NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR LAW REPORTING LIBRARY SPECIAL ISSUE Kenya Gazette Supplement No.
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18) REPUBLIC OF KENYA KENYA GAZETTE SUPPLEMENT ACTS, 2020 NAIROBI, 30th October, 2020 CONTENT Act= PAGE The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (Amendment) 199 Act, 2020 NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR LAW REPORTING RECEIVED 17 MAR 2021 P.
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18 of 2020 Date of Assent: 28th October, 2020 Date of Commencement: 13th Noveniber, 2020 AN ACT of Parliament to amend the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Act, 2011 and for connected purposes ENACTED by the Parliament of Kenya, as follows 1.
This Act may be cited as the Independent Electoral Short title.
and Boundaries Commission (Amendment) Act, 2020.
The First Schedule to the Independent Electoral Amendment of and Boundaries Commission Act, 2011 is amended the First Schedule to No.
(a) in paragraph 1(1) by deleting the words "such 9 of 2011.
persons as Parliament shall determine" appearing immediately after the words "consisting of and substituting therefor the words "seven persons; (b) by deleting paragraph 1(2) and substituting therefor the following new subparagraph (2) The selection panel shall consist of (a) two men and two women nominated by the Parliamentary Service Commission; (b) one person nominated by the Law Society of Kenya; and (c) two persons nominated by the Inter-religious Council of Kenya.
(d) by inserting the following new paragraph immediately after paragraph 1 (2) (2A) A person is qualified for appointment as a member of the selection panel if such person (a) is a citizen of Kenya; (b) meets the requirements of leadership and integrity set out in Chapter Six of the Constitution; and (c) holds a degree from a university recognized in Kenya.
200 Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (Amendment) 2020 No.
18 (d) by /deleting paragraph 1(3) and substituting 3, therefor the followink new subparagraph (3) The respective noMinating bodies under sub- paragraph (2)(b) and (c) shall, within seven days of the declaration of a vacancy in the office of the chairperson or member of the Commission, submit the names of their nominees to the Parliamentary Service Commission for transmission to the President for appointment.