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LAWS OF KENYA MOI UNIVERSITY ACT CHAPTER 210A Revised Edition 2012 [1985] Published by the National Council for Law Reporting with the Authority of the Attorney-General www.kenyalaw.org [Rev.

2012] CAP.

210A Moi University CHAPTER 210A MOI UNIVERSITY ACT ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS PART I PRELIMINARY Section 1.

Short title.

2.

Interpretation.

PART II ESTABLISHMENT AND FUNCTIONS OF THE UNIVERSITY 3.

Establishment of the University.

4.

Functions and objects of the University.

5.

Constituent colleges of the University.

6.

Conferment of degrees, etc.

7.

Award of certificates, etc.

PART III MEMBERSHIP AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY 8.

Membership of the University.

9.

The Chancellor.

10.

The Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor.

11.

Appointment of chief officers.

12.

Constitution of the Council.

13.

Functions of the Council.

14.

The Senate.

15.

The Convocation.

16.

Staff of the University.

17.

Performance of functions in absence, etc., of office holder.

PART IV FINANCIAL PROVISIONS 18.

Financial year.

19.

Investment of funds.

20.

Annual estimates.

21.

Accounts and audit.

PART V MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS 22.

Common seal and signification of documents.

23.

Statutes.

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210A Moi University CHAPTER 210A MOI UNIVERSITY ACT [Date of assent: 30th May, 1984.] [Date of commencement: 8th June, 1984.] An Act of Parliament to establish a university at Eldoret and to provide for the control, government and administration thereof; and for connected purposes [Act No.

8 of 1984, Act No.

13 of 1988, Act No.

2 of 2002.] PART I PRELIMINARY 1.

Short title This Act may be cited as the Moi University Act.

2.

Interpretation (1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires Chancellor means the Chancellor of the University referred to in section 9; chief academic officer means the chief academic officer appointed under section 11; chief administrative officer means the chief administrative officer appointed under section 11; constituent college means a college established under section 5; Convocation means the Convocation of the University established under section 15; Council means the Council of the University established under section 12; Deputy Vice-Chancellor means the Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University appointed under section 10(2); faculty means a faculty of the University established by the Statutes; financial year means the financial year of the University determined under section 18; graduate means a person upon whom a degree has been conferred by the University; lecturer means a member of the staff of the University who is, in the terms of his appointment, an associate professor, senior lecturer, lecturer, assistant lecturer or tutorial fellow, or who holds any other teaching post which the Council, on the recommendation of the Senate, has recognised as a post having academic status in the University; M22 5 [Issue 1] CAP.

210A [Rev.

2012] Moi University librarian means the person appointed to be the librarian of the University; professor means a professor of the University; but does not include an associate professor; Senate means the Senate of the University established under section 14; statutes means Statutes made by the Council under section 23; student means a person registered by the University for the purpose of obtaining a qualification of the University or any other person who is determined by the Senate to be a student; students organization means the association of students recognised by the Council as being an organization representative of the students of the University; University means the Moi University established by section 3; Vice-Chancellor means the Vice-Chancellor of the University appointed under section 10.

(2) References in this Act to offices or authorities of a constituent college shall be construed by reference to the ration or other instruments by which that college is established or governed.

PART II ESTABLISHMENT AND FUNCTIONS OF THE UNIVERSITY 3.

Establishment of the University (1) There is hereby established a university to be known as the Moi University.

(2) The University shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal and shall in its corporate name be capable of (a) suing and being sued; (b) taking, purchasing or otherwise acquiring, holding, charging and disposing of movable or immovable property; (c) borrowing or lending money; and (d) doing or performing all such other things or acts for the proper performance of its functions under, and for the furtherance of the provisions of, this Act, which may lawfully be done or performed by a body corporate.

4.

Functions and objects of the University (1) The functions and objects of the University shall be (a) to provide university education aimed at producing mature and conscientious graduates with the skill, ability and desire to contribute to the well-being and development of the people of Kenya in accordance with the national philosophy of mutual social responsibility; [Issue 1] M22 6 [Rev.

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210A Moi University (b) to provide university education for national service and development which reflects the national cultural heritage; (c) to develop and transmit knowledge and skills through research and training at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, either directly or through the medium of connected colleges, schools or institutes; (d) to foster national consciousness and unity; (e) to preserve, produce, process, transmit and disseminate knowledge and stimulate the intellectual life and cultural development of Kenya; (f) to conduct examinations for, and to grant degrees, diplomas and other awards of the University; (g) to determine who may teach, what may be taught and how it may be taught in the University; (h) to play an effective role in the development and expansion of opportunities for Kenyans wishing to continue with their education.

(2) Admission to the University as candidates for degrees, diplomas, certificates or other awards of the University shall be open to all persons accepted as being qualified by the Senate, without distinction of ethnic origin, sect or creed, and no barrier based on any such distinction shall be imposed upon any person as a condition of his becoming, or continuing to be, a professor, lecturer, graduate or student of the University, or of his holding any office therein, nor shall any preference be given to, or advantage be withheld from, any person on the grounds of ethnic origin, sect or creed.

5.

Constituent colleges of the University The President may, after consultation with the Council, by order published in the Gazette (a) establish any college as a constituent college of the University; (b) declare an institution of learning or higher education, or any training establishment to be a constituent college of the University; (c) establish colleges within the university consisting of such faculties, institutes or schools as may be provided by that order.

[Act No.

2 of 2002, Sch.] 6.

Conferment of degrees, etc.

(1) Subject to this Act, the Council shall have power to confer any degree or grant any diploma, certificate or any other academic qualification which it is for the time being authorised by a Statute of the University to confer or award.

(2) The Council may, in accordance with such conditions as it may prescribe, confer any degree or award any academic distinction as honorary degree or academic distinction to a person who has rendered distinguished service in the advancement of any branch of learning or who has otherwise, in the opinion of the Council, rendered himself worthy of the degree or academic distinction.

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Award of certificates, etc.

The Council may, under conditions which it thinks fit, award certificates, fellowships, scholarships, bursaries and prizes and make other awards which it may consider necessary or desirable.

PART III MEMBERSHIP AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY 8.

Membership of the University The members of the University shall be (a) the Chancellor; (b) the Vice-Chancellor; (c) the Deputy Vice-Chancellor; (d) the principal of each constituent college; (e) the members of the Council; (f) the members of the Senate; (g) the members of the Council or other governing body of each constituent college; (h) the professors and lecturers of the University; (i) the chief administrative officer, the chief academic officer and the librarian; (j) the secretary to the Council or other governing body of each constituent college; (k) the students; (l) the Convocation; (m) such other members of the staff of the University or of any other body formally admitted into association with the University or with any of its constituent colleges, as the Council may from time to time determine.

9.

The Chancellor (1) The President shall, unless he sees fit to appoint some other person thereto, be the Chancellor of the University.

(2) A person who is appointed by the President to be the Chancellor shall hold office for such period as the President shall determine, but that person shall cease to hold office if the election of a President results in a change in the holder of the office of President.

(3) The Chancellor (a) shall be the head of the University and shall, in the name of the University, confer degrees and grant diplomas, certificates and other awards of the University; (b) may from time to time direct an inspection of the University or an inquiry into the teaching, research or any other work of the University; [Issue 1] M22 8 [Rev.

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210A Moi University (c) may arrange for visitation to the University as may be provided in the Statutes; (d) shall enjoy such powers and privileges and perform such other functions as may be provided in the Statutes; (e) may from time to time give advice to the Council which he may consider necessary for the betterment of the University.

(4) Whenever the Chancellor is absent from Kenya or is for any reason unable to perform the functions of his office the President or a person authorised by him in that behalf may appoint a person to perform those functions during the absence or inability of the Chancellor.

10.

The Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (1) There shall be a Vice-Chancellor of the University who shall be appointed by the Chancellor after consultation with the Council.

(2) The Vice-Chancellor shall (a) have the overall responsibility for the direction, organization, administration and programmes of the University; (b) be the chairman of the Senate; and (c) be responsible to the Council for the general conduct and discipline of the students.

(3) The Council shall, after consultation with the Senate, appoint such number of Deputy Vice-Chancellors as it may consider appropriate from among the professors of the University to assist the Vice-Chancellor in matters pertaining to the academic activities of the University.

(4) The Vice-Chancellor shall be appointed upon the terms and conditions of service prescribed by the statutes.

(5) The Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor shall hold office for such period as may be provided by the statutes, and upon the expiration of that period shall be eligible for re-appointment.

[Act No.

2 of 2002, Sch.] 11.

Appointment of chief officers (1) There shall be a chief administrative officer who shall be appointed by the Council and who shall, under the directions of the Vice-Chancellor, be responsible to the Council for the administration of the University, including the administration of the funds and other assets of the University.

(2) The chief administrative officer shall be the secretary to the Council.

(3) There shall be a chief academic officer who shall be appointed by the Council and who shall, under the directions of the Vice-Chancellor, be responsible to the Council for all matters pertaining to the academic activities of the University.

(4) The chief academic officer shall be secretary to the Senate.

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Constitution of the Council (1) There shall be a Council of the University which shall consist of (a) a chairman, a vice-chairman and a honorary treasurer all of whom shall be appointed by the Chancellor; (b) the Vice-Chancellor; (c) the Deputy Vice-Chancellor; (d) the principal of each constituent college; (e) the Permanent Secretary to the Ministry for the time being responsible for university education; (f) the Permanent Secretary to the Ministry for the time being responsible for finance; (g) not more than eight members appointed by the President to represent the Government; (h) four persons appointed by the Senate from among its members; (i) after a date to be appointed by the Council, two persons appointed by the Convocation from among its members; (j) two members elected by non-Senate members of the academic staff from among themselves; (k) two members elected by the students organization; (l) one person elected by the non-academic staff from among themselves; (m) not more than two members co-opted to the Council from time to time.

(2) Subject to subsection (3), a member of the Council, other than an ex officio member, shall hold office for a period of three years, but shall be eligible for re-appointment.

(3) The office of a member of the Council shall become vacant (a) if, not being an ex officio member, he resigns his office by writing under his hand addressed to the chief administrative officer; (b) if the Council is satisfied that the member is, by reason of physical or mental infirmity, unable to exercise the functions of his office; (c) upon his death.

(4) Where the office of a member of the Council becomes vacant under subsection (3), the chief administrative officer shall forthwith notify the vacancy to the appropriate appointing body or person.

(5) The procedure and the conduct and regulation of the affairs of the Council shall be vested in the Council.

13.

Functions of the Council (1) Subject to this Act, the Council shall be the governing body of the University through which the corporation of the University shall act and (a) shall administer the property and funds of the University in a manner and for purposes which shall promote the best interests of the [Issue 1] M22 10 [Rev.

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210A Moi University University; but the Council shall not charge or dispose of immovable property of the University without prior approval of the Chancellor; (b) shall receive, on behalf of the University or a constituent college, donations, endowments, gifts, grants or other moneys and make disbursements therefrom to the constituent college or other bodies or persons; (c) shall provide for the welfare of the students of the University; (d) may enter into association with other universities, or other institutions of learning, whether within Kenya or otherwise, as the Council may deem necessary and appropriate; (e) may, after consultation with the Senate, make regulations governing the conduct and discipline of the students of the University.

(2) All documents, other than those required by law to be under seal, made on behalf of the Council, and all decisions of the Council, may be signified under the hand of the chairman, the Vice-Chancellor, the chief academic officer, the chief administrative officer or any other member of the Council generally or specially authorized by the Council in that behalf.

14.

The Senate (1) There shall be a Senate of the University which shall consist of (a) the Vice-Chancellor, who shall be the chairman; (b) the Deputy Vice-Chancellor; (c) the principal of each constituent college; (d) the deans of the faculties, institutes and schools; (e) the heads of the teaching departments of the University; (f) two members elected by the academic board or equivalent body of each constituent college from among the members of such board or body; (g) the librarian; (h) one representative of each of the faculty boards appointed by that board from among its members; (i) two members elected by the students organization; except that the members of the students organization shall not be entitled to attend deliberations of the Senate on matters which are considered by the chairman of the Senate to be confidential and which relate to the general discipline of students, examination results, the academic performance of students and other related matters; (j) any other members as may be provided for in the Statutes.

(2) The Senate shall have the following powers and duties (a) to satisfy itself regarding the content and academic standard of any course of study in respect of any degree, diploma, certificate or other award of the University, and to report its findings thereon to the Council; (b) to propose regulations to be made by the Council regarding the eligibility of persons for admission to a course of study; M22 11 [Issue 1] CAP.

210A [Rev.

2012] Moi University (c) to propose regulations to be made by the Council regarding the standard of proficiency to be gained in each examination for a degree, diploma, certificate or other award of the University; (d) to decide which persons have attained the prescribed standard of proficiency and are otherwise fit to be granted a degree, diploma, certificate or other award of the University; (e) to initiate proposals relating to the conduct of the University generally, and to discuss any matter relating to the University and to make representations thereon to the Council; (f) to make regulations governing such other matters as are within its powers in accordance with this Act or the Statutes.

(3) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, the Council shall not initiate any action in respect of the matters mentioned in paragraphs (a), (b) or (c) of subsection (2) except upon receipt of a report or proposal thereunder and the Council shall not reject any such report or reject or amend any regulations as proposed without further reference to the Senate.

15.

The Convocation (1) There shall be a Convocation of the University which shall consist of graduates and such other persons as may be prescribed by the Statutes.

(2) The Convocation shall have the right to meet and discuss any matter relating to the University and to transmit resolutions thereon to the Council and the Senate, and may exercise such other functions as the Statutes may prescribe.

16.

Staff of the University (1) The academic staff of the University shall consist of the Deputy Vice- Chancellor, the librarian and all members of the staff who are engaged in teaching or research.

(2) The administrative staff of the University shall consist of the chief administrative officer, the chief academic officer, a finance officer and such other members of the staff, not being engaged in teaching or research, as the Council may, from time to time, determine.

(3) All the members of the staff of the University shall, subject to this Act, be appointed by the Council, and shall be so appointed either (a) upon the terms and conditions of service prescribed by the statutes; or (b) in the case of a person seconded to the service of the University from the service of another university or similar institution, the Government or any other public service, on terms and conditions agreed between the Council and the seconding body.

(4) The Council may, subject to such restrictions as it may impose, delegate, either generally or specially, to any person or committee the power to appoint any member of the staff of the University.

(5) All members of the staff of the University shall (a) be subject to the general authority of the Council and of the Vice- Chancellor; [Issue 1] M22 12 [Rev.

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210A Moi University (b) be deemed to be employed on a full-time basis except as otherwise specifically provided by the Statutes or by the terms of a particular appointment.

17.

Performance of functions in absence, etc., of office holder (1) In the event of the incapacity of the Vice-Chancellor, the functions of the Vice-Chancellor may be performed by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor during the incapacity.

(2) In the event of the simultaneous incapacity of the Vice-Chancellor and the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, the Chancellor, after consultation with the chairman of the Council, may appoint a member of the academic staff of the University to perform the functions of the Vice-Chancellor during the incapacity.

(3) In the event of the incapacity of a member of the staff of the University other than the Vice-Chancellor, the Vice-Chancellor may appoint a suitable person to perform the functions of the member during the incapacity.

(4) In this section incapacity means absence from Kenya or inability for any other reason to perform the functions of the office concerned.

PART IV FINANCIAL PROVISIONS 18.

Financial year (1) The financial year of the University shall be the period of twelve months commencing on such day in each year as the Council may determine.

(2) In the event of any change in the financial year, and for the purposes of the transition from the old financial year to a new financial year consequent upon the change, the transitional period, whether more or less than twelve months, shall be deemed for the purposes of this Act to be a financial year.

19.

Investment of funds (1) The Council may invest any of the funds of the University in securities in which for the time being trustees may by law invest trust funds or in any other securities which the Treasury may from time to time approve for the purpose.

(2) The Council may place on deposit with such bank or banks as it may determine any moneys not immediately required for the purposes of the University.

20.

Annual estimates (1) Before the commencement of a financial year the Council shall cause to be prepared estimates of the revenue and expenditure of the University for that year.

(2) The annual estimates shall make provision for all the estimated expenditure of the University for the financial year concerned, and in particular shall provide (a) for the payment of the salaries, allowances, and other charges in respect of the staff of the University; M22 13 [Issue 1] CAP.

210A [Rev.

2012] Moi University (b) for the payment of the pensions, gratuities and other charges in respect of retirement benefits which are payable out of the funds of the University; (c) for the proper maintenance of the buildings and grounds of the University; (d) for the proper maintenance, repair and replacement of the equipment and other movable property of the University; (e) for the funding of the cost of teaching and research activities of and in the University; (f) for the creation of such reserve funds to meet future or contingent liabilities in respect of retiring benefits, insurance or replacement of buildings or equipment, or in respect of such other matters as the Council may think fit.

(3) Annual estimates shall be approved by the Council before the commencement of the financial year to which they relate, and shall be submitted to the Minister for approval, and after the Minister has given his approval the Council shall not increase any sum provided in the estimates without the consent of the Minister.

(4) No expenditure shall be incurred for the purposes of the University except in accordance with the annual estimates approved under subsection (3) or in pursuance of an authorisation of the Council given with the prior approval of the Minister.

21.

Accounts and audit (1) The Council shall cause to be kept all proper books and records of account of the income, expenditure and assets of the University.

(2) Within a period of three months from the end of each financial year, the Council shall submit to the Auditor-General (Corporations) or auditor appointed under subsection (3) the accounts of the University together with (a) a statement of income and expenditure during that year; and (b) a statement of the assets and liabilities of the University on the last day of that year.

(3) The accounts of the University shall be audited by the Auditor-General (Corporations) or an auditor appointed by the Council with the approval of the Minister in concurrence with the Auditor-General (Corporations).

(4) The employment of an auditor shall not be terminated by the Council without the consent of the Minister in concurrence with the Auditor-General (Corporations).

(5) The Auditor-General (Corporations) may give general or special directions to an auditor appointed under subsection (3) and the auditor shall comply with those directions.

(6) An auditor appointed under subsection (3) shall report directly to the Auditor-General (Corporations) on any matter relating to the directions given under subsection (5).

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210A Moi University (7) Within a period of six months after the end of the financial year the auditor shall report on the examination and audit of the accounts of the University to the Council and the Minister; and where the auditor has been appointed under subsection (3) he shall also transmit a copy of the report and accounts to the Auditor-General (Corporations).

(8) Nothing in this Act shall be construed as prohibiting the Auditor-General (Corporations) from carrying out the inspection of the University accounts or records if it appears to him desirable.

(9) Notwithstanding anything in this Act, the Auditor-General (Corporations) may transmit to the Minister a special report on any matters incidental to his powers under this Act, and subsections (3) and (4) of section 19 of the Exchequer and Audit Act (Cap.

412) shall, mutatis mutandis, apply to any report made under this section.

(10) In the exercise of his powers and duties under this Act, the Auditor- General (Corporations) and any auditor appointed under this section shall have the same powers as those conferred on the Auditor-General (Corporations) by subsections (3) and (5) of section 105 of the Constitution and section 8 of the Exchequer and Audit Act (Cap.

412).

(11) The Minister shall lay the auditors report before the National Assembly as soon as practicable after the report has been submitted to him under this section.

[Act No.

13 of 1988, Sch.] PART V MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS 22.

Common seal and signification of documents (1) The common seal of the University shall be kept in such custody as the Council directs and shall not be used except upon the order of the Council.

(2) The common seal of the University shall be authenticated by the signature of the Vice-Chancellor, or of one other member of the Council duly authorised by the Council in that behalf, and of the chief administrative officer as secretary to the Council.

(3) The common seal of the University when affixed to any document and duly authenticated under this section shall be judicially and officially noticed, and, unless and until the contrary is proved, any necessary order or authorisation of the Council under this section shall be presumed to have been duly given.

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Statutes (1) In the performance of its functions under this Act, the Council shall, subject to this Act, make Statutes generally for the government, control and administration of the University and for the better carrying into effect of the purposes of this Act, and in particular for (a) the establishment of faculties, institutes and schools of the University; (b) the description of degrees; (c) the requirements for the award of degrees; (d) the conduct of examinations; M22 15 [Issue 1] CAP.

210A [Rev.

2012] Moi University (e) prescribing fees and boarding charges; (f) settling the terms and conditions of service, including the appointment, dismissal and recommendation of retiring benefits of the members of the staff of the University; (g) the constitution and procedure of meetings of the Council, and the establishment, composition and terms of reference of committees of the Council; (h) prescribing the rules and regulations for the students organization.

(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1), the Council shall not make, amend or revoke any statutes relating to the functions or privileges of the Chancellor, the Vice-Chancellor or the Senate without first ascertaining the opinion of the Senate.

(3) Statutes shall only be made by a resolution passed at one meeting of the Council supported by a majority of not less than three-fourths of the members present and voting being not less than half of the total membership of the Council.

(4) Statutes or regulations made by the senate under this Act shall be published in the Gazette but sections 27, 31(e) and 34 of the Interpretation and General Provisions Act (Cap.

2) shall not apply to the Statutes or to the regulations.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] CHAPTER 210A MOI UNIVERSITY ACT SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION List of Subsidiary Legislation Page 1.

Maseno University College Order, 1990.

M22 19 2.

Western University College of Science and Technology Order, 2002.

M22 21 3.

Narok University College Order, 2008.

M22 23 4.

Statutes of Moi University, 2008.

M22 35 5.

Kabianga University College Order, 2009.

M22 57 6.

Chepkoilel University College Order, 2010.

M22 69 7.

Karatina University College Order, 2010.

M22 81 8.

Rongo University College Order, 2011.

M22 93 9.

Garissa University College Order, 2011 .M22 105 M22 17 [Issue 1] [Rev.

2012] CAP.

210A Moi University [Subsidiary] MASENO UNIVERSITY COLLEGE ORDER, 1990 [L.N.

421/1990 revoked by Cap.

210D.] M22 19 [Issue 1] [Rev.

2012] CAP.

210A Moi University [Subsidiary] WESTERN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ORDER, 2002 [L.N.

373/2002 revoked by Cap.

210F.] M22 21 [Issue 1] [Rev.

2012] CAP.

210A Moi University [Subsidiary] NAROK UNIVERSITY COLLEGE ORDER, 2008 [L.N.

101/2008.] 1.

This Order maybe cited as the Narok University College Order, 2008.

2.

In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires academic board means the Academic Board of the University College established under paragraph 13; alumni association means the alumni association of the University College established under paragraph 15; chancellor means the Chancellor of the University; council means the Council of the University College established under paragraph 11; Deputy Principal means the Deputy Principal appointed by the Council of the University College under paragraph 9; faculty means a faculty of the University College established under the statutes; financial year means the financial year of the University College as provided for under paragraph18; graduate means a person upon whom a degree has been conferred in accordance with paragraph 5; incapacity means inability to perform functions of the office concerned; institute means an institute of the University College established by the statutes; lecturer means a member of the staff of the University College who is, in terms of appointment, a professor, an associate professor, senior lecturer, lecturer, assistant lecturer, or tutorial assistant, or a person who holds any other teaching post which the Council has recognized as a post having academics status in the University College; librarian means the person appointed to be in the librarian of the University College; Minister means the Minister for the time being responsible for higher education; Principal means the Principal of the University College appointed under paragraph 8; professor means a professor of the University College; registrar means the registrar appointed by the Council; school means a school of the University College established under the statutes; senate means the senate of the University; staff association means an association of the staff recognized by Council as being an association representative of the staff of the University College; statutes means Statutes of the University College made by the Council under this Order; student means a person registered by the University College for the purposes of obtaining a qualification of the University College or any other person who is determined by the Academic Board to be a student; M22 23 [Issue 1] CAP.

210A [Rev.

2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] students organization means an association of the students recognized by the Council being an organization representative of the students of the University College; university college means the Narok University College established under paragraph 3; university means the Moi University established under section 3 of the Act; and Vice-Chancellor means the Vice-Chancellor of the University appointed under section 10 of the Act.

3.

(1) There is hereby established a university college to be known as the Narok University College which shall be a constituent college of the Moi University.

(2) The University College shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal, and shall in its corporate name be capable of (a) suing and being sued; (b) taking, purchasing or otherwise acquiring, holding, charging and disposing of movable and immovable property; (c) receiving, investing, borrowing and lending money; and (d) doing or performing any such other things or acts, including entering into such contracts as may be necessary or expedient, for the furtherance of the provision of this Order which may be done by a body corporate.

(3) The University College shall the successor to Narok Teachers Training College.

(4) All rights, liabilities and assets held by or by any body on behalf of Narok Teachers College, existing at the commencement of this Order, shall be automatically and fully transferred to the University College.

4.

(1) The objects and functions of the University College shall be (a) to provide directly, or in collaboration with other institutions of higher learning, facilities for university education (including technological, scientific and professional education), the integration of teaching, research and effective application of knowledge and skills to the life, work and welfare of the citizens of Kenya; (b) to participate in the discovery, transmission and preservation and enhancement of knowledge and to stimulate the intellect participation of students in the economic, social, cultural, scientific and technological development of Kenya; (c) to provide and advance university education and training to appropriately qualified candidates, leading to the conferment of degrees and award of diplomas and certificates and such other qualifications as the Council and the Senate shall from time to time determine and in so doing, contribute to manpower needs; (d) to conduct examinations for such academic awards as may be provided in the statutes pertaining to the University College; and (e) to examine and make proposal for new faculties, schools, institutes, departments, resource and research centres, degree courses and subjects of study.

(f) play a leading role in the development and expansion of the opportunities for higher education and research; (g) develop as an institution of excellence in teaching, training, scholarship, entrepreneurship, innovation, research and consultancy services; [Issue 1] M22 24 [Rev.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] (h) participate in commercial ventures and other activities to the benefit of the institution, the community and stakeholders; (i) develop and provide educational, cultural, professional, technical and vocational services to the community and in particular foster corporate social responsibility and the practical arts; (j) provide programmes, products and services in ways that reflect the principles of equity and social justice; (k) facilitate student mobility between different programmes at different training institutions, universities and industry; (l) foster the general welfare of all staff and students.

(2) Admission to the University College as candidates for degrees, diplomas, certificates, or other awards shall be open to all persons accepted as being qualified by the Academic Board in accordance with this Order and the Act without distinction of race, ethnicity, place of origin or residence or other local connections, political opinion, colour, creed, physical ability or gender; and no barrier based on any such distinction shall be imposed upon any person as a condition of their becoming, or continuing to be, a professor, lecturer, graduate or student of the University College, or of their holding any office therein, nor shall any preference be given to, or advantage withheld from any person on the ground of any such distinction.

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(1) The degrees and postgraduate diplomas to be awarded by the University College shall be the degrees and postgraduate diplomas conferred by Moi University.

(2) Notwithstanding subparagraph (1), the University College shall have powers to grant diplomas, certificates, or other academic qualifications which may, for the time being, be authorized by the statutes of the University College.

6.

Subject to this Order, the University College may award scholarships, bursaries and prizes and make other awards which may be provided for by the statutes.

PART III MEMBERSHIP AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE 7.

The members of the University College shall be (a) the Chancellor of Moi University (b) the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Nairobi; (c) the Principal; (d) the Deputy Principals; (e) the members of the Council; (f) the members of the Academic Board; (g) the librarian of the University College; (h) the professors of the University College; (i) the lecturers of the University College; (j) the Registrars; (k) the Finance Officer; (l) the Deen of students; (m) the Director of ICT services; (n) the students of the University College; (o) the Alumni; and M22 25 [Issue 1] CAP.

210A [Rev.

2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] (p) such other members of the staff of the University College or any other body formally admitted into association with the University College, as the Council may from time to time determine.

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(1) There shall be a Principal of the University College who shall be appointed by the Minister on advice of the Council, and in consultation with the Chancellor.

(2) The Principal shall be the chief executive of the University College and shall (a) be the academic and administrative head of the University College; (b) have overall responsibility of the direction, organization, administration and programmes of the University College; and (c) have such powers and duties as may be provided by the Statutes.

(3) The Principal shall hold office upon such terms and for such period as may be provided by the Statutes and upon expiration of that period shall be eligible for re- appointment for one further term.

(4) Notwithstanding sub-paragraph (1), the Minister may appoint the first Principal on the recommendation of the Council of the Moi University and the person so appointed shall be deemed to be the Principal appointed under sub-paragraph (1).

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(1) The Council shall, in consultation with the Chancellor appoint one or more Deputy Principals, who shall, under the general direction of the Principal, exercise such powers and perform such duties as be provided by the Statutes.

(2) A Deputy Principal shall hold office upon such terms and for such period as may be provided by the Statutes and upon expiration of that period shall be eligible for re- appointment for one further term.

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Deans, directors and chairmen of faculties, etc.

(1) The Council shall, on advice of the Principal, appoint for each faculty, school, institute, centre, or a department, a dean, director, or a chairman who shall be the academic and administrative head of the faculty, school, institute, centre, or department and shall, under the general direction of the Principal, have such powers and duties as may be provided by Statutes.

(2) A person appointed as dean, director or chairman shall hold office upon such terms and for such period as may be provided by the statutes and upon expiration of that period shall be eligible for reappointment.

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(1) There shall be a Council of the University College which shall consist of (a) the Chairman and Vice-Chairman, both of whom shall be appointed by the president in consultation with the Chancellor; (b) the Vice-Chancellor Moi University; (c) the Principal; (d) the Deputy Principals; (e) the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for higher education; (f) the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for finance; (g) one person being a member of the Academic Board; (h) one person appointed by the Minister to represent professional associations; (i) one person appointed by the Minister to represent special interest; [Issue 1] M22 26 [Rev.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] (j) one person nominated by the Alumni Association from among its members; (k) one person appointed by the Minister to represent association of technical and vocational education and training institutions; (l) two persons, one nominated by the academic staff and the other by the non-academic staff; (m) a representative of the student organization; (n) not more than two persons co-opted by the Council.

(2) The Principal shall be the secretary to the Council.

(3) Subject to paragraph (4), a member of the Council, other than an ex officio member, shall hold office for a period of three years, but shall be eligible for re- appointment.

(4) The office of a member of the Council shall become vacant (a) if, not being an ex officio member, he resigns his office by writing under his hand addressed to the Principal; (b) if the Council is satisfied that the member is, by reasons of physical or mental infirmity, unable to exercise the functions of his office; (c) upon his death.

(5) Where the office of a member of the Council becomes vacant, the Principal shall forthwith notify the vacancy to the appropriate appointing authority.

(6) The procedure, conduct and regulation of the affairs of the Council shall be determined by the Council.

(7) The Council shall exercise prudent leadership, innovative enterprise, and good judgement in directing the University College and shall always act in the best interest of the University College.

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Functions of the Council (1) Subject to this Order, the Council shall be the governing body of the University College through which the University College shall act and (a) shall administer the property and funds of the University College in a manner and for the purposes which shall promote the interest of the University College; but the Council shall not charge or dispose of immovable property of the University College except in accordance with the procedures laid down by the Government of Kenya; (b) shall receive, on behalf of the University College, donations, endowments, gifts, grants or other moneys and make disbursements therefrom to the University College or other bodies or persons; (c) shall approve the appointment criteria and the terms and conditions of service of staff; (d) shall provide for the welfare of the staff and students of the University College; (e) may enter into association with other universities, university colleges or other institutions of learning, whether within Kenya or otherwise, as the Council may deem necessary and appropriate; and (f) may, after consultation with the Academic Board, make regulations governing the conduct and discipline of the students of the University College.

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2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] (2) All documents, other than those required by law to be under seal, made on behalf of the Council, and all decisions of the Council, and all decisions of the Council may be signified under the hand of the Chairman, the Principal or any other members of the Council generally or specifically authorized by the Council in that behalf.

(3) The Council shall ensure that a proper management structure is in place and make sure that the structure functions to maintain corporate integrity, reputation and responsibility.

(4) The Council shall monitor and evaluate the implementation of strategies, policies, and management criteria and plans of the University College.

(5) The Council shall constantly review the viability and financial sustainability of the University College, and shall do so once every year.

(6) The Council shall ensure that the University College complies with all the relevant laws, regulations, governance practices, accounting and auditing standards.

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The Academic Board (1) There shall be an Academic Board of the University College which shall consist of (a) the Principal, who shall be the Chairman; (b) the Deputy Principals; (c) the deans of the faculties, and directors of schools, institutes and centres; (d) the heads of teaching departments of the University College; (e) the Registrar in charge of academic affairs; (f) the librarian; (g) the Dean of students; (h) the Director of ICT services; (i) one representative of each of the faculty or school boards appointed by the respective boards from among its members; and (j) two members elected by the students organization, who shall not be entitled to attend deliberations of the Academic Board on matters which are considered by the chairman of the Academic Board to be confidential and which relate to examinations, the general discipline of students, and other related matters.

(2) The Deputy Principal for the time being in charge of academics shall be the secretary to the Academic Board.

(3) The Academic Board shall have the following powers and duties (a) to satisfy itself regarding the content and academic standard of any course of study in respect of any degree, diploma, certificate or other award of the University College and to report its findings thereon to the Senate; (b) to propose regulations for consideration by the Senate regarding the eligibility of persons for admission to a course of study; (c) to propose regulations for consideration by the Senate regarding the standard of proficiency to be gained in each examination for a degree, diploma, certificate or other award of the University College; (d) to decide which persons have attained the prescribed standard of proficiency and are otherwise fit to be granted a degree, diploma, certificate or other award of the University College and to report its decision thereon to the Senate; and [Issue 1] M22 28 [Rev.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] (e) to make regulations governing such other matters as are within its powers in accordance with this Order or the Statutes.

(4) Notwithstanding any of the provisions of this Order, the Senate shall not initiate any action in respect of paragraph (a), (b), (c) or (d) of subparagraph (2) except upon receipt of a report or proposal thereunder and the Senate shall not reject any such report, or reject or amend any regulations as proposed within further reference to the Academic Board.

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Management Board (1) There shall be established a Management Board made up of the following persons (a) the Principal, who shall be the chairman; (b) the Deputy Principals; (c) the Deputy Principals; (d) the Registrar in charge of administration, who shall be the secretary; (e) the Finance Officer; and (f) such other member of senior management as the Council may determine.

(2) The Management Board shall assist the Principal in the day to day management of the University College and shall, in this respect, be responsible for (a) the efficient management of the human, physical and financial resources of the University College; (b) making proposals to the Council and the Academic Board on policies that have application across the entire institution; (c) the coordination of the University College strategic and development plans; and (d) any other matters related to the management of the University College.

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Alumni association (1) There shall be an alumni association of the University College which shall consist of graduates of the University College and such other persons as may be prescribed by the Statutes.

(2) The alumni association shall have the right to meet and discuss any matter relating to the University College and transmit resolutions thereon to the Council, the Academic Board, or the Senate, and may exercise such other functions as the Statutes may prescribe.

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Staff of the University College (1) The staff of the Narok University College existing prior to the commencement of this Order including those on secondment are eligible for employment by the University College subject to appraisal by the Council in accordance with the Statutes.

(2) The academic staff of the University College shall consist of the Principal, the Deputy Principals, the librarian and all members of staff who are engaged in teaching and research.

(3) The senior management staff of the University College shall consist of the Principal, the Deputy Principals, and the deans of schools and directors of institutes and such other members of staff as the Council may from time to time determine.

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210A [Rev.

2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] (4) The administrative staff of the University College shall consist of the registrars, the finance officer and such other members of staff, not being engaged in teaching or research, as the Council may, from time to time, determine.

(5) The technical staff of the University College shall consist of those staff engaged in laboratory, field instruction, workshops and such similar environs in the teaching departments under the general direction of the heads of the teaching departments, and as the Council may from time to time determine.

(6) The support staff of the University College shall consist of those staff engaged in general duties and as the Council may from time to time determine.

(7) All members of staff of the University College shall, subject to this Order, be appointed either (a) in the manner and upon the terms and conditions of service prescribed by the Statutes; or (b) in the case of a person seconded to the service of the University College from the Service of another institution, the Government or any other public service, on terms and conditions, agreed upon between the Council and the seconding body.

(8) The Council may, subject to such restrictions as it may impose, delegate, either generally or specially, to any person, committee, or body, the power to appoint any member of the staff of the University College.

(9) All members of staff of the University College shall (a) be subject to the general authority of the Council and of the Principal; and (b) be deemed to be employed in accordance with the Statutes or as otherwise specifically provided by the Statutes or by the terms of a particular appointment.

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Performance of functions in absence of office holder (1) In the event of the incapacity of the Principal, the chairman of the Council may appoint one of the Deputy Principals to carry out the functions of the Principal during the period of incapacity.

(2) In the event of the simultaneous incapacity of the Principal and the Deputy Principals, the chairman of the Council may appoint any member of the academic staff of the University College to perform the functions of the Principal during the incapacity.

(3) In the event of the incapacity of a member of staff of the University College other than the Principal and Deputy Principals, the said officer during the incapacity.

PART IV FINANCIAL PROVISIONS 18.

Financial year The financial year of the University College shall be the period of twelve months commencing on the 1st July and ending on 30th June in the following year.

19.

Investment of funds (1) The Council may invest any of the funds of the University College in securities, treasury bonds, trust funds or in any other securities which the Treasury may, from time to time, approve.

(2) The Council may place on deposit with such banks as it may determine any moneys not immediately required for the purposes of the University College.

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Annual estimates (1) Before the commencement of a financial year, the Council shall cause to be prepared estimates of the revenue and expenditure of the University College for that year.

(2) The annual estimates shall make provisions for all the estimated expenditure of the University College for the financial year concerned, and in particular shall provide (a) for the payment of the salaries, allowances and other charges in respect of the staff or the University College; (b) for the payment of the pensions, gratuities and other charges in respect of retirement benefits which are payable out of the funds of the University College; (c) for the proper maintenance of the buildings and grounds of the University College; (d) for the proper maintenance, repair and replacement of equipment and other movable property of the University College; (e) for the funding of the cost of teaching, research and outreach activities of the University College; (f) for the development; and (g) for the creation of such funds to meet future or contingent liabilities in respect of retiring benefits, insurance or replacement of building or equipment and in respect of such other matters as the Council may think fit.

(3) In drawing its annual estimates and development plans, the University College shall consult with the Government agency responsible for university grants.

(4) Annual estimates shall be approved by the Council before the commencement of the financial year to which they relate, and shall be submitted to the Minister for approval, and after the Minister has given his approval, the Council shall not increase any sum provided in the estimates without the consent of the Minister.

(5) No expenditure shall be incurred for the purpose of the University College except in accordance with the annual estimates approved under subparagraph (4) or in pursuance of an authorization of the Council given with the prior approval of the Minister.

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Accounts and audit (1) The Council shall cause to be kept all proper books of accounts of the income, expenditure and assets and of the University College.

(2) Within a period of three months from end of each financial year, the Council shall submit to the Controller and Auditor-General, the accounts of the University College together with (a) a statement of income and expenditure during that year; and (b) a statement of the assets and liabilities of the University College on the last day of that year.

(3) The accounts of the University College shall be audited by the Controller and Auditor-General in accordance with the Public Audit Act, 2003.

(4) The Controller and Auditor-General may transmit to the Minister a special report on any matters incidential to his powers under this Order, and section 24(3) and (4) of the Public Audit Act, 2003 shall apply to any report made under this paragraph.

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2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] PART V MISCELLANEOUS 22.

Common seal and signification of documents (1) The common seal of the University College shall be kept in such custody and used only as the Council shall direct.

(2) The common seal of the University College shall be authenticated by the signatures of the Principal together with any other person duly authorized by the Council.

(3) The common seal of the University College when affixed to any document and duly authenticated shall be judicially and officially noticed, and, unless and until the contrary is proved, any order or authorization of the Council under this paragraph shall be presumed to have been duly given.

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Statutes (1) In the performance of its functions under this Order, the Council shall, subject to this Order, make statutes generally for the government, control and administration of the University College and for the better carrying into effect of the purposes of this Order, and in particular for the (a) establishment of faculties, schools, and institutes of the University College; (b) description of degrees, diplomas, certificates and other academic qualifications; (c) requirement for conferment of degrees and award of diplomas, certificates and other academic qualifications; (d) conduct of examinations; (e) prescribing fees and other charges; (f) setting the terms and conditions of service, including the appointment, dismissal and recommendation of retirement benefits of the members of the staff of the University College; (g) constitution and procedure of meetings of the Council, and the establishment, composition and terms of reference of committees of the Council; and (h) providing for or prescribing anything, which under this Order, may be provided for or prescribed by statutes.

(2) Notwithstanding subparagraph (1), the Council shall not make, amend or revoke any statutes relating to the functions and privileges of the Principal or Academic Board without first ascertaining the opinion of the Academic Board.

(3) Statutes shall only be made by a resolution passed at a meeting of the Council supported by a majority of not less than three fourths of the members present and voting, being not less than two thirds of the total membership of the Council.

(4) Statutes or regulations made by the Council under this Order shall not be published in the Gazette but sections 27, 31(e) and 34 of the Interpretation and General Provisions Act shall not apply to the statutes or to the regulations.

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Protection of name (1) Notwithstanding the provisions of any other written law, no public officer performing functions relating to the registration of companies, business or societies shall accept for such registration any name which includes the words Narok University together with word College unless the application for the registration is accompanied by the written consent of the Council.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] (2) Any person who except with the written consent of the Council uses the words Narok University together with the word College in furtherance of, or as, or in connection with, any advertisement for any trade, business, calling, or profession, commits an offence and shall be liable to a fine of one million shillings and imprisonment for a term of twelve months.

Provided that nothing in this paragraph shall be construed as preventing the bona fide use by any person of any title in pursuance of the grant to him of a degree, diploma or certificate by the University College.

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Conversion into a fully fledged university The status accorded to the University College by this Order as a constituent college of the Moi University shall be transitional only and the University shall initiate the necessary administrative and legal measures to ensure that the University College becomes a fully fledged university.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] STATUTES OF MOI UNIVERSITY, 2008 [L.N.

134/2008, L.N.

61/2011.] STATUTE I CITATION AND DEFINITION 1.

These Statutes may be cited as Statutes of Moi University, 2008 and shall be deemed to have come into operation on 8th June, 1984.

2.

In these Statutes, unless the context otherwise requires academic staff means professors, associate professors, senior lecturers, lecturers, assistant lecturers and such other persons in the employment of the University engaged in teaching or research therein as Council, acting in accordance with the recommendation of Senate, may from time to time grant the status of members of the University: academic year means a period of twelve calendar months ending on such date as may be designated from time to time by Senate, provided, however, that Senate may designate different dates and different periods of more or less than twelve months for different purposes; Act means Moi University Act; campus means a place of education, learning or research which is so designated by Council; other Staff means persons in the employment of the University who are not members of the academic staff; regulations means regulations made by Senate pursuant to the Act or these Statutes; student means a person who is registered as a student of the university during a current academic year for a first or higher degree, diploma, certificate or such other qualification or courses of the University; under-graduate means a person who is registered as a student undergoing a course of studies for a first degree of the University or such other course in the University as may be approved by Senate as qualifying such a person for the status of an undergraduate.

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Words signifying the masculine shall include the feminine, words used in the singular shall include the plural and words used in the plural shall include the singular unless the contrary intention appears.

STATUTE II THE MEMBERS OF THE UNIVERSITY 1.

The Members of the University shall be (a) Officers of the University; (b) Members of Council; (c) Members of Senate; (d) Emeritus Professors; (e) Members of the Academic Staff; (f) Members of the Convocation; (g) Students.

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Members of the University shall continue so long as one at least of the qualifications above enumerated shall continue to be possessed by the individual members, provided always that membership of the University may be withheld or withdrawn at the request of any person made for reason considered by Senate to be sufficiently cogent as to justify such a request.

STATUTE III OFFICERS OF THE UNIVERSITY 1.

The officers of the University shall be (a) The Chancellor; (b) The Chairman of Council; (c) The Vice-Chairman of Council; (d) The Honorary Treasurer; (e) The Vice-Chancellor; (f) The Deputy Vice-Chancellors; (g) The Chief Administrative Officer; (h) The Chief Academic Officer; (i) The Finance Officer; (j) The University Librarian; (k) The Dean of Students; (l) Such other members of the University as may be granted by the statutes the status of University Officer.

STATUTE IV THE CHANCELLOR 1.

Subject to the Act and these Statutes, the Chancellor shall hold office during his life or until his resignation.

2.

In exercise of the powers conferred on the Chancellor under the Act, the Chancellor shall notify the Council of the University of the intention to direct an inspection or visitation of the University and Council shall have the right to tender to the Chancellor advice on any matters relevant to such an inspection or visitation.

STATUTE V THE VICE-CHANCELLOR 1.

The Vice-Chancellor shall be appointed by the Chancellor of the University after consultation with the Council and shall hold office for a period of five years which may be renewed for a further period of five years subject to satisfactory performance.

2.

The Vice-Chancellor shall have the overall responsibility for the direction, organization, administration and programmes of the University and shall be responsible to the Council for the general conduct and discipline of the students.

3.

The Vice-Chancellor shall be the Chairman of Senate and by virtue of his office be a member of every committee appointed by Council and Senate unless otherwise explicitly provided.

4.

The Vice-Chancellor shall have general responsibility to Council for promoting academic development and excellence and for maintaining the efficiency and good order of the university and in consultation with the Chairman of Council, on occasions which he considers to be occasions of necessity take such steps as he and the Chairman of Council may deem expedient for safeguarding the interest of the University: Provided that in all cases he shall make a report to Council at its next meeting.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] 5.

Subject to the provisions of the Act the Vice-Chancellor may assign or delegate any of his duties or function and may withdraw any such delegation or assignment at any time.

6.

The Vice-Chancellor shall have such other powers as may be conferred upon him by Council in accordance with the Act.

7.

The Vice-Chancellor may resign by writing addressed to the Chairman of Council.

STATUTE VI THE HONORARY TREASURER 1.

The Honorary Treasurer shall perform such duties as may be determined from time to time which shall include (i) advising council on financial position of the University from time to time.

(ii) advising Council on investment of University funds.

2.

The Honorary Treasurer shall in the absence of both the Chairman and Vice-Chairman of Council, act as Chairman of Council.

STATUTE VII THE DEPUTY VICE-CHANCELLORS 1.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellors shall be appointed by Council from a list of not more than three person nominated by Senate from among the academic staff: Provided that Senate shall take into consideration the seniority of candidates presented to it for nomination.

2.

Council may decide not to appoint any candidate presented before it by Senate provided that the reasons for decision shall be made known to Senate.

3.

Subject to these Statutes, the Deputy Vice-Chancellors shall hold office for a period of five years which may be renewed once for a period of five years subject to satisfactory performance and consideration of a report from the Senate.

4.

Subject to the provisions of the Act, the Vice-Chancellor shall determine the duties of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor.

5.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor may resign by writing addressed to the Secretary to the Council.

STATUTE VIIA PRINCIPALS OF CAMPUSES 1.

The Council shall competitively recruit a principal for each campus.

2.

A person shall not be appointed as a principal unless the person holds a position of at least a senior lecturer.

3.

A principal shall hold office for a period of five years which may be renewed for a further period of five years subject to satisfactory performance.

4.

Subject to the provisions of the Act, the Vice-Chancellor shall determine the duties of a principal.

5.

A principal may resign in writing addressed to the secretary of the Council.

STATUTE VIII THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER 1.

The Chief Administrative Officer shall be appointed by Council and shall, under the directions of the Vice-Chancellor be responsible to Council for the administration of the funds and other assets of the University.

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Subject to these Statutes, the Chief Administrative Officer shall hold office for such period and upon such terms and conditions as shall be determined by Council.

3.

The Chief Administrative Officer shall be Secretary to Council, and to all its Committees.

4.

Subject to the Act the Chief Administrative Officer may delegate any of his functions and may withdraw any such delegation at any time.

5.

The Chief Administrative Officer may resign by writing addressed to the Vice- Chancellor who shall report thereon to Council.

STATUTE IX CHIEF ACADEMIC OFFICER 1.

The Chief Academic Officer shall be appointed by Council and shall, under the direction of the Vice-Chancellor be responsible to Council for all matters pertaining to the academic activities of the University.

2.

Subject to these Statutes, the Chief Academic Officer shall hold office for such a period and upon such terms and conditions as shall be determined by Council.

3.

The Chief Academic Officer shall be Secretary to Senate, all its committees and to the Convocation.

4.

Subject to the Act the Chief Academic Officer may delegate any of his functions and may withdraw any such delegation at any time.

5.

The Chief Academic Officer may resign by writing addressed to the Secretary to the Council who shall report thereon to the Council.

STATUTE X THE LIBRARIAN 1.

The Librarian shall be responsible to the Vice-Chancellor through the Chief Academic Officer for the organization and operation of the library services of the University.

2.

Subject to these Statutes, the Librarian shall, in the course of the organization and operation of the library, advice the faculties, institutes and schools on appropriate steps to take to ensure that all courses of the study approved by Senate are well catered for in terms of books and other resource materials and equipment and shall in addition strive to develop the Library into a viable repository of Kenyan materials of scholastic value.

3.

The Librarian shall be a member of Senate and shall, in that capacity, be entitled to all rights and privileges accorded the members of the Senate.

STATUTE XI ACADEMIC AND OTHER APPOINTMENTS 1.

Subject to these Statutes and regulations, the Council may appoint such academic staff as it may deem necessary for the efficient functioning of the University with such duties and upon such terms and conditions as Council may prescribe.

2.

Subject to these Statutes and regulations, the Council may make all such other appointments including those of consultant, part-time, temporary, honorary, seconded or visiting staff, or casual workers as it may think fit for the efficient functioning of the University.

3.

Unless otherwise provided by these Statutes or the regulations or in his conditions of appointment any member of staff of the University may resign in writing addressed to the Secretary to Council.

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Council shall determine the categorization of staff for purposes of terms and conditions of employment, but for the time being, these shall be the academic, senior administrative and library staff, the middle level staff and the junior staff.

5.

The terms and conditions of employment for all staff shall be set out in the terms and condition of service which shall be determined by Council from time to time.

STATUTE XII THE COUNCIL 1.

Subject to the Act and these Statutes, the Council shall be the governing body of the University and shall exercise all the powers thereof and without derogating from the generality of its authority it is specifically declared that Council shall exercise the following powers (a) to provide the land, buildings, premises, furniture and equipment including specialized scientific equipment, vehicles and machinery and other means and facilities required for carrying out the work of the university in accordance with the Act; (b) to make the appointments authorized by the Act and these Statutes; (c) with the consent of Senate, to establish, confirm, abolish or hold in suspense any professorship, lectureship or other academic posts; (d) to confer after report from Senate the title of Emeritus Professor; (e) to promote and to make financial provision and facilities for research within the University; (f) subject to the provisions of the Act and where appropriate, after consideration of report from Senate, to make new or additional Statutes, and alter, amend or revoke existing Statutes; (g) to make regulations in accordance with the Act for any purpose in respect of which regulations may be made, provided that no regulations shall be made until Senate has had an opportunity of reporting thereon.

(h) on the recommendation of Senate, to provide by Statutes for the creation of new faculties, schools, institutes, departments, divisions, centres or other units of learning and research of the University (whether formed by the sub- divisions of any one or more than one of any such unit or otherwise) and for the abolition from time to time of any such unit; and to approve the establishment or abolition of such division of any such unit, so described; (i) to govern, manage and regulate the finances accounts, investments, property, business and all affairs of the University; (j) to determine, after considering the recommendations of Senate, all fees payable to the University; (k) to invest any moneys belonging to the University including any unapplied income, in such stocks funds, fully paid shares or securities as Council may from time to time think fit, in accordance with the general law for the investment of trust moneys or in the purchase of freehold or leasehold properties, including rents and subject to the Act with the powers of varying such investments from time to time by sale or re-investment or otherwise.

Provided that Council may in its discretion retain as long as it shall think fit any investment given or bequeathed to the University although not coming within the description of investments authorized as aforesaid; (l) subject to the Act, to sell, buy, exchange, lease, grant or take on lease, moveable and immovable property on behalf of the University; M22 39 [Issue 1] CAP.

210A [Rev.

2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] (m) to borrow money on behalf of the University and for that purpose and subject to the Act to mortgage or charge all or any part of the property unless the conditions of the property so held provide otherwise as the Council may think fit; (n) to receive from Senate estimates of expenditure required to carry out the work of the University and to provide the requisite money in so far as the estimates are approved and accepted by Council; (o) to provide for the welfare of every person in the employment of the University, including former employees of the University on pension on similar arrangements, wife, widow and dependants to such persons, including the payment of money, pensions or other funds for the benefit of such persons.

(p) to enter into, vary, carry out or terminate contracts on behalf of the University; (q) to select a Seal, Arms and Mace for the University and to have the sole custody and use of the Seal; (r) to institute, on the recommendation of Senate (and subject, where appropriate, to any conditions acceptable to Council and to Senate which might be made by the donors) fellowships, studentships exhibitions, bursaries, prices and other aids to study and research; (s) to determine the terms and conditions of service upon which Examiners shall be appointed by Senate; (t) to take into consideration and, if the Council deems it proper, give effect to reports from Senate on those matters upon which Senate is authorized or required by these Statutes to make reports; (u) Subject to the Act, these Statutes and any other written law to exercise powers of removal from office and other disciplinary control over the academic staff, the senior administrative staff and all other staff in the University: Provided that in the case of the academic and senior administrative staff this power shall be exercised for the reasons on the grounds, in the manner and pursuant to the procedures set out in the regulations which shall include the following rights for the member of staff: (i) to appear and be heard by Council or any person or body to whom Council has delegated this function; (ii) to be represented by a person of his choice from among the members of the academic and senior administrative staff; (iii) to call and examine witnesses; (iv) to appeal to the full Council; (v) Council may, subject to such limitations as it may think fit, delegate any of its powers or duties to the Chairman or to committees consisting of such member of Council and other persons as it may think fit, and Council may empower any such committees to act jointly with any committees appointed by senate, provided that Council shall not delegate to the Chairman or to a committee the powers to approve without further reference to Council annual Estimates of Expenditure: Provided further that the member of staff who is subject to disciplinary action shall be given adequate notice of the charges he faces and also shall have access to any documents to be introduced as evidence against him.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] STATUTE XIII MEETINGS OF THE COUNCIL 1.

The membership, powers and functions of the University Council shall be as prescribed in the Act.

2.

Unless Council otherwise determines, a meeting of Council shall be held at least once in each University term, such time and place as the Chairman may appoint.

3.

At all meetings of Council a quorum shall be the nearest whole number above half the membership of Council, for the time being.

4.

Subject to the Act, decision of Council shall be by a simple majority vote of those present and voting, provided that the Chairman of Council shall have a casting vote in case of an equality of votes and provided also that the enactment of Statutes the provision of section 23(3) of the Act shall apply.

5.

The Chairman may at anytime call a meeting of Council and shall call a meeting within 28 days of receiving request for that purpose addressed to him and signed by at least ten members of Council.

6.

The Chairman, or in his absence, the Vice-Chairman, shall preside at all meetings of Council at which he is present and in the absence of both the Chairman and Vice- Chairman, the Honorary Treasurer, shall preside at such meetings.

In the event of the absence of the Chairman, the Vice-Chairman and the Honorary Treasury, members present shall elect a temporary Chairman from amongst those members present.

7.

The Council may, at the discretion of the Chairman, transact any business by circulation of papers and any decision so stake shall be submitted for record provided that every member of council agrees in writing with any decision so taken.

8.

The Chairman shall be ex officio member of every committee of Council and, in the absence of a specific appointment, shall be Chairman of each such committee.

Provided that in the absence of the Chairman of any such committee the members present and constituting a quorum may elect a temporary Chairman from amongst their number.

9.

Unless Council otherwise determines, a quorum of any committee of Council shall be the nearest number above half the membership of the committee.

10.

Council shall cause minutes of its proceedings to be kept by the Secretary and such minutes shall be confirmed, subject to any necessary amendment by the Chairman at a subsequent meeting.

11.

Subject to the provisions of these Statutes, Council shall have power to regulate by such means as it may think fit its own procedure and the procedure of any committee of Council.

STATUTE XIV THE SENATE 1.

Subject to the provisions of the Act, Senate shall be the academic authority of the University and shall have the control and general direction of research, instruction and examinations and of the award of degrees, diplomas, certificates and other distinctions.

2.

Pursuant to Section 14(1)(j) of the Act, the following shall be members of Senate in addition to the membership prescribed in that section (i) Professors of the University who are not members of Senate by virtue of the officers prescribed in Section 14(1) of the Act.

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2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] (ii) Up-to-two persons co-opted from outside the University whose membership the senate may consider useful in promoting the objectives of the University.

3.

Persons who are members of the Senate by virtue of their office shall cease to be members on expiry of their term in office.

4.

Persons appointed to the membership of senate by virtue of section 14(1)(f), (h) and (j) of the Act shall hold office for a period of three years but shall be eligible for re- appointment for one more term of three years.

5.

Membership of representatives of the students organization shall be limited to a period of one year but may be renewed for two further periods of one year each.

6.

Subject to these Statutes and the regulations Senate shall have the following powers (a) to determine the academic policy of the University and to advice council on the provision of facilities to carry out that policy; (b) to direct and regulate the teaching and instruction within the University and the Examinations held by the University, subject to the powers of Council herein before defined; (c) to provide the degrees, diplomas, certificates and other distinction to be awarded by the University provided that honorary degrees, shall only be awarded on the recommendation of a Joint Committee of Council and Senate for that purpose; (d) to make, after report from the Boards of the faculties concerned, regulations for giving effect to those Statutes and the regulations relating to courses of study and examination; (e) subject to the provisions of these Statutes and the regulations, to regulate the admission of persons to the University and to course of study in the University and their continuance or discontinuance in such course and the condition for qualifying for admission to the various titles, degrees, distinction and other awards offered by the University; (f) to prepare estimates of expenditure required to carry out the work of the University and to submit them to Council for approval; (g) to appoint internal and external examiners after report from the faculties concerned; (h) to formulate, modify or revise, subject to the control of Council, schemes for the organization of the faculties, schools, institutes, departments, divisions, centres, or other units of learning and research of the University, and to assign to them their respective subjects, and also to report to Council as to the expediency of the establishment at any time for other faculties, schools, institutes, departments, divisions, centres or other units of learning and research or as to the expediency of the abolition, combination or sub- division of any of them; (i) to review, amend, refer back, control or disallow any act of any faculty, school, institute, department, division, centre or other unit of learning, research and to give directions to any such body; (j) to fix, subject to any conditions made by the donors thereof which are accepted by council, the time, mode and conditions, of competition for fellowship, scholarships, studentship, exhibitions, bursaries, prices and [Issue 1] M22 42 [Rev.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] other aids to study and research and to award the same and where senate is satisfied that on academic or other legitimate grounds it is necessary so to do, and withdraw or direct the withdrawal of any fellowship, scholarship, studentship, exhibition, bursary, price or other aid to study and research; (k) to prescribe the academic dress to be worn by the officers and members of the university and the occasions on which it shall be worn; (l) to have general responsibility for the resources and services of the university library; (m) to promote and administer the extra-mutual, external and extension work of the University; (n) to report to Council on all statutes, regulations or proposed changes thereof; (o) to report to Council on any matters referred to it by Council; (p) to discuss and declare an opinion on any matter whatsoever relating to the University; (q) to require any student to withdraw from the University on academic grounds; (r) to make regulations for the discipline of the students of the University; (s) to exercise all such powers as are or may be conferred on Senate by the Act, these Statutes and regulations and do such other acts and things as Council shall authorize.

7.

Senate shall prescribe which units of learning or research and which subjects of study shall form part, or be the responsibility of each of the faculties.

A unit of learning or research or a subject of study may, if Senate so directs, from part or be the responsibility of more than one faculty.

8.

Senate may, subject to the Act and these statutes and regulations, establish committees consisting of such members of Senate and any other persons as it may think fit and may delegate any of its powers or duties to the Chairman or of its committees and may also empower such Committees to act jointly with any committees appointed by Council, Boards of faculties, institutes or schools.

STATUTE XV MEETING OF SENATE 1.

Senate shall meet at least once in each University term and at other times at the instance of the Vice Chancellor or at the written request of not less than one-third of the members of Senate of whom not less than five must be professors provide that the written request shall state the purpose of the meeting.

Such meetings shall be convened within six weeks of the date of the written request.

2.

The Vice-Chancellor, or in his absence, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, shall preside at all meetings of Senate at which he is present and in the event of the absence of both the Vice-Chancellor and the Deputy Vice-Chancellor the members present and constituting a quorum shall elect a temporary Chairman from among the members present.

3.

At all meetings of Senate a quorum shall be the nearest whole number above one-half of the membership of Senate, for the time being.

4.

Senate shall meet at such place and time as the Vice Chancellor may appoint.

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2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] STATUTE XVI FACULTIES, INSTITUTES AND SCHOOLS* 1.

Council shall have power on the recommendation of the Senate from time to time to establish faculties, institutes and schools and the constituent elements thereof.

2.

there shall be a Dean of each faculty, institute and school, who will be the Chairman of the Board of the faculty, institute and school.

Where the Dean is unable to be present at a meeting of such Board, the Board shall elect a Chairman from amongst its members present.

3.

Each faculty, institute and school shall consist of such constituent departments as Council may from time to time determine.

4.

The first faculty of the University shall be: The Faculty of Forest Resources and Wildlife Management.

5.

Each Department shall have a Head who shall be appointed by Council on the recommendation of the Vice-Chancellor from among the academic members of staff in that Department.

6.

Each Department shall be regarded, for administrative purposes, as being a constituent part of one faculty, institute or school but may in relation to other faculties, institutes or schools in which such a department has teaching or other commitments be regarded as being associated with such faculty, institute, or school.

7.

Faculties, institutes and schools shall make recommendations to Senate with regard to departments which shall be associated with the particular faculty, institute or school provided that members of the faculty, institute or school Board from associated departments shall have no voting in the meetings of such Boards.

8.

The Faculty of Forest Resource and Wildlife Management shall be constituted of the following departments (a) Forestry (b) Wildlife Management (c) Wood Science and Technology 9.

There shall be a Board of each faculty, institute or school with the following functions (a) to advise and report to Senate on all matters relating to the origination of teaching and research including curricula and examination; (b) to consider the progress and conduct of students in the faculty, institute or school and to report to Senate thereon; (c) to recommend to Senate persons to be appointed as internal and external examiners; (d) to consult with the Boards of the other faculties, institutes or schools on Senate; (e) to deal with any matters which may from time to time be referred to it by Senate; (f) to consider and make recommendations to Senate on any matters relating to the faculty, institute or school; * Legal Notice No.

148 of 2007 which erroneously amended Statute XVI paragraphs 15 and 16 is revoked.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] (g) to carry out any other function which may be given to or imposed on it by regulations.

10.

Subject to the Act and these Statutes, the Board of each faculty, institute or school may establish committee to advise and report on such matters as may be determined by the Board but may not delegate to such committees any of its functions provided that (i) any such committee may include members of the academic staff who are attached to other faculties, institutes or schools and other persons, whether members of the University or not; (ii) any committee established in pursuance of this section may be so composed and constituted as to be a joint committee of two or more faculties or schools; (iii) the Dean of faculties or schools the Board of which establish committees under this section, shall be ex officio members of such committee; (iv) committees established under this section may at any time be suspended or dissolved by any of the Boards by which they were established.

11.

The Board of each faculty, institute or school shall meet at least once in each University term.

12.

The quorum of the Boards of faculties, institutes or schools shall be the nearest whole number above one-half of the membership of that particular Board.

13.

The membership of the Boards of each faculty, institute or school shall be as follows (a) The Dean of the faculty, institute or school; (b) Professors in the faculty, institute or school excluding visiting professors; (c) Heads of departments in the faculty, school of institute; (d) Lecturers in the faculty, institute or school excluding assistant lecturers, tutorial fellows and visiting lecturers; (e) Not more than three students from among the students in the Faculty nominated by the Students; (f) Such members of the academic staff as may be prescribed in the regulations; (g) Such persons not exceeding one fourth of the total membership of the Board (whether or not members of the University) as the Board, with the consent of the Senate may co-opt; (h) The Vice-Chancellor and the Deputy Vice-Chancellors shall be ex officio members of the Board of faculties, institutes or schools; (i) The Chief Academic Officer shall provide secretarial services to the Boards.

14.

Each Board of faculty, institute or school may at its own discretion, invite other persons to attend any of its meetings in an advisory capacity.

15.

(1) The Council shall subject, provisions of this paragraph and through a competitive process, appoint a Dean for each school.

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210A [Rev.

2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] (d) an interview conducted by the committee of the Council for the time being in charge of appointments; and (e) appointment of the successful candidate.

(3) A person shall not be eligible for appointment as a Dean of a school unless that person is at least a senior lecturer and shall have served as such at Moi University for a period of not less than two years: (4) Despite the provisions of sub-paragraph (3), the Council shall have the discretion to appoint a lecturer as a Dean of a school as circumstances may determine from time to time.

(5) A Dean of a school shall hold office for a period of three years and shall be eligible for reappointment for a further one term of three years subject to satisfactory performance: Provided that no one person may serve as Dean of a school for more than two consecutive terms.

(6) Despite the provisions of this paragraph, any serving Dean of a school who shall have served two consecutive terms as at time of publication of this provisions in the Kenya Gazette, or any other time thereafter, shall not be eligible for appointment as Dean of a school within the first three years of the publication or within three years of the lapse of the last appointment.

(7) In the event of a vacancy in the office of a Dean of a school, as a result of death, termination, infirmity or any other reason as shall be determined by the Council, the Vice- Chancellor shall appoint an acting Dean of a school from among the academic staff of a relevant school who shall serve for a maximum period of six months after which an appointment shall take place in accordance with the provisions of this paragraph.

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(1) A Dean of a school shall serve on such terms as may be determined by the Council from time to time.

(2) Subject to the provisions of the Act and these statutes, the Vice-Chancellor shall determine the duties of a Dean of a school.

(3) The Council may terminate the appointment of a Dean of a school in accordance with the provisions of the contract of service.

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The members of the Board of each faculty, institute or school other than the Dean shall be eligible for re-appointment.

18.

A Dean of school may resign in writing addressed to the Vice-Chancellor and in accordance with the provisions of the contract of service.

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Vacancies in the Boards of faculties, institutes or schools shall be filled in such manner as may be prescribed in the regulations.

20.

The Head of department shall hold office for a further period of three years and thereafter at the discretion of the Vice-Chancellor and the Council.

21.

The terms of heads of departments shall be determined by Council from time to time.

22.

There shall be departmental meetings called by the Head of Department at least once a term.

Such meetings shall be constituted of all members of academic staff of each department.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] STATUTE XVII CONGREGATION FOR THE CONFERMENT OF DEGREES 1.

For the purposes of conferring degrees of the University, there shall be held from time to time a meeting of the University which shall be called a Congregation.

If the Senate so decides, other academic distinctions may be conferred, and diplomas and certificates distributed at a Congregation.

2.

The Congregation shall be constituted of the Chancellor and the Officers of the University, the academic staff, the Convocation, the graduands and the students of the university.

3.

A Congregation shall be presided by the Chancellor, or in his absence the Vice- Chancellor or some other person nominated by the Vice-Chancellor.

4.

The procedure of summoning a Congregation, for the presentation of Graduands and for the conferring of degrees in absentia and all other matters relating to Congregation, shall be as may be determined by Senate and approved by Council.

5.

The Vice-Chancellor shall declare a Congregation of the University a meeting converged for the purpose of conferring degrees, and shall pronounce such Congregation dissolved at the end of the Ceremony.

STATUTE XVIII CONVOCATION 1.

(a) The Convocation of the University shall consist of all persons whose names appear on the convocation roll to be compiled and kept by the Secretary to the Senate.

(b) The Vice-Chancellor, Deputy Vice- Chancellor, Professors and Lecturers of the University (including, for this purpose, Emeritus Professors, Honorary Lecturers and Honorary fellows); the Chief Academic Officer and the Chief Administrative Officer shall be ex officio members of the Convocation and such other persons as the Senate may approve from time to time shall be entitled to have their names on the Convocation Roll.

(c) All persons who become graduates of the University shall be entitled to have their names entered on the Convocation Roll.

(d) Council, on the recommendation of the Senate, may prescribe the regulations governing the membership of the Convocation.

2.

Subject to the provisions of these Statutes, Convocation shall be empowered (a) To discuss and state its opinion upon any matters within the sphere of competence of the University; (b) To elect from amongst its members in executive committee, the constitution, functions and duties of which shall be prescribed by regulations made by Council after consultation with Convocation; (c) After a date to be appointed by Council, to elect two members of Council from amongst its members in a manner to be determined by Council.

3.

The Chief Academic Officer shall be the Secretary of the Convocation and shall keep the Roll thereof.

Any person whose name appears therein at the time of claiming to vote as member of Convocation is entitled so to vote, and that any person whose name does not appear therein is not so entitled.

The names of new graduates of the University shall be considered to be automatically included in the Roll immediately after the conferment however, to relieve the new graduate of the duty of registering his address with the Secretary keeping him informed of any subsequent change of address.

4.

There shall a Chairman of Convocation from amongst its members by ballot and he shall hold office for a period of two years.

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No member shall be eligible to be elected Chairman unless he is normally resident in Kenya.

5.

It shall be the duty of the Secretary to take steps for the holding annually of a meeting of Convocation.

Notice of such meeting shall be given two months before the date of the meeting.

Any member desiring to bring forward any business at such meeting shall forward a statement in writing to the Secretary setting forth in the form of motions the subject or subjects proposed for consideration thereat.

Such motions must be lodged with the Secretary at least four weeks before the date of the meeting.

6.

Notice of every meeting of Convocation, with a statement of the business to be brought before the meeting, shall be sent to each member at his last registered address at least fourteen days before the day appointed for holding such a meeting.

7.

The quorum procedure of Convocation shall be prescribed in rules made by Convocation and approved by the Council.

8.

A copy of all resolutions of Convocation and a statement of such other matters as Convocation may from time to time decide, duly certified by the Chairman (or by any Chairman who may have been acting for the Chairman), and by the Secretary, shall be sent to the Vice-Chancellor for the information of Senate and Council.

STATUTE XIX STUDENT MATTERS 1.

Subject to the Act and these Statutes, all matters affecting the education, welfare and discipline of students shall be governed by the regulations and rules.

2.

Without prejudice to the generality of Section 1 of this Statute, regulations and rules shall govern the matters s specifically referred to in this Statute.

3.

(a) There shall be a Student Organization of the University to which all full-time University undergraduate students shall belong.

(b) The Student Organization shall have the following functions (i) to make, subject to the approval of Senate, rules governing the day to day conduct of the affairs of the Student Organization, its procedure and the conduct of the members thereof and the consequences of any breach of such rules.

(ii) to make representations to Council or Senate on any matter.

(iii) to discuss and declare an opinion upon any matter affecting the students and to transmit such opinion to Council or Senate as appropriate.

(c) The method of election of officers of the Students Organization, and subject to paragraph 3(b), the constitution, powers and functions of the Students Organization shall be prescribed in the regulations.

(d) The regulations may authorize the Student Organization to provide or assist in the provision of services for the general welfare of the student body.

4.

(a) In any case where a student is a member of, or is admitted to any meeting of Council, Senate or any other body established in accordance with the Act and these Statutes (other than the Student Organization or a joint Committee established in accordance with paragraph 5 of this Statute) the student shall withdraw from the meeting when it is declared by the Chairman of the meeting that the meeting is about to discuss a reserved areas of business shall not at any time be made available to student.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] (b) Papers for consideration at any such meeting as aforesaid and minutes and other records any of which relate to reserved areas of business shall not at any time be made available to a student.

(c) Reserved areas of business include matters affecting the appointments, promotion, discipline and other personal affairs of members of the academic and other staff of the University and matters affecting admission and academic assessment of a student whether in general or in any particular case.

Subject to the foregoing, the Chairman of the meeting may decide in any case of doubt whether a matter is a reserved area of business or not and his decision shall be final.

5.

(a) There shall be a Disciplinary Committee of Senate consisting of the following persons (i) Deputy Vice-Chancellor - (Chairman); (ii) Chief Academic Officer; (iii) three members of the academic staff approved by Senate; (iv) two students nominated by the Student Organization.

Provided that in the event of the absence or incapacity of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor the Vice- Chancellor shall appoint a Senior member of academic staff as a temporary Chairman.

(b) Subject to these Statutes, the Disciplinary Committee shall have such powers in relation to matters of students discipline as shall be prescribed in the regulations and the period of office of the members of the Disciplinary Committee shall be prescribed in the regulations.

(c) Subject to these Statutes and the regulations, a student may, within a period which shall be specified in the regulations, appeal to the Vice-Chancellor against decision or recommendation of the Disciplinary Committee, and to Council against the decision or recommendation of the Vice-Chancellor.

(d) On receipt of an appeal by a student, Council shall appoint an Appeal Board consisting of not less than two and not more than four members, appointed by Council and the Chairman of Council who shall be a member and ex officio Chairman.

The decision of the Appeal Board shall be final.

(e) On application to the Disciplinary Committee a student shall have the right to receive adequate notice of the charges made against him, to have access to any documents introduced in evidence, to be represented by a person of his choice, to be heard in person, to call witnesses and to examine witnesses called against him.

(f) Application and appeals shall not be held in public and the Disciplinary Committee and the appeal Board shall each have the right to summon and examine any member of the University and to invite and examine any other person.

(g) Decisions of the Disciplinary Committee, of the Appeal Board and of Senate shall be by simple majority of the members attending the Chairman having a casting as well as a deliberative vote and, subject to the provisions of this Statute, all matters relating to the procedure of the Disciplinary Committee and of the Appeal Board shall be prescribed in the regulations.

(h) Subject to these Statutes, regulations my prescribe penalties which may be imposed on students who are subject to disciplinary action, and conditions under which such penalties shall be imposed and the procedure for their enforcement.

(i) Without prejudice to the rights of the student specified in paragraphs 5(c) and (e) above the Vice-Chancellor may suspend any student from any class or classes and exclude any student from the whole or any part of the University or its precincts for such period as he may think fit and shall report such suspension or exclusion to a special meeting of the Disciplinary Committee to be convened within fourteen days of date of such suspension or exclusion.

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2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] (j) The decision of the Disciplinary Committee shall be communicated to the Vice-Chancellor.

(k) Subject to the rights of the students specified in the foregoing sub- paragraphs, the Disciplinary Committee may amend, ratify or revoke the suspension or exclusion of the student, and where a student who has been suspended or excluded is considered to have been guilty of grave misconduct the committee may recommend to the Senate through the Vice-Chancellor the expulsion of the student from the University and the decision of the Senate shall be communicated to Council.

(l) Subject to paragraph 5(i), the Senate may not take any action on a decision or recommendation of the Disciplinary Committee where the student may appeal under paragraph 5(c) until the period which he may appeal has expired or if he has appealed within that period, until the decision of the Vice-Chancellor or the Appeal Board is made.

(m) Where the Disciplinary Committee has recommended to the Senate to expel a student from the University, the Disciplinary Committee may direct that such a student shall be suspended from any class or classes or excluded from any part of the University or its precincts during the whole or any part of the time between the recommendation of the Disciplinary Committee to expel such student and the decision of the Appeal Board or in the case where a student does not exercise his right to appeal, the expiry of the period within which the regulations authorize that right to be exercised.

STATUTE XX STAFF MATTERS 1.

All members of staff of the University shall be subject to the general authority of Council and of the Vice-Chancellor.

2.

All members of staff shall be deemed to be employed on full-time basis except as otherwise provided by the terms of service and the letter of appointment of a particular appointment.

3.

Members of staff of the University shall be appointed by Council on the recommendation of an Appointments Committee of Council and on such terms and conditions as shall be made known to the member of staff at the time of the appointment.

4.

Disciplinary procedures shall be approved by Council as regulations and shall be appended to the terms and conditions of service for University staff provided that they shall include, among others the following conditions (a) subject to the Act, these Statues and regulations, any person appointed to an office under these statues may be removed from such office by Council for good cause and may not be reinstated without the approval of Council.

(b) subject to the Act, the Statutes, regulations and another written law, no person shall be removed from office by Council or from membership of any body within the University by Council, unless he shall be given a reasonable opportunity to be heard in person by the Council, and to be accompanied by a friend if he so wishes, and such a friend to have the right to be heard.

(c) subject to the Act, these Statutes, the regulations and any other written law no person shall be removed from employment under this Statute unless he shall be given adequate notice or any charge made against him and access to any documents introduced to evidence and a reasonable opportunity (i) to be heard in person; (ii) to be represented by a person of his own choice; (iii) to call witnesses; and (iv) to examine witnesses called against him.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] (d) Good Cause when used in reference to removal from office, membership or employment means (i) conviction of felony, misdemeanor or any other offence which the Council shall deem to be such as to render the member of staff concerned unfit to continue to hold office; or (ii) gross deflection of duty, professional misconduct or proven incompetence; or (iii) insubordination or any other conduct which the Council shall consider scandalous or disgraceful thus rendering the member of staff unfit to continue holding office in the University.

5.

The Council may declare person removed from office or employment in pursuance of this Statute to be unfit to continue to hold office or employment in the University and any such person shall not be eligible for further nomination, election or appointment to any office, employment or place in the University, including any office ex officio, unless the said declaration shall be rescinded.

6.

There shall be a Disciplinary Committee of Council which shall consider all disciplinary cases of members of staff provided that the Council shall have the right to invoke the provisions of any Act related to employment as may be appropriate.

7.

Subject to the provisions of any Act related to employment matters, a member of staff may appeal against a decision of the Disciplinary Committee as follows (a) Academic, Senior Library and Administrative Staff - to the Council; (b) Middle level staff to the Vice-Chancellor and Council; (c) Junior staff to the Vice-Chancellor and thereafter to the Council.

8.

Members of the University who are in the employment of the University shall retire from employment on the Thirtieth day of June next after the date on which they attain the age of sixty five years or such age as may from time to time be prescribed by Council.

Members of academic staff may retire at the age of seventy years but may be re-engaged on terms and conditions to be determined by Council from time to time.

9.

A member of the University staff may resign his appointment in such manner and on giving such notice as may be prescribed in the regulations or in the terms and conditions of employment under which such member of staff is engaged.

STATUTE XXI UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS 1.

University examinations shall be conducted under the general control of Senate.

2.

There shall be ordinary University examinations, special examinations and supplementary examinations to be held under such conditions as Senate may prescribe.

3.

There shall be a Board of Examiners of each faculty, institute or school which shall consist of all internal and external examiners appointed by Senate and with the Dean as Chairman.

The functions of such Board of Examiners shall be to receive and process examination results and to recommend thereon to Senate.

4.

There shall be internal and external examiners of the University appointed by Senate on terms to be prescribed by Council who shall prepare examination papers where appropriate and examine students in the papers assigned to them by the faculty, institute or school.

5.

External examiners shall be appointed from outside the University for periods and on such terms as Senate may from time to time determine provided that no external examiners shall hold appointment for a period of three consecutive years.

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In the case of a re-examination at a special examination, or candidates who have failed in the ordinary University Examinations, an examiner may be appointed from within the University to perform the role of an external examiner provided he has had no part in teaching the candidates in the subject or the paper under examination.

7.

Every candidate for a University examination shall pay to the University, in respect of such examination such fees as Council on the recommendation of Senate shall prescribe.

8.

In the event of any alleged examination irregularity, Senate shall appoint a committee which shall investigate the alleged irregularity.

Any person involved in the alleged irregularity shall be required to appear before this committee.

The Chairman shall then report the findings of the committee to the Vice - Chancellor who, on behalf of the Senate shall decide what further action may be necessary provided that the committees report and the Vice - Chancellors action thereon shall be presented to Senate.

STATUTE XXII DESIGNATION OF DEGREES 1.

The University shall have power to confer the following degrees Bachelors Degrees to be denoted by the following letters.

Bachelor of Arts B.A Bachelor of Science B.Sc.

Bachelor of Technology B.Tech.

Bachelor of Laws LL.B.

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery MB.Ch.B Bachelor of Veterinary Science B.V.Sc.

Masters Degrees Master of Philosophy M.Phil.

Doctorate Degrees Doctor of Philosophy D.Phil.

Honorary Degrees Doctor of Literature D.Litt.

Doctor of Science D.Sc.

Doctor of Medicine M.D.

2.

Every degree certificate shall incorporate a brief description of the course or subject in which the award is made.

3.

Subject to the Act, Senate shall have power, on the recommendation of faculties, institutes and schools to award diploma, certificate and other awards.

STATUTE XXIII AWARDING OF DEGREES Bachelors Degree 1.

Save as otherwise provided by these Statutes, no candidate shall be awarded a Bachelors degree unless he shall have undertaken approved courses and satisfied the requirements of the University as follows (a) for the degrees of Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of science, Bachelor of Technology or Bachelor of Laws for at least three academic years; (b) for the degree of Veterinary Science, for a least four academic years; [Issue 1] M22 52 [Rev.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] (c) for the degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, for at least five academic years; 2.

Senate may accept, as part of the attendance of a student of the University qualifying him for the award of the Bachelors degree, periods of attendance as a student at another university or institution especially recognized by Senate for this purpose, and Senate may accept certificates of proficiency in any subject issued by a university or institution as aforesaid exempting from the examination of the University in a course in such subject: Provided that no student shall be awarded the Bachelors degree unless (a) he shall have undertaken an approved course of the University as follows (i) for the degrees: Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Technology or Bachelor of Laws for at least two academic years, of which one shall be the final year; (ii) for the degree of Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine for a least the final two academic years; (iii) for the degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery for at least the final three academic years.

(b) his periods of attendance as a student at such university or institution and at the University are together not less than the complete period prescribed for the award of the degree; (c) he shall have passed the final examination and such other examinations for the University as the Senate may determine; (d) he shall have paid such fees to the University as may be determined by Council; and (e) he shall have complied in other respects with the requirements for the degree.

3.

Subject to the provisions of paragraph 2(a) to (e) of this Statute, Senate may accept periods of attendance and examinations.

Masters Degree (full-time) (a) A candidate shall not be awarded the Master of Philosophy degree in any faculty, unless he has been registered for the degree as a student of the University, for a period of at least twelve months and has pursued such advance study or research or both as may be approved by Senate, and has performed such other work and complied with such other conditions as may be presented, after satisfying the requirements for the award of the Bachelor degree in the faculty concerned, or after admission to the status of that degree or admission as a research student.

(b) Senate may extend the period of study up to twenty-four months with further extension only on special circumstances as Senate may from time to time determine.

Doctor of Philosophy Degree A candidate shall not be awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the Faculty unless (a) He has been registered for the degree, as a student of the University for a period of not less than three academic years after satisfying the requirements for the award of the Bachelors degree in the Faculty concerned, or after admission to the status of that degree, or after admission as a research student in terms of paragraph 5 of this Statute.

(b) He has pursued a subject of special study approved by the Senate.

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(d) He has submitted a thesis which makes a distinct contribution to the knowledge and understanding of the subject and afford evidence of ability to carry out original research.

STATUTE XXIV HONORARY DEGREES 1.

A proposal to grant an honorary degree may be made by a member of Council, a member of Senate or a member of Academic Staff or the Convocation and shall be communicated in writing to the Vice-Chancellor.

2.

Every such proposal shall be accompanied by a statement setting forth the degree recommended and the detailed grounds on which the recommendation is based.

3.

(a) There shall be a joint Committee for Honorary degrees consisting of the Chairman of the Council, the Vice-Chancellor, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, three members of the Senate, appointed by Senate and two members of Council, appointed by Council who are not Senate representatives on Council.

(b) The Vice-Chancellor shall be Chairman of this Committee.

4.

In each case the Dean of the faculty in which the degree is proposed to be conferred shall be consulted.

5.

An honorary degree shall be awarded by the Chancellor presiding at the Congregation which the honorary degree is being awarded and where the recipient is the presiding Chancellor, by the Vice-Chancellor.

STATUTE XXV COMMITTEES Appointment of Committees 1.

Council, Senate, The Boards of the faculties and the Convocation may respectively appoint such and so many standing, special or advisory committees as may seem to them fit, and any such committee may include students and persons who are not members of the body appointing the Committee.

The powers and duties of any Committee shall be such as the body appointing it may from time to time direct and shall include the power to appoint sub-committees as it deems fit.

2.

The body appointing a committee may make rules of procedure for the committee, but subject thereon every committee may determine its own procedure, time and places of meeting.

Proceedings 3.

Council, Senate, the Boards of the faculties and the Convocation respectively may from time to time make standing orders for governing their respective proceedings subject to the provisions of the Act, these Statutes and the regulations.

4.

Unless otherwise provided by the Act, these Statutes or the regulations, when any matter or question is put to a vote, it shall be determined by the majority of the members of the body concerned present and voting on the matter or question, and in case of equality of votes, the Chairman or other presiding officer shall have casting vote whether or not he has voted before on the matter or question.

5.

Unless otherwise provided by the Act, these Statutes or the regulations, the quorum for all Committees of Council, Senate and Board of faculties, institutes or schools and their committees shall be one-half of the total membership of any of these bodies.

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Subject to the provision of the Act, these Statutes and the regulations, Council, Senate, the Board of faculties and the Convocation may, subject to such conditions as they may deem fit to impose, delegate any of the powers or duties conferred or imposed under the Act, these Statutes or the regulations to their respective Chairman or any other or others of their members or to any body comprising such member or members and such other person as they may respectively appoint.

7.

The power of delegation conferred by paragraph 6 of this Statute shall include a power on the part of the person or body to whom the delegation is made himself or itself to delegate the powers and duties delegated to him or it.

8.

Subject to the Act, these Statutes and the regulations, any such delegation shall be revocable at will and shall not preclude the person or body making the delegation from exercising any of the powers or duties conferred or imposed under the Act, these Statutes or the regulations.

9.

Council shall not delegate its powers to alter, amend, add to or revoke any of the provisions of these Statutes and the Regulations.

STATUTE XXVI GENERAL PROVISIONS Contracts 1.

Contracts on behalf of the University may in addition to any other manner effectual in law be made as follows (a) a contract which if made between private persons would be by law required to be in writing and to be under Seal, may be made on behalf of the University in writing under its Common Seal.

(b) a contract which if made between private persons would be by law required to be in writing and signed by the parties to be charged therewith may be made on behalf of the University in writing signed by any person acting under the express or implied authority of the Council.

(c) a contract which if made between private persons would be by law valid although made orally and not reduced into writing may be made either in writing or orally on behalf of the University by any person acting under the express or implied authority of the Council.

2.

A contract made according to paragraph 1 may in addition to any other manner effectual at law be varied or discharged in the same manner in which it is authorized to be made.

Pecuniary Interest 3.

A member of the Authorities of the University shall not take or hold any interest in any property belonging to the University, otherwise than as a Trustee for the purpose thereof.

4.

If a member of an Authority of the University has any pecuniary interest, direct or indirect, in any contract or proposed contract for the purchase, sale or other disposition of land, or for the supply of work or goods to or for the purposes of the University and is present at a meeting of one of the said Authorities or a committee or sub-committee thereof at which the contract is the subject of consideration, he shall at the meeting, and as soon as practicable after the commencement thereof, disclose the fact and shall withdraw from the meeting during consideration or discussion of or vote on any question with respect to the contract or proposed contract.

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The Council may prescribe in the regulations the rules for determining whether any member has any pecuniary interest in such a contract.

Service of Notices and Documents 6.

Except where otherwise expressly provided by the Act, any notice or document required by or for the purposes of the Act, these Statues, or the regulations to be given or sent to any person may be given or sent either personally or by sending it by post to him at his last known postal address.

7.

Where a notice or other document is sent by post, service thereof shall be deemed to have been properly effected by properly addressing and posting a letter containing the notice or other document, and to have been effected in the case of a notice of meeting at the expiration of seven days after the letter is put in the post and in any other case in the normal course of post.

8.

The accident omission to give notice to or to send a document to or the non-receipt of a notice or document by, any person entitled to receive the same shall invalidate the proceedings consequent upon such notice or document.

STATUTE XXVII FINANCIAL REGULATIONS 1.

All the funds, assets and property, movable or immovable of the University shall be managed and utilized by the Council, in accordance with the provisions of this Statute and the Act in such manner and for such purposes as in the opinion of the Council, would promote the best interest of the University: Provided that the Council shall not charge or dispose of any immovable property vested in it without the prior approval of the Chancellor, which approval the Chancellor is hereby authorized to give subject to such conditions, if any, as he may think fit.

2.

(a) All the moneys of the University shall be paid into one or other of the following accounts (i) the Endowment Fund (ii) the Special Account (iii) the Capital Account (iv) the Revenue Account (b) (i) There shall be paid into the Endowment Fund all such moneys as are received by the University and as are declared specifically to be payable into that Fund.

(ii) The Council shall not, save with the prior approval of the Chancellor expend any capital moneys of the Endowment Fund and shall pay into the Revenue Account all interest received from the investment of the moneys of the Endowment Fund.

(c) (i) There shall be paid into the Special Account all such moneys as are received by the University for special purpose for which such moneys were donated in accordance with conditions of the donations.

(ii) The Capital moneys and the interest therefrom of the Special Account shall be used and applied for special purposes for which such moneys were donated in accordance with conditions of the donations.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] KABIANGA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE ORDER, 2009 ARRANGEMENT OF ORDERS Order 1.

Citation.

2.

Interpretation.

3.

Establishment of the university college.

4.

Functions and objects of University College.

5.

Conferment of degrees, etc.

6.

Award of scholarships, bursaries etc.

PART III MEMBERSHIP AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE 7.

Membership of the University College.

8.

The Principal.

9.

The Deputy Principal.

10.

Deans, directors and chairmen of faculties, etc.

11.

The Council.

12.

Functions of the Council.

13.

The Academic Board.

14.

Management Board.

15.

Alumni association.

16.

Staff of the University College.

17.

Performance of functions in absence of office holder.

PART IV FINANCIAL PROVISIONS 18.

Financial year.

19.

Investment of funds.

20.

Annual estimates.

21.

Accounts and audit.

PART V MISCELLANEOUS 22.

Common seal and signification of documents.

23.

Statutes.

24.

Protection of name.

25.

Conversion into a fully fledged university.

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77/2009.] 1.

Citation This Order may be cited as the Kabianga University College Order, 2009.

2.

Interpretation In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires Academic Board means the Academic Board of the University College established under paragraph 13; alumni association means the alumni association of the University College established under paragraph 15; Chancellor means the Chancellor of the University; Council means the Council of the University College established under paragraph 11; Deputy Principal means the Deputy Principal appointed by the Council of the University College under paragraph 9; faculty means a faculty of the University College established under the statutes; financial year means the financial year of the University College as provided for under paragraph 18; graduate means a person upon whom a degree has been conferred in accordance with paragraph 5; incapacity means inability to perform functions of the office concerned; institute means an institute of the University College established by the statutes; lecturer means a member of the staff of the University College who is, in terms of appointment, a professor, an associate professor, senior lecturer, lecturer, assistant lecturer, or tutorial assistant, or a person who holds any other teaching post which the Council has recognized as a post having academics status in the University College; librarian means the person appointed to be in the librarian of the University College; Management Board means the Management Board of the University College established under paragraph 14; Minister means the Minister for the time being responsible for higher education; Principal means the Principal of the University College appointed under paragraph 8; professor means a professor of the University College; Registrar means the registrar appointed by the Council; school means a school of the University College established under the statutes; Senate means the senate of the University; staff association means an association of the staff recognized by Council as being an association representative of the staff of the University College; [Issue 1] M22 58 [Rev.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] statutes means Statutes of the University College made by the Council under this Order; student means a person registered by the University College for the purposes of obtaining a qualification of the University College or any other person who is determined by the Academic Board to be a student; students organization means an association of the students recognized by the Council being an organization representative of the students of the University College; University College means the University College established under paragraph 3; University means the Moi University established under section 3 of the Act; and Vice-Chancellor means the Vice-Chancellor of the University appointed under section 10 of the Act.

3.

Establishment of the university college (1) There is established a university college to be known as the Kabianga University College which shall be a constituent college of the Moi University.

(2) The University College shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal, and shall in its corporate name be capable of (a) suing and being sued; (b) taking, purchasing or otherwise acquiring, holding, charging and disposing of movable and immovable property; (c) receiving, investing, borrowing and lending money; and (d) doing or performing any such other things or acts, including entering into such contracts as may be necessary or expedient, for the furtherance of the provision of this Order which may be done by a body corporate.

(3) The University College shall the successor to Moi University Kabianga Campus.

(4) All rights, liabilities and assets held by or by any body on behalf of Moi University Kabianga Campus, existing at the commencement of this Order, shall be automatically and fully transferred to the University College.

4.

Functions and objects of University College (1) The objects and functions of the University College shall be (a) to provide directly, or in collaboration with other institutions of higher learning, facilities for university education (including technological, scientific and professional education), the integration of teaching, research and effective application of knowledge and skills to the life, work and welfare of the citizens of Kenya; (b) to participate in the discovery, transmission and preservation and enhancement of knowledge and to stimulate the intellect participation of students in the economic, social, cultural, scientific and technological development of Kenya; (c) to provide and advance university education and training to appropriately qualified candidates, leading to the conferment of degrees and award of diplomas and certificates and such other qualifications as the Council and the Senate shall from time to time determine and in so doing, contribute to manpower needs; (d) to conduct examinations for such academic awards as may be provided in the statutes pertaining to the University College; and M22 59 [Issue 1] CAP.

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(f) play a leading role in the development and expansion of the opportunities for higher education and research; (g) develop as an institution of excellence in teaching, training, scholarship, entrepreneurship, innovation, research and consultancy services; (h) participate in commercial ventures and other activities to the benefit of the institution, the community and stakeholders; (i) develop and provide educational, cultural, professional, technical and vocational services to the community and in particular foster corporate social responsibility and the practical arts; (j) provide programmes, products and services in ways that reflect the principles of equity and social justice; (k) facilitate student mobility between different programmes at different training institutions, universities and industry; (l) foster the general welfare of all staff and students.

(2) Admission to the University College as candidates for degrees, diplomas, certificates, or other awards shall be open to all persons accepted as being qualified by the Academic Board in accordance with this Order and the Act without distinction of race, ethnicity, place of origin or residence or other local connections, political opinion, colour, creed, physical ability or gender; and no barrier based on any such distinction shall be imposed upon any person as a condition of their becoming, or continuing to be, a professor, lecturer, graduate or student of the University College, or of their holding any office therein, nor shall any preference be given to, or advantage withheld from any person on the ground of any such distinction.

5.

Conferment of degrees, etc.

(1) The degrees and postgraduate diplomas to be awarded by the University College shall be the degrees and postgraduate diplomas conferred by Moi University.

(2) Notwithstanding subparagraph (1), the University College shall have powers to grant diplomas, certificates, or other academic qualifications which may, for the time being, be authorized by the statutes of the University College.

6.

Award of scholarships, bursaries etc.

Subject to this Order, the University College may award scholarships, bursaries and prizes and make other awards which may be provided for by the statutes.

PART III MEMBERSHIP AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE 7.

Membership of the University College The members of the University College shall be (a) the Chancellor of Moi University (b) the Vice-Chancellor of the Moi University; (c) the Principal; (d) the Deputy Principals; (e) the members of the Council; (f) the members of the Academic Board; [Issue 1] M22 60 [Rev.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] (g) the librarian of the University College; (h) the professors of the University College; (i) the lecturers of the University College; (j) the Registrars; (k) the Finance Officer; (l) the Dean of students; (m) the Director of ICT services; (n) the students of the University College; (o) the Alumni; and (p) such other members of the staff of the University College or any other body formally admitted into association with the University College, as the Council may from time to time determine.

8.

The Principal (1) There shall be a Principal of the University College who shall be appointed by the Minister on advice of the Council, and in consultation with the Chancellor.

(2) The Principal shall be the chief executive of the University College and shall (a) be the academic and administrative head of the University College; (b) have overall responsibility of the direction, organization, administration and programmes of the University College; and (c) be responsible to the Council for the general conduct and discipline of the staff and student; and (3) The Principal shall hold office upon such terms and for such period as may be provided by the Statutes and upon expiration of that period shall be eligible for re- appointment for one further term.

(4) Notwithstanding sub-paragraph (1), and in the event that at the commencement of this Order the Council has not been constituted under paragraph 11(1), the Minister may appoint the first Principal on the recommendation of the Council of the Moi University and the person so appointed shall be deemed to be the Principal appointed under sub- paragraph (1).

9.

The Deputy Principal (1) The Council shall, in consultation with the Chancellor appoint one or more Deputy Principals, who shall, under the general direction of the Principal, exercise such powers and perform such duties as be provided by the Statutes.

(2) A Deputy Principal shall hold office upon such terms and for such period as may be provided by the Statutes and upon expiration of that period shall be eligible for re- appointment for one further term.

10.

Deans, directors and chairmen of faculties, etc.

(1) The Council shall, on advice of the Principal, appoint for each faculty, school, institute, centre, or a department, a dean, director, or a chairman who shall be the academic and administrative head of the faculty, school, institute, centre, or department and shall, under the general direction of the Principal, have such powers and duties as may be provided by Statutes.

(2) A person appointed as dean, director or chairman shall hold office upon such terms and for such period as may be provided by the statutes and upon expiration of that period shall be eligible for reappointment.

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The Council (1) There shall be a Council of the University College which shall consist of (a) the Chairman and Vice-Chairman, both of whom shall be appointed by the President in consultation with the Chancellor; (b) the Vice-Chancellor Moi University; (c) the Principal; (d) the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for higher education; (e) the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for finance; (f) the permanent secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for the public service; (g) not more than four members appointed by the Minister to represent the Government; (h) one person being a member of the Academic Board; (i) one person appointed by the Convocation from among its members; (j) one member elected by non Senate members of the academic staff; (k) one representative of the Student Organization; (l) one person elected by the non-academic staff from among themselves; (m) not more than two persons co-opted by the Council.

(2) The Principal shall be the secretary to the Council and shall have no voting rights.

(3) Subject to paragraph (4), a member of the Council, other than an ex officio member, shall hold office for a period of three years, but shall be eligible for re- appointment.

(4) The office of a member of the Council shall become vacant (a) if, not being an ex officio member, he resigns his office by writing under his hand addressed to the Principal; (b) if the Council is satisfied that the member is, by reasons of physical or mental infirmity, unable to exercise the functions of his office; (c) upon his death.

(5) Where the office of a member of the Council becomes vacant, the Principal shall forthwith notify the vacancy to the appropriate appointing authority.

(6) The procedure, conduct and regulation of the affairs of the Council shall be determined by the Council.

(7) The Council shall exercise prudent leadership, innovative enterprise, and good judgement in directing the University College and shall always act in the best interest of the University College.

12.

Functions of the Council (1) Subject to this Order, the Council shall be the governing body of the University College through which the University College shall act and (a) shall administer the property and funds of the University College in a manner and for the purposes which shall promote the interest of the University College; but the Council shall not charge or dispose of immovable property of the University College except in accordance with the procedures laid down by the Government of Kenya; [Issue 1] M22 62 [Rev.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] (b) shall receive, on behalf of the University College, donations, endowments, gifts, grants or other moneys and make disbursements therefrom to the University College or other bodies or persons; (c) shall approve the appointment criteria and the terms and conditions of service of staff; (d) shall provide for the welfare of the staff and students of the University College; (e) may enter into association with other universities, university colleges or other institutions of learning, whether within Kenya or otherwise, as the Council may deem necessary and appropriate; and (f) shall, after consultation with the Academic Board, make regulations governing the conduct and discipline of the students of the University College.

(2) All documents, other than those required by law to be under seal, made on behalf of the Council, and all decisions of the Council may be signified under the hand of the Chairman, the Principal or any other members of the Council generally or specifically authorized by the Council in that behalf.

(3) The Council shall ensure that a proper management structure is in place and make sure that the structure functions to maintain corporate integrity, reputation and responsibility.

(4) The Council shall monitor and evaluate the implementation of strategies, policies, and management criteria and plans of the University College.

(5) The Council shall constantly review the viability and financial sustainability of the University College, and shall do so once every year.

(6) The Council shall ensure that the University College complies with all the relevant laws, regulations, governance practices, accounting and auditing standards.

13.

The Academic Board (1) There shall be an Academic Board of the University College which shall consist of (a) the Principal, who shall be the Chairman; (b) the Deputy Principals; (c) the deans of the faculties, and directors of schools, institutes and centres; (d) the heads of teaching departments of the University College; (e) the Registrar in charge of academic affairs; (f) the librarian; (g) the Dean of students; (h) the Director of ICT services; (i) professors of the University College; (j) one representative of each of the faculty or school boards appointed by the respective boards from among its members; and (k) two members elected by the students organization, who shall not be entitled to attend deliberations of the Academic Board on matters which are considered by the chairman of the Academic Board to be confidential and which relate to examinations, the general discipline of students, and other related matters.

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(3) The Academic Board shall have the following powers and duties (a) to satisfy itself regarding the content and academic standard of any course of study in respect of any degree, diploma, certificate or other award of the University College and to report its findings thereon to the Senate; (b) to propose regulations for consideration by the Senate regarding the eligibility of persons for admission to a course of study; (c) to propose regulations for consideration by the Senate regarding the standard of proficiency to be gained in each examination for a degree, diploma, certificate or other award of the University College; (d) to decide which persons have attained the prescribed standard of proficiency and are otherwise fit to be granted a degree, diploma, certificate or other award of the University College and to report its decision thereon to the Senate; and (e) to make regulations governing such other matters as are within its powers in accordance with this Order or the Statutes.

(f) to make proposals relating to the conduct of the University College generally and to discuss any matters relating to the University College and to make representation thereon to the Council.

(4) Notwithstanding any of the provision of this Order, the Senate shall not initiate any action in respect of paragraph (a), (b), (c) or (d) of subparagraph (2) except upon receipt of a report or proposal thereunder and the Senate shall not reject any such report, or reject or amend any regulations as proposed within further reference to the Academic Board.

14.

Management Board (1) There shall be established a Management Board made up of the following persons (a) the Principal, who shall be the Chairman; (b) the Deputy Principals; (c) the Registrars; (d) the Finance Officer; and (e) such other member of senior management as the Council may determine.

(2) The Management Board shall assist the Principal in the day to day management of the University College and shall, in this respect, be responsible for (a) the efficient management of the human, physical and financial resources of the University College; (b) making proposals to the Council and the Academic Board on policies that have application across the entire institution; (c) the coordination of the University College strategic and development plans; and (d) any other matters related to the management of the University College.

15.

Alumni association (1) There shall be an alumni association of the University College which shall consist of graduates of the University College and such other persons as may be prescribed by the Statutes.

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16.

Staff of the University College (1) The staff of the Moi University Kabianga Campus existing prior to the commencement of this Order including those on secondment are eligible for employment by the University College subject to appraisal by the Council in accordance with the Statutes.

(2) The academic staff of the University College shall consist of the Principal, the Deputy Principals, the librarian and all members of staff who are engaged in teaching and research.

(3) The senior management staff of the University College shall consist of the Principal, the Deputy Principals, and the deans of schools and directors of institutes and such other members of staff as the Council may from time to time determine.

(4) The administrative staff of the University College shall consist of the registrars, the finance officer and such other members of staff, not being engaged in teaching or research, as the Council may, from time to time, determine.

(5) The technical staff of the University College shall consist of those staff engaged in laboratory, field instruction, workshops and such similar environs in the teaching departments under the general direction of the heads of the teaching departments, and as the Council may from time to time determine.

(6) The support staff of the University College shall consist of those staff engaged in general duties and as the Council may from time to time determine.

(7) All members of staff of the University College shall, subject to this Order, be appointed either (a) in the manner and upon the terms and conditions of service prescribed by the Statutes; or (b) in the case of a person seconded to the service of the University College from the Service of another institution, the Government or any other public service, on terms and conditions, agreed upon between the Council and the seconding body.

(8) The Council may, subject to such restrictions as it may impose, delegate, either generally or specially, to any person, committee, or body, the power to appoint any member of the staff of the University College.

(9) All members of staff of the University College shall (a) be subject to the general authority of the Council and of the Principal; and (b) be deemed to be employed in accordance with the Statutes or as otherwise specifically provided by the Statutes or by the terms of a particular appointment.

17.

Performance of functions in absence of office holder (1) In the event of the incapacity of the Principal, the chairman of the Council may appoint one of the Deputy Principals to carry out the functions of the Principal during the period of incapacity.

(2) In the event of the simultaneous incapacity of the Principal and the Deputy Principals, the chairman of the Council may appoint any member of the academic staff of the University College to perform the functions of the Principal during the incapacity.

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2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] (3) In the event of the incapacity of a member of staff of the University College other than the Principal and Deputy Principals, the Principal may appoint a suitable person to perform the functions of the said officer during the incapacity.

PART IV FINANCIAL PROVISIONS 18.

Financial year The financial year of the University College shall be the period of twelve months commencing on the 1st July and ending on 30th June in the following year.

19.

Investment of funds (1) The Council may invest any of the funds of the University College in securities, treasury bonds, trust funds or in any other securities which the Treasury may, from time to time, approve.

(2) The Council may place on deposit with such banks as it may determine any moneys not immediately required for the purposes of the University College.

20.

Annual estimates (1) Before the commencement of a financial year, the Council shall cause to be prepared estimates of the revenue and expenditure of the University College for that year.

(2) The annual estimates shall make provisions for all the estimated expenditure of the University College for the financial year concerned, and in particular shall provide (a) for the payment of the salaries, allowances and other charges in respect of the staff or the University College; (b) for the payment of the pensions, gratuities and other charges in respect of retirement benefits which are payable out of the funds of the University College; (c) for the proper maintenance of the buildings and grounds of the University College; (d) for the proper maintenance, repair and replacement of equipment and other movable property of the University College; (e) for the funding of the cost of teaching, research and outreach activities of the University College; (f) for the creation of such funds to meet future or contingent liabilities in respect of retiring benefits, insurance or replacement of building or equipment and in respect of such other matters as the Council may think fit.

(3) In drawing its annual estimates and development plans, the University College shall consult with the Government agency responsible for University grants.

(4) Annual estimates shall be approved by the Council before the commencement of the financial year to which they relate, and shall be submitted to the Minister for approval, and after the Minister has given his approval, the Council shall not increase any sum provided in the estimates without the consent of the Minister.

(5) No expenditure shall be incurred for the purpose of the University College except in accordance with the annual estimates approved under subparagraph (4) or in pursuance of an authorization of the Council given with the prior approval of the Minister.

21.

Accounts and audit (1) The Council shall cause to be kept all proper books of accounts of the income, expenditure and assets and of the University College.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] (2) Within a period of three months from end of each financial year, the Council shall submit to the Controller and Auditor-General, the accounts of the University College together with (a) a statement of income and expenditure during that year; and (b) a statement of the assets and liabilities of the University College on the last day of that year.

(3) The accounts of the University College shall be audited by the Controller and Auditor-General in accordance with the Public Audit Act (Cap.

412B).

(4) The Controller and Auditor-General may transmit to the Minister a special report on any matters incidential to his powers under this Order, and section 24(3) and (4) of the Public Audit Act (Cap.

412B) shall apply to any report made under this paragraph.

PART V MISCELLANEOUS 22.

Common seal and signification of documents (1) The common seal of the University College shall be kept in such custody and used only as the Council shall direct.

(2) The common seal of the University College shall be authenticated by the signatures of the Principal together with any other person duly authorized by the Council.

(3) The common seal of the University College when affixed to any document and duly authenticated shall be judicially and officially noticed, and, unless and until the contrary is proved, any order or authorization of the Council under this paragraph shall be presumed to have been duly given.

23.

Statutes (1) In the performance of its functions under this Order, the Council shall, subject to this Order, make statutes generally for the government, control and administration of the University College and for the better carrying into effect of the purposes of this Order, and in particular for the (a) establishment of faculties, schools, and institutes of the University College; (b) description of degrees, diplomas, certificates and other academic qualifications; (c) requirement for conferment of degrees and award of diplomas, certificates and other academic qualifications; (d) conduct of examinations; (e) prescribing fees and other charges; (f) setting the terms and conditions of service, including the appointment, dismissal and recommendation of retirement benefits of the members of the staff of the University College; (g) constitution and procedure of meetings of the Council, and the establishment, composition and terms of reference of committees of the Council; and (h) providing for or prescribing anything, which under this Order, may be provided for or prescribed by statutes.

(2) Notwithstanding subparagraph (1), the Council shall not make, amend or revoke any statutes relating to the functions and privileges of the Principal or Academic Board without first ascertaining the opinion of the Academic Board.

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2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] (3) Statutes shall only be made by a resolution passed at a meeting of the Council supported by a majority of not less than three fourths of the members present and voting, being not less than two thirds of the total membership of the Council.

(4) Statutes or regulations made by the Council under this Order shall not be published in the Gazette but sections 27, 31(e) and 34 of the Interpretation and General Provisions Act shall not apply to the statutes or to the regulations.

24.

Protection of name (1) Notwithstanding the provisions of any other written law, no public officer performing functions relating to the registration of companies, business or societies shall accept for such registration any name which includes the words Kabianga University together with word College unless the application for the registration is accompanied by the written consent of the Council.

(2) Any person who except with the written consent of the Council uses the words Kabianga University together with the word College in furtherance of, or as, or in connection with, any advertisement for any trade, business, calling, or profession, commits an offence and shall be liable to a fine of one million shillings and imprisonment for a term of twelve months.

Provided that nothing in this paragraph shall be construed as preventing the bona fide use by any person of any title in pursuance of the grant to him of a degree, diploma or certificate by the University College.

25.

Conversion into a fully fledged university The status accorded to the University College by this Order as a constituent college of the Moi University shall be transitional only and the University shall initiate the necessary administrative and legal measures to ensure that the University College becomes a fully fledged university.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] CHEPKOILEL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE ORDER, 2010 ARRANGEMENT OF ORDERS Order 1.

Citation.

2.

Interpretation.

3.

Establishment of the university college.

4.

Functions and objects of University College.

5.

Conferment of degrees, etc.

6.

Award of scholarships, bursaries etc.

PART III MEMBERSHIP AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE 7.

Membership of the University College.

8.

The Principal.

9.

The Deputy Principal.

10.

Deans, directors and chairmen of faculties, etc.

11.

The Council.

12.

Functions of the Council.

13.

The Academic Board.

14.

Management Board.

15.

Alumni association.

16.

Staff of the University College.

17.

Performance of functions in absence of office holder.

PART IV FINANCIAL PROVISIONS 18.

Financial year.

19.

Investment of funds.

20.

Annual estimates.

21.

Accounts and audit.

PART V MISCELLANEOUS 22.

Common seal and signification of documents.

23.

Statutes.

24.

Protection of name.

25.

Conversion into a fully fledged university.

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2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] CHEPKOILEL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE ORDER, 2010 [L.N.

125/2010.] 1.

Citation This Order may be cited as the Chepkoilel University College Order, 2010.

2.

Interpretation In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires academic Board means the Academic Board of the University College established under paragraph 13; alumni association means the alumni association of the University College established under paragraph 15; chancellor means the Chancellor of the University; Council means the Council of the University College established under paragraph 11; Deputy Principal means the Deputy Principal appointed by the Council of the University College under paragraph 9; faculty means a faculty of the University College established under the statutes; financial year means the financial year of the University College as provided for under paragraph 18; graduate means a person upon whom a degree has been conferred in accordance with paragraph 5; institute means an institute of the University College established by the statutes; lecturer means a member of the staff of the University College who is, in terms of appointment, a professor, an associate professor, senior lecturer, lecturer, assistant lecturer, or tutorial assistant, or a person who holds any other teaching post which the Council has recognized as a post having academic status in the University College; librarian means the person appointed to be the librarian of the University College; Management Board means the Management Board of the University College established under paragraph 14; Minister means the Minister for the time being responsible for higher education; Principal means the Principal of the University College appointed under paragraph 8; professor means a professor of the University College; registrar means the registrar appointed by the Council; school means a school of the University College established under the statutes; Senate means the senate of the University; staff association means an association of the staff recognized by Council as being an association representative of the staff of the University College; statutes means Statutes of the University College made by the Council under this Order; [Issue 1] M22 70 [Rev.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] student means a person registered by the University College for the purposes of obtaining a qualification of the University College or any other person who is determined by the Academic Board to be a student; students organization means an association of the students recognized by the Council being an organization representative of the students of the University College; University College means the Chepkoilel University College established under paragraph 3; University means the Moi University established under section 3 of the Act; and Vice-Chancellor means the Vice-Chancellor of the University appointed under section 10 of the Act.

3.

Establishment of the university college (1) There is established a university college to be known as the Chepkoilel University College which shall be a constituent college of the Moi University.

(2) The University College shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal, and shall in its corporate name be capable of (a) suing and being sued; (b) taking, purchasing or otherwise acquiring, holding, charging and disposing of movable and immovable property; (c) receiving, investing, borrowing and lending money; and (d) doing or performing any such other things or acts, including entering into such contracts as may be necessary or expedient, for the furtherance of the provision of this Order which may be done by a body corporate.

(3) The University College shall the successor to Moi University Chepkoilel Campus.

(4) All rights, liabilities and assets held by or by any body on behalf of Moi University Chepkoilel Campus, existing at the commencement of this Order, shall be automatically and fully transferred to the University College.

4.

Functions and objects of University College (1) The objects and functions of the University College shall be (a) to provide directly, or in collaboration with other institutions of higher learning, facilities for university education (including technological, scientific and professional education), the integration of teaching, research and effective application of knowledge and skills to the life, work and welfare of the citizens of Kenya; (b) to participate in the discovery, transmission and preservation and enhancement of knowledge and to stimulate the intellect participation of students in the economic, social, cultural, scientific and technological development of Kenya; (c) to provide and advance university education and training to appropriately qualified candidates, leading to the conferment of degrees and award of diplomas and certificates and such other qualifications as the Council and the Senate shall from time to time determine and in so doing, contribute to manpower needs; (d) to conduct examinations for such academic awards as may be provided in the statutes pertaining to the University College; and M22 71 [Issue 1] CAP.

210A [Rev.

2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] (e) to examine and make proposals for new faculties, schools, institutes, departments, resource and research centres, degree courses and subjects of study.

(f) play a leading role in the development and expansion of the opportunities for higher education and research; (g) develop as an institution of excellence in teaching, training, scholarship, entrepreneurship, innovation, research and consultancy services; (h) participate in commercial ventures and other activities to the benefit of the institution, the community and stakeholders; (i) develop and provide educational, cultural, professional, technical and vocational services to the community and in particular foster corporate social responsibility and the practical arts; (j) provide programmes, products and services in ways that reflect the principles of equity and social justice; (k) facilitate student mobility between different programmes at different training institutions, universities and industry; and (l) foster the general welfare of all staff and students.

(2) Admission to the University College as candidates for degrees, diplomas, certificates, or other awards shall be open to all persons accepted as being qualified by the Academic Board in accordance with this Order and the Act without distinction of race, ethnicity, place of origin or residence or other local connections, political opinion, colour, creed, physical ability or gender; and no barrier based on any such distinction shall be imposed upon any person as a condition of their becoming, or continuing to be, a professor, lecturer, graduate or student of the University College, or of their holding any office therein, nor shall any preference be given to, or advantage withheld from any person on the grounds of any such distinction.

5.

Conferment of degrees, etc.

(1) The degrees and postgraduate diplomas to be awarded by the University College shall be the degrees and postgraduate diplomas conferred by Moi University.

(2) Despite subparagraph (1), the University College shall have powers to grant diplomas, certificates, or other academic qualifications which may, for the time being, be authorized by the statutes of the University College.

6.

Award of scholarships, bursaries etc.

Subject to this Order, the University College may award scholarships, bursaries and prizes and make other awards which may be provided for by the statutes.

PART III MEMBERSHIP AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE 7.

Membership of the University College The members of the University College shall be (a) the Chancellor of Moi University; (b) the Vice-Chancellor of Moi University; (c) the Principal; (d) the Deputy Principals; (e) the members of the Council; (f) the members of the Academic; [Issue 1] M22 72 [Rev.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] (g) the librarian of the University College; (h) the professors of the University College; (i) the lecturers of the University College; (j) the Registrars; (k) the Finance Officer; (l) the Dean of students; (m) the Director of ICT services; (n) the students of the University College; (o) the Alumni; and (p) such other members of staff of the University College or any other body formally admitted into association with the University College, as the Council may from time to time determine.

8.

The Principal (1) There shall be a Principal of the University College who shall be appointed by the Minister on advice of the Council, and in consultation with the Chancellor.

(2) The Principal shall be the chief executive of the University College and shall (a) be the academic and administrative head of the University College; (b) have overall responsibility of the direction, organization, administration and programmes of the University College; and (c) have such powers and duties as may be provided by the Statutes.

(3) The Principal shall hold office upon such terms and for such period as may be provided by the Statutes and upon expiration of that period shall be eligible for re appointment for one further term.

(4) Despite sub-paragraph (1), the Minister may appoint the first Principal on the recommendation of the Council of the Moi University and the person so appointed shall be considered to be the Principal appointed under sub-paragraph (1).

9.

The Deputy Principal (1) The Council shall, in consultation with the Chancellor, appoint one or more Deputy Principals, who shall, under the general direction of the Principal, exercise such powers and perform such duties as may be provided by the Statutes.

(2) A Deputy Principal shall hold office upon such terms and for such period as may be provided by the Statutes and upon expiration of that period shall be eligible for re appointment for one further term.

10.

Deans, directors and chairmen of faculties, etc.

(1) The Council shall, on advice of the Principal, appoint for each faculty, school, institute, centre, or a department, a dean, director, or a chairman who shall be the academic and administrative head of the faculty, school, institute, centre, or department and shall, under the general direction of the Principal, have such powers and duties as may be provided by Statutes.

(2) A person appointed as dean, director or chairman shall hold office upon such terms and for such period as may be provided by the statutes and upon expiration of that period shall be eligible for reappointment.

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The Council (1) There shall be a Council of the University College which shall consist of (a) the Chairman and Vice-Chairman, both of whom shall be appointed by the president in consultation with the Chancellor; (b) the Vice-Chancellor Moi University; (c) the Principal; (d) the Deputy Principals; (e) the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for higher education; (f) the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for finance; (g) two persons being members of the Academic Board; (h) one person appointed by the Minister to represent professional associations; (i) two persons appointed by the Minister to represent special interest; (j) one person nominated by the Alumni Association from among its members; (k) two persons, one nominated by the academic staff and the other by the non-academic staff; (l) a representative of the student organisation; (m) not more than two persons co-opted by the Council.

(2) The Principal shall be the secretary to the Council.

(3) Subject to paragraph (4), a member of the Council, other than an ex officio member, shall hold office for a period of three years, but shall be eligible for re- appointment for a further term of three years.

(4) The office of a member of the Council shall become vacant (a) if, not being an ex officio member, he resigns his office by giving a notice, in writing, to the Principal; or (b) if the Council is satisfied that the member is, by reasons of physical or mental infirmity, unable to exercise the functions of his office; or (c) upon his death.

(5) Where the office of a member of the Council becomes vacant, the Principal shall forthwith notify the vacancy to the appropriate appointing authority.

(6) The procedure, conduct and regulation of the affairs of the Council shall be determined by the Council.

(7) The Council shall exercise prudent leadership, innovative enterprise, and good judgement in directing the University College and shall always act in the best interest of the University College.

12.

Functions of the Council (1) Subject to this Order, the Council shall be the governing body of the University College through which the University College shall act and (a) shall administer the property and funds of the University College in a manner and for the purposes which shall promote the interest of the University College; but the Council shall not charge or dispose of immovable property of the University College except in accordance with the procedures laid down by the Government of Kenya; [Issue 1] M22 74 [Rev.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] (b) shall receive, on behalf of the University College, donations, endowments, gifts, grants or other moneys and make disbursements therefrom to the University College or other bodies or persons; (c) shall approve the appointment criteria and the terms and conditions of service of staff; (d) shall provide for the welfare of the staff and students of the University College; (e) may enter into association with other universities, university colleges or other institutions of learning, whether within Kenya or otherwise, as the Council may deem necessary and appropriate; and (f) may, after consultation with the Academic Board, make regulations governing the conduct and discipline of the students of the University College.

(2) All documents, other than those required by law to be under seal, made on behalf of the Council, and all decisions of the Council may be signified under the hand of the Chairman, the Principal or any other members of the Council generally or specifically authorized by the Council in that behalf.

(3) The Council shall ensure that a proper management structure is in place and make sure that the structure functions to maintain corporate integrity, reputation and responsibility.

(4) The Council shall monitor and evaluate the implementation of strategies, policies, and management criteria and plans of the University College.

(5) The Council shall constantly review the viability and financial sustainability of the University College, and shall do so once every year.

(6) The Council shall ensure that the University College complies with all the relevant laws, regulations, governance practices, accounting and auditing standards.

13.

The Academic Board (1) There shall be an Academic Board of the University College which shall consist of (a) the Principal, who shall be the Chairman; (b) the Deputy Principals; (c) the deans of the faculties, and directors of schools, institutes and centres; (d) the heads of the teaching departments of the University College; (e) the Registrar in charge of academic affairs; (f) the librarian; (g) the Dean of students; (h) the Director of ICT services; (i) the professors of the University College; (j) one representative of each of the faculty or school boards appointed by the respective boards from among its members; and (k) two members elected by the students organization, who shall not be entitled to attend deliberations of the Academic Board on matters which are considered by the chairman of the Academic Board to be confidential and which relate to examinations, the general discipline of students, and other related matters.

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2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] (2) The Deputy Principal for the time being in charge of academics shall be the secretary to the Academic Board.

(3) The Academic Board shall have the following powers and duties (a) to satisfy itself regarding the content and academic standard of any course of study in respect of any degree, diploma, certificate or other award of the University College and to report its findings thereon to the Senate; (b) to propose regulations for consideration by the Senate regarding the eligibility of persons for admission to a course of study; (c) to propose regulations for consideration by the Senate regarding the standard of proficiency to be gained in each examination for a degree, diploma, certificate or other award of the University College; (d) to decide which persons have attained the prescribed standard of proficiency and are otherwise fit to be granted a degree, diploma, certificate or other award of the University College and to report its decision thereon to the Senate; and (e) to make regulations governing such other matters as are within its powers in accordance with this Order or the Statutes.

(4) Despite any of the provision of this Order, the Senate shall not initiate any action in respect of paragraph (a), (b), (c) or (d) of subparagraph (2) except upon receipt of a report or proposal thereunder and the Senate shall not reject any such report, or reject or amend any regulations as proposed without further reference to the Academic Board.

14.

Management Board (1) There shall be established a Management Board made up of the following persons (a) the Principal, who shall be the chairman; (b) the Deputy Principals; (c) the Registrar in charge of administration, who shall be the secretary; (d) the Registrar in charge of academic affairs; (e) the Finance Officer; and (f) such other member of senior management as the Council may determine.

(2) The Management Board shall assist the Principal in the day to day management of the University College and shall, in this respect, be responsible for (a) the efficient management of the human, physical, and financial resources of the University College; (b) making proposals to the Council and the Academic Board on policies that have application across the entire institution; (c) the coordination of the University College strategic and development plans; and (d) any other matters related to the management of the University College.

15.

Alumni association (1) There shall be an alumni association of the University College which shall consist of graduates of the University College and such other persons as may be prescribed by the Statutes.

(2) The alumni association shall have the right to meet and discuss any matter relating to the University College and transmit resolutions thereon to the Council, the Academic Board, or the Senate, and may exercise such other functions as the Statutes may prescribe.

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Staff of the University College (1) The staff of the Moi Chepkoilel University Campus existing prior to the commencement of this Order including those on secondment are eligible for employment by the University College subject to appraisal by the Council in accordance with the Statutes.

(2) The academic staff of the University College shall consist of the Principal, the Deputy Principals, the librarian and all members of staff who are engaged in teaching and research.

(3) The senior management staff of the University College shall consist of the Principal, the Deputy Principals, and the deans of schools and directors of institutes and such other members of staff as the Council may from time to time determine.

(4) The administrative staff of the University College shall consist of the registrars, the finance officer and such other members of staff, not being engaged in teaching or research, as the Council may, from time to time, determine.

(5) The technical staff of the University College shall consist of those staff engaged in laboratory, field instruction, workshops and such similar environs in the teaching departments under the general direction of the heads of the teaching departments, and as the Council may from time to time determine.

(6) The support staff of the University College shall consist of those staff engaged in general duties and as the Council may from time to time determine.

(7) All members of staff of the University College shall, subject to this Order, be appointed either (a) in the manner and upon the terms and conditions of service prescribed by the Statutes; or (b) in the case of a person seconded to the service of the University College from the service of another institution, the Government or any other public service, on terms and conditions agreed upon between the Council and the seconding body.

(8) The Council may, subject to such restrictions as it may impose, delegate, either generally or specially, to any person, committee, or body, the power to appoint any member of the staff of the University College.

(9) All members of staff of the University College shall (a) be subject to the general authority of the Council and of the Principal; and (b) be considered to be employed in accordance with the Statutes or as otherwise specifically provided by the Statutes or by the terms of a particular appointment.

17.

Performance of functions in absence of office holder (1) In the event of the incapacity of the Principal, the Chairman of the Council may appoint one of the Deputy Principals to carry out the functions of the Principal during the period of incapacity.

(2) In the event of the simultaneous incapacity of the Principal and the Deputy Principals, the chairman of the Council may appoint any member of the academic staff of the University College to perform the functions of the Principal during the incapacity.

(3) In the event of the incapacity of a member of staff of the University College other than the Principal and Deputy Principals, the Principal may appoint a suitable person to perform the functions of the said officer during the incapacity.

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2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] (4) In this paragraph incapacity means absence from Kenya or inability, for any other reason, to perform the functions of the office concerned.

PART IV FINANCIAL PROVISIONS 18.

Financial year The financial year of the University College shall be the period of twelve months commencing on the 1st July and ending on 30th June in the following year.

19.

Investment of funds (1) The Council may invest any of the funds of the University College in securities, treasury bonds, trust funds or in any other securities which the Treasury may, from time to time, approve.

(2) The Council may place on deposit with such banks as it may determine any moneys not immediately required for the purposes of the University College.

20.

Annual estimates (1) Before the commencement of a financial year, the Council shall cause to be prepared estimates of the revenue and expenditure of the University College for that year.

(2) The annual estimates shall make provisions for all the estimated expenditure of the University College for the financial year concerned, and in particular shall provide (a) for the payment of the salaries, allowances and other charges in respect of the staff of the University College; (b) for the payment of the pensions, gratuities and other charges in respect of retirement benefits which are payable out of the funds of the University College; (c) for the proper maintenance of the buildings and grounds of the University College; (d) for the proper maintenance, repair and replacement of equipment and other movable property of the University College; (e) for the funding of the cost of teaching, research and outreach activities of the University College; (f) for development; and (g) for the creation of such funds to meet future or contingent liabilities in respect of retiring benefits, insurance or replacement of building or equipment and in respect of such other matters as the Council may think fit.

(3) In drawing its annual estimates and development plans, the University College shall consult with the Government agency responsible for university grants.

(4) Annual estimates shall be approved by the Council before the commencement of the financial year to which they relate, and shall be submitted to the Minister for approval, and after the Minister has given his approval, the Council shall not increase any sum provided in the estimates without the consent of the Minister.

(5) Expenditure shall not be incurred for the purpose of the University College except in accordance with the annual estimates approved under subparagraph (4) or in accordance with an authorization of the Council given with the prior approval of the Minister.

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Accounts and audit (1) The Council shall cause to be kept all proper books of accounts of the income, expenditure and assets and of the University College.

(2) Within a period of three months from the end of each financial year, the Council shall submit to the Controller and Auditor-General, the accounts of the University College together with (a) a statement of income and expenditure during that year; and (b) a statement of the assets and liabilities of the University College on the last day of that year.

(3) The accounts of the University College shall be audited by the Controller and Auditor General in accordance with the Public Audit Act (Cap.

412B).

(4) The Controller and Auditor-General may transmit to the Minister a special report on any matters incidental to his powers under this Order, and section 24(3) and (4) of the Public Audit Act shall apply to any report made under this paragraph.

PART V MISCELLANEOUS 22.

Common seal and signification of documents (1) The common seal of the University College shall be kept in such custody and used only as the Council shall direct.

(2) The common seal of the University College shall be authenticated by the signatures of the Principal together with any other person duly authorized by the Council.

(3) The common seal of the University College when affixed to any document and duly authenticated shall be judicially and officially noticed, and, unless and until the contrary is proved, any order or authorization of the Council under this paragraph shall be presumed to have been duly given.

23.

Statutes (1) In the performance of its functions under this Order, the Council shall, subject to this Order, make statutes generally for the government, control and administration of the University College and for the better carrying into effect of the purposes of this Order, and in particular for the (a) establishment of faculties, schools, and institutes of the University College; (b) description of degrees, diplomas, certificates, and other academic qualifications; (c) requirement for conferment of degrees and award of diplomas, certificates and other academic qualifications; (d) conduct of examinations; (e) prescribing fees and other charges; (f) setting the terms and conditions of service, including the appointment, dismissal and recommendation of retirement benefits of the members of the staff of the University College; (g) constitution and procedure of meetings of the Council, and the establishment, composition and terms of reference of committees of the Council; and (h) providing for or prescribing anything, which, under this Order, may be provided for or prescribed by statutes.

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2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] (2) Despite subparagraph (1), the Council shall not make, amend or revoke any statutes relating to the functions and privileges of the Principal or Academic Board without first ascertaining the opinion of the Academic Board.

(3) Statutes shall only be made by a resolution passed at a meeting of the Council supported by a majority of not less than three-fourths of the members present and voting, being not less than two-thirds of the total membership of the Council.

(4) Statutes or regulations made by the Council under this Order shall not be published in the Gazette but sections 27, 31(e) and 34 of the Interpretation and General Provisions Act shall not apply to the statutes or to the regulations.

24.

Protection of name (1) Despite the provisions of any other written law, no public officer performing functions relating to the registration of companies, business or societies shall accept for such registration any name which includes the words Chepkoilel University together with word College unless the application for the registration is accompanied by the written consent of the Council.

(2) Any person who except with the written consent of the Council, uses the words Chepkoilel University together with the word College in furtherance of, or as, or in connection with, any advertisement for any trade, business, calling, or profession, commits an offence and shall be liable to a fine of one million shillings and imprisonment for a term of twelve months.

Provided that nothing in this paragraph shall be construed as preventing the bona fide use by any person of any title in pursuance of the grant to him of a degree, diploma or certificate by the University College.

25.

Conversion into a fully fledged university The status accorded to the University College by this Order as a constituent college of the Moi University shall be transitional only and the University shall initiate the necessary administrative and legal measures to ensure that the University College becomes a fully fledged university.

[Issue 1] M22 80 [Rev.

2012] CAP.

210A Moi University [Subsidiary] KARATINA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE ORDER, 2009 ARRANGEMENT OF ORDERS Order 1.

Citation.

2.

Interpretation.

ESTABLISHMENT OF POWERS AND FUNCTIONS OF THE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE 3.

Establishment of the university college.

4.

Functions and objects of University College.

5.

Conference of degrees.

6.

Award of scholarships, bursaries, etc.

PART III MEMBERSHIP AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE 7.

Membership of the University.

8.

Membership of the University.

9.

The Deputy Principals.

10.

Deans, Directors and Heads if Faculties, etc.

11.

The Council.

12.

Functions of the Council.

13.

The Academic Board.

14.

Management Board.

15.

Alumni Association.

16.

Staff of the University College.

17.

Performance of functions in absence of office holder.

PART IV FINANCIAL PROVISIONS 18.

Financial year.

19.

Investment of funds.

20.

Annual estimates.

21.

Accounts and audit.

PART V MISCELLANEOUS 22.

Common seal and signification of documents.

23.

Statutes.

24.

Protection of name.

M22 81 [Issue 1] CAP.

210A [Rev.

2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] KARATINA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE ORDER, 2009 [L.N.

163/2010, L.N.

107/2011.] 1.

Citation This Order may be cited as the Karatina University College Order, 2009.

2.

Interpretation In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires Academic board means the Academic Board of the University College established under paragraph 1; Alumni association means the alumni association of the University College established under paragraph 15; Chancellor means the Chancellor of the University; Council means the Council of the University College established under paragraph 11; Deputy Principal means the Deputy Principal appointed by the Council of the University College under paragraph 9; Faculty means a faculty of the University College established under the statute; Financial year means the financial year of the University College as provided for under paragraph 1; Graduate means a person upon whom a degree has been conferred in accordance with paragraph 5; Incapacity means inability to perform functions of the office concerned; Institute means an institute of the University College established by the statutes; lecturer means a member of the staff of the University College who is, in terms of appointment, a professor, an associate professor, senior lecturer, lecturer, assistant lecturer, or tutorial fellow or a person who holds any other teaching post which the Council on the recommendation of the senate has recognized as a post having academic status in the University College; Management Board means the Management Board of the University College established under paragraph 14; Librarian means the person appointed to be the librarian of the University College; Minister means the Minister for the time being responsible for University Education; Principal means the Principal of the University College appointed under paragraph 8; Professor means a full Professor of the University College; Registrar means the registrar appointed by the Council; School means a school of the University College established under the statutes; Senate means the senate of the University; Staff association means an association of the staff recognized by Council as being an association representative of the staff of the University College; [Issue 1] M22 82 [Rev.

2012] CAP.

210A Moi University [Subsidiary] Statutes means Statutes of the University College made by the Council under this Order under paragraph 23; Student means a person registered by the University College for the purposes of obtaining a qualification of the University College or any other person who is determined by the Academic Board to be a student; Student organization means an association of the students recognized by the Council being an organization representative of the students of the University College; University College means the Karatina University College established under paragraph 1; University means Moi University established under section 3 of the Act; and Vice-Chancellor means the Vice-Chancellor of the University appointed under section 10 of the Act.

ESTABLISHMENT OF POWERS AND FUNCTIONS OF THE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE 3.

Establishment of the university college (1) There is hereby established a university college to be known as the Karatina University College which shall be a constituent college of Moi University.

(2) The University College shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and common seal, and shall in its corporate name be capable of (a) suing and being sued; (b) taking, possessing or otherwise acquiring, holding, charging and disposing of movable and immovable property; (c) receiving, investing, borrowing and lending money, and (d) doing or performing any such other things or acts, including entering into such contracts as may be necessary or expedient, for the furtherance of the provision of this Order which may be lawfully done by a body corporate.

(3) The University College shall be the successor to Moi University Central Kenya Campus.

(4) All rights, liabilities and assets held by or by any body on behalf of the Moi University Central Kenya Campus, existing at the commencement of this Order, shall be automatically and fully transferred to the University College.

[L.N.

107/2011, s.

2.] 4.

Functions and objects of University College (1) The objects and functions of the University College shall be (a) to provide directly, or in collaboration with other institutions of higher learning, facilities for university education (including technological, scientific and professional education), the integration of teaching, research and effective application of knowledge and skills to the life, work and welfare of the citizens of Kenya; (b) to participate in the discovery, transmission and preservation and enhancement of knowledge and to stimulate the intellectual life in the economic, social, cultural, scientific and technological development of Kenya; (c) to provide and advance university education and training to appropriately qualified candidates, leading to the conferment of degrees and award of M22 83 [Issue 1] CAP.

210A [Rev.

2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] diplomas and certificates and such other qualifications as the Council and the Senate shall from time to time determine and in so doing, contribute to manpower needs; (d) to conduct examinations for such academic awards as may be provided in the statutes pertaining to the University College; and (e) to examine and make proposals for new faculties, schools, institutes, departments, resource and research centres, degree courses and subjects of study; (f) play a leading role in the development and expansion of the opportunities for higher education and research; (g) develop as an institution of excellence in teaching, training, scholarship, entrepreneurship, innovation, research and consultancy services; (h) participate in commercial ventures and other activities to the benefit of the institution, the community and stakeholders; (i) develop and provide educational, cultural, professional, technical and vocational services to the community and in particular foster corporate social responsibility and the practical arts; (j) provide programmes, products and services in ways that reflect the principles of equity and social justice; (k) facilitate student mobility between different programmes at different training institutions, universities and industry; (l) foster the general welfare of all staff and students (2) Admission to the University College as candidates for degrees, diplomas, certificates, or other awards shall be open to all persons accepted as being qualified by the Academic Board in accordance with this Order and the Act without distinction of race, ethnicity, place of origin or residence or other local connections, political opinion, colour, creed, physical ability or gender; and no barrier based on any such distinction shall be imposed upon any person as a condition of their becoming, or of their holding any office therein, nor shall any preference be given to, or advantage withheld from any person on the grounds of any such distinction.

5.

Conference of degrees (1) The degrees and Postgraduate diplomas to be awarded by the University College shall be the degrees and postgraduate diplomas conferred by Moi University.

(2) Notwithstanding subparagraph (1), the University College shall have powers to grant diplomas, certificates, or other academic qualifications which may, for the time being, be authorized by the statutes of the University College.

6.

Award of scholarships, bursaries, etc.

Subject to this Order, the University College may award scholarships, bursaries and prizes and make other awards which may be provided for by the statutes.

PART III MEMBERSHIP AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE 7.

Membership of the University The members of the University College shall be (a) the Chancellor of Moi University; (b) the Vice-Chancellor of the Moi University; [Issue 1] M22 84 [Rev.

2012] CAP.

210A Moi University [Subsidiary] (c) the Principal; (d) the Deputy Principals; (e) the members of the Council; (f) the members of the Academic Board; (g) the Librarian of the University College; (h) the Professors of the University College; (i) the Lecturers of the University College; (j) the Registrars; (k) the Finance Officer; (l) the Dean of students; (m) the Director of ICT services; (n) the students of the University College; (o) the Alumni; and (p) such other members of staff of the University College or any other body formally admitted into association with the University College, as the Council may from time to time determine 8.

Membership of the University (1) There shall be a Principal of the University College who shall be appointed by the Minister, on the advice of the Council, and in consultation with the Chancellor.

(2) The Principal shall be the Chief Executive of the University College and shall (a) be the academic and administrative head of the University College; (b) have overall responsibility of the direction, organization, administration and programmes of the University College; and (c) be responsible to the Council for the general conduct and discipline of the staff and students; (d) have such powers and duties as may be provided by the Statutes (3) The Principal shall hold office upon such terms and for such period as may be provided by the Statutes and upon expiration of that period shall be eligible for reappointment for one further term.

(4) Notwithstanding sub-paragraph (1), the Chancellor may appoint the first Principal on the recommendation of the Council of Moi University and the person so appointed shall be deemed to be the Principal appointed under sub-paragraph (1) [L.N.

107/2011, s.

3.] 9.

The Deputy Principals (1) The Council shall, in consultation with the Chancellor, competitively appoint Deputy Principals, to be responsible for academic affairs, administration, finance, planning, research and extension services, who shall, under the general direction of the Principal, exercise such powers and perform such duties as may be provided by the Statutes.

(2) A Deputy Principal shall hold office upon such terms and for such period as may be provided by the Statutes and upon expiration of that period shall be eligible for re- appointment for one further term.

M22 85 [Issue 1] CAP.

210A [Rev.

2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] 10.

Deans, Directors and Heads if Faculties, etc.

(1) The Council shall, on advice of the Principal, appoint for each Faculty, School, Institute, Centre, or Department, a Dean, Director or a Chairperson who shall be the academic head of Faculty School Institute Centre or Department and shall, under the general direction of the Principal, have such powers and duties as may be provided by statutes.

(2) A person appointed as Dean, Director or Chairperson shall hold office upon such terms and for such period as may be provided by the statutes and upon expiration of that period shall be eligible for reappointment.

11.

The Council (1) There shall be a Council of the University College which shall consist of (a) the Chairman, and Vice-Chairman and both of whom shall be appointed by the President in consultation with the Chancellor; (b) the Vice-Chancellor Moi University; (c) the Principal; (d) the Deputy Principals; (e) the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for university education; (f) the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for finance; (g) two persons being a member of the Academic Board; (h) one person appointed by the Minister to represent Professional Associations; (i) two persons appointed by the Minister to represent special interests; (j) one person nominated by the Alumini Association from among its members; (k) two person nominated by one Academic Staff and the other by the non- academic staff; (l) a representative of the student organization; (m) not more than two persons co-opted by the Council.

(2) The Principal shall be the Secretary to the Council (3) Subject to paragraph (4), a member of the Council, other than an ex officio member, shall hold office for a period of three years, but shall be eligible for re- appointment (4) The office of a member of the Council shall become vacant (a) if, not being an ex officio member, he resigns his office by writing under his hand addressed to the Principal; (b) if the Council is satisfied that the member is, by reasons of physical or mental infirmity, unable to exercise the functions of his office; (c) upon his death.

(5) Where the office of a member of the Council becomes vacant, the Principal shall forthwith notify the vacancy to the appropriate appointing authority.

(6) The procedure, conduct and regulation of the affairs of the Council shall be determined by the Council.

[Issue 1] M22 86 [Rev.

2012] CAP.

210A Moi University [Subsidiary] (7) The Council shall exercise prudent leadership, innovative enterprise, and good judgment in directing the University College and shall always act in the best interest of the University College.

[L.N.

107/2011, s.

4.] 12.

Functions of the Council (1) Subject to this Order, the Council shall be the governing body of the University College through which the University College as a body corporate shall act and (a) shall administer the property and funds of the University College in a manner and for the purposes which shall promote the best interest of the University College; but the Council shall not charge or dispose of immovable property of the University College except in accordance with procedures laid down by the Government of Kenya.

(b) shall receive, on behalf of the University College, donations, endowments, gifts, grants or other moneys and make disbursements there from to the University College or other bodies or persons.

(c) shall approve the appointment criteria and the terms and conditions of service of staff; (d) shall provide for the welfare of the staff and students of the University College.

(e) may enter into association with other universities, university colleges or other institutions of learning, whether within Kenya or otherwise, as the council may deem necessary and appropriate; and (f) shall, after consultation with the Academic Board, make regulations governing the conduct and discipline of the students of the University College.

(2) All documents, other than those required by law to be under seal, made on behalf of the Council, and all decisions of the Council may be signified under the hand of the Chairman, the Principal or any other members of the Council generally or specifically authorized by the Council in that behalf.

(3) The Council shall ensure that a proper management structure is in place and make sure that the structure functions to maintain corporate integrity, reputation and responsibility.

(4) The Council shall monitor and evaluate the implementation of strategies, policies, and management criteria and plans of the University College.

(5) The Council shall constantly review the viability and financial sustainability of the University College and shall do so once every year (6) The Council shall ensure that the University College complies with all the relevant laws, regulations, governance practices accounting and auditing standards.

13.

The Academic Board (1) There shall be an Academic Board of the University College which shall consist of (a) the Principal who shall be the Chairman; (b) the Deputy Principals; (c) the Deans of the Faculties, and Directors of Schools, Institutes and Centres; (d) the Heads of the teaching Departments of the University College; (e) the Registrar in charge of Academic Affairs; M22 87 [Issue 1] CAP.

210A [Rev.

2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] (f) the Librarian; (g) the Dean of students; (h) the Director of ICT services; (i) the Professors of the University College; (j) one representative of each of the Faculty or School Boards appointed by the respective Boards from among its members; and (k) two members elected by the students organization, who shall not be entitled to attend deliberations of the Academic Board on matters which are considered by the Chairman of the Academic Board to be confidential and which relate to examinations, the general discipline of students, and other related matters.

(2) The Deputy Principal for the time being in charge of academics shall be the Secretary to the Academic Board.

(3) The Academic Board shall have the following powers and duties (a) to satisfy itself regarding the content and academic standard of any course of study in respect of any degree, diploma, certificate or other award of the University College and to report its findings thereon to the Senate; (b) to propose regulations for considerations by the Senate regarding the eligibility of persons for admission to a course of study; (c) to propose regulations for consideration by the Senate regarding the standard of proficiency to be gained in each examination for a degree, diploma, certificate or other award of the University College; (d) to decide which persons have attained the prescribed standard of proficiency and are otherwise fit to be granted a degree, diploma, certificate or other award of the University College and to report its decision thereon to the Senate; and (e) to make regulations governing such other matters as are within its powers in accordance with this Order or the Statutes; (f) to make proposals relating to the conduct of the University College generally and to discuss any matters relating to the University College and to make representation thereon to the Council.

(4) Notwithstanding any of the provision of this Order, the Senate shall not initiate any action in respect of paragraph (a), (b), (c), or (d) of subparagraph (2) except upon receipt of a report or proposal thereunder and the Senate shall not reject any such report, or reject or amend any regulations as proposed without further reference to the Academic Board.

14.

Management Board (1) There shall be established a Management Board made up of the following persons (a) the Principal who shall be the chairman; (b) the Deputy Principals; (c) the Registrar in charge of administration, who shall be the Secretary; (d) the Registrar in charge of academic affairs; (e) the Finance Officer; and (f) such other member of senior management as the Council may determine.

[Issue 1] M22 88 [Rev.

2012] CAP.

210A Moi University [Subsidiary] (2) The Management Board shall assist the Principal in the day to day management of the University College and shall, in this respect, be responsible for (a) the efficient management of the human, physical, and financial resources of the University College; (b) making proposals to the Council and the Academic Board on policies that have application across the entire institution; (c) the coordination of the University College strategic and development plans; and (d) any other matters related to the management of the University College; 15.

Alumni Association (1) There shall be an Alumni Association of the University College which shall consist of graduates of the University College and such other persons as may be prescribed by the Statutes.

(2) The Alumni Association shall have the right to meet and discuss any matter relating to the University College and transmit resolutions thereon to the Council, the Academic Board, or the Senate and may exercise such other functions as the Statutes may prescribe.

16.

Staff of the University College (1) The staff of Moi University Karatina Campus existing prior to the commencement of this Order including those on secondment are eligible for employment by the University College subject to appraisal by the Council in accordance with the Statutes.

(2) The Academic Staff of the University College shall consist of the Principal, the Deputy Principals, the librarian and all members of staff who are engaged in teaching and research.

(3) The Senior Management Staff of the University College shall consist of the Principal, the Deputy Principals, and the Deans of Schools and Directors of Institutes and such other members of staff as the Council may from time to time determine.

(4) The Administrative Staff of the University College shall consist of the Registrars, the Finance Officer and such other members of staff, not being engaged in teaching or research, as the Council may, from time to time, determine.

(5) The Technical Staff of the University College shall consist of those staff engaged in laboratory, field instruction, workshops and such similar environs in the teaching departments under the general direction of the heads of the teaching departments, and as the Council may from time to time, determine.

(6) The Support Staff of the University College shall consist of those staff engaged in general duties and as the Council may from time to time determine.

(7) All members of staff of the University College shall, subject to this Order, be appointed either (a) In the manner and upon the terms and conditions of service prescribed by the Statutes; or (b) In the case of a person seconded to the service of the University College from the service of another institution, the Government or any other pubic service, on terms and conditions agreed upon between the Council and the seconding body.

(8) The Council may, subject to such restrictions as it may impose, delegate, either generally or specially, to any person, Committee, or Body, the power to appoint any member of staff of the University College.

M22 89 [Issue 1] CAP.

210A [Rev.

2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] (9) All members of staff of the University College shall (a) be subject to the general authority of the Council and of the Principal; and (b) be deemed to be employed in accordance with the statutes or as otherwise specifically provided by the statutes or by the terms of a particular appointment.

17.

Performance of functions in absence of office holder (1) In the event of the incapacity of the Principal, the Chairman of the Council may appoint one of the Deputy Principals to carry out the functions of the Principal during the period of incapacity.

(2) In the event of the simultaneous incapacity of the Principal and the Deputy Principals, the chairman of the Council may appoint any member of the academic staff of the University College to perform the functions of the Principal during the incapacity.

(3) In the event of the incapacity of a member of staff of the University College other than the Principal and Deputy Principals, the Principal may appoint a suitable person to perform the functions of the said officer during the incapacity.

(4) In this paragraph incapacity means absence from Kenya of inability for any other reason to perform the functions of the office concerned.

PART IV FINANCIAL PROVISIONS 18.

Financial year The financial year of the University College shall be the period of twelve months commencing on the 1st July and ending on 30th June in the following year.

19.

Investment of funds (1) The Council may invest any of the funds of the University College in securities, treasury bonds, trust funds or in any other securities which the Treasury may, from time to time, approve.

(2) The Council may place on deposit with such banks as it may determine any moneys not immediately required for the purpose of the University College.

20.

Annual estimates (1) Before the commencement of a financial year, the Council shall cause to be prepared estimates of the revenue and expenditure of the University College for that year.

(2) The annual estimates shall make provisions for all the estimated expenditure of the University College for the financial year concerned, and in particular shall provide (a) for the payment of the salaries, allowances and other charges in respect of the staff of the University College; (b) for the payment of the pensions, gratuities and other charges in respect of retirement benefits which are payable out of the funds of the University College; (c) for the proper maintenance of the building and grounds of the University College; (d) for the proper maintenance, repair and replacement of equipment and other movable property of the University College; (e) for the funding of the cost of teaching, research and outreach activities of the University College; [Issue 1] M22 90 [Rev.

2012] CAP.

210A Moi University [Subsidiary] (f) for the creation of such funds to meet future or contingent liabilities in respect of retirement benefits, insurance or replacement of building or equipment and in respect of such other matters as the Council may think fit.

(3) In drawing its annual estimates and developments plans, the University College shall consult with the Council of Moi University and the Government agency responsible for university grants.

(4) Annual estimates shall be approved by the Council before the commencement of the financial year to which they relate, and shall be submitted to the Minister for approval, and after the Minister has given his approval, the Council shall not increase any sum provided in the estimates without the consent of the Minister.

(5) No expenditure shall be incurred for the purpose of the University College except in accordance with the annual estimates approved under subparagraph (4) or in pursuance of an authorization of the Council give with the prior approval of the Minister.

21.

Accounts and audit (1) The Council shall cause to be kept all proper books of accounts of the income, expenditure and assets and of the University College.

(2) Within a period of three months from the end of each financial year, the Council shall submit to the Controller and Auditor-General, the accounts of the University College together with (a) a statement of income and expenditure during that year and; (b) a statement of the assets and liabilities of the University College on the last day of that year.

(3) The accounts of the University College shall be audited by the controller and auditor general in accordance with the Public Audit Act (Cap.

412B).

(4) The Controller and Auditor-General may transmit to the Minister a special report on any matters incidental to his powers under this Order, and section 24(3) and (4) of the Public Audit Act (Cap.

412B) shall apply to any report made under this paragraph.

PART V MISCELLANEOUS 22.

Common seal and signification of documents (1) The common seal of the University College shall be kept in such custody and used only as the Council shall direct.

(2) The common seal of the University College shall be authenticated by the signatures of the Principal together with any other person duly authorized by the Council.

(3) The common seal of the University College when affixed to any document and duly authenticated shall be judicially and officially noticed, and, unless and until the contrary is proved, any order or authorization of the Council under this paragraph shall be presumed to have been duly given.

23.

Statutes (1) In the performance of its functions under this Order, the Council shall, subject to this Order, make statutes generally for the government, control and administration of the University College and for the better carrying into effect of the purposes of this Order, and in particular for the (a) establishment of faculties, schools and institutes of the university college; M22 91 [Issue 1] CAP.

210A [Rev.

2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] (b) description of degrees, diplomas, certificates, and other academic qualifications; (c) requirement for conferment of degrees and awarded of diplomas, certificates and other academic qualifications; (d) conduct of examinations; (e) prescribing fees and other charges; (f) setting the terms and conditions of service, including the appointment, dismissal and recommendation of retirement benefits of the members of the staff of the University College; (g) constitution and procedure of meetings of the Council, and the establishment, composition and terms of reference of committees of the Council; and (h) providing for or prescribing anything, which, under this Order, may be provided for or prescribed by statutes.

(2) Notwithstanding subparagraph (1), the Council shall not make, amend or revoke any statutes relating to the functions and privileges of the Principal or Academic Board without first ascertaining the opinion of the Academic Board.

(3) Statutes shall only be made by a resolution passed at a meeting of the Council supported by a majority of not less than three fourths of the members present and voting, being not less than two-thirds of the total membership of the Council.

(4) Statutes or regulations made by the Council under this Order shall be published in the Gazette but sections 27, 31(e) and 34 of the Interpretation and General Provisions Act shall not apply to the statutes or to the regulations.

24.

Protection of name (1) Notwithstanding the provisions of any other written law, no public officer performing functions relating to the registration of companies, business or societies shall accept for such registration any name which includes the word Karatina University together with word College unless the application for the registration is accompanied by the written consent of the Council.

(2) Any person who except with the written consent of the Council, uses the words Karatina University together with the word College in furtherance of, or as, or in connection with, any advertisement for any trade, business, calling, or profession, commits an offence and shall be liable to a fine of one million shilling and imprisonment for a term not exceeding twelve months.

Provided that nothing in this paragraph shall be construed as preventing the bona fide use by any person of any title in pursuance of the grant to him of a degree, diploma or certificate by the University College.

The status accorded to the University College by this Order as a constituent college of the Moi University shall be transitional only and the university shall initiate the necessary administrative and legal measures to ensure that the University College becomes a fully fledged university.

[Issue 1] M22 92 [Rev.

2012] CAP.

210A Moi University [Subsidiary] RONGO UNIVERSITY COLLEGE ORDER, 2011 ARRANGEMENT OF ORDERS Order 1.

Citation.

2.

Interpretation.

3.

Establishment of the university college.

4.

Functions and objects of University College.

5.

Conferment of degrees, etc.

6.

Award of scholarships, bursaries etc.

PART III MEMBERSHIP AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE 7.

Membership of the University College.

8.

The Principal.

9.

The Deputy Principal.

10.

Deans, directors and chairmen of faculties, etc.

11.

The Council.

12.

Functions of the Council.

13.

The Academic Board.

14.

Management Board.

15.

Alumni association.

16.

Staff of the University College.

17.

Performance of functions in absence of office holder.

PART IV FINANCIAL PROVISIONS 18.

Financial year.

19.

Investment of funds.

20.

Annual estimates.

21.

Accounts and audit.

PART V MISCELLANEOUS 22.

Common seal and signification of documents.

23.

Statutes.

24.

Protection of name.

25.

Conversion into a fully fledged university.

M22 93 [Issue 1] CAP.

210A [Rev.

2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] RONGO UNIVERSITY COLLEGE ORDER, 2011 [L.N.

70/2011.] 1.

Citation This Order may be cited as the Rongo University College Order, 2011.

2.

Interpretation In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires academic Board means the Academic Board of the University College established under paragraph 13; alumni association means the alumni association of the University College established under paragraph 15; Chancellor means the Chancellor of the University; Council means the Council of the University College established under paragraph 11; Deputy Principal means the Deputy Principal appointed by the Council of the University College under paragraph 9; faculty means a faculty of the University College established under the statutes; financial year means the financial year of the University College as provided for under paragraph 18; graduate means a person upon whom a degree has been conferred in accordance with paragraph 5; institute means an institute of the University College established by the statutes; lecturer means a member of the staff of the University College who is, in terms of appointment, a professor, an associate professor, senior lecturer, lecturer, assistant lecturer, or tutorial assistant, or a person who holds any other teaching post which the Council has recognized as a post having academic status in the University College; librarian means the person appointed to be the librarian of the University College; Management Board means the Management Board of the University College established under paragraph 14; Minister means the Minister for the time being responsible for higher education; Principal means the Principal of the University College appointed under paragraph 8; professor means a full professor of the University College; registrar means the registrar appointed by the Council; school means a school of the University College established under the statutes; Senate means the senate of the University; staff association means an association of the staff recognized by Council as being an association representative of the staff of the University College; statutes means statutes of the University College made by the Council under this Order; [Issue 1] M22 94 [Rev.

2012] CAP.

210A Moi University [Subsidiary] student means a person registered by the University College for the purposes of obtaining a qualification of the University College or any other person who is determined by the Academic Board to be a student; students organization means an association of the students recognized by the Council being an organization representative of the students of the University College; University College means the Rongo University College established under paragraph 3; University means the Moi University established under section 3 of the Act; and Vice-Chancellor means the Vice-Chancellor of the University appointed under section 10 of the Act.

3.

Establishment of the university college (1) There is established a university college to be known as the Rongo University College which shall be a constituent college of the Moi University.

(2) The University College shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal, and shall in its corporate name be capable of (a) suing and being sued; (b) taking, purchasing or otherwise acquiring, holding, charging and disposing of movable and immovable property; (c) receiving, investing, borrowing and lending money; and (d) doing or performing any such other things or acts, including entering into such contracts as may be necessary or expedient, for the furtherance of the provision of this Order which may be done by a body corporate.

(3) The University College shall be the successor to Moi Institute of Technology, Rongo.

(4) All rights, liabilities and assets held by or by any body on behalf of Moi Institute of Technology, Rongo, existing at the commencement of this Order, shall be automatically and fully transferred to the University College.

4.

Functions and objects of University College (1) The objects and functions of the University College shall be (a) to provide directly, or in collaboration with other institutions of higher learning, facilities for university education (including technological, scientific and professional education), the integration of teaching, research and effective application of knowledge and skills to the life, work and welfare of the citizens of Kenya; (b) to participate in the research, transmission, preservation and enhancement of knowledge and to stimulate the intellect participation of students in the economic, social, cultural, scientific and technological development of Kenya; (c) to provide and advance university education and training to appropriately qualified candidates, leading to the conferment of degrees and award of diplomas and certificates and such other qualifications as the Council and the Senate shall from time to time determine and in so doing, contribute to manpower needs; (d) to conduct examinations for such academic awards as may be provided in the statutes pertaining to the University College; M22 95 [Issue 1] CAP.

210A [Rev.

2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] (e) to examine and make proposals for new faculties, schools, institutes, departments, resource and research centres, degree courses and subjects of study; (f) to play a leading role in the development and expansion of the opportunities for higher education and research; (g) to contribute to industrial and technological development through innovations and technology transfer; (h) to develop as an institution of excellence in teaching, training, scholarship, entrepreneurship, innovation, research and consultancy services; (i) to participate in commercial ventures and other activities for the benefit of the institution, the community and stakeholders; (j) to contribute to agricultural, industrial and technological development of Kenya in collaboration and industrial and other institutions through the transfer of appropriate technology; (k) to develop and provide educational, cultural, professional, technical and vocational services to the community and in particular foster corporate social responsibility and the practical arts; (l) to provide programmes, products and services in ways that reflect the principles of equity and social justice; (m) to facilitate student mobility between different programmes at different training institutions, universities and industry; and (n) to foster the general welfare of all staff and students.

(2) Admission to the University College as candidates for degrees, diplomas, certificates, or other awards shall be open to all persons accepted as being qualified by the Academic Board in accordance with this Order and the Act without distinction of race, ethnicity, place of origin or residence or other local connections, political opinion, colour, creed, physical ability or gender; and no barrier based on any such distinction shall be imposed upon any person as a condition of their becoming, or continuing to be, a professor, lecturer, graduate or student of the University College, or of their holding any office therein, nor shall any preference be given to, or advantage withheld from any person on the grounds of any such distinction.

5.

Conferment of degrees, etc.

(1) The degrees and postgraduate diplomas to be awarded by the University College shall be the degrees and postgraduate diplomas conferred by Moi University.

(2) Notwithstanding subparagraph (1), the University College shall have powers to grant diplomas, certificates, or other academic qualifications which may, for the time being, be authorized by the statutes of the University College.

6.

Award of scholarships, bursaries etc.

Subject to this Order, the University College may award scholarships, bursaries and prizes and make other awards which may be provided for by the statutes.

PART III MEMBERSHIP AND THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE 7.

Membership of the University College The members of the University College shall be (a) the Chancellor; (b) the Vice-Chancellor; [Issue 1] M22 96 [Rev.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] (c) the Principal; (d) the Deputy Principals; (e) the members of the Council; (f) the members of the Academic Board; (g) the professors of the University College; (h) the lecturers of the University College; (i) the Registrars; (j) the librarian; (k) the Finance Officer; (l) the Dean of students; (m) the Director of ICT services; (n) the students of the University College; (o) the alumni association; and (p) such other members of staff of the University College or any other body formally admitted into association with the University College, as the Council may from time to time determine.

8.

The Principal (1) There shall be a Principal of the University College who shall be appointed by the Minister on the advice of the Council and in consultation with the Chancellor.

(2) The Principal shall be the chief executive of the University College and shall (a) be the academic and administrative head of the University College; (b) have overall responsibility of the direction, organization, administration and programmes of the University College; and (c) have such powers and duties as may be provided by the Statutes.

(3) The Principal shall hold office upon such terms and for such period as may be provided by the Statutes and upon expiration of that period shall be eligible for re- appointment for one further term.

(4) Notwithstanding sub-paragraph (1), the Minister may appoint the first Principal on the recommendation of the Council and the person so appointed shall be considered to be the Principal appointed under sub-paragraph (1).

9.

The Deputy Principal (1) The Council shall, in consultation with the Chancellor appoint one or more Deputy Principals, who shall, under the general direction of the Principal, exercise such powers and perform such duties as may be provided by the Statutes.

(2) A Deputy Principal shall hold office upon such terms and for such period as may be provided by the Statutes and upon expiration of that period shall be eligible for re- appointment for one further term.

10.

Deans, directors and chairmen of faculties, etc.

(1) The Council shall, after a competitive process, appoint for each faculty, school, institute, centre, or a department, a dean, director, or a chairman who shall be the academic and administrative head of the faculty, school, institute, centre, or department and shall, under the general direction of the Principal, exercise such powers and duties as may be provided by Statutes.

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210A [Rev.

2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] (2) A person appointed as dean, director or chairman shall hold office upon such terms and for such period as may be provided by the Statutes and upon expiration of that period shall be eligible for reappointment for one further term.

11.

The Council (1) There shall be a Council of the University College which shall consist of (a) the Chairman and Vice-Chairman, both of whom shall be appointed by the President in consultation with the Chancellor; (b) the Vice-Chancellor; (c) the Principal; (d) the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for higher education; (e) the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry for the time being responsible for finance; (f) one person nominated by the Academic Board from among its members; (g) one person nominated by the Senate from among its members; (h) one person appointed by the Minister to represent professional associations and industries; (i) one person appointed by the Minister to represent special interest; (j) one person nominated by the alumni association from among its members; (k) one person nominated by the non-academic staff to represent their interests; (l) a representative of the student organisation; and (m) not more than two persons co-opted by the Council.

(2) The Principal shall be the secretary to the Council.

(3) Subject to sub-paragraph (4), a member of the Council, other than an ex officio member, shall hold office for a period of three years, but shall be eligible for re- appointment for a further term.

(4) The office of a member of the Council shall become vacant (a) if, not being an ex officio member, he resigns his office by giving a notice, in writing, to the Principal; or (b) if the Council is satisfied that the member is, by reasons of physical or mental infirmity, unable to exercise the functions of his office; or (c) upon his death.

(5) Where the office of a member of the Council becomes vacant, the Principal shall forthwith notify the vacancy to the appropriate appointing authority.

(6) The procedure, conduct and regulation of the affairs of the Council shall be determined by the Council.

(7) The Council shall exercise prudent leadership, innovative enterprise and good judgement in directing the University College and shall act in the best interest of the University College.

12.

Functions of the Council (1) Subject to this Order, the Council shall be the governing body of the University College through which the University College shall act and (a) shall administer the property and funds of the University College in a manner and for the purposes which shall promote the interest of the [Issue 1] M22 98 [Rev.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] University College; but the Council shall not charge or dispose of immovable property of the University College except in accordance with the procedures laid down by the Government of Kenya; (b) shall receive, on behalf of the University College, donations, endowments, gifts, grants or other moneys and make disbursements therefrom to the University College or other bodies or persons; (c) shall approve the appointment criteria and the terms and conditions of service of staff; (d) shall provide for the welfare of the staff and students of the University College; (e) may enter into association with other universities, university colleges or other institutions of learning, whether within Kenya or otherwise, as the Council may deem necessary and appropriate; and (f) may, after consultation with the Academic Board, make regulations governing the conduct and discipline of the students of the University College.

(2) All documents, other than those required by law to be under seal, made on behalf of the Council, and all decisions of the Council may be signified under the hand of the Chairman, the Principal or any other members of the Council generally or specifically authorized by the Council in that behalf.

(3) The Council shall ensure that a proper management structure is in place and make sure that the structure functions to maintain corporate integrity, reputation and responsibility.

(4) The Council shall monitor and evaluate the implementation of strategies, policies, and management criteria and plans of the University College.

(5) The Council shall constantly review the viability and financial sustainability of the University College, and shall do so once every year.

(6) The Council shall ensure that the University College complies with all the relevant laws, regulations, governance practices, accounting and auditing standards.

13.

The Academic Board (1) There shall be an Academic Board of the University College which shall consist of (a) the Principal, who shall be the Chairman; (b) the Deputy Principals; (c) the deans of the faculties, and directors of schools, institutes and centres; (d) the heads of the teaching departments of the University College; (e) the Registrar in charge of academic affairs; (f) the librarian; (g) the Dean of students; (h) the Director of ICT services; (i) one representative of each of the faculty or school boards appointed by the respective boards from among its members; and (j) two members elected by the students organization, who shall not be entitled to attend deliberations of the Academic Board on matters which are considered by the chairman of the Academic Board to be confidential and which relate to examinations, the general discipline of students, and other related matters.

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210A [Rev.

2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] (2) The Deputy Principal for the time being in charge of academics shall be the secretary to the Academic Board.

(3) The Academic Board shall have the following powers and duties (a) to satisfy itself regarding the content and academic standard of any course of study in respect of any degree, diploma, certificate or other award of the University College and to report its findings thereon to the Senate; (b) to propose regulations for consideration by the Senate regarding the eligibility of persons for admission to a course of study; (c) to propose regulations for consideration by the Senate regarding the standard of proficiency to be gained in each examination for a degree, diploma, certificate or other award of the University College; (d) to decide which persons have attained the prescribed standard of proficiency and are otherwise fit to be granted a degree, diploma, certificate or other award of the University College and to report its decision thereon to the Senate; and (e) to make regulations governing such other matters as are within its powers in accordance with this Order or the Statutes.

(4) Despite any of the provision of this Order, the Senate shall not initiate any action in respect of paragraph (a), (b), (c) or (d) of subparagraph (2) except upon receipt of a report or proposal thereunder and the Senate shall not reject any such report, or reject or amend any regulations as proposed without further reference to the Academic Board.

14.

Management Board (1) There shall be established a Management Board made up of the following persons (a) the Principal, who shall be the chairman; (b) the Deputy Principals; (c) the Registrar in charge of administration, who shall be the secretary; (d) the Finance Officer; (e) the librarian; (f) the Dean of Students; (g) the Director of ICT services; and (h) such other member of senior management as the Council may determine.

(2) The Management Board shall assist the Principal in the day to day management of the University College and shall, in this respect, be responsible for (a) the efficient management of the human, physical, and financial resources of the University College; (b) making proposals to the Council and the Academic Board on policies that have application across the entire institution; (c) the coordination of the University College strategic and development plans; and (d) any other matters related to the management of the University College.

15.

Alumni association (1) There shall be an alumni association of the University College which shall consist of graduates of the University College and such other persons as may be prescribed by the Statutes.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] (2) The alumni association shall have the right to meet and discuss any matter relating to the University College and transmit resolutions thereon to the Council, the Academic Board, or the Senate, and may exercise such other functions as the Statutes may prescribe.

16.

Staff of the University College (1) The staff of the Moi Instiute of Technology, Rongo, existing prior to the commencement of this Order including those on secondment are eligible for employment by the University College subject to appraisal by the Council in accordance with the Statutes.

(2) The academic staff of the University College shall consist of the Principal, the Deputy Principals, the librarian and all members of staff who are engaged in teaching and research.

(3) The senior management staff of the University College shall consist of the Principal, the Deputy Principals, and the deans of schools and faculties and directors of institutes and such other members of staff as the Council may from time to time determine.

(4) The administrative staff of the University College shall consist of the registrars, the Finance Officer and such other members of staff, not being engaged in teaching or research, as the Council may, from time to time, determine.

(5) The technical staff of the University College shall consist of those staff engaged in laboratory, field instruction, workshops and such similar environs in the teaching departments under the general direction of the heads of the teaching departments, and as the Council may from time to time determine.

(6) The support staff of the University College shall consist of those staff engaged in general duties and as the Council may from time to time determine.

(7) All members of staff of the University College shall, subject to this Order, be appointed either (a) in the manner and upon the terms and conditions of service prescribed by the Statutes; or (b) in the case of a person seconded to the service of the University College from the service of another institution, the Government or any other public service, on terms and conditions agreed upon between the Council and the seconding body.

(8) The Council may, subject to such restrictions as it may impose, delegate, either generally or specially, to any person, committee, or body, the power to appoint any member of the staff of the University College.

(9) All members of staff of the University College shall (a) be subject to the general authority of the Council and of the Principal; and (b) be considered to be employed in accordance with the Statutes or as otherwise specifically provided by the Statutes or by the terms of a particular appointment.

17.

Performance of functions in absence of office holder (1) In the event of the incapacity of the Principal, the Council may appoint one of the Deputy Principals to carry out the functions of the Principal during the period of incapacity.

(2) In the event of the simultaneous incapacity of the Principal and the Deputy Principals, the Chancellor, after consultation with the Chairman of the Council, may appoint any member of the senior management staff of the University College to perform the functions of the Principal during the incapacity.

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210A [Rev.

2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] (3) In the event of the incapacity of a member of staff of the University College other than the Principal and Deputy Principals, the Principal may appoint a suitable person to perform the functions of the said officer during the incapacity.

(4) In this paragraph incapacity means absence from Kenya or inability, for any other reason, to perform the functions of the office concerned.

PART IV FINANCIAL PROVISIONS 18.

Financial year The financial year of the University College shall be the period of twelve months commencing on the 1st July and ending on 30th June in the following year.

19.

Investment of funds (1) The Council may invest any of the funds of the University College in securities, treasury bonds, trust funds or in any other securities which the Treasury may, from time to time, approve.

(2) The Council may place on deposit with such banks as it may determine any moneys not immediately required for the purposes of the University College.

20.

Annual estimates (1) Before the commencement of a financial year, the Council shall cause to be prepared estimates of the revenue and expenditure of the University College for that year.

(2) The annual estimates shall make provisions for all the estimated expenditure of the University College for the financial year concerned, and in particular shall provide (a) for the payment of the salaries, allowances and other charges in respect of the staff of the University College; (b) for the payment of the pensions, gratuities and other charges in respect of retirement benefits which are payable out of the funds of the University College; (c) for the proper maintenance of the buildings and grounds of the University College; (d) for the proper maintenance, repair and replacement of equipment and other movable property of the University College; (e) for the funding of the cost of teaching, research and outreach activities of the University College; (f) for development; and (g) for the creation of such funds to meet future or contingent liabilities in respect of retiring benefits, insurance or replacement of building or equipment and in respect of such other matters as the Council may think fit.

(3) In drawing its annual estimates and development plans, the University College shall consult with the Government agency responsible for university grants.

(4) Annual estimates shall be approved by the Council before the commencement of the financial year to which they relate, and shall be submitted to the Minister for approval, and after the Minister has given his approval, the Council shall not increase any sum provided in the estimates without the consent of the Minister.

(5) Expenditure shall not be incurred for the purpose of the University College except in accordance with the annual estimates approved under subparagraph (4) or in accordance with an authorization of the Council given with the prior approval of the Minister.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] 21.

Accounts and audit (1) The Council shall cause to be kept all proper books of accounts of the income, expenditure and assets and of the University College.

(2) Within a period of three months from the end of each financial year, the Council shall submit to the Controller and Auditor-General, the accounts of the University College together with (a) a statement of income and expenditure during that year; and (b) a statement of the assets and liabilities of the University College on the last day of that year.

(3) The accounts of the University College shall be audited by the Controller and Auditor General in accordance with the Public Audit Act (Cap.

412B).

(4) The Controller and Auditor-General may transmit to the Minister a special report on any matters incidental to his powers under this Order, and section 24(3) and (4) of the Public Audit Act, 2003 (No.

12 of 2003) shall apply to any report made under this paragraph.

PART V MISCELLANEOUS 22.

Common seal and signification of documents (1) The common seal of the University College shall be kept in such custody and used only as the Council shall direct.

(2) The common seal of the University College shall be authenticated by the signatures of the Principal together with any other person duly authorized by the Council.

(3) The common seal of the University College when affixed to any document and duly authenticated shall be judicially and officially noticed, and, unless and until the contrary is proved, any order or authorization of the Council under this paragraph shall be presumed to have been duly given.

23.

Statutes (1) In the performance of its functions under this Order, the Council shall, subject to this Order, make statutes generally for the government, control and administration of the University College and for the better carrying into effect of the purposes of this Order, and in particular for the (a) establishment of faculties, schools, and institutes of the University College; (b) description of degrees, diplomas, certificates, and other academic qualifications; (c) requirement for conferment of degrees and award of diplomas, certificates and other academic qualifications; (d) conduct of examinations; (e) prescribing fees and other charges; (f) setting the terms and conditions of service, including the appointment, dismissal and recommendation of retirement benefits of the members of the staff of the University College; (g) constitution and procedure of meetings of the Council, and the establishment, composition and terms of reference of committees of the Council; and (h) providing for or prescribing anything, which, under this Order, may be provided for or prescribed by statutes.

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210A [Rev.

2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] (2) Notwithstanding subparagraph (1), the Council shall not make, amend or revoke any statutes relating to the functions and privileges of the Principal or Academic Board without first ascertaining the opinion of the Academic Board.

(3) Statutes shall only be made by a resolution passed at a meeting of the Council supported by a majority of not less than three-fourths of the members present and voting, being not less than two-thirds of the total membership of the Council.

(4) Statutes or regulations made by the Council under this Order shall not be published in the Gazette but sections 27, 31(e) and 34 of the Interpretation and General Provisions Act (Cap.

2) shall not apply to the statutes or to the regulations.

24.

Protection of name (1) Despite the provisions of any other written law, no public officer performing functions relating to the registration of companies, business or societies shall accept for such registration any name which includes the words Rongo University together with word College unless the application for the registration is accompanied by the written consent of the Council.

(2) Any person who except with the written consent of the Council, uses the words Rongo University together with the word College in furtherance of, or as, or in connection with, any advertisement for any trade, business, calling, or profession, commits an offence and shall be liable to a fine not exceeding one million shillings or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding twelve months or to both: Provided that nothing in this paragraph shall be construed as preventing the bona fide use by any person of any title in pursuance of the grant to him of a degree, diploma or certificate by the University College.

25.

Conversion into a fully fledged university The status accorded to the University College by this Order as a constituent college of the Moi University shall be transitional only and the University shall initiate the necessary administrative and legal measures to ensure that the University College becomes a fully fledged university.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] GARISSA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE ORDER, 2011 ARRANGEMENT OF ORDERS Order 1.

Citation.

2.

Interpretation.

3.

Establishment of the University College.

4.

Functions and objects of the University College.

5.

Conferment of degrees, etc.

6.

Award of scholarships, bursaries etc.

7.

Membership of the University College.

8.

The Principal.

9.

The Deputy Principal.

10.

Deans, directors and chairmen of faculties, etc.

11.

The Council.

12.

Functions of the Council.

13.

The Academic Board.

14.

Management Board.

15.

Alumni Association.

16.

Staff of the University College.

17.

Performance of functions in absence of office holder.

18.

Financial year.

19.

Investment of funds.

20.

Annual estimates.

21.

Accounts and audit.

22.

Common seal and signification of documents.

23.

Statutes.

24.

Protection of name.

25.

Conversion into fully fledged University.

M22 105 [Issue 1] CAP.

210A [Rev.

2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] GARISSA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE ORDER [L.N.

116/2011.] 1.

Citation This Order may be cited as the Garissa University College Order, 2011.

2.

Interpretation In this Order, unless the context otherwise requires Academic Board means the academic board of the University College established under paragraph 13; Alumni Association means the alumni association of the University College established under paragraph 15; Chancellor means the Chancellor of the University appointed under section 9 of the Act; Council means the Council of the University College established under paragraph 11; Deputy Principal means the Deputy Principal appointed by the Council of University College under paragraph 9; faculty means a faculty of the University College established under the statutes; financial year means the financial year of the University College as determined under paragraph 18; graduate means a person upon whom a degree has been conferred in accordance with paragraph 5; institute means an institute of the University College established by the statutes; lecturer means a member of the staff of the University College who is, in terms of appointment.

a professor, an associate professor, senior lecturer, lecturer, assistant lecturer, or tutorial assistant, or a person who holds any other teaching post which the Council has recognized as a post having academic status in the University College; librarian means the person appointed to be the librarian of the University College; Management Board means the Management Board of the University College established under paragraph 14; Minister means the minister for the time being in responsible for matters relating to higher education; Permanent Secretary means the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry responsible for matters relating to higher education; Principal means the principal of the University College appointed by the Council; professor means a full professor of the University College; Registrar means the Registrar appointed by the Council; school means a school of the University College established under the statutes; Senate means the Senate of the University established under section 14 of the Act; [Issue 1] M22 106 [Rev.

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210A Moi University [Subsidiary] Staff Association means an association of the staff recognized by Council as being an association representative of the staff of the University College; statutes means statutes of the University College made by the Council under this order; student means a person registered by the University College for the purposes of obtaining a qualification of the University College or any other person who is determined by the Academic Board to be a student; students organization means an association of the students recognized by the Council being an organization representative of the students of the University College; University College means the Garissa University College established under paragraph 3; University means Moi University established under section 3 of the Act; and Vice-Chancellor means the vice-Chancellor of the University appointed under section 10 of the Act.

3.

Establishment of the University College (1) There shall established a University College to be known as Garissa University College which shall be a constituent college of the Moi University.

(2) The University College shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and a common seal, and shall in its corporate name he capable of (a) suing and being sued; (b) taking, purchasing or otherwise acquiring, holding, charging and disposing of movable and immovable property; (c) receiving, investing, borrowing and lending money; and (d) doing or performing any such other things or acts, including entering into such contracts as may be necessary or expedient, for the furtherance of the provisions of this Order which may lawfully be done by a body corporate.

(3) The University College is the successor to the Garissa Teachers Training College.

(4) All rights, liabilities and assets held by or by any body on behalf of the Garissa Teachers Training College existing at the commencement of this Order, shall be automatically and fully transferred to the University College.

4.

Functions and objects of the University College (1) The functions and objects of the University College shall be (a) to provide directly, or in collaboration with other institutions of, higher learning, facilities for university education (including technology, scientific and professional education), integration of teaching, research and effective application of knowledge and skills to the life, work and welfare of the citizens of Kenya; (b) to participate in the discovery, transmission and preservation and enhancement of knowledge and to stimulate the intellect participation of students in the economic, social, scientific, technological and cultural development of Kenya; (c) to provide and advance university education and training to appropriately qualified candidates leading to the conferment of degrees and award of diplomas and certificates and such other qualifications as the Council and the Senate shall from time to time determine and in so doing, contribute to the manpower needs; M22 107 [Issue 1] CAP.

210A [Rev.

2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] (d) to conduct examinations for such academic awards as may be provided in the statutes pertaining to the University College; (e) to examine and make proposals for new faculties, schools, institutes, departments, resource and research centres, degree courses and subjects of study; (f) to play a leading role in the development and expansion of, the opportunities for higher education and research in agriculture, forestry, mining, energy, water and environmental sciences on arid and semi-arid lands; (g) to contribute to industrial and technological development though innovations and technology transfer; (h) to develop as an institution of excellence in teaching, training, scholarship, entrepreneurship, innovations, research, consultancy and extension services with emphasis on dry land agriculture and farming systems and their impact and application within and outside Kenya; (i) to participate in commercial ventures and other activities to the benefit of the institution, the community and stakeholders; (j) to contribute to agriculture, industrial and technological development of Kenya in collaboration with industrial and other institutions through the transfer of appropriate technology; (k) to develop and provide educational, cultural, professional, technical and vocational services to the community and in particular foster corporate social responsible and the practical arts; (l) to provide programmes, products and services, in ways that reflect the principles of equity and social justice; (m) to facilitate student mobility between different programmes at different technical training institution, universities and industry; and (n) to foster the general welfare of all staff and students.

(2) Admission to the University College for degrees, diplomas, certificates, or other awards shall be open to all persons accepted as being qualified by the Academic Board in accordance with this Order and the Act without distinction of race, ethnicity, place of origin or residence or other local connections, political opinion, colour, creed, physical ability or gender; and no barrier based on any such distinction shall be imposed upon any person as a condition for their becoming, or continuing to be a professor, lecturer, graduate or student of the University College, or for their holding any office therein, nor shall any preference be given to, or advantage withheld from any person on the grounds of any such distinction.

5.

Conferment of degrees, etc.

(1) The degrees and postgraduate diploma to be awarded by the University College shall be the degrees and postgraduate diploma conferred by Moi University.

(2) Notwithstanding subparagraph (1), the University College shall have powers to grant diplomas, certificates, or other academic qualifications which may, for the time being, be authorized by the statutes of the University College.

6.

Award of scholarships, bursaries etc.

Subject to this Order, the University College may award scholarships, bursaries and prizes and make other awards which may be provided for by the statutes.

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Membership of the University College The members of the University College shall be (a) the Chancellor; (b) the Vice-Chancellor; (c) the Principal; (d) the Deputy Principals; (e) the members of the Council; (f) the members of the Academic Board; (g) the professors of the University College; (h) the lecturers of the University College; (i) the Registrars; (j) the Librarian; (k) the Finance Officer; (l) the Dean of students; (m) the Director of ICT services; (n) the students of the University College; (o) the Alumni; and (p) such other members of staff of the University College or any other body formally admitted into association with the University College, as the Council may from time to time determine.

8.

The Principal (1) There shall be a Principal of the University College who shall be appointed by the Minister on the advice of the Council, and in consultation with the Chancellor.

(2) The Principal shall be the chief executive of the University College and shall (a) be the academic and administrative head of the University College; (b) have overall responsibility of the direction, organization, administration and programmes on the University College; and (c) have such powers and duties as may be provided by statutes.

(3) The Principal shall hold office upon such terms and for such period as may be provided by the statutes and upon expiration of that period shall be eligible for re- appointment for one further term.

(4) Notwithstanding sub-paragraph (1), the Minister may appoint the first Principal in an acting capacity for a period of six months on the recommendation of the Council of the University and the person so appointed shall be deemed to be the Principal appointed under sub paragraph (1).

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The Deputy Principal (1) The Council shall, in consultation with the Chancellor appoint one or more Deputy Principals, who shall, under the general direction of the Principal exercise such powers and perform such duties as may be provided by the statutes.

(2) A Deputy Principal shall hold office on such terms and for such period as may be provided by the statutes and upon expiration of that period shall be eligible for re- appointment for one further term.

M22 109 [Issue 1] CAP.

210A [Rev.

2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] 10.

Deans, directors and chairmen of faculties, etc.

(1) The Council shall, after a competitive process, appoint for each faculty, school, institute, centre, or department, a dean, director, or a chairman who shall he the academic and administrative head of the school, institute, or centre, and shall, under the general direction of the Principal, have such powers and duties as may be provided by statutes.

(2) A person appointed as dean, director and chairman shall hold office upon such terms and for such period as may be provided by the statutes and upon expiration of that period shall be eligible for re-appointment for one further term.

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The Council (1) There shall be a Council of the University College which shall consist of (a) the chairman and vice-chairman, both of whom shall be appointed by the Minister in consultation with the Chancellor; (b) the Vice-Chancellor; (c) the Principal; (d) the Deputy Principals; (e) the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry for the time being responsible for Higher Education; (f) the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry for the time being responsible for Finance; (g) one person nominated by the Academic Board from among its members; (h) one person nominated by the Senate from among its members; (i) one person appointed by the Minister to represent professional associations and industries; (j) one person appointed by the Minister to represent special interests; (k) one person nominated by the alumni association from among its members; (l) one person nominated by the non-academic staff to represent their interests; (m) a representative or the students organization; and (n) not more than two persons co opted by the Council.

(2) The Principal shall he the secretary to the Council.

(3) Subject to paragraph (4), a Member of the Council other than an ex officio member, shall hold office for a term of three years, but shall be eligible for re-appointment for one further term.

(4) The office of a member of the Council shall become vacant (a) if, not being an ex officio member, he resigns his office by giving notice, in writing, to the Principal; or (b) the Council is satisfied that the member is, by reasons of physical or mental infirmity, unable to exercise the Functions of his office; or (c) upon his death.

(5) Where the office of a member of the Council becomes vacant, the Principal shall forthwith notify the vacancy to the appropriate appointing authority.

(6) The procedure, conduct and regulation of the affairs of the Council shall be determined by the Council.

[Issue 1] M22 110 [Rev.

2012] CAP.

210A Moi University [Subsidiary] (7) The Council shall be expected to exercise prudent leadership, innovative enterprise, and good judgement in directing the University College and to act always in the best interest of the University College.

12.

Functions of the Council (1) Subject to this Order, the Council shall be the governing body of the University College through which the University College as a body corporate shall act and (a) shall administer the property and funds of the University College in a manner and for purposes which shall promote the interest of the University College; but the Council shall not charge or dispose off immovable property of the University College except in accordance with the procedures laid down by the Government of Kenya; (b) shall receive, on behalf of the University College donations, endowments, gifts, grants or other moneys and to make disbursements therefrom to the University College or other bodies or persons; (c) shall approve the appointment criteria and the terms and conditions of service for the staff; (d) shall provide for the welfare of the staff and students or the University College; (e) may enter into association with other universities, university colleges or other institution or learning, whether within Kenya or otherwise, as the Council may deem necessary and appropriate; and (f) may, after consultation with the Academic Board, make regulations governing the conduct and discipline of the students of the University College.

(2) All documents, other than those required by law to be under seal, made on behalf of the Council, and all decisions of the Council may be signified under the hand of the Chairman, the Principal or any other members of the Council generally or specifically authorized by the Council in that behalf.

(3) The Council shall ensure that a proper management structure is in place and to make sure that the structure functions to maintain corporate integrity, reputation and responsibility are in place.

(4) The Council shall monitor and evaluate the implementation of strategies, policies, and management criteria and plans of the University College.

(5) The Council shall constantly review the viability and financial sustainability of the University College and shall do so once every year.

(6) The Council shall ensure that the University College complies with all the relevant laws, regulations, governance practices, accounting and auditing standards.

13.

The Academic Board (1) There shall he an Academic Board of the University College which shall consist of (a) the Principal, who shall be the chairman; (b) the Deputy Principals; (c) the Registrar in charge of academics affairs; (d) the deans of the faculties and directors of schools, institutes and centres; (e) the heads of the teaching departments of the University College; (f) the librarian; M22 111 [Issue 1] CAP.

210A [Rev.

2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] (g) the Dean of students; (h) the Director of ICT services; (i) one representative of each of the faculty or school boards appointed by the respective boards from among its members; and (j) two members elected by the students organization of the University College; except that the members of the students organisation shall not be entitled to attend deliberations of the Academic Board on matters which are considered by the chairman of the Academic Board to he confidential and which relate to examinations, the general discipline of students, and other related matters.

(2) The Deputy Principal for the time being in charge of academics shall be the secretary to the Academic Board.

(3) The Academic Board shall have the following powers and duties (a) to satisfy itself regarding the content and academic standard of any course of study in respect of any degree, diploma, certificate or other award of the University College and to report its findings thereon to the Senate; (b) to propose regulations for consideration by the Senate regarding the eligibility of persons for admission to a course of study; (c) to propose regulations for consideration by the Senate regarding the standard of proficiency to be gained in each examination, for a degree, diploma, certificate or other award of the university; (d) to decide which persons have attained the prescribed standard of proficiency and are otherwise fit to be granted a degree, diploma, certificate or other award of the university and to report their decision to the Senate; and (e) to make regulations governing such other matters as are within its powers in accordance with this Order or the statutes.

(4) Notwithstanding any of the provision of this Order, the Senate shall not initiate any action in respect of paragraph (a), (b) (c) or (e) of subparagraph (2) except upon receipt of a report or proposal there under and the Senate shall not reject any such report, or reject or amend any regulations as proposed without further reference to the Academic Board.

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Management Board (1) There shall be established a Management Board which shall consist of (a) the Principal, who shall be the chairman; (b) the Deputy Principals; (c) the Registrar in charge of administration, who shall be the secretary; (d) the Finance Officer; and (e) such other member of the senior management as the Council may determine.

(2) The functions of the Management Board shall include assisting the principal in the day to day management of the University College and shall, in this respect, be responsible for (a) the efficient management of the human, physical and financial resources of the University College; (b) making proposals to the Council and the Academic Board On policies that have implications across the entire institution; [Issue 1] M22 112 [Rev.

2012] CAP.

210A Moi University [Subsidiary] (c) the coordination of the University College strategic and development plans; and (d) any other matter related to the management of the University College.

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Alumni Association (1) There shall be an Alumni Association of the University College which shall consist of graduates of the University College and Alumni Association.

(2) The Alumni Association shall have the right to meet and discuss any matter relating to the University College and transmit resolutions thereon to the Council, the Academic Board, and the Senate, and may exercise such other functions as the statutes may prescribe.

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Staff of the University College (1) The staff of the Garissa Teachers Training College existing prior to the commencement of this Order including those on secondment are eligible for employment by the University College subject to appraisal by the Council in accordance with the statutes.

(2) The academic staff of the University College shall consist of the Principal, the Deputy Principals, the librarian and all members of staff who are engaged in teaching and research.

(3) The senior management staff of the University College shall consist of the Principal, the Deputy Principals, and the deans of schools and directors of institutes and such other members of staff as the Council may from time to time determine.

(4) The administrative staff of the University College shall consist of the registrars, the finance officer and such other members of staff, not being engaged in teaching or research, as the Council may, from time to time, determine.

(5) The technical staff of the University College shall consist of those staff engaged in laboratory and field instruction in the teaching departments under the general direction of the heads of the teaching departments, and as the Council may from time to time determine.

(6) The support staff of the University College shall consist of those staff engaged in general duties and as the Council may from time to time determine.

(7) All members of staff of the University College shall, subject to this Order, be appointed either (a) in the manner and upon the tams and conditions of service prescribed by the statutes; or (b) in the of a person seconded to the service of the University College from the service of another institution, the Government or any other public service, on terms and conditions agreed upon between the Council and the seconding body.

(8) The Council may, subject to such restrictions as it may impose, delegate, either generally or specially, to any person, committee, or body, the power to appoint any member of the staff of the University College.

(9) All members of stall of the University College shall (a) be subject to the general authority of the Council and of the Principal; and (b) be deemed to be employed in accordance with the statutes or as otherwise specifically provided by the statutes or by the terms of a particular appointment.

M22 113 [Issue 1] CAP.

210A [Rev.

2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] 17.

Performance of functions in absence of office holder (1) In the event of the incapacity of the Principal, the Council may appoint one of the Deputy Principals to carry out the functions of the Principal during the period of incapacity.

(2) In the event of the simultaneous incapacity of the Principal and the Deputy Principals, the Chancellor may, upon consultation with the chairman or the Council, appoint any member of the academic staff of the University College to perform the functions of the Principal during the incapacity.

(3) In the event of the incapacity of a member of staff of the University College other than the Principal and Deputy Principals, the Principal may appoint a suitable person to perform the functions of the said officer during the incapacity.

18.

Financial year The financial year of the University College shall be the period of twelve months commencing on the 1st July and ending on 30th June in the following year.

19.

Investment of funds (1) The Council may invest any of the funds of the University College in securities, treasury bonds, trust funds or in any other securities which the Treasury may, from time to time, approve for the purpose.

(2) The Council may place on deposit with such banks as it may determine any moneys not immediately required for the purposes of the University College.

20.

Annual estimates (1) Before the commencement of a financial year, the Council shall cause to be prepared estimates of the revenue and expenditure of the University College for that year.

(2) The annual estimates shall make provisions for all the estimated expenditure of the University College for the financial year concerned, and in particular shall provide (a) for the payment of the salaries, allowances and other charges in respect of the staff of the University College; (b) for the payment of the pensions, gratuities and other charges in respect of retirement benefits which are payable out of the funds of the University College; (c) for the proper maintenance of the buildings and grounds of the University College; (d) for the proper maintenance, repair and replacement of equipment and other movable property of the University College; (e) for the funding of the cost of teaching, research and outreach activities of the University College; (f) for development; and (g) for the creation of such funds to meet future or contingent liabilities in respect of retiring benefits, insurance or replacement of building or equipment and in respect of such other matters as the Council may think fit.

(3) In drawing its annual estimates and development plans, the University College shall consult with the Government agency responsible for university grants.

(4) Annual estimates shall be approved by the Council before the commencement of the financial year to which they relate, and shall be submitted to the Minister for approval, and after the Minister has given his approval, the Council shall not increase any sum provided in the estimates without the consent of the Minister.

[Issue 1] M22 114 [Rev.

2012] CAP.

210A Moi University [Subsidiary] (5) No expenditure shall be incurred for the purpose of The University College except in accordance with the annual estimates approved under subparagraph (4) or in pursuance of an authorization of the Council given with the prior approval of the Minister.

21.

Accounts and audit (1) The Council shall cause to be kept all proper books of accounts of the income, expenditure and assets and of the University College.

(2) Within a period of three months from the end of each financial year, the Council shall submit to the Controller and Auditor-General, the accounts of the University College together with (a) a statement of income and expenditure during that year; and (b) a statement of the assets and liabilities of the University College on the last day of that year.

(3) The accounts of the University College shall be audited by the Controller and Auditor General in accordance with the Public Audit Act (Cap.

412B).

(4) The Controller and Auditor-General may transmit to the Minister a special report on any matters incidental to his powers under this Order, and sub-sections (3) and (4) of section 24 of the Public Audit Act (Cap.

412B), shall mutatis mutandis apply to any report made under this paragraph.

22.

Common seal and signification of documents (1) The common seal of the University College shall he kept in such custody and used only as the Council shall direct.

(2) The common seal of the University College shall be authenticated by signatures of the Principal together with any other person duly authorized by the Council.

(3) The common seal of the University College when affixed to any document and duly authenticated shall be judicially and officially noticed, and unless and until the contrary is proved, any order or authorization of the Council under this paragraph shall be presumed to have been duly given.

23.

Statutes (1) In the performance of its functions under this Order, the Council shall, make statutes generally for the government, control and administration of the University College and for the better carrying into effect of the purposes of this Order, and in particular for the (a) establishment of faculties, schools, and institutes of the University College; (b) description of degrees, diplomas, certificates, and other academic qualifications; (c) requirement for award of degrees, diplomas, certificates and other academic qualifications; (d) conduct of examinations; (e) prescribing fees and other charges; (f) setting the terms and conditions of service, including the appointment, dismissal and recommendation of retirement benefits of the members of the staff of the University College; (g) constitution and procedure of meetings of the Council, and the establishment, composition and terms of reference of committees of the Council; M22 115 [Issue 1] CAP.

210A [Rev.

2012] Moi University [Subsidiary] (h) providing for or prescribing anything, which, under this Order, may he provided for or prescribed by statutes; (2) Notwithstanding subparagraph (1), the Council shall not make, amend or revoke any statutes relating to the functions and privileges of the Principal or Academic Board without first ascertaining the opinion of the Academic Board.

(3) Statutes shall only be made by a resolution passed at a meeting of the Council supported by a majority of not less than three-fourths of the members present and voting, being not less than two-thirds of the total membership of the Council.

(4) Statutes or regulations made by the Council under this Order shall be published in the Gazette but sections 27, 31(e) and 34 of the Interpretation and General Provisions Act (Cap 2) shall not apply to the statutes or to the regulations.

24.

Protection of name (1) Notwithstanding the provisions of any other written law, no public officer performing functions relating to the registration of companies, business or societies shall accept for such registration any name which includes the word Garissa together with either or all the words university, college unless the application for the registration is accompanied by the written consent of the Council.

(2) Any person who except with the written consent of the Council, uses the word Garissa together with either or all the words university, college together with the word Garissa in furtherance of, or as, or in connection with, any advertisement for any trade, business, calling, or profession, shall be guilty of an offence and liable to a fine not exceeding one million shillings or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding twelve months or both to such fine and imprisonment: Provided that nothing in this paragraph shall be construed as preventing the bona fide use by any person of any title in pursuance of the grant to him of a degree, diploma or certificate by the University College.

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Conversion into fully fledged University The status accorded to the University College by this Order as a Constituent College of the Moi University shall he transitional only and the University shall initiate the necessary administrative and legal measures to ensure that the University College becomes a fully fledged University.

[Issue 1] M22 116.

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