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New Bribery Laws in Kenya

Kenya’s new Bribery Act 2016 and Election Offences Act 2016 came into force last month. The Bribery Act repeals the previous Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Act offence of ‘bribery of an agent’ and replaces it with new provisions copy-pasted modelled after the UK’s Bribery Act. It also explicitly criminalises bribery of foreign officials while introducing […]

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Recent Rules, Notices and Red Tape

THE Public Service Code of Conduct and Ethics 2016 was published (Gazette supplement, notice 54) A NEW prison has been gazetted at Oloitoktok (Gazette no.43, notice 2699). IN a fresh attempt to get public participation in security matters, the government has created the National Committee on Implementation on Citizen Participation in Security in Kenya (Gazette […]

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Recent Rules, Notices and Redtape

The new chair of the anti-money laundering advisory board is Rose Nkonge (Gazette of 11 March 2016, notice 1465). The functions of the board are to “advise the Director [of the Financial Reporting Centre] generally on the performance of his functions and the exercise of his powers…and to perform any other duty”. Trans-Nzoia County (WARNING: […]