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13 January 2017

Kenya Government Gazette dated 2017-01-13 number 6

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             THE KENYA GAZETTE
                                       Published by Authority of the Republic of Kenya
                                                      (Registered as a Newspaperat the G.P.O.)


Vol. CXIX—No.6                                     NAIROBI, 13th January, 2017                                                     Price Sh. 60


GAZETTE NOTICE No. 390                                                           (c) perform any other task as may be assigned by the Cabinet
                                                                                     Secretary; and
         THE TASKFORCE ON THE FORMULATION OF
     REGULATIONS REQUIRED UNDER THE LANDACT, 2012,                               (d) submit the draft regulations, rules or guidelines and a final
          THE LAND REGISTRATIONACT, 2012 , THE                                       report to the Cabinet Secretary within two (2) months of this
        COMMUNITY LAND, 2016 AND THE LAND LAWS                                       appointment.
                (AMENDMENTS) ACT, 2016,
                                                                                 2.   Inthe performance ofits functions, the Taskforce—
                                APPOINTMENT

    IT IS notified for the general information of the public that the            (a) shall regulate its own procedure;
Cabinet Secretary for Lands and Physical Planning has appointed a
                                                                                 (b) shall prepare and submit to the Cabinet Secretary its work plan
Task Force for the purpose of the preparation of regulations that are
                                                                                     and budget;
required for the better carrying into effect the purposes and provisions
of the Land Act, 2012, the Land Registration Act, 2012, the
                                                                                 (c) shall hold such number of meetings in such places and at such
Community Land Act, 2016 and the Land Laws (Amendments) Act,
                                                                                     times as it may consider necessary for the discharge ofits
2016, which shall consist of:
                                                                                     functions;
   Teresia Gathagu—(Chairman).
                                                                                 (d) may solicit, receive and consider the views of the members of
Members:
                                                                                      the public and any interest groups;
   Pauline Muriithia
   Catherine Ochanda                                                             (e) may co-opt not more than three persons whopossess relevant
   Priscilla Nyaga                                                                   expertise, skills or experience where the Taskforce considers
   John Maina                                                                        necessary;
   Sarah Maina
   Rose Karago                                                                   (f) shall submit to the Cabinet Secretary interim recommendations
   Lucy W. Julius                                                                    within one month of this appointment; and
   Mr. Nyangweso
   Joseph K. Kariuki                                                             (g) shall submit the draft regulations, rules or guidelines and a
   Peter Musyimi                                                                     final report to the Cabinet Secretary within two monthsofthis
   Winnie Mwangi (Dr.)                                                               appointment.
   Joseph Kariuki
                                                                                 3. The Taskforce shall finalise its task within a period of two
   Peter Muhiu Mwangi
                                                                             months from the date this notice is published in the Gazette or for such
   Gad Awuonda
                                                                             longer period as the Cabinet Secretary may, by notice in the Gazette,
Joint Secretaries:                                                           prescribe.
   Stephen Kibungei
                                                                                 4. The costs incurred by the Taskforce including facilitation and
   Tom Abuta
                                                                             the payment of allowances in respect of the members and joint
   Moses Mugendi
                                                                             secretaries of the Task Force shall be defrayed from the voted funds of
    1. The Termsof reference of the Taskforce shall be to—                   the Ministry of Lands and Physical Planning.
   (a) study the new land laws andidentify the sections that require
                                                                                5. The secretariat of the Taskforce shall be at the Ministry of
       regulations, rules or guidelines;
                                                                             Lands and Physical Planning, Ardhi House, Ist Ngong Avenue, P.O.
   (b) prepare draft regulations, rules and guidelines in accordance         Box 30450, Nairobi.
       with the relevant provisions of the Constitution, the Land Act,
       2012, the Land Registration Act, 2012, the Community Land                 Dated the 9th January, 2017.
       Act, 2016 and the Land Laws (Amendments) Act, 2016;
                                                                                                                            JACOB T. KAIMENYI,
                                                                                                 Cabinet Secretary for Lands and Physical Planning.

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