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Department of Legal and Legislative Services

Purpose

The purpose of the Department of Legal and Legislative Services is to provide efficient and timely legal services to Parliament, its Committees and the Parliamentary Commission.

Functions

  1. To provide technical support to Members of Parliament and Committees during the process of drafting Private Members’ Bills
     
  2. To support the House, Members of Parliament and Committees in drafting proposed amendments
     
  3. To interpret existing laws and make analysis of bills as the need may arise for the benefit of Parliamentary Commission
     
  4. To provide drafting services for motions, resolutions and questions as may be required
     
  5. To give legal advice on matters relating to the administration of Parliament
     
  6. To provide up-dated information on the  progress of bills for posting to the  internet
     
  7. To ensure the accuracy of assent copies of a Bill and cause the timely publication of the final text as assented to

Key Contacts

Name Designation Telephone

Pius Perry Biribonwoha

Director

0414377281

Sitnah Chemisto Cherotich

Assistant Director

0414377282

Susan Katono

Assistant Director

0414377286