No 39 Of 2016 - as Plain Text by MWakili

SPECIAL ISSUE Kenya Crozette Supplemcnt No.

160 (Acts No.

39) REPUBLIC OFKENYA KENYA GAZETTE SUPPLEilII ENT ACTS,201 6 NAIROBI, 20th September, 2016 CONTENT Act- Paoe The National Government Constituencies Development Fund (Amendment) Act,2016.

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39 of 2016 Date of Assent: l3th September, 2016 Date of Commencement: 4th October, 2016 AN ACT of Parliament to amend the National Government Constituencies Development Fund Act ENACTED by the Parliament of Keny1 as follows- 1.

This Act may be cited as the National Government Short title.

Constituencies Development Fund (Amendment) Act, 2016.


Section 3 of the National Government Constituencies Amendment of section 3 of No.

30 Development Fund Act (hereinafter referred to as the of 2015.

"principal Act") is amended by- (a) deleting the word "equity "appearing immediately after the words "human dignity" in paragraph (e); and (b) deleting paragraph (i).


Section 5 of the principal Act is amended in Amendment of section 5 of No.

30 subsection (7) by- of 2015.

(a) deleting the word "monthly" and substituting therefor the word "quarterly"; and (b) inserting the words "and the National Assembly Commiffee" immediately after the words "Cabinet Secretffy".


Section 6 of the principal Act is amended by deleting Amendment of section 6 of No.

30 the word "Cabinet Secretary" and substituting therefor the of20l5 word " Board".


Section 15 of the principal Act is amended - Amendment of section 15 of No.30 of 2015.

(a) in subsection (3) by- (i) deleting the word "five" and substituting therefor the word "seven"; and (c)" (iD deleting the words "paragraph and substituting therefor the words "paragraph (e)".

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39 Natiorul Government Constituencies Development Fund (Amendment) 2016 6.

Section 28 of the principal Act is amended by Amendment of section 28 of No.

3O deleting subsection (l) and substituting therefor the of 2015.

following new subsection (1)- "(l) The list of the Foposed constituency projects shall be submitted to the Board within three months of the official release of the allocation table by the Board or such other time as may be determined by the Board".


Section 34 of ttte principal Act is amended- Amendment of section 34 of No.

30 (a) by deleting zubsection (l) and substituting therefor of 2015.

the following new subsections- "(l) The budget ceiling for each constituency shall be tlre amount qpecified in section 4(l) divided equally among all constituencies subject to the provisions of section 8(1) and 23(l).

(lA) Notwithstanding subsection (1) the Natio,nal Government may, where necessar/, facilitate ottrer projects or programmes falling within the purview of the National Government with funds other than the funds specified in subsection 4(1), through the National Government Constituency Development Fund Committees established under section 43 (b) by deleting subsertion (2).

& Section 38 of the principal Act is amended in Amendment of section 38 of No.

3O paragraph (a) by deleting the words "in every month".



Section 51 of the principal Act is amended in Amendment of section 5l of No.3O subsection (l) by- of 2015.

(a) deleting ttre word "monttl" appearing in paragraph (a) and substituting therefor the word "quarter"; and O) deleting the word "month" appearing in paragraph (b) and substituting therefor the word "quarter".


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