In law, there are always special rules for public and State officers. The rules for State officers are often more strict than those for public officers. So the question is: How are these terms defined? The Constitution of Kenya defines this in Article 260. Everybody who holds a public office is a public officer. This … Continue reading “Rules for Public and State Officers”
Under the Leadership and Integrity Act Sec. 19, Public Officers including State Officers shall NOT possess a bank account outside of Kenya. They must declare foreign accounts to the EACC once appointed to office. They also have to submit statements of the account annually to the Commission and authorize the Commisison to verify the statements. … Continue reading “State Officer holding foreign Bank Account”
Is holding sual citizenship as a Kenyan State Officer allowed? No! In Kenya a state officer may NOT have dual citizenship. This is unlawful and may warrant punishment as is provided for in Sec. 31 of the Leadership and Integrity Act. The law that also constitutes the code of conduct for all state officers.
The Leadership and Integrity Act constitutes the rules and code of conduct for state officers and, in some cases, for public officers as well. It names penalties for the offences under this Act.