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What Are the Roles of the Sergeants-at-Arms

The Sergeants-at-Arms is appointed by the President, and is usually recruited from senior ranks in security agencies and administration.

The Roles of the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly 

After Moses Wetangula was officially sworn in as the 8th Speaker in the history of the National Assembly on Thursday 8 September 2022, his first order of business was to preside over the election of ...

Who Calls For the First Sitting of the Senate and the National Assembly

After the notification by the President, the Clerks of the Senate and National Assembly officially communicated the same to the elected representatives, issuing a declaration of vacancies in the offices of the Speaker and the ...

Who Qualifies to be a Speaker of the National Assembly

On Thursday 8 September 2022, Moses Masika Wetangula became the 8th Speaker of the National Assembly of Kenya elected under Article 106 (1) of the Constitution. Despite garnering 215 votes which is 18 votes short ...

What are the Roles of the Speaker of the Senate

The Speaker is bestowed the honour of being the final authority on all matters regarding the interpretation and application of the practice and procedure of Parliament at all times.

What is the Speaker’s Panel?

The panel is appointed for the tenure of a term of parliament (five years) and may be replaced at the behest of the Speaker in consultation with the leader of the nominating party. The panel ...

What are the Roles of the Speaker of the National Assembly

When 65-year-old Moses Masika Wetangula was elected as the Speaker of the 13th Parliament on Thursday 8 September 2022, he became the 8th Speaker in the history of the National Assembly. Others who have served ...

The Parliamentary Oath of Office

The Oath of Office ceremony, which is officiated by the Clerks of the respective houses, was the key moment of the day as both MPs and the Speaker, once elected, had to subscribe to the ...

Who Qualifies to be the Deputy Speaker of the Senate 

The procedure for electing a Deputy Speaker is, for the most part, the same as that prescribed for the election of the Speaker of the Senate. However, if only one candidate has been fronted for ...

Who Qualifies To Be A Speaker of the Senate

To be declared elected as Speaker, a candidate must garner votes of two-thirds or 45 of the 67 Senators in the House.