SPECIAL ISSUE THE OFFICIAL GAZETTE OF THE COLONY AND PROT~CTORATEOF KENYA Published under the Authority all His Excellency the Governor of the Colony and Protectorate of Kenya Val. XLVII-NO. 28 -. L- Registered as a Newspaper at the G.P.O. NAIROBI, July 4, 1945 Price 50 Cents CONTENTS PAGE I PAGE Govt. Notices Nos. 590-595-Bills for introduction into the I Bills-(Contd.) Legi~lativeCouncil- A Bill to Confer on the Supreme Court Temporary luris- A Bill to Amend the Personal Tax Ordinance, 1940 . . 291 diction in Certain Matrimonial Causes where the Relevant A Bill to Amend thc Game Ordinance, 1937 . . .. 293 Marriage took place on or after the Third Day of Septem- A Bill to Amend the Kenya and Uganda Railway Ordin- ance, 1927 .. . . .. . . .. . . .. 294 ber, Nineteen Hundred and Thirty-nine .. . , .. 298 A Bill to Amend the Control of Grass Fires Ordinance, A Bill to Amcnd the Asian Officers' Family Pe~lsions 1941 . . .. .. .. . . .. . . .. 295 Ordinance, 1942 . . .. . . . . . . .. . . 299 GOVERNMENT NOTICENO. 590 His Excellency the Governor in Council has approved of the following Bill being introduced into the Legislative Council. K. W. SIMMONDS, Acting Clerk to the Legislative Council. A Bill to Amend the Personal Tax Ordinance, 1940 BE IT ENACTED by the Governor of the Colony of Kenya, with the advice and consent of the Legislative Council thereof, as follows :- 1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Personal Tax (Amend- Short title. ment) Ordinance, 1945, and shall be read as one with the Personal Tax Ordinance, 1940, hereinafter referred to as the principal Ordin- N,. 45 of 1940. ance. 5 2. Section 2 of the principal Ordinance is hereby amended by Amendment ol substituting a colon for the full-stop at the end of the definition of section 2 of the principal "total income" and adding thereto the following proviso:- Ordinance. "Provided that, with effect from the 1st day of January, 1940, item (k) of sub-section (1) of section 10 of the Income Tax 10 Ordinance, 1940, shall not apply for the purposes of this defini- tion." 3. Section 7 of the principal Ordinance is hereby amended by Amendment 01 deleting sub-section (3) thereof and by substituting therefor the follow- section 7 of ing sub-sections :- the pnncipal Ordinance. 15 "(3) If any individual is aggrieved by the demand of a collector under the provisions of this section he may, within thirty days after the date of such demand, apply to the collector in writing to revise the amount of the demand. Such application shall state the precise grounds of his objection, and if such collector 20 refuses to revise the amount of the demand, or if the individual and the collector are unable to reach agreement as to the amount of tax and penalty for which such individual is liable, such individual may, within twenty-one days after the date of such refusal or of such failure to reach agreement, appeal to any 25 magistrate having jurisdiction in the district or place in which such individual is for the time being staying or residing. (4) The Supreme Court may make Rules governing appeals to magistrates under sub-section (3) of this section and providing for the method of tendering evidence and prescribing the pro- cedure to be followed.".