National Committee shall- Committee.

(a) approve the work plans prepared by the facilities; (b) ensure equitable distribution of resources to the medical facilities; and (c) review and approve annual expenditure statements.

Delegation of 8.

The National Committee may delegate its functions specied under functions.

Regulation 7 (a) to an appropriate person where it deems necessary.

Fee.

9.

The fees payable as user charges under the cost-sharing programme, which shall be notied in the Gazette, shall be reviewed from time to time by the Minister in consultation with the Treasury.

Application of 10.

The existing Government Financial and Procurement Regulations and procedures shall apply in the administration of the Fund.

the nancial and procurement regulations.

Administration of the 11.

The Ofcer administering the Fund shall- Fund.

(a) prepare, sign and transmit to the Controller and Auditor-General in respect of each nancial year and within three months after the end thereof, a statement of account relating to the Fund specifying all contributions to the Fund and the expenditure incurred from the No.12 of 2003.

Fund, and such details as the Treasury may from time to time direct, in accordance with the provisions of the Public Audit Act; www.kenyalaw.org Government Financial Management CAP.

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2009] (b) furnish such additional information as he may be required that is [Subsidiary] proper and sufcient for the purpose of examination and audit by the Controller and Auditor-General in accordance with the provisions of the Public Audit Act; No.12 of 2003.

(c) develop the criteria for the allocation of funds for approval by the National Committee; (d) prepare annual distribution of resources by hospitals; (e) if he thinks t, in consultation with the National Committee, impose conditions on the use of expenditure authorized by him or on his behalf and may impose any reasonable prohibition, restriction or other requirement concerning such use of expenditure; (f) institute prudent measures for the proper utilization for monies deposited in the Fund using suitable internal controls and appropriate mechanism for accountability including audit of accounts by internal auditors of the Ministry responsible for matters relating to nance; (g) cause to be kept proper books of accounts and records relating to all receipts, payments, assets and liabilities of the Fund and to any other activities and undertakings nanced by the Fund.

12.

In the event of winding up of the Services, the cash balances shall be Winding up of the transferred to the Exchequer while other assets of the Fund shall be transferred Fund.

to the ministry for the time being responsible to the matters relating to Medical Services.

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