Offences

Offences of a public officer can commit if he / she does not follow the rules – and the link to the law with the respective rule.

Deceiving the principal

An agent is guilty of an offence according to Sec. 41 of the Anti-Corruption and Economic Crimes Act if he…

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State Officer holding foreign Bank Account

Under the Leadership and Integrity Act Sec. 19, Public Officers including State Officers shall NOT possess a bank account outside…

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Dual Citizenship of a State Officer

Is holding sual citizenship as a Kenyan State Officer allowed? No! In Kenya a state officer may NOT have dual…

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Attempts, Conspiracies and Incitement

Attempts and Conspiracies to corrupt behaviour are also an offense. But how to define attempts and conspiracies? Reference: ACECA Sec…

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Penalties

Penalties for Corruption Offences  The Law provides for the following penalties: – A fine not exceeding Ksh 1,000,000/- or imprisonment for…

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Declaration of Wealth: Legally Stipulated But Missing

The Public Officer Ethics Act 2003 lays down conditions that are meant to ensure that public officers do not use…

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Failure by Officers to declare Gifts

If a public officer is given a gift described in paragraph (2) under section 11 of the General Code of…

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Dealing with suspect Property

Somebody who believes or knows that a property was acquired through corruption but still handles this property commits an Offence.…

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Bribery

Bribery occurs when a person dishonestly gives or receives a benefit as an inducement or reward for doing or omitting…

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Secret Inducement for Advice

The term for this offence is not easy to comprehend. It even sounds misleading. The “secret” can as well be…

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