- Ac coko SPECIAL ISSUE Kenya Gazette Supplement No.
83 (Acts No.
17) Ll REPUBLIC OF KENYA KENYA GAZETTE SUPPLEMENT ACTS, 2016 NAIROBI, 8th June, 2016 CONTENT Act PAGE The County Governments (Amendment) (No.
2) Act, 2016 .397 FflP NATIONAL ft' - 2 JUN 2uffi P.O.
Box 10443-00100 NAIROBI, KENYA TEL: 2719231 FAX: 2712694 PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY THE GOVERNMENT PRINTER, NAIROBI 397 THE COUNTY GOVERNMENTS (AMENDMENT) (NO.
2) ACT No.
17 of 2016 Date of Assent: 2nd June, 2016 Date of Commencement: By Notice AN ACT of Parliament to amend the County Governments Act ENACTED by the Parliament of Kenya, as follows- This Act may be cited as the County Governments Short title and (Amendment) Act, 2016 and shall come into operation on commencement.
such day as the Cabinet Secretary may, by notice in the Gazette, appoint which date shall not exceed ninety days from the date of publication.
The County Governments Act, 2012, in this Act Amendment of referred to as the "principal Act", is amended in section section 7 of No.
7(1) by deleting the word "or" appearing immediately after 17 of 2012.
the words "Article 177(a)" and substituting therefor the words "and those who are".
The principal Act is amended by inserting the Amendment of following new section immediately after section 7- No.
17 of 2012.
County Assemblies to be duly constituted at 7A.
(1) A county assembly shall not be fully and duly constituted for the first sitting first sitting.
after a general election unless all the members provided for under paragraphs (b) and (c) of Article 177(1) of the Constitution have been duly nominated and their names published in the Gazette.
Sub-section (1) shall not apply where the nomination of a member of a county assembly under paragraphs (b) and (c) of Article 177(1) of the Constitution is the subject of a court order stopping or otherwise pending the nomination of the member.
Despite sub-section (1), a county assembly shall be deemed to be fully and 398 County Governments (Amendment) (No.
2) 2016 No.
17 duly constituted for the first sitting notwithstanding the death, on or before the date of the first sitting of the county assembly, of a member nominated under paragraphs (b) and (c) of Article 177(1) of the Constitution.