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26 April 2017

Kenya Government Gazette dated 2017-04-26 number 53

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


Vol. CXIX—No. 53                                        NAIROBI,26th April, 2017                                                    Price Sh. 60


GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 3957                                                            certificates and testimonials), indicating the political party whose
                                                                                   nomination the applicant seeks, to the presiding officers, who are -
 THE EAST AFRICAN LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS
                     ACT, 2011                                                     (a) the Clerk of the Senate/Secretary, Parliamentary Service
                                                                                       Commission, P.O. Box 41842-00100, Nairobi, or hand-
 THE EAST AFRICAN LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS
                                                                                       delivered to the Office of the Clerk of the Senate, First Floor,
 (ELECTION OF MEMBERS OF THE ASSEMBLY) RULES, 2017
                                                                                       Main Parliament Buildings, Nairobi; or
                         (L.N. No. 58 of2017)
                                                                                   (b) the Clerk of the National Assembly, P.O. Box 41842-00100,
 INVITATION FOR APPLICATIONS FOR NOMINATION AND ELECTION TO                            Nairobi, or hand-delivered to the Office of the Clerk of the
  THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE EAST AFRICAN LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY                              National Assembly, First Floor, Main Parliament Buildings,
     IT IS notified for the information of the general public that the                 Nairobi,
positions of member of the East African Legislative Assembly shall              or emailed to cala@parliament.go.ke so as to be received on or before
fall vacant on 4th June, 2016.                                                  Thursday, 4th May, 2017 by 5:00 p.m. for onward transmission to the
    It is further notified that Article 50 (1) of the Treaty for the            relevant political party.
Establishment of the East African Community requires the Parliament                 The political parties shall thereafter be required to nominate
of each Partner State to the Community to elect, not from among its             persons for election to the East African Legislative Assembly and
members, nine members of the Assembly whoshall represent in as                  submit the names of the nominees to the presiding officers on the
muchasit is feasible, the various political parties represented in the          nomination day. The names of the nominees shall be presented in the
Parliament, shades of opinion, gender and other special interest groups         format prescribed in rule 8(1) and the First Schedule to the Rules.
in the PartnerState.                                                            2. Election independentof a political party
    Pursuant to Article 50(2) of the Treaty, a person is qualified to be            In accordance with rule 9 of the Rules, a person intending to vie
elected as a memberof the East African Legislative Assembly if such             for election independentofa political party shall submit his or her duly
person—                                                                         filled nomination form in the format prescribed in rule 9 and the
   (Gi)   is acitizen of Kenya;                                                 Second Schedule to the Rules (together with certified copies of
   (ii)   is qualified to be elected as a Member of Parliament under            certificates and testimonials) to the presiding officers on the
          the Constitution of Kenya;                                            nomination day.
   (iii) does not hold office as a Cabinet Secretary;                               Pursuant to rule 4 of the East African Legislative Assembly
                                                                                Elections (Election of Members of the Assembly) Rules Thursday,
   (iv) is not an officer in the Service of the East African
                                                                                llth May, 2017 is hereby appointed as the nomination day. In
        Community; and
                                                                                accordance with rule 10, nomination papers shall be delivered to the
   (v)    has proven experience or interest in consolidating and                presiding officers on the nomination day commencingat 9:00 a.m. and
          furthering the aims and objectives of the Community.                  ending at 4:00 p.m. in County Hall, lst Floor, Mini Chamber,
    It is therefore notified that an election of Members of the East            Parliament Buildings, Nairobi.
African Legislative Assembly shall be held on a date to be notified by          The East African Legislative Assembly Elections (Election of
the presiding officers in accordance with Rule 15(1) of the East                Members of the Assembly) Rules, 2017, may be accessed from the
African Legislative Assembly Elections (Election of Members of the              Parliament  Website   at    http:/Avww.parliament.go.ke/statutory-
Assembly) Rules, 2017.                                                          documents.
   Pursuant to Rule 4(a) of the of the East African Legislative                    Dated the 26th April, 2017.
Assembly Elections (Election of Members of the Assembly) Rules,                                                             MICHAELR. SIALAT,
2017, applications are hereby invited from qualified persons as                                                        Clerk of the National Assembly.
follows—
                                                                                                                     JEREMIAH M. NYEGENYE,
1. Nomination by political parties
                                                                                                                         Clerk of the Senate/Secretary,
   A person seeking to be nominated for election by a political party                                              Parliamentary Service Commission.
   shall submit his or her application (together with certified copies of

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