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26 January 2022

Kenya Government Gazette dated 2022-01-26 number 16

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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. CXXIV—No. 16                                 NAIROBI, 26th January, 2022                                                      Price Sh. 60

GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 582                                                          In the discharge of its functions, the Tribunal shall:
                 THE CONSTITUTION OF KENYA                                      (a) prepare and submit a report and its recommendations thereon
                                                                                    to me expeditiously;
                  THE JUDICIAL SERVICE ACT
                                                                                (b) exercise all the powers conferred upon it by law for the proper
                           (No. 1 of 2011)
                                                                                    execution of its mandate.
 APPOINTMENT OF CHAIRPERSON AND MEMBERS OF A TRIBUNAL TO
                                                                                In the meantime, Farah S. M. Amin, Judge of the High Court of
 INVESTIGATE THE CONDUCT OF FARAH S. M. AMIN, JUDGE OF THE
                   HIGH COURT OF KENYA                                       Kenya stands suspended from exercising the functions of her office
                                                                             with immediate effect according to Article 168 (5) of the Constitution.
    WHEREAS the Judicial Service Commission has, pursuant to
Article 168 of the Constitution, submitted a petition for removal from          Dated the 26th January, 2022.
office of the Hon. Lady Justice Farah S. M. Amin, Judge of the High                                                        UHURU KENYATTA,
Court; and                                                                                                                           President.

    WHEREAS the petition is premised on the Constitutional
provisions on removal from office of a Judge of a Superior Court,            GAZETTE NOTICE NO. 583
Under Article 168 (1) (a) of the Constitution and is pursuant to the
findings of the Judicial Service Commission; and                                              THE CONSTITUTION OF KENYA

    WHEREAS pursuant to Article 168 (5), I am required, within                                   THE JUDICIAL SERVICE ACT
fourteen (14) days of receiving the petition, to suspend the judge from
office, and acting in accordance with the recommendation of Judicial                                     (No. 1 of 2011)
Service Commission, appoint a tribunal to inquire into the matter.            APPOINTMENT OF COUNSEL AND JOINT SECRETARIES TO ASSIST THE
    NOW THEREFORE, in exercise of the powers conferred by                      TRIBUNAL TO INVESTIGATE THE CONDUCT OF FARAH S. M. AMIN,
Article 168 (5) of the Constitution of Kenya, I, Uhuru Kenyatta,                          JUDGE OF THE HIGH COURT OF KENYA
President and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces of the
                                                                                IN EXERCISE of the powers conferred by section 31 (4) of the
Republic of Kenya, do appoint—
                                                                             Judicial Service Act, I, Uhuru Kenyatta, President and Commander-in-
   Justice Alnashir Visram — Chairperson                                     Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces, appoint—

Members:                                                                        Paul Nyamodi — Lead Counsel,
                                                                                Emmanuel Bitta — Assisting Counsel,
   Justice (Rtd.) Festus Azangalala,
   Ambrose Weda,                                                             as counsel to assist the Tribunal appointed to investigate the conduct
   Andrew Bahati Mwamuye,                                                    of Farah S. M. Amin, Judge of the High Court of Kenya;
   Lucy Kambuni,
   Sylvia Wanjiku Muchiri,                                                   and further appoint
   Dorcas Achapa                                                                Josiah Musili
    to be members of a tribunal to investigate the conduct of Farah S.          Clinton Mwita
M. Amin, Judge of the High Court of Kenya on the basis of Article
                                                                             as Joint Secretaries to the Tribunal appointed to investigate the
168, as read together with Articles 10; 73 (1) (a) and (b); 75 (1) and
                                                                             conduct of Farah S. M. Amin, Judge of the High Court of Kenya.
(2) of the Constitution of Kenya relating to:
    The allegations contained in the petition of the Judicial Service           Dated the 26th January, 2022.
Commission of Kenya dated the 20th December, 2021 and presented                                                            UHURU KENYATTA,
to myself on the 13th January, 2022 regarding the conduct of Farah S.                                                                President.
M. Amin, Judge of the High Court of Kenya.
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