LAWS OF KENYA The NaTioNal assembly RemuNeRaTioN acT Chapter 5 Revised Edition 2011 (1987) Published by the National Council for Law Reporting with the Authority of the Attorney General www.kenyalaw.org 2 [Rev.
5 National Assembly Remuneration 9 of 1975, 9 of 1981, CHAPTER 5 12 of 1981, 12 of 1984, THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY REMUNERATION ACT 7 of 1986, 2 of 1992, st 9 of 1994, Commencement: 1 October, 1975 2 of 2003, 7 of 2007, An Act of Parliament to x the salaries and allowances for the Speaker, the 8 of 2009, Deputy Speaker and Members of the National Assembly, and for the 4 of 2012.
Vice-President and other Ministers, and for Assistant Ministers; and for purposes incidental thereto and connected therewith Short title.
This Act may be cited as the National Assembly Remuneration 2.
(1) The persons for the time being holding the several ofces Payment of salaries specied in the rst column of Part I of the First Schedule shall each and allowances.
receive salaries and allowances at the annual rates specied in relation 2 of 2003, s.
2, to those ofces in that Schedule.
8 of 2009, s.
(2) In addition to the allowances referred to in subsection (1) (a) the persons for the time being holding the several ofces specied in the rst column of Part II of the First Schedule shall receive a sitting allowance at the rates respectively specied in the second column of that Schedule in respect of every meeting attended; (b) every Member of the National Assembly shall, in respect of every sitting of the National Assembly he attends, receive an attendance allowance of KSh.
5,000.00 per sitting: 3.
(1) The Speaker and the Deputy Speaker, the Vice-President Gratuities.
and every other Minister and every Assistant Minister shall receive a gratuity, at the rate of twenty per centum of the salary specied in the second column of the First Schedule, payable at such intervals and subject to such conditions as the President may from time to time direct.
(2) Gratuities under this section shall be payable in respect of service since the date of appointment of the person concerned.
(1) Without prejudice to section 2 and in addition thereto, Payment of further every Member of the National Assembly of the category specied in allowances.
the rst column of the Second Schedule shall receive the allowance 2 of 2003, s.
specied in relation to him in the second column of that Schedule.
(2) In the Second Schedule, mileage allowance means an allowance at such rate as the Treasury may authorize.
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All allowances payable under this Act shall be exempt from Exemption from income tax notwithstanding the provisions of any other written law income tax.
relating to income tax.
(Repealed by 12 of 1984, Sch.).
(Repealed by 2 of 2003, s.
4) FIRST SCHEDULE 9 of 1981, s.
3, part I (s.
2 (1)) 12 of 1981, Sch., 7 of 1986, s.
3, 2 of 2003, s.
5, Parliamentary 4 of 2012, s.
Responsibility Constituency House Extraneous Entertainment Ofce Held Salary Allowance Allowance Allowance Duty Allowance (KSh.
per Allowance (KSh.
per year) year) year) year) (KSh.
per year) year) Vice-President 3,600,000.00 2,400,000.00 1,200,000.00 1,400,000.00 1,400,000.00 Speaker 3,600,000.00 3,600,000.00 1,400,000.00 1,400,000.00 Deputy 2,400,000.00 2,400,000.00 600,000.00 1,200,000.00 500,000.00 960,000.00 Speaker Minister 2,400,000.00 600,000.00 1,200,000.00 800,000.00 960,000.00 Leader of 2,400,000.00 600,000.00 1,200,000.00 500,000.00 960,000.00 Ofcial Opposition Assistant 2,400,000.00 600,000.00 960,000.00 380,000.00 840,000.00 Minister Parliamentary Service 2,400,000.00 1,200,000.00 600,000.00 960,000.00 380,000.00 840,000.00 Commissioner Member of Parliament 2,400,000.00 600,000.00 840,000.00 360,000.00 720,000.00 4 [Rev.
5 National Assembly Remuneration Parliamentary Constituency House Extraneous Entertainment Salary Responsibility Allowance Allowance Duty Allowance Ofce Held (KSh.
per Allowance (KSh.
per Allowance (KSh.
per year) (KSh.
per year) year) (KSh.
per year) year) year) Government Chief Whip 2,400,000.00 600,000.00 1,200,000.00 500,000.00 840,000.00 Deputy Government 2,400,000.00 600,000.00 960,000.00 380,000.00 840,000.00 Chief Whip Opposition Whips 2,400,000.00 600,000.00 960,000.00 380,000.00 840,000.00 Member of Chairmens 2,400,000.00 2,400,000.00 600,000.00 960,000.00 360,000.00 840,000.00 Panel Other recognized 2,400,000.00 600,000.00 840,000.00 360,000.00 720,000.00 Whips part II (s.
2 (2)) Sitting Allowance 2 of 2003, s.
Ofce Held (KSh.
Per day) Chairperson, Parliamentary Service Commission 20,000.00 Vice-Chairperson, Parliamentary Service Commission 15,000.00 Chairperson, Sub-Committee of the Parliamentary 12,500.00 Service Commission Other Commissioners, Parliamentary Service 10,000.00 Commission Chairperson of a Parliamentary Committee 8,000.00 Member, Parliamentary Committee 5,000.00 Rev.
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57 of 1986, s.
4, SECOND SCHEDULE (s.4) 2 of 1992, s.
4, 9 of 1994, s.
4, 2 of 2003, s.
6, 7 of 2007, Sch.
4 of 2012, s.24.
Category of Member Nature of Allowance 1.
Every Member A.
Mileage allowance in respect of any journey made in Kenya of the National for the purpose of attending Assembly other than the Speaker, (a) a sitting of the National Assembly at which the Member the Deputy Speaker, attends; or the Vice-President, other Ministers, and (b) a meeting of any committee of the National Assembly Assistant Ministers.
which the Member attends; or (c) a meeting of any other committee board or other body which the member attends, if the Member is also a Member of such committee, board or other body by virtue of a requirement in the constitution thereof that a Member of the National Assembly be included in the composition thereof whether as an individual Member of the National Assembly or as representing any organization or group of Members of the National Assembly; or (d) a meeting of any organization or group of Members of the National Assembly which is not less in number than the number of Members which constitutes a quorum of the Assembly and for purpose of discussing any business before or to come before the National Assembly, and the Member is present at the meeting: Provided that (i) mileage allowance shall not be paid to any Member of the National Assembly more than once in respect of any one day; and (ii) mileage allowance in respect of attendance at any meeting referred to in paragraph (d) shall not be paid in respect of more than fty-two attendances in any one year; 6 [Rev.
5 National Assembly Remuneration Category of Nature of Allowance Member B.
Mileage allowance in respect of any journey made in Kenya by a Member between Nairobi and his home and his electoral area or the area which he represents on or in connexion with the business of the National Assembly.
Mileage allowance in any other circumstances approved by the Treasury.
The Deputy Speaker, a) Mileage allowance in respect of any journeys, not the Vice-President, exceeding fifty-two in any one year, made outside other Ministers, Nairobi in connexion with the business of the National and Assistant Assembly or in connexion with other special business Ministers.
not coming within the normal business of the National Assembly or his Ministry, as the case may be.
Every Member An air or railway travel allowance (in lieu of mileage of the National allowance) in respect of the journeys referred to under items Assembly, including 1 and 2 of this Schedule, where such travel is available and the Speaker, the feasible: Deputy Speaker, the Vice-President, other Ministers and Provided that Assistant Ministers.
(a) in case of a journey by air, the Member shall only be entitled to travel business class; and (b) in case of a journey by railway, the Member shall be entitled to travel rst class.
Every Member of the A.
A motor vehicle purchase allowance for the purchase of one National Assembly, motor vehicle of the Members choice, for use in respect including the of any journey made in Kenya for the purpose of attending Speaker, the to the business of the National Assembly, which shall be Deputy Speaker, KSh.
3,300,000.00, payable to a Member only once during the Vice-President, the Parliamentary term of ve years.
other Ministers and Assistant Ministers.
A car maintenance allowance in respect of a motor vehicle purchased and used pursuant to item A, at the rate of KSh.
900,000.00 per year.
Every Member A severance allowance at the rate of thirty-one per centum of the National of the salary specied in the second column of the First Assembly.
Schedule for every year in service.